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Prospects of rising interest rates have dampened demand for real estate trusts globally, but they may see a resurgence in Australia, Morgan Stanley said.
Japan's current account remains record deficit in November and remained in the red for a second consecutive month.
Thai anti-government protestors are trying to "shut down" Bangkok until they oust the government, but their tactics may not be living up to the hype.
KFC owner Yum Brands Inc said China's December sales rose weaker-than-expected as results at Pizza Hut Casual Dining chain fall short of estimates.
Singapore keeps churning out new REIT listings, but with rates heading higher and the trusts' asset sizes getting smaller, is there much value left?
To draw young buyers and increase its market share in India, Apple has offered promotions like monthly payments and trade-ins. NYT reports.
China stocks' low valuations may look mouthwatering to bargain hunters, but below the surface, the market may not be as cheap as it looks.
Indonesia's mineral ore export ban, imposed on Sunday, shouldn't worsen the nation's current account deficit, analysts told CNBC.
India does not appear to have much wind in its sails going by recent disappointing economic data, raising doubts over a sustained recovery.
Thailand's political turmoil has yet to impact investors with operations outside Bangkok but some multinationals fear a worsening risk profile.
Five Chinese firms said on Monday that they had postponed their IPOs after the regulator said overnight it would strengthen its supervision of IPOs.
Australia – often referred to as the "lucky country" for its wealth of natural resources – will face a litmus test this year, says Goldman Sachs.
Focus in Asia this week is likely to turn to political turmoil in Thailand and India inflation data, with China taking a back seat for the time being.
China's peer-to-peer lending boom is beginning to turn to bust. The FT reports.
It was probably inevitable in a country so obsessed with food and drink that Thailand's political turmoil would spill over into beer. The NYT reports.
The leader of a movement trying to topple the Thai government said he would call off his protest if civil war threatened, but rejected any compromise.
Thailand braced for a "shutdown" of its capital by protesters who want to topple Prime Minister Yingluck and install an unelected government.
Japan on Sunday joined the U.S. in criticizing China's new fishing restrictions in the South China Sea.
The luxury yacht industry sailed some testing waters, but things are looking up as yacht builders cruise towards emerging markets.
Indonesia banned all mineral ore exports, as expected, on Sunday, but will likely allow some U.S. mining giants to continue shipments.
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The U.K. is not likely to hike rates soon as the outlook for global trade remains uncertain, says Chris Morrison, manager at the GAM UK Diversified Fund.
Russia may trade an end of EU sanctions with cooperation on Syria, says Tina Burrett, assistant professor of political science at Sophia University.
While the yuan's inclusion in the SDR basket has little economic impact, what it symbolizes is important, explains Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy and chief economist at AMP Capital Investors.