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A sell-off in China's stock market has not put of market bulls, who forecast gains of up to 15 percent in the coming months.
China's foreign direct investment inflows rose 1.44 percent in the first three months of 2013 from a year earlier, snapping the longest run of annual decline.
China's new home prices rose in March from a year ago, a third consecutive month, as home buyers rushed to finalize deals to avoid a new capital gains tax, which is expected to help slow increases in coming months.
As worries over the outlook for the global economy resurface, analysts tell CNBC that Asia can take comfort from one fact – the sharp fall in oil prices.
BHP Billiton's new chief executive will take a pay cut as miners struggle with tougher market conditions, and has stripped out a layer of top executives.
Global carmakers have poured billions of dollars in India's once-booming car market are now struggling as slow economic growth keep their target customers from parting with their cash.
Japanese exports picked up in March from a year earlier, beating forecasts and offering hope that a weaker yen is starting to support a slow upturn in the export-reliant economy.
Foreign investors' net buying of Japanese equities hit the highest last week since the Ministry of Finance started collecting the data in 2005, buoyed by the Bank of Japan's sweeping stimulus measures unveiled on April 4.
Oil prices have cascaded lower in the global commodities rout and may still have further to go before finding a floor, analysts say.
Apple tumbled to its lowest level in over a year, as investors continued to dump shares of the tech company amid worries over second-quarter iPad mini shipments.
"When I look at copper, it reminds me a lot of gold before that big breakdown," one analyst said.
When everyone hates a trade, it's time to buy, a contrarian explains.
The falling yen coupled with a fall-off in Chinese investment inflows "increasingly resembles" the run-up to the 1997 currency crisis, said Albert Edwards, Societe Generale's ultra-bearish strategist.
The top aviation regulator said he expects to decide "very soon" whether to approve Boeing's redesigned 787 Dreamliner battery system, potentially ending a three-month ban on flights by the high-tech jet.
Apple may have surged ahead with tablet sales, but the competition is heating up in China, where ultra-cheap tablets are giving consumers more options.
China's economy will grow at sustainable levels and there's no need for panic about the level of growth, said Jin Liqun, chairman of China's sovereign wealth fund.
Growing investor bullishness over Japan's economy is being met by evaporating optimism for China, a survey of fund managers shows.
Two more people in China have died from a new strain of avian influenza, bringing to 16 the number of deaths from the H7N9 virus.
The Singapore Exchange is confident the number of companies looking to go public will increase this year, SGX President Muthukrishnan Ramaswami told CNBC.
Consumers of high-end diamond jewelry want the real thing and are willing to pay up, even though the lab-made variety are free of the 'blood diamonds' stigma.
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Donna Kwok, Senior China Economist at UBS, says the Plenum meeting will accelerate fiscal reforms. She adds that data on Tuesday may show the economy grew 7.1 percent in the third quarter.
Mathias Cormann, Finance Minister of Australia, says the number of pre-registrations indicate strong demand for health insurer Medibank's share offering.
Douglas Ramage, Managing Director, Bower Group Asia, says Widodo's main obstacles are political as the Parliament is controlled by the opposition.