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A fresh reading on China's services sector for June showed the mainland's rebalancing away from the manufacturing sector was continuing apace.
China has suffered from outflows from its foreign reserves for months. Goldman Sachs and Standard & Poor's can't agree why.
Bendable smartphones could be a reality in five years, Lenovo's head of mobile told CNBC.
China's internet regulator will crack down on the reporting of news gathered from social media, as part of a campaign against fake news.
More than 70 countries and international organizations are taking part in China's Belt and Road (B&R) investment projects.
Singapore is rushing to reinvent itself as Asia's financial technology hub to fend off a regulatory threat to its wealth management industry.
Security sources said Bangladeshi authorities were investigating any ties between the gunmen and trans-national Islamist extremist groups.
Australia will be in focus early this week, with markets set to parse election results, before the U.K. takes center stage.
Regardless of Australia's federal election winner, a period of political uncertainty risks hurting the country's reform agenda.
The uncertain outcome of Saturday's federal election heightened fears Australia could be consigned to three years of minority government and policy paralysis.
A closer look at the attack suggests ISIS is tailoring its approach for different regions and for different target audiences, The New York Times reports
The tiny New Zealand town of Kaitangata has lots of open jobs, but contrary to reports it won't be paying $165,000 to fill them.
A hostage crisis in Bangladesh left 20 dead while 13 were rescued, as ISIS claimed credit for the attack.
Despite the disillusionment among voters, the Australian public and politicians have taken to social media in the so-called "Facebook Election".
A spike in tensions will hang over HK's usual July 1 commemoration of the handover from the U.K. to China.
Japan's public pension fund, the world's largest, logged more than $50 billion in investment losses last fiscal year, a source said.
Start-up EsPert has created a thumb-sized circuit board, allowing amateur hobbyists to build their own IoT gadgets at an affordable price.
Soggy economic data and a sharp rise in the yen may force the Bank of Japan to provide more stimulus next month, analysts say.
Some investors are flocking to Asian fixed income, lured by juicy returns even as much of the global bond market sees negative yields.
Manufacturing momentum in the world's number two economy skidded to a four-month low in June, according to twin surveys released on Friday.
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CNBC's Akiko Fujita takes a closer look at the the growing popularity of Japanese property to foreign investors due to the weaker yen.
With growth and inflation picking up, European equities are expected to benefit from reflationary policies, says Steve Brice, Standard Chartered Private Bank.
Azlin Ahmad, Argus Media, says the compliance levels of OPEC and non-OPEC parties remains to be seen.