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The slowdown in China, weaker commodity prices and the prospect of tighter external financing conditions are dimming East Asia's growth outlook.
Wealthy Chinese consumers haven't lost their urge to splurge, according to the CEO of Piaget.
The recent wild ride in global stock markets has thrown up serious challenges for what is a reasonable-size chunk of HK's population - millionaires.
The TPP talks failed to finalize terms on the fifth day, after an earlier breakthrough on protections for new biotech drugs.
Concern over external debt in corporate Indonesia is mounting as companies roll over more than $42B of foreign currency loans, the FT reports.
Emerging economies risk “leading the world economy into a slump,” with lower growth and a rout in financial markets, the Financial Times reports.
Central banks are in the spotlight in the week ahead, with decisions on monetary policy due in Australia and Japan.
Samsung has hit back at claims made by a research group that its TV sets could be using software to manipulate energy efficiency tests.
Indonesia is a nation where traditional belief systems, including shamanism, have been fused with mainstream religions, the Financial Times reports.
As China's economy slows, India could be the world's new growth engine, according to Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Emerging markets hobbled by capital outflows may struggle to muster any economic growth but Myanmar isn't likely to be one of them.
India rejected a four-point peace plan for Kashmir proposed by Pakistan but called for a revival of terrorism talks.
Japan's household spending rose in August while job availability improved to its best in 20 years, easing economic concerns.
South Korea's beef imports have soared as consumers balk at paying record levels for prized local Hanwoo meat.
The hedge fund industry in much of the world managed a solid recovery from the global financial crisis, but in Asia growth has stalled.
SoftBank led a $1B investment in U.S. financial technology startup SoFi, calling it the largest single financing round in the fintech space.
Thailand pledged that a controversial plan for a single internet gateway won't disrupt social media and business communications.
Stretching almost a quarter of a mile across a nearly 600-foot deep chasm in China's Hunan province, is Haohan Qiao, a glass-bottomed bridge.
Net capital flows for emerging markets this year will be negative for the first time since 1988, according to the Institute of International Finance.
"A big part of it is the fact that commodity prices are down and continue to be down," Jim Yong Kim said.
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Andrew Taylor, co-CEO at Juwai.com, discusses the rising trend of wealthy Chinese outbound real estate investments in the Mediterranean.
Gold's rally has upside potential as physical demand picks up, says Juerg Kiener, MD and CIo at Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore.
Further upside for the U.S. dollar will be a struggle on the back of a soft labor market and a Fed rate hike delay, says Michael Every, head of financial markets research, APAC at Rabobank.