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A surge in business loans to the slowing mainland Chinese economy has prompted Hong Kong regulators to impose strict financial rules.
The advent of the World Cup seems to have brought summer's "silly season" forward by a couple of months.
U.S. authorities negotiating with BNP Paribas over alleged sanctions violations at one point suggested it pay a penalty as high as $16 billion.
China's stock market has long failed to live up to expectations, but some analysts are still holding out hope for the Shanghai Composite.
Trading houses and banks are checking on their exposure to the Qingdao probe into metal financing over concerns of a crackdown on commodity financing.
The euro languished near four-month lows after the European Central Bank's loosened monetary policy.
Singapore stocks are trading at their highest in almost a year and having lagged regional peers, analysts say the market could gain the upper hand.
Investors rejected the pay plans of 10 of the world's biggest banks as anger over excessive bonuses soared in both Britain and the United States.
China will manage its property sector at a local level as it seeks to avoid either a slowdown that undermines the economy or a surge in prices.
In China's mobile battleground, analysts say Tencent is a step ahead of rival Alibaba as the social networking firm makes strides in e-commerce.
Asian stocks were mixed on Friday following a subdued Chinese inflation report and as traders kept a close eye on developments in eastern Ukraine.
Standard Chartered said its first-quarter profit fell by a high single-digit percentage compared with last year thanks to tough market conditions.
Positive signs from the US economy have failed to boost the greenback, while tensions in Ukraine are driving traders to the yen.
Positive sentiment has spurred a winning streak for the pound, but some analysts are not convinced its strength is here to stay.
China's WH Group has cancelled its planned Hong Kong IPO as a downturn in equity markets weighed further on demand.
The US dollar was weakened by falling equity prices, Treasury yields, and a slower-than-expected expansion in the US manufacturing sector.
A long dry season in the East has left Asia's premier tea-growing regions parched and could lead to a rise in tea prices, analysts said.
The dollar fell to a 10-day low against the yen after the Bank of Japan refrained from additional monetary easing.
The yen eased on Tuesday as a hike in Japan's sales tax came into effect, although the dollar failed to gain much traction after the Federal Reserve chair defended the central bank's ultra-loose policy and highlighted slack in the economy.
Prudential has struck a deal with financial services group Standard Chartered to expand the an existing partnership between the two groups.