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The BOJ's monetary stimulus is being felt around Asia, with its liquidity set to provide a buffer against the Fed's impending tightening.
Asian investors will be focusing on Asia's two largest economies this week amid a raft of data releases.
India's smartphone market: Samsung dominates it, Apple has had measured success with it and now China's Xiaomi wants a crack at it too.
Cross-investment between India and Japan has been relatively small, but economic reboots via Abenomics and Modinomics may change that, Nomura said.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday confirmed that his step-grandmother was on board Flight MH17 that was downed over Ukraine.
Over 100 AIDS activists on route to a conference in Melbourne were on board MH17 which crashed in Ukraine, several Australian media sources reported.
Eleventh hour negotiations to win Indian approval for a breakthrough global trade pact may not have succeeded despite initial signs of progress.
Indian farmer Asghar Bhura scrapes a living by growing sugarcane, but the late monsoon means he will earn nothing from his harvest.
Nearly 200 managers at Samsung's mobile division have voluntarily returned a quarter of their first-half bonuses, a source said.
As militants continued to keep international monitors away from wreckage Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin urged pro-Moscow rebels to cooperate.
The horrible sight of bodies plummeting from the sky has not been enough to bring a moment of peace to war-torn eastern Ukraine.
As Malaysian Airlines grapples with its second disaster in just over four months, concerns about the survival of the carrier are mounting.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 went down over Ukraine, with U.S. officials saying a surface-to-air missile caused the crash. Here's a timeline of events.
A Malaysian Airlines flight en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam crashed in battle-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday.
A little-known Chinese firm at risk of a landmark bond default has set alarm bells ringing among investors in the world's second largest economy.
Japan has angered neighbors with its foreign policies and looser military restraints, but China tensions have not returned to levels seen in 2012.
In a raft of energy, finance and industry accords signed, China and Brazil will team up to build railways.
Premier Li said economic growth of slightly more or less than 7.5 percent would be acceptable as long it still led to new jobs and higher wages.
When a private equity firm co-founded by Alibaba's Jack Ma sought funding, investors had one concern: was the firm independent from Ma?
A proposed merger in Malaysia will create the first Islamic bank that will have enough clout to challenge conventional, often Western, banks.
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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.