China's top leaders wrapped up their four-day Fourth Plenum on Thursday, promising to enhance the rule of law in the world's second largest economy.» Read More
The prospect of liquidity drying up in world's second largest economy is rattling markets inside and outside China, unnerving investors at a time when the Federal Reserve looks set to start unwinding some of monetary stimulus.
Why have emerging markets been hit so hard by talk of an end to the Fed's bond buying program? You have to go back to the basic belief about the program.
After the 2008 financial crisis, China kept the credit taps open. The companies and local governments that got accustomed to lots of cash now find themselves cut off.
Chinese shares sank to multi-month lows as fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy were exacerbated by further weakness in its vast manufacturing sector.
Sony shareholders pressed its chief executive for a response to Third Point's proposal for a partial spinoff of its entertainment arm but Kazuo Hirai pleaded for their patience.
The Aussie was served a double blow on Thursday, falling to its lowest level against the greenback since 2010, and experts expect the currency to fall further in the months ahead.
Markets sold off sharply in Asia on Thursday, after the U.S. Fed suggested it could start to unwind its monetary stimulus program later this year.
China's central bank continued to test the resilience of local lenders to withstand a cash crunch on Thursday, as money market rates soared and short-term rates hit record highs.
Weakness in the manufacturing sector could make it harder for China to resist calls to ease monetary policy, analysts say.
Smog so dense you can hardly see and people walking around with face masks on: scenes often associated with polluted Beijing actually describe Singapore.
PM Abe has vowed to take steps to help mobilise women power to end economic stagnation and engineer growth in a country beset by an ageing, shrinking population.
The closely-watched flash estimate of the HSBC China Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) fell to 48.3 in June, worse than the 49.2 reading in May when the index moved into contractionary phase for the first time in seven months.
The slump in the Indian rupee, which is hovering near lifetime lows, poses a threat to the recovery in Asia's third largest economy that is already on fragile footing.
Australia has been clouded with negative forecasts in recent weeks, but one report says the economy is set to bounce back.
Investor confidence in emerging markets continues to plummet, with a fund managers' survey by BofA Merrill Lynch showing that equity investment in the group has fallen to its lowest level since 2008.
Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector may have decelerated further in June, the flash HSBC China purchasing manager's index is expected to show on Thursday.
Global fish prices have leapt to all-time highs as China's growing appetite for high-end species runs up against lower catches. The Financial Times reports.
Asia will spearhead the rise in global stock markets from now until the end of the year, according to a worldwide Reuters poll.
Strong export numbers from Japan are a hopeful sign for the success of the country's economic policies but it's still early days to say that the country's export sector has turned a corner, analysts say.
Hong Kong's central bank said on Tuesday that its investigation into possible benchmark rate manipulation has been extended to include HSBC and a number of other banks.
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