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Alibaba and its financial services arm, Ant Financial, have made a "strategic" investment in Indian mobile payment platform, Paytm.
Neptune Group said on Tuesday it may have to wind down operations if the number of VIP gamers in Macau's casinos continues to fall.
Governments in much of the world face the daunting prospect of fierce opposition to raising retirement ages, but in Asia, many want to see increases.
India's RBI is expected cut its key repo rate to support the domestic economy, while cautioning against further easing as inflation still looms.
Despite massive capital outflows from emerging markets, some experts are eyeing opportunities in Southeast Asian stocks to buy on the cheap.
Thai police have declared Bangkok's worst-ever bombing solved, even as questions grow over the investigation, the FT reports.
Malaysia's scandal-hit 1MDB is pressing for a quick — and possibly contentious — sale of more than $2B of energy assets, the FT reports.
China will contribute 8,000 troops for a United Nations peacekeeping standby force, China's President Xi Jinping said Monday.
A team of experts has come up with a solar cell concept using an ancient Japanese craft.
Haruhiko Kuroda reiterated the central bank's readiness to expand monetary policy further if needed to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.
Gender equality and women's rights remain a tricky issue in modern China, and for international relations.
In another holiday-shortened trading week, investors will remain on their toes amid a barrage of data due from the region's top four economies.
Chinese industrial companies' profits declined 8.8 percent in August due to rising costs and persistent falling prices.
Australian telecom Vocus plans to buy rival M2 for $1.3 billion to take on market leader Telstra.
Slumping commodity prices are typically seen as a boon for India, a country that relies heavily on oil imports, but it's not all good news.
North Korea is planning another satellite launch, re-igniting fears that it is really testing a system to deliver nuclear weapons.
Officials said that Washington secured a pledge from Beijing to increase its financial contributions to the World Bank, the FT reports.
Fears about economic conditions have led to a massive retreat from emerging market exchange traded funds, the FT reports.
Hong Kong is reinventing itself, from an exporter of manufactured goods to financial technology hub.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a warm welcome at Facebook headquarters for a town hall hosted by CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
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Japan's trading houses' have cut about 12.5 percent of the assets accumulated in the last six and a half years, says Pham Thanh Ha, Japan equity analyst from Jefferies.
Gold has been all about emotions but supply-side factors show that prices are going to fall, says Peter Esho, chief market analyst at Invast.
Ben Sy from JPMorgan Private Bank discusses higher quality corporate bonds, subordinated financial bonds and U.S. high yields (ex-commodities).