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SGX on Wed delayed its securities market trading due to a software problem, a month after a power failure suspended trading in stocks and derivatives.
India is speeding up a navy modernization program and leaning on its neighbors to curb Chinese submarine activity in the Indian Ocean.
Japanese stocks surged to fresh seven-year highs on Monday as the yen was pummeled, but analysts say further upside could be limited as markets gear up for the national elections in two weeks.
Takata Corp, the Japanese air bag supplier at the center of a growing auto safety crisis, said on Tuesday that it is forming an independent quality panel.
China's draft regulations for a bank deposit insurance system could see full interest rate liberalization soon, but slowing growth might impede reform measures.
Chinese stocks staged a late rally on Tuesday as speculation of more stimulus from the country's central bank helped to drive shares higher.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) stood pat on monetary policy Tuesday, despite signs of slowing growth in Asia's third largest economy.
Investors shrugged off Moody's downgrade of Japan's debt rating, maintaining their bullish outlook on the market despite headwinds facing the economy.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday kept interest rates unchanged, as expected, even as speculation mounts that borrowing rates, already at record lows, could head further south.
Property developers will get a negligible lift from the country's first benchmark interest rate cut in two years as sales slip and banks pull back on lending to the sector.
As Sony Pictures looks for a possible North Korea link to a cyberattack, does the country even have the advanced technology? The answer is yes.
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.
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Tim Edwards, director at S&P Dow Jones Indices, explains how factors such as macroeconomics and quantitative easing are impacting the outlook of European banks.
With the cash rate sitting at a record low of 2 percent, the Reserve Bank of Australia needs "solid evidence" for further easing, says Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners.
Dale Rogers, executive chairman of Phoenix Gold, says margins among Australia's gold miners remain robust due to decreasing costs on the back of a weaker Australian dollar.