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Australian consumer sentiment suffered a sharp reversal in September as households became concerned about the outlook for the economy and employment.
Japan's core machinery orders, a leading indicator of capital spending, rose for the second straight month in July but fell short of expectations.
Japan is set to give the go-ahead to restart its idled nuclear industry just as it moves to definitively close some of its oldest reactors.
China is about to realize a dream of Communist leader Mao Zedong to redirect China's river flows to benefit Beijing and the dry north.
The U.S. dollar has trumped most major currencies, not least the Japanese yen, whose recent slide is raising policymakers' eyebrows.
Lack of water availability could curtail shale gas development in the world's largest energy producer, according to a report.
Malaysian Airline System Flight MH17 crashed over eastern Ukraine after it was hit by "high-energy objects", an official report found.
Investors would be mistaken to assume that the implications of the upcoming Scottish referendum are limited to the U.K., analysts told CNBC.
Festival season is kicking off in India – a period in which gold sales traditionally spike for the precious metal. The Financial Times reports.
Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, the optimism is ebbing.
Asia is proving new and fertile ground for Western lobbyists and public affairs consultancies who are helping shape post-crisis financial reforms.
With Alibaba's massive initial public offering coming down the pike, the company's own global ambitions are becoming more apparent.
By pricing Alibaba's widely-anticipated IPO below market expectations, CEO Jack Ma is seeking to avoid a repetition of Facebook's disaster debut.
Six months after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, the search continues in the southern Indian Ocean.
The pachinko industry is reinventing itself by appealing to new customers who grew up playing video and computer games. The New York Times reports.
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest economy in U.S. dollar terms over the next decade, according to a report by IHS Economics.
China released its latest batch of trade data on Monday which showed that while foreign demand remains healthy, domestic demand appears subdued.
A raft of data releases from Asia's two largest economies will be the key events for markets in a holiday-shortened week.
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.
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If India is able to maintain its economic growth and pace of policy changes, a slower-growing China may create the opportunity for India to attract more investors, says Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister of India.
Mikio Kumada, executive director & global strategist at LGT Capital Partners, says a positive nonfarm payrolls report won't shock emerging markets since expectations for a Fed rate hike are an "old story" now.
Jeremy Wrathall, head global natural resources at Investec, says Glencore may have to undertake further restructuring.