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The Indian rupee is managing to catch a break from a precipitous sell-off that’s dogged the currency in the past month, but strategists are skeptical the turnaround will last.
An uptick in Chinese manufacturing activity in August has eased slowdown fears, but analysts have flagged concerns about the quality of growth for the country.
Singapore, resilient so far to the turmoil that has swept emerging markets, appears to be one of the most financially vulnerable countries in Asia.
India has been hit by a wave of growth downgrades, with analysts predicting the slowdown to worsen after GDP figures on Friday fell to lowest rate in four years.
India should remain firmly in focus, as a new central bank governor takes the helm at a time of financial crisis in the country. The RBA and BoJ is also scheduled to meet this week.
Japan's government is taking a direct role in the clean-up of the wrecked nuclear plant, as concerns grow over the ability of Tepco to handle the disaster in a quarter century.
If things are really starting to look up for China's economy, as a recent government data seems to suggest, nobody appears to have told its biggest retailers.
Radiation near a tank holding highly contaminated water at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has spiked 18-fold, the plant's operator said on Sunday.
China is investigating the head of its state assets regulator for "serious discipline violations", the government said on Sunday.
China's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year in August with a jump in new orders, official data showed on Sunday.
The Dedicated Short-Range Communications, or DSRC, system the Japanese maker demonstrated this week can track pedestrians and motorcycles even when they're out of the line of sight.
The radioactive leak at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant is far from under control and could get a lot worse, a nuclear energy expert, who compiles the annual "World Nuclear Industry Status Report" warned.
India's gross domestic product growth missed expectations in the quarter to June, adding to the country's economic problems amid an unprecedented free-fall in the rupee.
Worldwide shipments of PCs are expected to fall almost 10 percent this year, with sales in China expected to contract at a steeper rate than in mature regions.
Australia's corporate earnings season is over and the results have not been as bad as analysts feared, putting Aussie stocks on track and on a firmer note than their peers.
Indians are postponing overseas travel due to the slide in the rupee, which has pushed the price of accommodation, food and entertainment considerably higher.
Emerging markets are getting a beating right now, but the tattered asset class could be poised to become the “comeback kid” of 2014, some analysts say.
The rupee has fallen so far so fast that not even analysts can define the currency's future. They are struggling to make sense of a currency that is now in uncharted territory.
India is considering to direct commercial banks to buy gold from ordinary citizens in an attempt to curb imports and take some heat off the plunging currency.
Economic data from Japan on Friday showed upbeat industrial output, inflation and employment figures, in the latest signs of a recovery taking hold.
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