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The main drivers for Asian markets this week will be data from Japan and China, Australia's budget and the results of India's general election.
China's foreign currency reserves has become a headache as its rise could stoke inflation in the long term, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday.
Singapore and Hong Kong are most likely to be burned by U.S. Federal Reserve rate hikes, according to international research house Capital Economics.
An economic recovery may be taking hold, but it hasn't translated into earnings at Singapore Airlines as supply outpaces demand, the carrier's CEO said.
China will not use any large-scale stimulus to boost its economy, its central bank chief was reported as saying on Saturday.
A subtle warning: investors should know that Alibaba founder Jack Ma might work against the company's best interests.
Alibaba's IPO marks both the end of the old Chinese Internet era and the beginning of the country's rise as a global leader in tech.
China's annual consumer inflation rose 1.8 percent in April, slower than March's 2.4 percent rise, data on Friday showed.
Raising Japan's female workforce participation won't just boost economic growth, it also offers significant investment potential, Goldman said.
Next week's federal budget in Australia is expected to be tough, yet analysts reckon the pain is unlikely to be as harsh as anticipated.
Geopolitical tensions in Asia have resurfaced, knocking Vietnam stocks down over 5 percent on Thursday.
Here's a timeline of recent developments highlighting friction in Asia over the South and East China Seas.
Japan's Toyota Motor forecast a 2.4 percent drop in net profit for the year to March 2015, below analyst estimates.
Malaysia's exports to China slipped in March, but trade ties won't face a long-term hit from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, Malaysia's trade minister said.
Angry Chinese nationalists finally woke up on Wednesday to the fact that Japanese and American companies have owned over half of Alibaba for years.
South East Asian countries clinched the top four spots in an education index produced by UK-based education and publishing company Pearsons.
Alibaba has agreed to help Amazon.com rival ShopRunner sell to China and handle delivery within the country.
The sacking of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could lead to more political unrest, prompting some to review their Thai growth forecasts.
China's exports and imports rose in April from the year-ago period, government data showed on Thursday, defying expectations for a dip on both figures.
Japanese stocks seem to have lost their luster, but according to global research house Capital Economics the Nikkei is set for a dramatic turnaround.
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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.