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Hong Kong authorities were testing two people for possible Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Thursday as worry grew across the region.
Twitter launched its swanky new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore Thursday as the microblogging site looks to scale up its presence in the region.
MSCI's decision to defer including Chinese shares in its emerging market benchmark share indexes for a second time may have trapped the index provider.
South Korea's central bank has cut its policy rate by 25 basis points to a record-low 1.5 percent to offset harmful economic effects from MERS.
Traders are betting on declines for the New Zealand dollar as officials fight to boost growth in a country that was heralded 2014's rockstar economy.
Severe weather shocks could hit central banks' scope for stimulating emerging markets, economists have warned.
"The younger generation is always better than (the) last generation," Alibaba founder Jack Ma told CNBC.
Bad news has been a boon for Malaysia's rubber glove makers, with the ringgit's drop and South Korea's MERS outbreak likely to provide a twin boost.
Expect upheaval in Asia's investment landscape when MSCI includes A-shares, with Chinese stocks set to explode even further at the cost of peers.
Shares of CNNPC, a unit of one of China's nuclear reactor builders, rocketed 44 percent in its Shanghai debut Wednesday.
Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly rose in April at the fastest pace in four months, in a sign companies are turning more optimistic about business investment as domestic demand strengthens.
Farmers are eschewing crops to plough their cash into the booming stock market , a journey by CNBC into the heart of rural China discovered.
Markets across Asia have dropped precipitously, but it's more of a hike hissy than a replay of the taper tantrum rout two years ago, analysts said.
Sri Lanka's finance minister has defended the pace of the country's economic recovery, as a bruising vote of no confidence in the government looms.
The National University of Singapore topped a ranking of Asia's top universities, underscoring the country's position as a leading educational hub.
MSCI said it expects to include China A shares in its emerging markets index after several issues are resolved.
Alibaba founder Ma also said his life has become 'much worse' since his IPO, which made him China's richest man.
The stratospheric rise in Chinese A-shares has many investors on edge, including the world's biggest asset manager, BlackRock.
India has increased pressure on its heavily indebted companies with rules that allow banks to push out business owners who fail to repay loans. The Financial Times reports.
A crackdown on foreign investors who breach laws barring purchases of existing homes is reaping results after new penalties and a temporary moratorium.
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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.