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India's central bank cut its policy interest rate by 25 basis points on Friday for the third time since January, as expected, but said there is little room to ease monetary policy further.
India's Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) cleared on Thursday a 1.5 billion euro ($1.98 billion) investment plan by IKEA.
Standard & Poor's raised the Philippines' credit rating to investment grade on Thursday, the second debt agency to do so in less than two months.
Australia's top investment bank, beat forecasts as cost cutting and strength in its annuity-style businesses offset lingering weakness in capital markets.
Expansion in China's services sector slowed in April, in line with slower factory activity and reinforcing views that recovery in the world's second-largest economy remains modest.
Analysts warn that the recovery in copper prices - which bounced back after suffering their biggest one-day loss in over a year on Wednesday - could struggle to sustain gains if China continues to show slowing economic momentum.
Westpac, Australia's third-largest lender, posted a forecast-beating half-year profit on Friday, rewarding investors with a special dividend.
China's most prominent and politically connected financier is raising a new $2 billion -$2.5 billion fund for investments in China and abroad. The Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Bernie Lo and Emily Chan discuss the newest addition to the city of Hong Kong: a giant, inflatable rubber duck.
Cellphone theft is on the rise, but carriers and handset makers have no incentive to fix the problem. The NYT reports.
An antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea has some saying that its effects could match those of AIDS.
A widely-anticipated cut in interest rates by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday is unlikely to get markets too excited. But what the central bank says just might, economists told CNBC.
The Singapore stock market has been on a tear recently, trading at highs not seen since late 2007, but the rally could be short-lived, analysts warn.
The easing in China's manufacturing-sector growth could prompt a fresh round of stimulus, analysts told CNBC.
Factory-sector growth in China and India stumbled in April to further underline the impact of a fragile global economy.
One in four U.S. businesses are vulnerable to having their trade secrets stolen, according an cyber expert, who said the ongoing threat could cost the U.S. economy "billions rather than millions".
So much for talk of a 'great rotation' out of bonds into equities, analysts say the best strategy may be bet on both assets.
China's growing industrial might is likely to allow it to mount an increasingly formidable challenge to the military supremacy of the United States. The New York Times reports.
North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced U.S. citizen Kenneth Bae to 15 years hard labor on Thursday for committing crimes against the North.
DBS posted a record quarterly profit, beating expectations, as higher fee and commission income offset a slight drop in income from its key lending business.
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Bart De Smet, CEO of Ageas, expects further developments in GDP per capita and market penetration to fuel growth in Asia's insurance market.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, expects the euro to gravitate towards 1.20 against the greenback by end-2015. He also explains his bearish bet on the Indonesian rupiah.
Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets, explains why he expects Tuesday's HSBC flash PMI for August to come in above market expectations.