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Cash-rich mainland Chinese, have fled Hong Kong's real estate market, scared off by cooling measures that have sent them scouring overseas for better options.
The White House issued a blistering criticism of China over its decision to let Snowden leave Hong Kong, as his whereabouts remained uncertain. The Financial Times reports.
Japan's public pension fund of $1.1 trillion may start buying real estate to boost returns in a move that could involve tens of billions pouring into cities such as London and Paris, property consultant CBRE said.
While China's housing market problems are similar in scale to those faced during the U.S. subprime mortgage bubble and its banks are rife with bad loans, it won't lead to another Lehman-style crash, Mark Mobius told CNBC.
As the rout in the Australian dollar continues, economists say that further pressure on the currency is good news for the economy, which has been held back by its strength.
The Chinese central bank's hands-off approach to a credit crunch, which pushed short-term interest rates to record highs last week, could pose a serious threat to the financial system in the world's second largest economy.
China's equity markets are not having a good year: first there were worries about weak data and now a credit squeeze that is making investors steer clear of Chinese stocks.
Goldman Sachs became the latest bank to downgrade China's economic growth, saying tighter financial conditions and reforms are downside risks for the world's second largest economy.
While stocks globally took a beating last week on worries about U.S. monetary stimulus ending and a slowing Chinese economy, one major market staged a quiet comeback.
In a country synonymous with larger-than-life mining tycoons and Outback heroes, the geeks are quietly inheriting the earth.
South Korea is now the largest property investor so far in 2013 after a jump in tensions with North Korea has fed a tenfold surge in overseas commercial property spending.
Japanese economic data are likely to be watched closely this week for solid signs of whether efforts to revive the world's third largest economy are starting to work.
The PBOC rarely explains its actions in public and keeps markets guessing on policy, but angst created by its stand off in the money markets is prompting calls for it to change.
Gold mining stocks have lost their luster as commodity prices fall. But investors may be missing improving fundamentals, say fund managers.
Swiss bank UBS will surrender its Indian banking license and close its banking unit, covering fixed income, forex operations and credit services, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Saturday.
Fears are ripe in Asia that tapering of the U.S. Federal Reserve's QE program could lead to events similar to 1994's debt market crash, but one economist says concerns are overblown.
From posting images of landmarks wearing gas masks to wacky tweets on how to handle Singapore's worst air quality problem, residents keep it light-hearted.
Fears about the Fed unwinding its monetary stimulus have sent global markets into a tail spin this week and some analysts argue the sell-off is in fact justified.
The Singapore haze, a thick smog caused by crop burning in Indonesia, has reached a record hazardous level on Friday.
The prospect of liquidity drying up in world's second largest economy is rattling markets inside and outside China, unnerving investors at a time when the Federal Reserve looks set to start unwinding some of monetary stimulus.
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Tim Edwards, director at S&P Dow Jones Indices, explains how factors such as macroeconomics and quantitative easing are impacting the outlook of European banks.
With the cash rate sitting at a record low of 2 percent, the Reserve Bank of Australia needs "solid evidence" for further easing, says Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners.
Dale Rogers, executive chairman of Phoenix Gold, says margins among Australia's gold miners remain robust due to decreasing costs on the back of a weaker Australian dollar.