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China's vast market for foreign goods and services, once seen by global companies as a modern-day El Dorado, is becoming a weight around their necks as its growth slows.
Singapore has seen soaring household debt levels in recent years as low interest rates have led to a borrowing spree, prompting the government to step in to curb demand.
Don't be tempted by cheap emerging market valuations just yet, say strategists: The short term is still fraught with danger.
Nissan Motor takes the veil off the first car in its resurrected Datsun brand in New Delhi on Monday, part of a foray by the Japanese auto maker into cheap cars for emerging markets.
China's central bank pledged on Sunday to use a mix of policy tools to adjust banking liquidity to ensure steady credit growth,to soothe market fears about tighter monetary conditions.
A Chinese girl died in a San Francisco hospital on Friday, becoming the third fatality in the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet at the city's airport last Saturday, doctors and Chinese officials said.
China has cancelled plans to build a uranium processing plant in a southern Chinese city a day after hundreds of protesters took to the streets demanding the project be scrapped.
Chinese cellphone chip designer Spreadtrum Communications will be acquired by a unit of government-owned Tsinghua Holdings for a raised offer price of about $1.78 billion.
Indonesia surprised with a rate hike twice the size of what the market expected, which the central bank says will bring capital back to the country and support its flagging currency.
China's slowing economy has led to talk of whether the central bank should encourage the yuan to weaken, helping struggling exports. Analysts say such a move would be the wrong medicine.
The Bank of Japan's hefty monetary stimulus should compensate for any unwinding of the U.S. Federal Reserve's ultra-easy monetary policy and that should support markets, analysts say.
China's finance minister, Lou Jiwei, said he expects the country's economic growth for 2013 to come in at 7 percent, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.
Swiss National Bank begins operations in Singapore, seeking to better manage its portfolio of assets denominated in the region's currencies. The Financial Times reports.
Senior U.S. and Chinese officials sharply disagreed on Thursday over China's handling of fugitive Edward Snowden, who was allowed to leave Hong Kong last month.
Singapore's economy grew a much stronger-than-expected annualized 15.2 percent in the second quarter from the first, its strongest showing in more than two years, data showed.
Fireworks are out and frugality is in at China's national games as edicts require officials to tighten their belts as the economy slows. The Financial Times reports.
China plans new restrictions on vehicle sales in eight more cities in hopes it can curtail its worsening smog problems as roads become choked with traffic.
In a recent study, fish oil proved dangerous for men who have high levels of the compounds because it raises the risk of prostate cancer.
Weak trade data has led Lombard Street Research to warn that China could shock markets with a quarter-on-quarter contraction in GDP.
Executives of British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline in China have confessed to charges of bribery and tax law violations, China's security ministry said on Thursday.
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Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Ji Asia, says monthly comparisons show that June's retail sales are on an uptrend, indicating that consumption is improving
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says upcoming U.S. data have to meet expectations in order for the greenback to remain firm. He later outlines his expectations for the FOMC meeting.
While gifting used to play a big role in driving sales in China, everyday consumption of chocolate is now on the rise as well, says Philip Stanley, VP & GM, Greater China at Hershey's.