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As Hong Kong stocks hit their highest level in nearly seven months this week, some analysts expect the market to gain a new lease of life.
Shanghai is leading a race to host the headquarters of a new "Brics" development bank that will challenge multilateral lending institutions.
Singapore is set to discontinue the issuance of the $10,000 ($7,998) note, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said on Wednesday.
Japan's departure from a pacifist constitution does not put it on a collision course with China, but relations between the two may not improve soon either.
Yen bears could be in for disappointment this year if former Japanese currency official Eisuke Sakakibara's latest comments are anything to go by.
Malaysian state investor Khazanah Nasional Bhd plans to take Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) private.
Chinese military bases is being threatened by illegally built buildings, and fake tourists seeking access to spy sensitive sites.
North Korea fired short-range rockets into the sea off its east coast a day ahead of a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Seoul.
Gambling revenue in Macau fell 3.7 percent, the first drop in over four years, with analysts saying the World Cup had diverted gamblers away.
Treasury Secretary Lew wants to address economic reform and the cyber-spying charges against Chinese officials that have angered Beijing.
The Aussie dollar may have soared to eight-month highs this week but parity against the U.S. dollar is still a long way off, analysts say.
Police removed kicking and screaming protesters from the business district, holdouts of a sit-in on the heels of a rally demanding greater democracy.
As AirAsia gets set to re-enter Japan through a joint venture, CEO Tony Fernandes is optimistic AirAsia Japan will be profitable within a year.
Overregulation in the US has spooked global banks. They are now looking beyond Wall St. as a major financial hub. What's next?
British luxury auto maker Rolls Royce has set its sights on one of Asia's poorest but fastest growing nations: Cambodia.
Founder of short-seller Muddy Waters Research, Carson Block, claimed on Tuesday that Chinese economic data lacked credibility.
RBA kept interest rates steady for the 10th policy meeting in a row on Tuesday, and seemed set to stay on the sidelines for some time to come.
Upbeat news on China's manufacturing sector on Tuesday raises the question of whether it's time to wean the economy off growth-supportive measures.
China is relaxing the rules used for calculating the amount of deposits that banks can re-lend as loans, in its latest move to stimulate growth.
Japan has agreed to end a ban that has kept the army from fighting overseas since World War Two, a step away from post-war pacifism and a political victory for PM Abe.
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The key risk for Chinese stocks is when the government decides to pull the plug on policy support, says Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy at Standard Chartered.
Until a clearer picture emerges in the case of Greece, the euro will likely continue to stumble, says David Greene, head of Dealing at AFEX Australia.
For oil markets right now, a return of Iranian supply is a bigger worry than geopolitical risks, says Victor Shum, VP at IHS Energy Insight.