China cut interest rates unexpectedly on Friday, stepping up a campaign to prop up growth in the world's second-largest economy.» Read More
The RBA kept interest rates unchanged at a record low 2.75 percent on Tuesday, in line with expectations that a weaker Australian dollar would prevent them from making a cut.
First copper exports from Rio Tinto's $6.6 billion Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia may start early next month after incumbent Tsakhia Elbegdorj secured a second four-year term.
Japanese stocks, which hit a new one-month high on Tuesday, appear to have got their mojo back, putting the 15,942 mark - a five-and-a-half year peak - within shooting distance.
The amount of money raised in the junk "dim sum" bond market reached a record high in the second quarter. The Financial Times reports.
The investment bank has ended a recommendation to buy a basket of U.S. stocks with highest sales exposure to Brazil, Russia, India and China, another sign of weakening sentiment towards emerging markets.
The reform process China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang calls a "self-imposed revolution" does not have to "feel like cutting one's own wrist, writes Michael Ivanovitch.
Australia's new Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's popularity has surged, but political uncertainty paints a gloomy picture for stocks.
The world's second biggest initial public offering (IPO) of the year, a $4 billion new listing by Suntory Beverage and Food, makes its début on the Tokyo stock exchange this week.
Japan's multi-pronged attempts to stave off prolonged stagnation in the country will ultimately fail, the former chief executive of camera and medical equipment maker Olympus told CNBC on Monday.
Apple has applied for a trademark for "iWatch" in Japan, a patent official said on Monday.
China formally launched on Monday an investigation into whether Europe is unfairly subsidizing and dumping its wines in the Chinese market, potentially adding to trade frictions between the world's second-largest economy and its biggest trade partner.
Asian markets got off to a rocky start on the first trading day of the third quarter on growing concerns over China's economic slowdown, and Goldman Sachs expects a lackluster performance for the region in the coming months.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is unlikely to cut interest rates on Tuesday, as the sharp drop in the Australian dollar has done most of the work for the central bank.
World construction activity will accelerate by $6.3 trillion, or 70 percent, by 2025, with the explosion in growth boosted by a new generation of "Asian Tigers".
The continued decline in China's manufacturing activity highlights the risk the world's second largest economy now poses to global growth, experts told CNBC.
The outlook for gold is looking increasingly bearish, according ANZ, which says the recent sharp declines open the risk of much sharper corrections.
Jewelery shops across India are a battleground, between India's gold public and a government determined to squelch their gold buying. The Financial Times reports.
Sentiment among Japanese manufacturers moved into positive territory for the first time in two years in the three months to June on Monday.
China's banks have been dealt a further blow as falling share prices put on ice a number of potential new Hong Kong listings. The Financial Times reports.
Last week in Jinan, China, more than 1,300 women wearing exquisite make-up and elegant dresses were asked to iron, cook, and tie a necktie. The GlobalPost reports.
While foreign markets offer cheap valuations, they continue to underperform U.S.-based assets and U.S. markets. says Meb Faber, CIO at Cambria Investment Management.
Mark O'Byrne, Executive and Research Director at GoldCore, says waning support for the Swiss referendum could be a headwind for gold prices in the short run.
Andrew Colquhoun, Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereigns at Fitch Ratings, explains why the agency plans to review Japan's ratings by end of 2014. The country is currently rated A+ with a negative outlook.