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Just as the currency attempted to make a concerted rebound against the U.S. dollar this week, the prospect of further monetary easing in Australia has provided traders with another reason to dump the Aussie.
The European Union is to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels from Thursday, but announced a dramatically reduced initial rate after pressure from some large member states.
A local Communist Party official called it an "inspiring" factory three years ago. But now it is serves as a stark reminder of where at least 120 people died this week in a fast-moving fire. The New York Times reports.
Apple is "disappointed" with U.S. trade panel's ruling it infringed a Samsung patent.
The end of the emerging market bull run is upon us, Societe Generale boldly stated last week. Several other analysts have now turned bearish, forecasting worsening currency and bond outflows.
China's Lenovo is in detailed discussions on a smartphone venture with NEC Corp, as it eyes partnerships and acquisitions to expand in high-growth markets.
South Korean stocks have been one of the major laggards in Asia this year, while its peers like Japan's Nikkei have surged over 26 percent.
Slowing growth in China is a good thing, according Wells Fargo Asset Management's Anthony Cragg, who said that most of the country's "problems" provided opportunities for investors.
The wealthy in Asia - which is estimated to be home to the largest population of high net worth individuals in the world - have to now fork out even more cash to maintain their high life.
The Reserve Bank of Australia left its interest rate steady at a record low on Tuesday and analysts it could ease monetary policy soon.
It's a question of when, not if, Japan's large institutional investors will reallocate funds from government bonds into riskier assets, said Shogo Fujita, chief Japan bond strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
The dollar-yen's fall below the key 100 mark could just be the start of a downtrend for the currency pair, analysts tell CNBC.
Japan's radical plans to get the world's third largest economy back on track, which have created investor euphoria in recent months, seem to be losing momentum quickly.
Shares in surfwear company Billabong International plummeted as much as 58 percent on Tuesday after it said it had ended takeover talks with two potential suitors.
A Reserve Bank of Australia meeting should be one of the key highlights for Asian markets this week, with the central bank expected to hold its fire a month after cutting rates to a record low.
Japan's government is set to urge the nation's public pension funds to increase their investment in equities as part of a growth strategy being readied by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The BRIC economies, which have driven much of the global growth over the past decade, could be entering a middle-income trap, a shift which could have far reaching implications for the world.
Global growth engine China isn't the only economy in the world exhibiting signs of weakness, according to the latest purchasing managers index (PMI) readings published on Monday.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei stock index fell to its lowest level in almost six weeks on Monday, raising the specter of a second month of volatility for the world's major equity markets.
Australian equities have fallen almost 7 percent since mid-May, wiping out a sizable portion of the year's gains. But this winter could turn out to be 'wonderland' of opportunities to investors.
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Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, says Asian currencies are more likely to depreciate in an "orderly way" that won't disrupt the region when the Fed raises rates.