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Asian shares likely won't return much this quarter, but North Asian markets such as Korea and Taiwan offer opportunity, Goldman Sachs said.
Overseas banks have given the zone a chilly reception – launch included just two branches of non-Chinese institutions. The FT reports.
China's factory activity expanded at a slower-than-expected pace in September, calling into question the strength of the country's recovery.
It's shaping up to be a busy week for Asian markets: from a possible U.S. government shutdown looms, to a snapshot of Chinese manufacturing activity.
Gong Aiai, who was accused of amassing dozens of high-end properties by forging documents, was sentenced to three years in prison. The NYT reports.
Operations formally kicked off Sunday at a new free trade zone in Shanghai billed as a major step for China's financial reforms, but significant changes look to be years away.
Can China build a global film industry with influence on par with, or even surpassing, Hollywood? Real estate mogul Wang Jianlin hopes so.
Residential property prices in the wealthy island nation of Singapore could be headed for a sizable correction of up to 20 percent by 2015, according to Barclays.
China is expected to launch the much-talked-about Shanghai free-trade zone this weekend, but what's most exciting about this economic experiment?
A major earthquake of 6.8 magnitude or larger has hit southwest Pakistan, less than a week after a massive temblor in the same region killed hundreds.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks set to rule in favor of a controversial rise in the country's sales-tax.
Christie's sold $25 million worth of art, jewelry, watches and wine on Thursday at its first auction in China.
Mumbai saw its most expensive apartment sale on record last month, but this comes in stark contrast to growing pessimism over the market's outlook.
Since China opened up to foreign investment, some of America's most powerful corporations have gone in confidently, only to stagger out defeated. The Global Post reports.
Japan's core consumer prices, which excludes volatile food prices, rose 0.8 percent in August from a year earlier, recording their biggest annual rise in almost five years.
India should introduce a wholesale liberalization of rules restricting foreign investors from participating in domestic bond markets.
Singapore's initial public offering (IPO) market became the second largest in the world in the third quarter of this year.
David Rubenstein, co-CEO of The Carlyle Group said China is the second best place to invest in the world, after U.S.
Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is increasing the number of vehicles it will build in the U.S. and export to other countries.
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