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Indonesia was hit hard by the tapering panic last year, but its finance minister told CNBC the current account deficit wouldn't be an issue this year.
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The Australian dollar romped higher on Thursday after strong data added to the view the Reserve Bank of Australia was done cutting interest rates.
Sony on Thursday unveiled major restructuring measures to turn its fortunes around, but warned that it expects to post a full-year loss on back of the overhaul.
The market selloff has a silver lining for Australian stocks, as the world's highest yielding developed market is no longer too expensive, Goldman said.
Japan became the first of Iran's oil buyers to make a payment for crude imports under an interim nuclear deal, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.
President Benigno called for more to support the Philippines in resisting China's assertive claims to the seas near his country. The NYT reports.
Almost three years on from Fukushima, concerns about the expansion of nuclear power plants especially in developing economies run high.
The strengthening yen has decked Japanese shares, but it isn't clear if companies need to worry about whether a stronger currency will hurt profits.
Investors ditched Lenovo shares as speculation of a third acquisition added to concerns about its aggressive dealmaking. The FT reports.
Japanese wage earners' total cash earnings rose 0.8 percent in December from a year earlier, a sign of a gradual pickup in salaries.
The Australian dollar saw a strong bounce back following more hawkish central bank rhetoric, but is the worst truly over for this battered currency?
Pressure on Thailand's government mounted when a flagship rice-buying scheme vital to its support stumbled closer to collapse.
Alarmist commentary may have stirred concerns on Singapore's economy, but amid the market rout, safe-haven seekers' faith in its currency appeared unshaken.
U.S. carmaker Tesla is taking a bold step to win over Chinese clients by curbing the markup to just half of what its rivals can command.
Asia's central bankers are being forced to juggle their jobs with what their governments have failed to do - steeling their economies for hard times.
Sony shares jumped nearly 8 percent to a one-week high after news that it is in talks to sell its loss-making Vaio personal computer business.
China's slowdown has been blamed on everything from the new year holiday to structural reforms, but it may just be the economy coming clean.
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While oil exporters like Malaysia will suffer, lower energy prices are positive for the fiscal positions of a majority of Asian countries, says Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight.
Jalil Rasheed, Investment Director at Invesco, says the recent selloff could be due to rumors about a leadership change. He adds that Thailand will benefit from cheaper oil as it is a net oil importer.
Dane Anderson, Research Director at Forrester, says factors like a lack of clear leadership impede Asian firms from harnessing the positive impact from digital disruptions.