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Asia's financial regulators are slow to implement measures to protect taxpayers from big bank failures, leaving governments on the hook for bail-outs.
The BOJ looks likely to cut its inflation forecasts next month, just three months after it eased monetary policy to keep the goal in sight.
Berkshire Hathaway's specialist commercial insurance arm has secured its first permit to operate outside the U.S. The Financial Times reports.
China Development Bank bond yields spiked as the market reacted to new corporate bond market restrictions announced on Monday afternoon.
China's top leadership will meet to map out economic and reform plans for 2015, and government advisers are recommending seven percent growth target.
Shares of Italian fashion house Prada have lost over a third of their value this year, raising questions over whether the brand is going out of style.
Uber has been banned from the Indian capital after a passenger was allegedly raped by one if its drivers, the Hindustan Times reported.
The HK murders of two Indonesian women made sensational headlines, but less noticed are the debts chaining migrant workers to sometimes risky jobs.
China's policymakers will gather for the Central Economic Work Conference this week, an annual meeting that sets economic goals for the coming year.
Chinese officials and business leaders visiting Taiwan can expect a lukewarm welcome at best, with the resurgence of the pro-independence opposition.
When local officials warned striking shoe factory workers in Pearl River Delta that they were breaking the law, labor lawyer Duan Yi faced them down.
A plan to raise the foreign ownership cap for insurance companies shows how hard it will be for Prime Minister Modi to enact reforms. The FT reports.
China's annual import and export figures slowed sharply in November, data showed on Monday, reinforcing signs of fragility in the world's second-largest economy.
Japan's economy shrank an annualized 1.9 percent in the third quarter, worse than an initial reading for a 1.6 percent contraction, revised figures showed.
Major Australian banks will need as much as A$48 billion to move to the top quartile of global banks, to ensure they can survive a financial crisis.
With Chinese stocks in the spotlight following recent stellar gains, a data deluge from Beijing could move markets further this week.
Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties, the world's second-largest developer of shopping malls and office buildings, aims to raise up to $3.9 billion through an IPO.
Russia and Brazil are a mess, and the oil price slide isn't helping. China is slowing. It's the other BRIC that's been stellar this year.
Claims that North Korea is to blame for the crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment are "wild rumors", state media said on Sunday.
A powerful typhoon ploughed through central Philippines on Sunday, forcing more than 1 million people to flee to shelters away from coastal areas and landslide-prone villages.
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