The threat of less central bank stimulus and higher interest rates crushed emerging markets more than most recently. And some investors see deals.
The consequences of China's credit binge may just be getting started - with much more pain to come.
Singapore's central bank on Friday introduced rules to ensure that a property buyer's monthly payments do not exceed 60 percent of his income, a move aimed at cooling the housing market.
China's chief banking regulator said on Saturday that liquidity in China's banking system is sufficient and pledged to control risks from local government debt, real estate and shadow banking.
Developers of the PlayStation 3 title "The Last of Us" are scrambling to patch the title upon learning that phone numbers that appear in the game connect people to actual sex hotlines.
Chip Starnes, the CEO held hostage by his workers in China, said he'd advise new investors not to do business there.
HSBC downgraded its global growth forecast on Friday, citing risks to emerging markets.
Emerging market currencies have slumped since the Fed indicated that it could taper QE later this year, but there is one currency that has stood up.
It's been a brutal quarter for Asian equity markets that have seen a sharp withdrawal of funds over April-June on concerns over a tapering of the Fed's bond buying program.
If there have been doubts about the effectiveness of Japan's radical economic policies, Friday's flurry of data should help put some of the disquiet to rest, analysts told CNBC.
American businessman Chip Starnes arrived in New Jersey, on Thursday evening, ending seven days of captivity in a Chinese factory. CNBC met him at the airport for an exclusive interview.
Chinese wind turbine maker Sinovel Wind Group Co and two of its employees were charged with stealing trade secrets from U.S.-based AMSC.
Norway's Telenor and Qatar's Ooredoo won licences on Thursday to enter the Myanmar market, bringing foreign companies across one of the world's last telecoms frontiers.
China's factory activity is likely to have slowed further in June, official PMI due Monday will show, with one analyst expecting the index to fall into contractionary territory for the first time in nine months.
Emerging market growth has slowed to its weakest pace since the financial crisis, research firm Capital Economics said on Thursday.
The American businessman who said he was being held hostage by his factory employees in China over a pay dispute has been released.
India's current account deficit narrowed sharply in Q1, but the rapidly-falling rupee could threaten the balance going ahead, analysts said.
China's industrial profits unexpectedly jumped 15.5 percent in May from the same month last year, beating forecasts and helping to support share markets in China.
Chinese money market rates extended their moderation into a fifth day on Thursday after the central bank did not drain any cash from the market, and stocks recovered some of their big losses from earlier in the week as investor sentiment steadied.
The swearing in of Kevin Rudd on Thursday for a second time as Australia's prime minister brought some relief to the Aussie dollar, which hit a one-week high on the news.
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David Bassanese, Chief Economist at BetaShares, says the better-than-expected growth data will likely be short-lived due to softening exports.
Co-operation from the private sector is essential to boosting Japan's female workforce participation, says Kumi Sato, President and CEO of COSMO.
Ko Wing-man, Secretary for Food and Health of Hong Kong, outlines the precautionary that the city has taken, such as issuing a travel warning to citizens.