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India's opposition to a global trade deal is akin to the country "holding a gun to its own head,", analysts said.
An explosion caused by a gas leak killed 24 people and injured 271 in Taiwan's second city, sending flames shooting 15 stories into the air, setting entire blocks ablaze and reducing small shops to rubble.
First there was Abenomics, then Modinomics. Now South Korea has coined its own package of economic policies, which economists say will lead to a period of "big bang expansionary growth."
Sony warned about its smartphone division when it released earnings, raising the question whether the firm should just cut its losses in the sector.
DBS Group Holdings said second-quarter net profit climbed 9 percent, beating expectations with the help of 10 percent growth in loans.
The popular dollar-yen trade, which has fallen out of favor in the recent months, is coming back in vogue, say strategists.
Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector continued to pick up steam in July, two sets of data showed on Friday.
Japan's Sony Corp warned it doesn't now expect to make money on smartphones this year, as it reported a jump in first-quarter profit.
An ugly earnings report from Samsung prompted a 3 percent drop in 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.
John Kerry has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to world trade reforms, saying it was a test of commitment to advance economic liberalization.
India's Tata Group has outlined plans to invest $35 billion over the next 3 years for expansion into new areas such as retail and defense.
India stocks are headed for a correction in the near term, emerging markets guru Mark Mobius said, as the pace of reforms is likely to disappoint.
China's ongoing anti-corruption campaign claimed its biggest scalp this week, and some see its hard-line stance as a positive for the economy.
Samsung reported its worst quarterly profit in two years and was downbeat about prospects, fueling concerns about its ability to face competition.
Global brands are learning to get creative with wooing the price-sensitive Indian consumer, who has a penchant for bargain-hunting and little brand loyalty.
Despite Asia's economic advances in the past decade, there has been little progress in improving the income discrepancy between men and women.
Prices in the one of the world's most expensive housing markets are set to pick up pace, triggering renewed warnings of a potential bubble brewing.
Nintendo is struggling to keep up with the times, but interactive toys could be the Japanese company's savior, analysts told CNBC.
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest beer market in value by 2017, according to a EuroMonitor International report.
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While Saudi Arabia's bourse is largely energy-centric, there are investment opportunities in the banking and healthcare sectors, says Robert Parker, senior advisor, Credit Suisse.
If this "cat and mouse" play between Greece and the euro zone drags on, there may be an accidental "Grexit", says Willem Nabarro, head of European Equities for Asia at Exane BNP Paribas.
Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy & chief economist at AMP Capital, explains why the "gradual rebalancing" underway in China's economy is the way to go.