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CNBC's Asia Squawk Box takes a look back at what made headlines this week.
Australia's central bank governor said on Friday there is already a good deal of interest rate stimulus in the economy, but reiterated the bank could lower rates further if needed.
Two bombs placed on bicycles exploded in a crowded market-place in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to spend more than $100 billion on infrastructure in the next 15 months to help revive his country's economy. But does the ultra-modern nation need it?
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be seeking to put a strong U.S.-Japan alliance on full display in the face of potential threats in Asia when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday.
"I don't expect a crash. But I think for the time being, the market has peaked out" and "bonds, which are extremely oversold, could rebound," Faber said on CNBC.
Foxconn has imposed a recruitment freeze across most of its factories in China as it slows production of Apple's iPhone 5.
The biggest mobile trade show in the calendar kicks off on February 25 in Barcelona, Spain. Industry watchers expect new products to be unveiled by a host of players including Google, Samsung, HTC and Sony at the Mobile World Congress.
China markets resumed their decline, after a one-day recovery on Wednesday, dampened by fresh worries about monetary tightening and expansion of property sector curbs.
The recent run-up in sovereign bond yields combined with a recovery in global growth could lead to a crash in bond prices similar to the one seen in 1994, said AMP Capital in a report.
The unveiling of Sony's highly anticipated PlayStation 4 (PS4) – its first video game console in seven years – may be touted as a major step in turning around the struggling tech giant's fortunes, but one analyst said the firm didn't reveal enough.
Financier Nat Rothschild, co-founder of coal miner Bumi, was defeated in his bid to oust the company's current chairman and chief executive on Thursday, losing a public showdown with Indonesia's influential Bakrie family.
In the wake of the uproar over China's alleged hacking of U.S. corporations this week, the CEO of U.S.-based cyber security firm Taia Global argues it's unfair to pinpoint China as the only source of hacking.
Marriott International is in talks with possible business partners in Myanmar and may use the same investment model used in India.
The world's fifth-largest wind-turbine supplier, Suzlon Energy, expects India's budget next week to reinstate incentives aimed at encouraging businesses to invest in more wind power.
Just a few days after global finance ministers' and central bank chiefs' meeting in Moscow dismissed talk of a currency war, it appears that a battle is brewing in Asia.
Protesting workers destroyed vehicles and damaged factories near the Indian capital, New Delhi, on Wednesday at the beginning of a two-day strike.
Sony took the wraps off its next-generation video game console called "PlayStation 4" on Wednesday that will allow users to stream and play video games hosted on servers. The New York Times reports.
China's central bank governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, is set to keep his job next month despite reaching the mandatory retirement age of 65, in a bid by Beijing's new leaders.
The yen may have tumbled 17 percent against the dollar since the start of November, making many currency speculators, including George Soros, rich. But that depreciation could vanish with one analyst telling CNBC that investors shouldn't get too carried away.
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Nicole Wong, regional head of Property Research at CLSA, says China's property market is seeing improving conditions on the back of supportive policies.
The European Central Bank emphasized on the open-ended nature of its bond-buying program Thursday, which will likely be supportive of equities, says Dan Scott, vice president of Credit Suisse.
Nicholas Ferres, investment director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, explains why China's growth target for 2015 "doesn't make sense."