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Moody's cut Japan's credit rating to A1 from AA3 on Monday, just minutes after the Nikkei closed at a seven-year high.
China bans U.K. lawmakers from visiting protest-hit Hong Kong, which is seen as a "setback" for Anglo-Chinese relations.
China's factory activity continued to lose momentum in November, two surveys showed on Monday, underscoring the challenges manufacturers face amid a cooling economy and prompting talk of further aggressive intervention from the government.
Critics say Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies to end deflation and generate growth have helped mainly big cities, large companies and the rich.
Pressure is building for Taiwan's president to step down as chief of the island's China-friendly ruling party after a lost election to the opposition.
Hong Kong police baton-charged and pepper-sprayed thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators in the early hours of Monday who were trying to encircle government headquarters.
China on Sunday issued draft regulations to introduce a bank deposit insurance system for the first time.
Economic data is back on the radar in Asia at the start of December after plunging oil prices dominated headlines for much of last week.
Christmas has come early for Asian economies, in the form of plunging oil prices, which will boost economic activity in the region, say economists.
At least five new movies from Sony Pictures are being devoured online in the wake of the hack attack that hobbled the studio earlier in the week.
From flying economy class to making surprise visits to street markets and poor neighborhoods, new Indonesian President Joko Widodo is proving very different to his predecessors.
India markets have made a stunning recovery, with the Nifty index at record highs, and some analysts are calling the run up just the beginning.
Japan's consumer inflation slowed in October raising skepticism over the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) ability to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.
Japan's industrial production and retail sales figures exceeded expectations in October, signalling a tentative recovery in demand as businesses and consumers continue to adjust to the April sales-tax hike.
China's stimulus measures and hyperactive construction have generated $6.8 trillion in wasted investment. The Financial Times reports.
The Philippines saw its weakest growth rate in 3 years in the third quarter, raising questions about whether the economy's best days are behind it.
A number of tricks used by China's bankers will likely undercut any attempt to measure any change in lending stemming from the PBOC's rate cut.
Despite efforts to clear the protesters in Hong Kong, university students still roam the occupied areas in the city's central business districts.
For a tiny city-state, Singapore has for decades punched above its weight. The Financial Times reports.
Put off by snarled city traffic and a shortage of parking, more Indians are shopping for groceries online, helping e-tailers turn in profits.
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Dan Scott, vice president, investment strategy & research at Credit Suisse, says Shell's downstream business will continue to insulate the company from the slide in its upstream business.
Nam Hyung Kim, partner at Arete Research, explains why it's time for investors to start focusing on Samsung Electronics' semiconductor division.
The high valuations of the Chinese e-commerce firms listed in New York are backed up by robust growth rates, says Kevin Carter, founder of The Emerging Markets Internet & E-commerce ETF