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Indonesian markets have priced in bright prospects for reforms, but a new law eliminating local elections has spurred concerns of political gridlock.
New plans to clean up China's long-feared local government debt will bring near-term pain, but a longer-term fix may be in sight, analysts say.
A commodity fraud at China's Qingdao port has sparked a surprise jump in nickel exports and pushed back expectations of a global supply shortage.
Japan's new trade and industry minister, Yuko Obuchi, may have what it takes to become the country's first female prime minister.
Singaporeans spend the second most amount of time on the Internet, after Indians, a study by Tata Communications has found.
Monday will be the key test for Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrations and will determine whether it will be a lasting movement, say analysts.
China's recent push to tighten control over Hong Kong's political process could turn out to be a very costly move for Beijing.
People are staging solidarity protests across the globe and expressing support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement via social media.
Pro-democracy protesters may have demanded the resignation of CY Leung, but some analysts doubt a change at the top would help in the long term.
There were no signs that pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong plan to back down as the protest ended its first week.
China's banks this week found themselves turning away would-be depositors as they scrambled to comply with new rules. The Financial Times reports.
The risks for "Abenomics" are increasing whatever Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decides to do.
The U.S. dollar rose to its highest level against the Japanese yen since August 2008 on Wednesday, but analysts don’t expect the rally to last.
High internet penetration and widespread smartphone usage are providing the fertile environment for Indonesia's e-commerce market to grow.
As protesters gather for a sixth day, their demand for the right to choose their leaders poses the biggest popular challenge to the ruling party.
China’s booming shadow banks needs scrutiny, the IMF said on Wednesday, shortly after an official from the Chinese central bank defended the sector.
The Japanese government has selected Nomura Securities and JP Morgan among the 11 underwriters for a planned IPO of state-owned Japan Post.
The latest steps to rescue China's sagging property sector are among the most high-profile yet, but don't expect a market turnaround, economists say.
Prior to the annual release of 10,000 pigeons, each bird received an "anal security check for suspicious objects," Chinese state media reported．
While Hong Kong protesters brave tear gas to battle for democratic ideals, stock traders are lining up bets on how to make money on the turmoil.
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Jeffrey Halley, senior manager, FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says markets are expecting a positive nonfarm payrolls report and advises investors to sell the Aussie and New Zealand dollar.
With U.S. valuations "fairly valued", opportunities abound in overseas markets amid a stronger greenback, says Jeff Carbone, founder & senior partner at Cornerstone Financial Partners.
Su Sian Lim, ASEAN economist at HSBC, says the lifting of martial law in Thailand could help the country's tourism sector, but the overall economic outlook remains weak.