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India's Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) said on Thursday trading had resumed across all of its markets after being disrupted for about three hours due to a network outage in the morning.
Activity in China's services sector expanded at its fastest in 15 months in June, reinforcing signs that the broader economy is stabilizing.
As the slowdown in Singapore's housing market deepens, investors are questioning when the government may relax its anti-speculation curbs.
Japanese brewers will release their canned cocktails line this summer as fizzy concoctions come to the fore in efforts to offset declining beer sales.
Premier Li said downward pressure still existed in its economy despite it operating within a reasonable range and indicators showing a positive trend.
As Hong Kong stocks hit their highest level in nearly seven months this week, some analysts expect the market to gain a new lease of life.
Shanghai is leading a race to host the headquarters of a new "Brics" development bank that will challenge multilateral lending institutions.
Singapore is set to discontinue the issuance of the $10,000 ($7,998) note, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said on Wednesday.
Japan's departure from a pacifist constitution does not put it on a collision course with China, but relations between the two may not improve soon either.
Yen bears could be in for disappointment this year if former Japanese currency official Eisuke Sakakibara's latest comments are anything to go by.
Malaysian state investor Khazanah Nasional Bhd plans to take Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) private.
Chinese military bases is being threatened by illegally built buildings, and fake tourists seeking access to spy sensitive sites.
North Korea fired short-range rockets into the sea off its east coast a day ahead of a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Seoul.
Gambling revenue in Macau fell 3.7 percent, the first drop in over four years, with analysts saying the World Cup had diverted gamblers away.
Treasury Secretary Lew wants to address economic reform and the cyber-spying charges against Chinese officials that have angered Beijing.
The Aussie dollar may have soared to eight-month highs this week but parity against the U.S. dollar is still a long way off, analysts say.
Police removed kicking and screaming protesters from the business district, holdouts of a sit-in on the heels of a rally demanding greater democracy.
As AirAsia gets set to re-enter Japan through a joint venture, CEO Tony Fernandes is optimistic AirAsia Japan will be profitable within a year.
Overregulation in the US has spooked global banks. They are now looking beyond Wall St. as a major financial hub. What's next?
British luxury auto maker Rolls Royce has set its sights on one of Asia's poorest but fastest growing nations: Cambodia.
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