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With Japan's economy showing signs of contracting, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held off on a planned sales tax increase.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election and announced a delay in the second sales tax hike by 18 months.
Australia's economy faces myriad headwinds that could trigger interest rate cuts from the central bank, taking borrowing rates further south from current historic lows.
Fanfare surrounding the Hong Kong-Shanghai stock connect allowing cross-trading between the two exchanges has faded, with investors staying away in droves.
Hong Kong on Tuesday started to clear part of a protest camp in the city that has been occupied by pro-democracy demonstrators for nearly two months.
China's home prices posted a second consecutive annual drop in October, although monthly figures showed an improving sequential trend.
Indonesia may put the kibosh on its "fragile five" membership as its new president took bold action to eliminate most of its expensive fuel subsidy.
China's big internet-TV companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on foreign TV shows and films in a battle to attract users and advertisers.
Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.
With its economy contracting, Japan's much-heralded, three-pronged Abenomics revival is beginning to look like a two-legged stool.
China's dream to revive a 2,000-year old trade route is emblematic of the country's two-speed reform process, according to Barclays.
The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock exchange link is a "very big deal," strategist John Rutledge said. Here's how he'd play it.
The Japanese yen left many currency experts wrong-footed on Monday with a seemingly unstoppable depreciation coming to an abrupt halt.
The iPhone maker announced Sunday that it would add UnionPay as a payment option in its App Store for consumers in China.
China and Australia will on Monday sign a landmark free trade deal more than a decade in the making, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.
Thailand's economy grew much less than expected in the July-September quarter, forcing the authorities to cut the country's growth forecast.
India is trying to block access to online pornography in a move that has triggered fears over digital freedoms in the world's largest democracy.
The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect is set to begin, in a sea change that will crack open China's A-share markets to foreign investment, potentially breaking the market out of a long downturn.
South Korea is on track to spend more on vehicle imports from Europe this year than it earns from exports the other way for the first time in 24 years.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's crackdown on government corruption, which began almost two years ago, is hurting a specialized niche of the U.S. tourism industry.
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Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, says iron ore prices remain tied to the supply-demand response, so investors shouldn't get too carried away by recent gains.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China Strategy at Macquarie, says disappointment on credit easing and economic reforms are two factors that can stop China's stock market rally.