U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms.
An ugly earnings report from Samsung prompted a 3 percent drop in its shares, but that hasn't deterred market bulls.
China should set a GDP target of 6.5-7 percent for 2015, below its 2014 goal, and refrain from stimulus measures, the IMF said.
India stocks are set for a near-term correction, emerging markets guru Mark Mobius said, as the pace of reforms will likely disappoint.
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CNBC's Martin Soong goes for a ride in the BMW i3 - the German carmaker's first electric car - which has been named as the "2014 World Green Car of the Year."
While it failed to reverse losses, the "Mario Kart 8" video game, which was Nintendo's only product in the first quarter, did better than expectations, says David Cole, Founder & CEO at DFC Intelligence.
Paul Yong, Vice President, Equity Research at DBS, says the weak profitability of Singapore Airlines will impact the returns of its shares for the next 1 to 2 years.