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Several advisers said they had expected a scramble from clients. But the phone has not been ringing off the hook.
Vietnam will soon have a credible naval deterrent to China in the South China Sea in the form of Kilo-class submarines from Russia.
A revised reading on Japan's economic growth showed the economy contracted an annualized 7.1 percent in the second quarter, worse than initial estimates of a 6.8 percent contraction.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Friday filed to sell up to $24.3 billion in stock, making it the biggest U.S. initial public offering ever.
China's renminbi hit a six-month peak this week, extending a rally that it began in May following a sharp selloff earlier this year.
Al Qaeda has released a video announcing the establishment of a new branch on the Indian subcontinent. The New York Times reports.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is back in "whatever it takes" mode to stimulate the sputtering economy and Asian markets are set to benefit.
Hong Kong property stocks have enjoyed a healthy run this year and according to analysts, the sector could benefit from further upside.
Japan is pushing to secure at least 60 percent of its rare earth needs from outside China within four years.
Hindu activist Rajeshwar Singh is on a mission to end centuries of religious diversity in India, one conversion at a time.
PM Modi took decisive action to secure round-the-clock supplies of electricity. Now, he is under attack for failing to avert a national power crisis.
Singaporeans show the most interest in upgrading their career skills in Asia, according to a global survey by recruitment firm Kelly Services.
Samsung attempted to differentiate itself in the smartphone market with its latest offerings, but analysts say it isn't enough to frighten Apple.
Sony is committed to the smartphone sector despite calls for it to cut its losses, CEO Kazuo Hirai told CNBC at the IFA 2014 tech show in Berlin.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ)refrained from announcing fresh stimulus despite signs the economic recovery is sputtering.
India is suffering a renewed spate of gold smuggling as import restrictions continue to throttle official inflows of the yellow metal.
Singapore's GIC is taking the unusual step of investing directly in unlisted firms as low yields spur fund managers to adopt a more hands-on attitude.
From computer software to travel-related services and products, the preferences of Asia's online shoppers are changing rapidly, a survey by marketing research firm Nielsen showed.
As China looks to wean its economy off a heavy dependence on investment and exports, India is embarking on the very same growth model.
Japanese PM Abe's grand plan to revive the economy is reaching a "moment of reckoning", Goldman Sachs has warned.
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Despite the slowdown in China, a projection of 7 percent growth still offers massive opportunities for countries keen to do trade with China, says Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, explains why the boost in net interest margin securities (NIMS) among Singapore banks will be sustainable.
Annalisa Jeffries, associate editorial director, Asia Metals at Platts, says sentiment for iron ore prices remains bearish, with analysts expecting a fall to $40 a tonne this year.