DBS, Singapore's biggest bank, said second-quarter net profit climbed 9 percent, beating expectations with the help of growth in loans.
Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector continued to pick up steam in July, two sets of data showed, as Beijing's drip-feed of stimulus filtered through the economy.
India's opposition to a global trade deal is akin to the country "holding a gun to its own head," and it risks derailing efforts to create an open-for-business image, analysts said.
India is cracking down on a new gold smuggling tactic that could accelerate a flood of illegal imports of the metal into the country.
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Ron Sim, Chairman and CEO of massage chair manufacturer OSIM International, describes how China's booming consumer market is boosting sales.
Matthew Phan, Analyst on Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, compares the earnings of Singaporean bank UOB with its peer DBS.
Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director for Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, explains why he's expecting declines for U.S. stocks ahead.