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Australian consumer sentiment improved in July as family finances worries eased, though the impact of an unpopular federal budget continued to linger.
As the world's second largest importer of oil, higher oil prices could be a threat to China's economic growth, analysts have said.
Indonesians go to the polls this Wednesday to vote for a new president that will rule Southeast Asia's biggest economy for the next five years.
Carrefour has become the latest foreign company to exit India, but analysts are downplaying the implications for its economy and new government.
The bulk of India's future railway projects will be financed through public-private partnerships, the country's railways minister said.
The use of the renminbi in trade settlements increased sharply this year, according to HSBC's annual renminbi survey.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek eked out a shareholder return of just 1.5 percent for the fiscal year, hit by its Singapore and China focus.
Japan's current account logged a higher-than-expected surplus in May, as the trade deficit narrowed due to a decline in imports.
Samsung's gloomy earnings guidance for the second quarter has raised questions over whether the South Korean giant's best days behind it.
Private Indian firms want to pay off debts, emboldened by the stock market surge and an anticipated economic recovery after Modi's win.
A typhoon forced Japan to cancel flights and urge over 100,000 people to evacuate as the storm threatened to bring torrential rain and high winds.
The BOJ maintained its economic assessment for all of Japan's nine regional economies, saying the economy has continued to recover moderately.
Japanese manufacturers, rich but loath to spend it at home since the financial crisis, are now spending on equipment crucial to economic recovery.
China's economic growth quickened in the second quarter, but will still need further modest government support measures, Premier Li said.
As Japan's PM Shinzo Abe's four-day visit to Australia starts on Monday, China will be keeping extra close tabs on announcements from the trip.
This week in Asia will be busy with India's federal budget, elections in Indonesia and Chinese data likely to dominate the headlines.
An investment treaty and global negotiations could be jeopardized if US and China fail to resolve a stand-off over annual trade in high-tech products.
India's central bank chief Raghuram Rajan deserves an "A+" grade for his performance over the past 10 months, says predecessor Duvvuri Subbarao.
The Aussie – which appeared to be on course for a return to parity with the U.S. dollar just days ago – is set to end the year below $0.90.
China's economy may be slowing but the latest Transformers movie has broken Chinese box office records since opening last Friday.
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