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Australia jobs posted a rise, but did not prevent the unemployment rate from matching a decade peak of 6 percent as more people went looking for work.
Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell 19.5 percent in May from the previous month.
Indonesians began voting in a presidential election between the old guard who flourished under autocratic rule and a new breed of politician.
As the kiwi trades within striking distance of its post-float high, the trade that's been on fire since mid-2013 looks unstoppable, analysts say.
Both candidates claimed victory in Indonesia's presidential election, setting up for a constitutional battle to decide who will lead.
The US is developing new military tactics to deter China’s territorial advances in the South China Sea, the Financial Times reports.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first budget, due Thursday, will tell investors whether India's market has room to run.
As U.S. and China officials gather to discuss strategic and economic issues, the priority is for both to fix their deepening mistrust, say analysts.
After a month of intense campaigning, Indonesians voted on July 9 to elect their first new president in a decade.
Indonesia goes to the polls this week to elect a new president and the outcome looks a lot less certain that it did a few weeks ago.
Indonesia's tight presidential race spurred fears of a market selloff, but some say whoever wins will pursue the same policies to lure foreign investment.
China's June inflation data, which came in mostly in line with expectations, atr unlikely to sway policy decisions as Beijing prioritizes financial stability risk, analysts say.
President Xi's crackdown has seen many Chinese officials dither over approving big-ticket projects to seeking early retirement to stay out of trouble.
Australian consumer sentiment improved in July as family finances worries eased, though the impact of an unpopular federal budget continued to linger.
As the world's second largest importer of oil, higher oil prices could be a threat to China's economic growth, analysts have said.
Indonesians go to the polls this Wednesday to vote for a new president that will rule Southeast Asia's biggest economy for the next five years.
Carrefour has become the latest foreign company to exit India, but analysts are downplaying the implications for its economy and new government.
The bulk of India's future railway projects will be financed through public-private partnerships, the country's railways minister said.
The use of the renminbi in trade settlements increased sharply this year, according to HSBC's annual renminbi survey.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek eked out a shareholder return of just 1.5 percent for the fiscal year, hit by its Singapore and China focus.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.