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Five Chinese firms said on Monday that they had postponed their IPOs after the regulator said overnight it would strengthen its supervision of IPOs.
Australia – often referred to as the "lucky country" for its wealth of natural resources – will face a litmus test this year, says Goldman Sachs.
Focus in Asia this week is likely to turn to political turmoil in Thailand and India inflation data, with China taking a back seat for the time being.
China's peer-to-peer lending boom is beginning to turn to bust. The FT reports.
It was probably inevitable in a country so obsessed with food and drink that Thailand's political turmoil would spill over into beer. The NYT reports.
The leader of a movement trying to topple the Thai government said he would call off his protest if civil war threatened, but rejected any compromise.
Thailand braced for a "shutdown" of its capital by protesters who want to topple Prime Minister Yingluck and install an unelected government.
Japan on Sunday joined the U.S. in criticizing China's new fishing restrictions in the South China Sea.
The luxury yacht industry sailed some testing waters, but things are looking up as yacht builders cruise towards emerging markets.
Indonesia banned all mineral ore exports, as expected, on Sunday, but will likely allow some U.S. mining giants to continue shipments.
Seven people were wounded, one seriously, after gunmen opened fire on anti-government protesters in Bangkok early on Saturday.
India on Saturday blamed the United States for a "mini crisis" over the arrest and strip search of an Indian envoy.
After India’s growth rate halved over the past few years, the worst is finally over, says ICICI Bank CEO.
Indonesia is scrambling to pass last-minute regulations to limit the impact of a ban that could halt billions of dollars worth of mineral ore exports.
Telstra Corp. is in talks with a U.S. private equity firm over the sale of its directories business for as much as $2.7 billion, media reported.
Weakness in Asian currencies this year amid an unwinding of U.S. monetary stimulus is likely to be broad, strategists say.
China's annual trade topped the $4 trillion mark for the first time in 2013, surpassing the U.S. as the world's largest trader.
With cracks emerging in Singapore's housing market, questions are arising as to when the government will roll back its tightening policies.
A diplomatic spat between the U.S. and India, is certainty something to watch but not fret about for now, analysts say.
All the fears about Chinese banks may very well come to pass, but that's no reason not to buy their stocks, JPMorgan said.
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