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Rupert Murdoch's Star India and Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries are launching a football tournament to mirror cricket's Indian Premier League.
China's human rights record will come under formal international scrutiny on Tuesday, with a U.N. forum to hear accusations of a crackdown on dissent.
As Australian stocks power to fresh five-year highs, analysts say the country's benchmark index is set for further gains.
Optimism over Hyundai Motor's first major makeover of its key models may fizzle as some question whether the redesigns are too conservative.
New home prices in China's 70 major cities in September rose 9.1 percent from a year earlier, marking the ninth straight month of annual increases.
BHP Billiton has outlined plans to exit a series of Indian oil and gas explorations projects after being hit by lengthy regulatory delays.
The NYSE and Nasdaq has assured Alibaba that the partnership structure for its expected share offering will be permitted. The Financial Times reports.
Devastating wildfires near Sydney have fueled opposition to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plans to repeal a carbon emissions tax.
Foreign investors are on their longest-ever buying spree of South Korean stocks in another sign the country has emerged as a safe-haven, analysts say.
The U.S. sovereign rating must come from its creditors' view, said Guan Jianzhong, chairman of Dagong, the China rating agency which downgraded the U.S.
China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.
Choking smog all but shut down one of northeastern China's largest cities on Monday, forcing schools to suspend classes, snarling traffic and closing the airport, in the country's first major air pollution crisis of the winter.
Starbucks has been charging customers in China higher prices than other markets, helping the company realize thick profit margins, a report by the official China Central Television said.
Australian officials warned on Monday that three large wildfires burning in southeastern Australia could merge into one colossal "mega-fire.
Internal voting for top posts in Malaysia's ruling coalition proved Prime Minister Najib Razak to be a survivor, but at a cost to his reform agenda.
Commercial real-estate in the Asia-Pacific appears set for a record year, topping pre-financial crisis levels and shrugging off market volatility.
While the rally in U.S. dollar-yen has fizzled out over the past five months, foreign exchange strategists say the trade is not over yet.
Emerging market equities are poised to extend gains into year-end, said Bank of America-Merrill Lynch's fund manager survey for October.
Chinese manufacturing activity this month is expected to be on the radar for Asian markets this week, alongside the latest Japanese inflation numbers.
China may decide to expand a trial program allowing local governments to sell bonds, in response to concerns that their borrowings are hidden.
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Paul Haswell, Partner of Pinsent Masons, explains why more Asian technology players are seeking merger and acquisition opportunities in Europe.
Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign & International Public Finance Ratings, says the ongoing rout in oil markets will boost Thailand, South Korea and India, but weigh on oil exporter Malaysia.
Jim O'Donnell, Chief Investment Officer of Forward Management, attributes the disappointment over Alibaba's revenues to "expectations getting ahead of themselves."