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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.
Samsung's $2 billion share buyback plan will buy the struggling company time with investors as it searches for new growth drivers, say analysts.
The Philippine economy grew a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent in the third quarter from the previous three months, well below economists' forecasts.
Concerns by Europe's top funds watchdog that the Hong Kong-China trading link may not adequately protect investors are preventing thousands of funds from buying Shanghai stocks.
Honda Motor recalled a small number of cars equipped with Takata Corp air bags in March 2002, two years before the first known injury.
Sony's rigorous plan unveiled this week to turn the company's fortunes around appears to have convinced not just markets, but analysts as well.
Hong Kong riot police arrested 80 protesters on Tuesday after several thousand demonstrators erected street barricades.
China's wobbly property market has kept investors on edge, but the country's recent rate cut is expected to bring stability into the sector in 2015.
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Tommy Xie, economist at OCBC, says new orders remain weak due to lagging domestic demand, while falling input prices reflect persisting deflationary pressure.
Clive McDonnell, head of equity strategy at Standard Chartered, says below-par external demand is the key factor hurting China's manufacturing activity.
Ismael Pili, head of financials research, Asia at Macquarie Securities, discusses HSBC's decision to sell its entire Brazil business to Banco Bradesco.