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Indian Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde died on Tuesday after a head-on road collision.
China's factory sector put in its best performance in four months in May as export orders rebounded but activity still contracted, a survey showed.
India's central bank on Tuesday left its key interest rate steady at 8 percent, as expected.
One of Narendra Modi's biggest challenges will be making a break from the ineffectual responses of Indian governments to heinous crimes.
Japan's public pension fund could raise its investment in domestic stocks to 20 percent from the current 12 percent, a top official was quoted.
Australia's economy appears to be slowing and some economists argue that a more subdued outlook could lead to further monetary easing.
A draft plan to boost Japanese growth promises to overhaul corporate governance and promote technology but it leaves many questions unanswered.
China may be implementing a series of measures to keep its economy expanding, but some analysts believe the mainland should let growth slow instead.
The best way for China to resolve issues with its neighbors is for everyone to sit down and "work it out", U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said.
Beneath Malaysia's investment-grade sovereign rating is a risk posed by a $14 billion investment fund that is not generating enough to cover interest.
This month's World Cup means workers in Asia will have to get up early to catch the football action in host country Brazil.
News of a pick-up in China's factory activity suggests the world's second-largest economy is regaining its momentum, analysts told CNBC.
Singapore stocks are trading at their highest in almost a year and having lagged regional peers, analysts say the market could gain the upper hand.
China has launched a security operation to stop anyone commemorating the jubilee of an event that has been wiped from the memory of the nation.
Central bank decisions and a barrage of economic reports in China and Australia will be in focus for Asian markets this week.
China's factory activity picked up in May, a government survey showed, adding to signs of stabilization in the world's second-largest economy.
Thailand's military government has readied thousands of troops and police to stop any protests on Sunday against its seizure of power.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday warned China against aggression in the South China Seas.
China's military on Sunday defended the country's territorial claims in the South China Sea, but acknowledged the need for rules to avoid conflict.
The head of the military junta that took over Thailand in a coup said that elections may take over a year as peace and reforms must come first.
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Expectations for a delay in higher U.S interest rates should support a recovery in emerging markets, says Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank.
The Aussie dollar has further room to fall and adjust to support weak demand for Australia's commodity exports, says Malcolm Wood, chief investment strategist at BAML.
Daniel Hynes, senior commodity strategist at ANZ, discusses the outlook of oil commodities on the back of multiple supply risks.