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The Indonesian rupiah, which has fallen drastically over the past few months, prompting the Indonesian central bank to take aggressive action to halt the currency's fall, has developed a parabolic trend.
Foreign banks are pushing to raise billions of dollars from expatriate Indians in response to New Delhi's drive to defend its weak currency.
Samsung will roll out a new smartwatch early next year, according to a Korean news site.
The crisis of confidence gripping India appears to have eased considerably, raising hopes that Asia's third-largest economy may be turning a corner.
Japan is set to be nuclear power-free again, and with no firm date for re-starting the energy source that provides 30 percent of electricity to its economy.
The surprise withdrawal of Fed Chairman candidate Summers will likely give risk-on trades, such as battered emerging market currencies, a boost.
Improving mainland economic data and hopes for export gains as the U.S. economy recovers have boosted Hong Kong stocks but some players, including Goldman Sachs, are sounding warnings.
This week's Fed meeting is likely to top all others in Asia, as investors wait to see if a scaling back of the monetary stimulus is about to begin.
As markets tune into how the Federal Reserve is going to rein in its massive stimulus program, so is the Bank of Japan.
Though a number of recent Olympics have disappointed host cities, some experts say Tokyo is poised to benefit from the 2020 games.
Two consortiums, including IBM and STMicroelectronics, have proposed building semiconductor wafer plants in India costing a total of $8 billion.
China looks to be lightening the load for its students, or perhaps it's just making them even better.
The recent crash in emerging market currencies may fool investors into thinking now is a good time to invest, but HSBC has warned the currencies could suffer further falls.
While many market players consider Friday the 13th an unlucky day, historical data proves that Japanese stocks have traditionally emerged unscathed from the superstition.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi isn't a household name just yet, but it could soon become a "disruptive force" in the global smartphone arena.
With the latest iPhone launch lacking its traditional éclat, it's time to treat Apple's Asian suppliers with caution, Goldman Sachs said.
All four men convicted of raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in Delhi were sentenced to death on Friday.
Japan's government upgraded its assessment of the economy in September for the seventh time this year because of rising capital expenditure.
Bank Indonesia raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points, surprising investors who widely expected the bank to keep rates on hold.
Recent market volatility spurred an exodus from Asia's high-yield bonds, but the region's growth story is intact and the segment still offers good value.
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