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Japan's Nikkei is the world's best performing major equity market this year and is tipped to head higher on yen weakness.
China's factory activity shrank for a third straight month in July, a HSBC private survey of Chinese manufacturers showed on Wednesday.
Glaxo's problems may go beyond the sales practices that are currently at the center of a bribery and corruption scandal in China. They may extend to its Shanghai research and development center.
India is considering calling on its millions of non-resident citizens to help reverse a record slide in the rupee, senior government officials told Reuters on Monday.
Singapore's central bank posted a S$10.61 billion ($8.39 billion) net loss in its last fiscal year as the SGD's gains diminished the value of its foreign currency holdings.
Contrary to popular perception, the important number for dollar-yen is 102, and not 100, according to technical analysis.
Japan's consumer confidence rose to a seven-year high, a survey by market research firm Nielsen showed, as the country undergoes an economic revival led by Prime Minister Abe.
Yen strength following Sunday's election has defied expectations of further currency weakness and left the yen once again drifting away from the key 100-mark versus the dollar.
Abe's landslide election victory at the weekend was anything but a ringing endorsement from voters. Poll suggests that only about one in four voters gave their support.
Honda's long-struggling luxury brand reportedly plans to build cars in China, targeting what is soon expected to become the world's largest market for high-end vehicles.
A Japanese utility said Monday its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is likely leaking contaminated water into the sea, acknowledging a problem long suspected by experts.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's landslide electoral victory this weekend could push the Nikkei to 20,000 and the yen above 105 against the dollar, the CEO of one of Asia's largest regional asset managers told CNBC.
British drug giant, GlaxoSmithKline admitted that some of its executives in China appear to have violated Chinese law in a bribery and corruption scandal.
Emerging market policymakers who have in recent times tightened monetary conditions to shore up their currencies, may be digging themselves into a hole, economists have warned.
If Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is serious about transforming the economy, it's crucial that he pushes ahead with plans to raise a controversial consumption tax, analysts say.
A 6.6 magnitude earthquake in China's western Gansu province killed 22 people and seriously injured hundreds on Monday, adding that many homes in affected areas had collapsed.
The school in India where 23 children died had been serving lunch under a government-sponsored scheme without monitoring by local officials.
While the scrapping the floor on lending rates reflects the government's determination to push ahead with reforms, economists say the practical impact would be minimal.
Japan will move swiftly to hike the consumption tax, a member of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) told CNBC a day after Abe's ruling coalition won the upper house elections.
The convincing victory by Abe's ruling coalition on Sunday helps pave the way for long-awaited economic reforms, but only time will tell whether Abe seizes the opportunity.
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