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At the “make or break” meeting of the WTO in Bali this week, Indonesia’s trade minister told CNBC there was a less than 50 percent chance of a deal.
A deal signed in South Korea by Huawei Technologies could undermine Washington's defense ties with Seoul. The FT reports.
Despite talk of a significant economic slowdown in China, Fortescue Metals doesn't expect the world's second-largest economy to lose steam soon.
Better-than-expected data out of India and Indonesia this week suggests the two Asian economies may be better placed to weather the imminent tapering.
Australia's economy put in another subpar performance last quarter as domestic demand disappointed and consumers chose to save rather than spend.
A Japanese government spending package, aimed at bolstering the economy ahead of a national sales-tax hike, will total about $182 billion.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is believed to have dismissed a powerful uncle from his posts, a move that could help consolidate his power base.
HSBC’s chief global equity strategist tells CNBC why he feels like he is not buying into the Japanese policy makers’ ‘economic miracle.’
Free messaging service Line has taken Japan by storm over the past few years, but can the company continue to expand at such a rapid pace?
The yuan has overtaken the euro as the second most used currency in trade finance, says SWIFT.
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday left its key interest rate steady at a record low of 2.5 percent.
Apple may finally have struck an iPhone distribution deal with China Mobile, Fortune.com reports.
As BOJ stimulus talk helped push the yen to a six-month low and stocks to a six-month high, analysts say Japanese assets may have further to run.
BOJ is planning for an expansion of its already massive economic stimulus program, looking to go beyond its $70 billion-a-month bond-buying operation.
U.S. Vice President Biden urged Japan and China to lower tensions that have spiked since Beijing announced an air defense zone over disputed islands.
While China has been a key source of gold demand this year, the country's bullion imports may slow in 2014, according to ANZ.
Hong Kong confirmed its first case of deadly H7N9 bird flu on Monday, a sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China's borders.
China launched its first ever extraterrestrial landing craft into orbit en route for the moon, a major milestone for its space program.
China has punished almost 20,000 officials in the last year for breaching rules to cut down on bureaucracy.
As anti-government protests in Thailand turned violent over the weekend, analysts say the vulnerability of the economy is now fully exposed.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.