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Singapore's investors are increasingly gloomy over the country's outlook as ahead of the island nation's 50th anniversary, according to a new survey.
BlackBerry denied reports that it was in talks with Samsung about a potential takeover, sending the stock down some 15 percent in extended trading.
China's budget smartphone maker Xiaomi took the wraps off its new flagship phablet, the Xiaomi Note, at its launch event Beijing on Thursday.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday surprised markets by cutting its key interest rate, in a bid to spur growth in Asia's third-largest economy and on the back of evidence that inflation has slowed.
Most Japanese companies appear unwilling to spend, adding doubts over the ability to recover amid slowing global economic growth, particularly China.
Australia added more jobs than expected in December, lowering expectations for a near-term rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Japan's core machinery orders rose a smaller-than-expected 1.3 percent in November, suggesting capital expenditure among manufacturers could weaken.
Slowdown in rural India goes against Indian PM Narendra Modi's promise of "better days" - new jobs and development to lift Indians out of poverty.
Samsung launched a smartphone in India based on its own Tizen operating system.
Hong Kong chief executive's pledge to resolve the housing affordability crisis seems long on promise, but falls short on solutions, analysts said.
Reports that Alibaba may ink a deal to link the world's two fastest-growing e-commerce markets is a shot in the arm for its growth plan, analysts say.
Xiaomi's ad campaign for its upcoming launch event aims to build the suspense as the iPhone maker Apple does before its product launches.
Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved a record $812 billion budget, while cutting new borrowing for a third year in a bid to balance growth and fiscal reform.
Analysts remain bearish on the Australian dollar, with some tipping a slide to the Australian central bank’s $0.75 target this year.
The crash in oil prices has benefits for Japan, but analysts caution that cheaper oil may dash any hopes of the BOJ reaching its 2% inflation target.
The merger of three Malaysian banks is on the verge of collapse, a blow to efforts to create banking champions amidst strong economic growth.
Xi Jinping to travel to Britain on a state visit, while London fends off lawmakers' accusations of the reluctance to confront Beijing over Hong Kong.
Economists are now divided over whether South Korea's central bank will move to ease monetary policy this week after President Park Geun-hye surprised markets on Monday by hinting of further rate cuts.
Elon Musk returned to Detroit on Tuesday afternoon saying he wants to promote the development of electric vehicles.
Beyond sanctions, U.S. officials are hoping to further target and isolate North Korea's international finance machine.
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Despite the slowdown in China, a projection of 7 percent growth still offers massive opportunities for countries keen to do trade with China, says Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, explains why the boost in net interest margin securities (NIMS) among Singapore banks will be sustainable.
Annalisa Jeffries, associate editorial director, Asia Metals at Platts, says sentiment for iron ore prices remains bearish, with analysts expecting a fall to $40 a tonne this year.