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Toyota Motor Corp raised its operating profit forecast for the financial year as the yen, which fell against the dollar, buoys profits.
Samsung could reveal its latest smartphone – the Galaxy S5 – sooner than expected, after the company sent out teasing invitations.
A Victorian mansion on Sydney Harbour has become a potent symbol of the city's buoyant property market, the FT reports.
The results of Thailand's weekend elections are likely irrelevant at best, so why are its shares bucking the regional selloff with a solid rally?
The Australian dollar was the clear outperformer in an otherwise dismal session in Asia on Tuesday, after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left interest rates on hold in its first policy meeting of the year.
A growing wave of newly affluent Chinese tourists are taking advantage of more direct flights to the shopping capitals of Europe. The NYT reports.
Toyota reports quarterly profits on Tuesday that are likely to be nearly five times what it booked a year ago.
Thai protesters who have been camped out in north Bangkok marched downtown as they consolidated efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
The contraction in China's PMI has been blamed on the Chinese New Year, but some analysts argue that the dip is still reflective of slowing growth.
India's struggling telecoms industry is today due to kick off its latest round of spectrum auctions. The FT reports.
For global automakers, the dusty backroads of rural India could be the new El Dorado.
Indonesia posted a trade surplus of $1.52 billion in December, putting the trade balance in the black and relieving pressure on the ailing rupiah.
Mizuho Financial Group is raising its dividend payout as profits surge and other banks might follow suit, but these benefits may be short-lived.
Thai anti-government protesters planned to forge ahead on Monday with efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Political strife in Thailand, economic data out of Indonesia and a central bank meeting in Australia should take the spotlight in Asia this week.
China does not feel threatened by countries in Southeast Asia and is optimistic about the situation in the South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said.
The Indian state of Rajasthan has barred foreign direct investment in supermarkets, an ominous sign for global retailers.
Thailand went to the polls under heavy security on Sunday in an election that could push the divided country deeper into political turmoil.
The IMF has responded to the volatility in emerging markets by stressing the need for coherent policies and urgent action.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.