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Modi has drawn trusted bureaucrats into a tight embrace, with key decisions now thrashed out between his office and civil servants.
Businesses are complaining about Beijing's use of non-tariff barriers from customs clearance to quality restrictions to curb raw material imports.
When the landmark Hong Kong-Shanghai equity link debuts on Monday, hedge funds are expected to plunge into mainland shares.
A slew of headlines from Japan flooded markets this week, increasing speculation that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pursue a second consumption tax hike, but experts say that Monday's growth figures remain crucial to his decision.
Asia consumer stocks appear expensive, but some analysts think they can rise further, getting a boost from falling commodity prices.
Soc Gen's Albert Edwards believes the Japanese currency will sink to 145 yen against the dollar by April, forcing devaluations across Asia.
A slew of data out of China on Thursday suggested continued slack in the world's second largest economy.
Singapore's economy has managed slow-and-steady growth despite a mediocre global view, but high household debt may come back to haunt the city-state.
South Korea invests massively in education, yet still faces high levels of youth unemployment due to a severe labor mismatch, experts say.
Rapidly cooling inflation is building the case for the Reserve Bank of India cut interest rates as soon as its next meeting on December 2.
Japanese companies overwhelmingly want Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to delay or scrap a planned tax increase, a Reuters poll shows.
With Modi now prime minister, Indian expats say they have the confidence to invest elsewhere in India.
Japan's core machinery orders, a leading indicator of capital spending, rose for the fourth straight month in September.
China's economic risks may keep market watchers up at night, but at least one analyst believes the bugbears are reasons to be bullish.
A spate of Australian economic data this week suggests that the country is headed towards a dismal Christmas retail period.
Samsung is working on creating its own mobile operating system, which could help it rediscover its lost mojo, reports Re/code.
China will aim for a peak in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, while the United States aims to cut total emissions by more than a quarter by 2025.
Young North Koreans are coming of age amid a proliferation of black markets. This market generation just might solve the North Korea problem.
China and South Korea are set to sign a bilateral free trade agreement and analysts tell CNBC the new deal will benefit both countries differently.
A snap election in Japan could undermine confidence in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ability to put the economy back on a stable path, say analysts.
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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.