Despite gloomy predictions, analysts have struck a fairly sanguine tone over China's acceleration in the selling of its U.S debt reserves.» Read More
Indonesia goes to the polls this week to elect a new president and the outcome looks a lot less certain that it did a few weeks ago.
Indonesia's tight presidential race spurred fears of a market selloff, but some say whoever wins will pursue the same policies to lure foreign investment.
China's June inflation data, which came in mostly in line with expectations, atr unlikely to sway policy decisions as Beijing prioritizes financial stability risk, analysts say.
President Xi's crackdown has seen many Chinese officials dither over approving big-ticket projects to seeking early retirement to stay out of trouble.
Australian consumer sentiment improved in July as family finances worries eased, though the impact of an unpopular federal budget continued to linger.
As the world's second largest importer of oil, higher oil prices could be a threat to China's economic growth, analysts have said.
Indonesians go to the polls this Wednesday to vote for a new president that will rule Southeast Asia's biggest economy for the next five years.
Carrefour has become the latest foreign company to exit India, but analysts are downplaying the implications for its economy and new government.
The bulk of India's future railway projects will be financed through public-private partnerships, the country's railways minister said.
The use of the renminbi in trade settlements increased sharply this year, according to HSBC's annual renminbi survey.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek eked out a shareholder return of just 1.5 percent for the fiscal year, hit by its Singapore and China focus.
Japan's current account logged a higher-than-expected surplus in May, as the trade deficit narrowed due to a decline in imports.
Samsung's gloomy earnings guidance for the second quarter has raised questions over whether the South Korean giant's best days behind it.
Private Indian firms want to pay off debts, emboldened by the stock market surge and an anticipated economic recovery after Modi's win.
A typhoon forced Japan to cancel flights and urge over 100,000 people to evacuate as the storm threatened to bring torrential rain and high winds.
The BOJ maintained its economic assessment for all of Japan's nine regional economies, saying the economy has continued to recover moderately.
Japanese manufacturers, rich but loath to spend it at home since the financial crisis, are now spending on equipment crucial to economic recovery.
China's economic growth quickened in the second quarter, but will still need further modest government support measures, Premier Li said.
As Japan's PM Shinzo Abe's four-day visit to Australia starts on Monday, China will be keeping extra close tabs on announcements from the trip.
This week in Asia will be busy with India's federal budget, elections in Indonesia and Chinese data likely to dominate the headlines.
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