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  • Malaysia: Next emerging market whipping boy? Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    Malaysia could be more vulnerable to capital outflows than its emerging market peers like Indonesia when the Fed hikes rates, warn market watchers.

  • Is Bank of Japan at risk of QE failure? Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:33 PM ET
    Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo.

    The unprecedented quantitative easing program the Bank of Japan launched last year could be at risk of failure, Oxford Economics says.

  • Election anxiety looms over Indonesia markets Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:09 AM ET
    Indonesian frontrunner and presidential candidate Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo addresses supporters during a campaign rally in his hometown Solo city, central Java island.

    Indonesia's presidential election is two weeks away and a narrowing lead for frontrunner Joko "Jokowi" Widodo spells uncertainty for local markets.

  • World Cup bets in China foiled by a cyber spat Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:02 PM ET

    Users of a betting site could not gamble on World Cup games amid a spat over an online payments engine outage between China's two internet groups.

  • Apple suppliers to make larger iPhones: Report Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 10:28 PM ET

    Apple's suppliers will begin producing larger versions of the iPhone in China next month, Bloomberg reported citing sources.

  • Investing in China: A Catch-22? Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    People walk in front of the Shanghai Stock Exchange Building in Shanghai, China

    China shares are stuck between hopes low valuations may spur bargain buying and fears of a potential credit crisis, but some see trading opportunities.

  • What do South Korea and India have in common? Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    A rise in oil prices to nine-month highs amid turmoil in Iraq has raised worries about the outlook for some Asian economies like India and South Korea.

  • Australia economy grapples with new headwind Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:05 PM ET

    As Australia grapples with a mining sector downturn, economists warn that a new headwind may hit business sentiment: waning consumer confidence.

  • Asia focuses on China PMI, Japan data this week Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:50 PM ET

    This week is expected to be relatively quiet for Asian markets, with Chinese factory activity and a barrage of Japanese data the likely focal points.

  • Are Asian households over their heads in debt? Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Household debt in Asia is growing quickly, spurring concerns consumers may struggle to pay their bills as interest rates start to tick higher.

  • China's manufacturing activity expanded for the first time in six months in June, a private survey showed on Monday, adding to signs that the world's second-biggest economy is stabilizing.

  • China's warehouse sector under scrutiny Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:22 PM ET
    A worker walks in front of a storage area in a logistics center at the Pudong free trade zone in Shanghai, China.

    After an investigation banks and trading houses are aware of the risks of storing commodities in China's warehouse sector.

  • Chinese switch from cash to credit for car buys Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:54 PM ET

    In a country where owning a car has long been a symbol of luxury and success, around 85 percent of Chinese car buyers still buy cars with cash.

  • Shareholder activism catches fire in Japan Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 5:02 AM ET

    A record 14 shareholder proposals for higher returns will be made at annual general meetings this month, according to IR Japan, a research firm.

  • A Chinese coast guard vessel (R) sailing near China's oil drilling rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea.

    China has sent four oil rigs into the South China Sea in a sign that Beijing is stepping up its exploration for oil and gas in the tense region.

  • Mud flung as Indonesia presidential race heats up Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 12:05 AM ET
    Supporters of  Joko Widodo, governor of Jakarta and presidential candidate

    One of the two hopefuls in Indonesia's presidential election has been accused of being a closet Christian, the other of being a foreigner and unfit to lead the nation.

  • China auditor finds irregularities at 11 state firms Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 9:14 AM ET

    China's National Audit Office has found irregularities at 11 state-owned conglomerates.

  • US: Thailand, Malaysia among worst in human trafficking Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 3:56 AM ET
    Thai women working at a bar wait for business at the red light district called Soi Cowboy in Bangkok

    The United States downgraded Thailand, Malaysia and Venezuela to its list of the world's worst centers of human trafficking on Friday, opening up the countries to possible sanctions and dumping them in the same category as North Korea and Syria.

  • Chinese police shoot dead 13 attackers in Xinjiang Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 2:26 AM ET
    Chinese security forces participating in a military drill in Hetian, northwest China's Xinjiang region.

    Police shot dead 13 attackers in China's restive Xinjiang region after they rammed a car into a police station and detonated explosives, the latest in a series of attacks to worry Beijing.

  • Hundreds of thousands vote in HK democracy 'poll' Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 5:31 AM ET
    A volunteer hands a voter's ID card at a polling station in Hong Kong on June 22, 2014.

    Nearly 600,000 votes have been cast in three days of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by the former British colony and by Communist Party authorities in Beijing.

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