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Indonesian currency traders are hoping they won't have to retreat to rest rooms to swap market gossip, now that Bank Indonesia has started to relax its tight grip on the rupiah.
As policymakers look to shift from an economy based on rapid credit expansion and heavy infrastructure investment to one based on consumer demand, miners and their suppliers have had to adjust.
China's National Audit Office will conduct an audit of all government debt at the request of China's State Council or cabinet, it said in a statement on Sunday.
Profits earned by Chinese industrial firms rose 6.3 percent in June from a year earlier to 502.4 billion yuan ($81.9 billion), easing from a year-on-year growth of 15.5 percent in May, the National Bureau of Statistics said.
At least 18 more people have been detained in China in connection with a corruption scandal involving GlaxoSmithKline, state media reported.
The European Commission said on Saturday it had agreed a deal to resolve a dispute over alleged Chinese dumping of solar panels in Europe.
Samsung has taken Apple's crown as the world's most profitable mobile handset vendor, according to new research, as analysts called on Apple to release a low-cost version of the iPhone to boost its global growth.
Asia's financial markets have plenty to chew over this week in the form of economic releases from Japan and China, the region's two biggest economies, not to mention a central bank meeting in India.
Samsung, hit by waning demand in its key mobile division, needs to double up efforts in the world's fastest-growing markets for smartphones, or it risks shrinking its business further.
A series of seemingly unrelated corruption scandals in China all share a common thread that has got the political class in Beijing very excited. The Financial Times reports.
Chinese buying up milk powder wherever they can get it has led to shortages around the world. This is a reminder of their rising safety concerns — can have huge impacts on goods.
Not for the first time this year, talk that China could widen the trading band for the yuan is doing the rounds with some analysts saying a move could come as early as this weekend.
Japanese consumer prices rose in June at their highest annual pace since November 2008, a sign perhaps that the BOJ is slowly winning its fight against two decades of deflation.
The world's biggest smartphone maker, reported a second quarter net profit that jumped 50 percent from a year earlier, but its mobile business shrank, underscoring concerns about flagging growth in the division.
The Aussie's stubborn strength early 2013 provided a hindrance to the economy, but recent declines show the currency once again fulfilling its role as a "shock absorber."
Economic growth in emerging Asian countries, which have slowed sharply since the start of the year, may have bottomed out with signs of a turnaround under way, economists say.
Strategists say that the New Zealand dollar it is the one to watch amid talk that the country could be the first in the developed world to tighten monetary policy.
China charged senior politician Bo Xilai with bribery, abuse of power and corruption on Thursday, paving the way for a trial that is seen by many as a test for legal reform.
Japanese investors snapped up foreign bonds for a third straight week last week and analysts say that the long-awaited trend may be finally under way.
Investment bank Societe Generale (SocGen) has warned that investors are getting complacent about the likelihood of a China hard landing this year.
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Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, expects this week's FOMC meeting to announce a further $10 billion reduction of the central bank's bond-buying program.
Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist at National Australia Bank, discusses how key events like the FOMC meeting and U.S. second quarter GDP will move the greenback this week.
Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategy at SHK Private, expects mild valuation expansion and earnings to drive Hong Kong's benchmark index. He later names the stocks that he likes.