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As the Australian dollar edged lower amid more sub-par Chinese economic data this week, analysts say the currency may have topped out.
Expansion in China's services industry slowed slightly in April, with employment growth dipping to a seven-month low, a survey showed on Wednesday.
Six people were wounded in a knife attack at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Tuesday, police said.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrived at the Constitutional Court to defend herself against charges of abuse of power.
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With a number of casino expansion projects underway in Macau, investors are questioning whether the world's largest casino market is at risk of saturation.
The prospect of labor market deregulation is creating anxiety amongst workers in Japan, says the country's biggest umbrella body for labor unions.
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday left interest rates unchanged at a record low of 2.5 percent, in line with market expectations.
Smaller Chinese banks have ramped up their shadow lending activity, adding to the financial risks that threaten to trip up the world's second-biggest economy.
Southeast Asia's largest economy is likely to remain in the doldrums this year, but could rebound in the final quarter, economists told CNBC.
The Chinese government has imposed new limits on foreign brands of milk powder and infant formula.
A $1 billion bid for Australian resources firm Aquila has refocused attention on the country's iron ore sector and one analyst tells CNBC he would not rule out a rival offer.
BNP Paribas says some shopping hubs are weathering the e-commerce boom better than others.
Indonesia, which was hit hard by taper fears last year, is no longer part of the "Fragile Five", the country's finance minister said.
Some fans of Alibaba have considered owning China's JD.com, which plans a U.S. IPO. But beware: JD's profits could be a long way off.
China's factory activity remained stuck in contraction for a fourth straight month in April, the final Markit/HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) showed on Monday.
Indonesia's economy grew at a much slower than expected pace in the first quarter as investments and exports weakened.
Asian markets will have to contend with Chinese economic data for April alongside a slew of central bank policy decisions across the region in the week ahead.
India's economic growth will pick up to 6 percent in the current financial year, said Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
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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.