Lee Yen Nee is a correspondent for CNBC digital based in Singapore, covering a range of business topics from around the region, including banks and macroeconomics. She is no stranger to the business reporting scene, having worked previously at Thomson Reuters and Singapore's daily newspaper TODAY.
After two years of flat growth in earnings, 2017 is the year Asian banks will see a turnaround in earnings per share and credit quality, JPMorgan said.
Turkish trader charged for violating U.S. sanctions on Iran added lawyer close to President Trump to his legal team, the New York Times reported.
The current attempt to limit oil supply will likely be extended, but a pick-up in demand is needed to support a bull case for oil, an analyst says.
South Korea prosecutors to seek detention warrant for former president Park Geun-Hye
Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho said South Korea won't be branded as a currency manipulator under current criteria but this could change.
After three quarters of stagnant growth, China's top five banks had some respite in the final quarter that would lead to a small earnings increase in 2016.
An increase in new production projects and a shale boom could create an oversupply situation in the coming years, according to Goldman Sachs analysts.
The global economy has not recovered the growth trajectory it had before and globalization is the booster the the world, and U.S., needs, World Bank says.
North Korea's threat cannot be resolved until there's a change in direction or a regime change, former US Defense Secretary William Cohen says.
After a record-breaking year in 2015, the value of private equity deals in Asia Pacific fell 25.8 percent last year, a Bain & Company report showed.