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  • This market’s in a sweet spot thanks to Apple Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:05 PM ET
    An attendee holds an Adata Technology power bank charger during the Computex Taipei 2014 expo.

    In a sluggish year for Asian exporters, Taiwan's economy and stock market are in a "sweet spot" thanks to Taiwan's position in the tech supply chain.

  • Japan's Abe fires 'Third Arrow' of reforms Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:55 AM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

    Japan's prime minister unveils package of measures aimed to boost long-term growth -- from corporate tax cuts to a bigger role for women.

  • Japan lawmaker in trouble over sexist remark Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 9:39 PM ET
    Akihiro Suzuki (R), a member of the Tokyo metropolitan assembly, bows to Ayaka Shiomura, a fellow assembly member, to apologize for his sexist jeer during a recent event, at Tokyo city hall.

    A Japanese lawmaker apologized for telling a female member of the Tokyo city assembly to "hurry up and get married", which embarrassed the government.

  • Flight MH370 pilot simulated Indian Ocean flight Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:28 PM ET
    Malaysia Airline passenger jet parked on the tarmac at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

    The pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet used his personal flight simulator to practice journeys to the Indian Ocean, reports NBC News.

  • Malaysia: Next emerging market whipping boy? Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    Malaysia could be more vulnerable to capital outflows than its emerging market peers like Indonesia when the Fed hikes rates, warn market watchers.

  • Is Bank of Japan at risk of QE failure? Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:33 PM ET

    The unprecedented quantitative easing program the Bank of Japan launched last year could be at risk of failure, Oxford Economics says.

  • Election anxiety looms over Indonesia markets Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:09 AM ET
    Indonesian frontrunner and presidential candidate Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo addresses supporters during a campaign rally in his hometown Solo city, central Java island.

    Indonesia's presidential election is two weeks away and a narrowing lead for frontrunner Joko "Jokowi" Widodo spells uncertainty for local markets.

  • World Cup bets in China foiled by a cyber spat Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:02 PM ET

    Users of a betting site could not gamble on World Cup games amid a spat over an online payments engine outage between China's two internet groups.

  • Apple suppliers to make larger iPhones: Report Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 10:28 PM ET

    Apple's suppliers will begin producing larger versions of the iPhone in China next month, Bloomberg reported citing sources.

  • Investing in China: A Catch-22? Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    People walk in front of the Shanghai Stock Exchange Building in Shanghai, China

    China shares are stuck between hopes low valuations may spur bargain buying and fears of a potential credit crisis, but some see trading opportunities.

  • What do South Korea and India have in common? Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 6:33 PM ET

    A rise in oil prices to nine-month highs amid turmoil in Iraq has raised worries about the outlook for some Asian economies like India and South Korea.

  • Australia economy grapples with new headwind Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:05 PM ET

    As Australia grapples with a mining sector downturn, economists warn that a new headwind may hit business sentiment: waning consumer confidence.

  • Asia focuses on China PMI, Japan data this week Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:50 PM ET

    This week is expected to be relatively quiet for Asian markets, with Chinese factory activity and a barrage of Japanese data the likely focal points.

  • Are Asian households over their heads in debt? Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Household debt in Asia is growing quickly, spurring concerns consumers may struggle to pay their bills as interest rates start to tick higher.

  • China's manufacturing activity expanded for the first time in six months in June, a private survey showed on Monday, adding to signs that the world's second-biggest economy is stabilizing.

  • China's warehouse sector under scrutiny Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:22 PM ET
    A worker walks in front of a storage area in a logistics center at the Pudong free trade zone in Shanghai, China.

    After an investigation banks and trading houses are aware of the risks of storing commodities in China's warehouse sector.

  • Chinese switch from cash to credit for car buys Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:54 PM ET

    In a country where owning a car has long been a symbol of luxury and success, around 85 percent of Chinese car buyers still buy cars with cash.

  • Shareholder activism catches fire in Japan Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 5:02 AM ET

    A record 14 shareholder proposals for higher returns will be made at annual general meetings this month, according to IR Japan, a research firm.

  • A Chinese coast guard vessel (R) sailing near China's oil drilling rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea.

    China has sent four oil rigs into the South China Sea in a sign that Beijing is stepping up its exploration for oil and gas in the tense region.

  • Mud flung as Indonesia presidential race heats up Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 12:05 AM ET
    Supporters of  Joko Widodo, governor of Jakarta and presidential candidate

    One of the two hopefuls in Indonesia's presidential election has been accused of being a closet Christian, the other of being a foreigner and unfit to lead the nation.

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