The bloodbath in Chinese stocks extended into Friday amid reports the securities regulator has launched a market manipulation probe.» Read More
China tightened censorship on messaging apps to limit dissent, while it simultaneously emerged that some foreign chat services had been blocked.
China will come under pressure when the United States uses a regional security meeting this weekend to rally support for a freeze on provocative acts.
Chinese banks are cutting off riskier borrowers, tightening lending terms, and deploying teams of investigators to assess the risk of loan defaults.
Japan's current account swung to a deficit in June for the first time in five months, government data showed on Friday, due to a decline in earnings on overseas investments.
The yuan has rebounded amid an upswing in Chinese economy, but can continue the trajectory even as the Fed tightens the screws on monetary policy.
The world is at risk of another financial crash following a steep rise in asset prices, according to the governor of India's central bank. The FT reports.
Rio Tinto reported a 21 percent rise in first-half profit on Thursday, beating market forecasts as it slashed capital spending.
At the Bank of Japan's policy meeting this week, the market will be keeping an ear out for any changes in Governor Kuroda's stance on the economy.
Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong Group will secure its A$2.2 billion takeover of Envestra after rival APA Group said it would accept the offer.
Australia's labor force unexpectedly shrank in July, data from the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed on Thursday, while unemployment rate rose more than expected to a 12-year high.
China is pushing back its timetable to make the yuan freely convertible as removing capital controls could unleash damaging speculative flows.
Samsung Electronics and Apple have agreed to drop all patent lawsuits outside of the United States, a Samsung spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Samsung Electronics is under pressure to reinvent itself - to be more innovative, but not lose the rigor and focus that made it a global powerhouse.
Despite simmering tensions between China and Southeast Asia, trade between them has surged in recent years and the ties will only deepen, HSBC said.
For the first time lands plots up for auction in Beijing went unsold, signaling developer anxiety over continued weakness in the property market.
Viagra's patent in China has expired and some analysts expect cheaper prices will bring a surge of demand for the storied erectile dysfunction drug.
China's bond market is booming with record issuance and strong demand, but it has been a speculative play dominated by Chinese issuers and investors.
China has invited the US to co-operate in aiding Africa, a proposal that has potential implications for future international development aid.
South Korean have been left out of the global market rally, but the market is back on investors’ radars following new government policies.
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