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  • Gold bars found in lockers at Indian school Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 3:52 AM ET

    Staff members at a school in India have unearthed a secret hoard of gold and cash worth nearly $260,000, according to local media reports.

  • India refrains from further monetary easing Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 12:31 AM ET

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has opted to refrain from further monetary easing, after surprising markets with a mid-January rate cut.

  • Aussie gets crushed – how much more pain ahead? Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 1:34 AM ET

    With the RBA leaving the door open to further rate cuts, the only way forward for the Australian dollar is down, say strategists.

  • Australia chops rates to a new record low Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 10:30 PM ET

    The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has jumped on the easing bandwagon, cutting rates on Tuesday for the first time since August 2013, as the central bank moved to prop up an economy hit by falling commodity prices.

  • Next from Samsung: A curved screen phone? Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 10:23 PM ET

    Building suspense in the lead up to its bi-annual launch event, Samsung circulated a teaser invite, hinting at a new, curved screen smartphone.

  • No iPhones for Chinese workers this Lunar New Year Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 8:01 PM ET
    Chinese folk artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Spring Festival Temple Fair on Thursday in Beijing.

    China's "spring festival" used to be a highlight but Beijing's austerity campaign and the economic slowdown has disappointed workers, the FT reports.

  • Come March, this will sway gold prices Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 6:34 PM ET

    The replacement for the near-century-old London gold fix will start in March, with hopes of attracting at least 11 members, including Chinese banks. The Financial Times reports.

  • Shhh... Can't say this word in India Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 6:48 PM ET

    Mumbai-based musician Mihir Joshi hits the censors when he uses the word "Bombay" in his song - a sore point in India's war over history and identity.

  • China shadow bank regulation shows results Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 6:37 PM ET

    Beijing has declared a partial victory over shadow banking, enabling it to pursue looser monetary policy without exacerbating risks, the FT reports.

  • As India opens coal sector, global investment cools Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 6:26 PM ET

    India's plans to attract foreign investment and technology to its coal sector are getting a cool response from some miners and trading houses.

  • Are the odds stacking up against the yuan? Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 5:48 PM ET

    As downward pressure on the yuan gathers, analysts are questioning how low it will go.

  • Australia has cut rates, will India go next? Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 5:48 PM ET

    After catching markets off guard with an unscheduled rate cut last month, the RBI's rate decision on Tuesday is a close-call.

  • Australia PM drops parental leave plan Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 1:23 AM ET
    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

    Tony Abbott dropped a plan for paid parental leave and promised a more consultative approach on problems, amidst criticism of his leadership.

  • Economists to PBoC: Just ease already Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 | 11:20 PM ET

    The People's Bank of China isn't known for embracing global trends, but it's now expected to follow the easing footsteps of its international peers.

  • This Asia market's rocking it, but for how long? Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 | 5:50 PM ET
    A customer checks market movements on a computer as an electronic board displays stock prices at the Asia Plus Securities headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand.

    Thailand shares have outperformed most of Southeast Asia since the start of 2015, but analysts are divided on whether the market remains attractive.

  • RBA: The next central bank to ease? Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 | 5:48 PM ET

    Speculation is high that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will be the next central bank to ease monetary policy at its meeting this week following a month of surprise policy changes across the globe.

  • CEO of struggling Chinese developer Kaisa resigns Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 | 11:04 PM ET

    China's Kaisa Group says their CEO has resigned - a further blow for the embattled property developer despite having sold some of its Shanghai assets.

  • Yep, China's factory sector shrank in January Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 | 8:49 PM ET

    China's manufacturing sector remained in a poor state in January, a private survey showed on Monday, amid increasing speculation that policymakers will intervene with fresh measures to spur the economy.

  • Tokyo vs the islanders: Abe's next political battle Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 | 7:09 PM ET
    People gather in front of the US Marines Camp Schwab in Okinawa to protest on February 01

    Japan's Okinawa looks and feels almost like a different country. A growing number of islanders say it should be just that.

  • Foreign firms prepare amid China's latest crackdown Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 | 6:50 PM ET

    China's vow to increase tax scrutiny of foreign companies has sent firms rushing to tax advisers ahead of the implementation of new rules.

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