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Growing uncertainty about a rise in Japan's consumption tax could be one more reason to stay away from the benchmark Nikkei stock index, analysts said.
Miner BHP Billiton's new boss is facing his biggest test as he weighs the fate of a $14 billion Canadian potash project just as the collapse of a dominant potash cartel.
China's official manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI), due out Thursday, is expected to show factory activity contracted for the first time in 10 months.
As Japan's yen continued to strengthen against the dollar this week, some analysts suggested that further monetary stimulus was needed to push it back down.
Just back from China, renowned economist Jim O'Neill told CNBC that the "incessant focus" on whether the Chinese GDP numbers are accurate "seems to be misplaced."
India's central bank has spent the last few weeks making a concerted effort to prop up the battered rupee, but its latest rhetoric may have already undone that hard work with the currency back within sight of record lows against the dollar.
Virtual currency bitcoin has been banned in Thailand, according to a prominent bitcoin exchange that operates in the Southeast Asian country.
Dovish comments from the RBA led to a big slide in the Australian dollar and now market watchers are wondering how low the currency needs to go before the RBA eases up on talking it down.
Pessimism about China's economy and uncertainty about Japan's attempts to end two decades of economic stagnation are reflecting growing concerns about these Asian countries.
Recent bearishness surrounding China's growth is just another "false alarm" and investors are focusing on the wrong data points to assess the economy's outlook.
Regardless of what narrative may ultimately prove to best explain GSK's current problems in China, doing business in the sector for multinationals will never be the same.
China's central bank on Tuesday did something it hasn't done in five months: it actively injected cash into local money markets, easing concerns of another credit squeeze.
India's central bank left interest rates unchanged Tuesday to support a battered rupee but said it will roll back recent liquidity tightening measures when stability returns.
Contrary to widespread belief, a scaling back of the Federal Reserve's massive monetary stimulus would not be a big risk event for China, economists say.
Even before Japan can stage a convincing rebound, fears are already building over a sharp slowdown, with one analyst warning of a possible recession next year.
One of Apple's big suppliers employed underage workers and pressured employees to work illegal overtime, according to a Chinese workers' rights group. The Financial Times reports.
China appears in danger of following Japan into the same kind of economic coma that Japan has been trying to wake up from 20 years later.
Japan's industrial output fell by a worst-than-expected margin in June, sparking concerns whether the government's radical economic revival plans are having enough of an impact.
China's economy may be contracting, investment experts told CNBC on Monday. That's in sharp contrast to China's official growth assessment of 7.5 percent in the second quarter.
Steps that encourage China's 260 million migrant workers to settle into cities should help turn them into urban spenders and underpin growth amid worries of a sharp slowdown in the world's second biggest economy, a new report from HSBC suggests.
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