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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Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director for Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, explains why he's expecting declines for U.S. stocks ahead.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asia Economic Research at HSBC, compares the bank's final PMI reading for July to the bank's flash estimate and Beijing's official figure.
Amando Tetangco, Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, says the central bank's rate hike on Thursday was in response to elevated inflation expectations.