While there were no "fireworks" in India's budget, investors approved of the various pro-growth initiatives, adding fuel to the stock market rally.» Read More
Analysts say the central bank's wish to see the Aussie dollar at $0.85 may soon come true, as the currency trades near multi-year lows on Monday.
China shares may be cheap, but they're likely to stay that way until the bad loans clogging the financial system are cleared, a fund manager said.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said Beijing will keep liquidity at an appropriate level in 2014 to maintain stability in financial markets.
Communist Party officials must not smoke in public places or buy cigarettes using public funds, a top Chinese government body said.
Tens of thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters rallied on Sunday to demand long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen step down and call an election.
Chinese President Xi Jinping dropped in Saturday at a traditional Beijing bun shop, where he queued up, ordered and paid for a simple lunch.
In a holiday-thinned week for Asian markets, focus is likely to fall on the release of the official Chinese purchasing mangers' index for December.
Ports in Australia's resource-rich Pilbara region stopped loading on Sunday as an intensifying tropical cyclone approached.
General Motors' China joint venture will recall close to 1.5 million vehicles due to potential safety issues.
The U.K.-based Centre for Economics and Business Research says China won't eclipse the U.S. economy until later than some analysts have suggested.
More than 500 lawmakers in a Chinese city have resigned after being implicated in a bribery scandal, while another 56 provincial legislators have been sacked, as the government steps up its war on graft.
China formally approved on Saturday easing its one-child policy and the abolition of a controversial labor camp system, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
China has approved a pilot scheme allowing private companies to piggy back on the country's providers to offer own-brand mobile services.
Japan reported a 1.2 percent on-year rise in inflation in November, marking a fresh five-year high and above expectations for a 1.1 percent rise.
Now that the dreaded taper has begun, investors in Asia have little need to worry, according to investment firm Invesco.
China is preparing to welcome private aircraft, a move that may herald the greatest expansion of business and private aviation in 30 years.
The $75 billion pension fund for Japan's civil servants said it has lowered allocations to Japanese bonds and raised weightings to domestic equities.
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Hopes for a change of government in India's upcoming elections have helped its markets recover from sharp declines, but the optimism may be premature.
Going bearish on emerging markets may be the consensus call, but some fund managers are quietly turning more positive, citing attractive valuations.
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The decision to roll out capital expenditures and shun "big bang reforms" indicates a "middle of the road" annual budget for India, says Parmod Gubbi, director of Institutional Sales at Ambit Capital.
While the S6's curve screen sets it apart from its rivals, "incremental improvements" may not be enough to wrestle market share from Apple's iPhone 6, says Kiranjeet Kaur, senior market analyst at IDC Asia Pacific.
Kunal Ghosh, emerging market portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, outlines the factors that make Taiwan an attractive market.