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Goldman Sachs became the latest bank to downgrade China's economic growth, saying tighter financial conditions and reforms are downside risks for the world's second largest economy.
While stocks globally took a beating last week on worries about U.S. monetary stimulus ending and a slowing Chinese economy, one major market staged a quiet comeback.
In a country synonymous with larger-than-life mining tycoons and Outback heroes, the geeks are quietly inheriting the earth.
South Korea is now the largest property investor so far in 2013 after a jump in tensions with North Korea has fed a tenfold surge in overseas commercial property spending.
Japanese economic data are likely to be watched closely this week for solid signs of whether efforts to revive the world's third largest economy are starting to work.
The PBOC rarely explains its actions in public and keeps markets guessing on policy, but angst created by its stand off in the money markets is prompting calls for it to change.
Gold mining stocks have lost their luster as commodity prices fall. But investors may be missing improving fundamentals, say fund managers.
Swiss bank UBS will surrender its Indian banking license and close its banking unit, covering fixed income, forex operations and credit services, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Saturday.
Fears are ripe in Asia that tapering of the U.S. Federal Reserve's QE program could lead to events similar to 1994's debt market crash, but one economist says concerns are overblown.
From posting images of landmarks wearing gas masks to wacky tweets on how to handle Singapore's worst air quality problem, residents keep it light-hearted.
Fears about the Fed unwinding its monetary stimulus have sent global markets into a tail spin this week and some analysts argue the sell-off is in fact justified.
The Singapore haze, a thick smog caused by crop burning in Indonesia, has reached a record hazardous level on Friday.
The prospect of liquidity drying up in world's second largest economy is rattling markets inside and outside China, unnerving investors at a time when the Federal Reserve looks set to start unwinding some of monetary stimulus.
Why have emerging markets been hit so hard by talk of an end to the Fed's bond buying program? You have to go back to the basic belief about the program.
After the 2008 financial crisis, China kept the credit taps open. The companies and local governments that got accustomed to lots of cash now find themselves cut off.
Chinese shares sank to multi-month lows as fears of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy were exacerbated by further weakness in its vast manufacturing sector.
Sony shareholders pressed its chief executive for a response to Third Point's proposal for a partial spinoff of its entertainment arm but Kazuo Hirai pleaded for their patience.
The Aussie was served a double blow on Thursday, falling to its lowest level against the greenback since 2010, and experts expect the currency to fall further in the months ahead.
Markets sold off sharply in Asia on Thursday, after the U.S. Fed suggested it could start to unwind its monetary stimulus program later this year.
China's central bank continued to test the resilience of local lenders to withstand a cash crunch on Thursday, as money market rates soared and short-term rates hit record highs.
European officials issued a stern warning to bitcoin users. CNBC's Julia Wood has the details.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks QE taper is irrelevant to the ASEAN markets.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia, Bank Julius Baer discusses Indian markets.