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Apple has lost more than 40 per cent of its share of the Chinese tablet market over the past year to cheaper rivals with Android or other operating systems, led by Samsung Electronics.
A vicious selloff in emerging markets this week has put the spotlight on the battered down Indian rupee and Indonesian rupiah, but one other currency has also been feeling the pain.
The prognosis for emerging markets is not looking good after four straight days of heavy selling in stocks and sharp currency falls.
As emerging markets continue to fall from grace, the less high profile frontier markets are starting to steal the spotlight.
Singapore's property market is unlikely to be hit too hard by the concerns about an unwinding in U.S. monetary stimulus which are giving Asian asset prices a drubbing.
Japan will dramatically raise its warning about the severity of a toxic water leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant, its most serious action since the plant was destroyed in 2011.
India, running out of options to avoid a currency crisis, may resort to selling a foreign-currency sovereign bond to raise foreign capital and finance a current account gap.
The plunging rupee has intensified concerns over India's dreary economy and raised the question whether its sovereign credit rating may be downgraded to "junk" status.
Valuations in India's equity markets are cheap but need to fall further to represent a buying opportunity.
Wall Street banks have hired children of Chinese officials in the hopes that they can open doors and secure deals in the world's fastest-growing economy.
Haruhiko Kuroda has said he will not hesitate to adjust quantitative easing if downside risks from a planned sales tax or overseas economies increased.
The sell-off gripping emerging foreign exchange and equity markets this week has exposed an Asia that has once again become susceptible to the rapid reversal of capital inflows.
A sharp sell-off in India's equity market, hit by bearish sentiment towards emerging markets, now provides an opportunity to snap up shares in Asia's third largest economy.
Emerging economies are facing several problems: stimulus is expiring, low commodity prices are likely to remain, and higher yields making it harder to borrow.
While the free-fall in the rupee threatens to worsen India's economic fundamentals, the country's citizens living overseas aren't sweating it.
India and Indonesia were left the most severely battered in the selloff among emerging markets. Now analysts are concerned of a domino effect that could spread to the rest of the region.
There's been no let-up in the 'taper tantrum' that has crushed emerging market stocks in recent months, a trend that could continue as investors turn cold on the asset class.
China still doesn't have a truly mammoth, global brand. No Apple. No Samsung. No Ikea.
Since border disputes with China and South Korea flared up, net exports had cut the growth of Japan's aggregate demand by almost a percentage point.
Several businesses have suggested that reports of the death of Australian manufacturing - battling a strong local currency, rising costs and cheap imports - are exaggerated.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle and Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, discuss latest news from Barclays' plans to overhaul the structure of its investment bank.
Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, explains why he thinks China's gross domestic product (GDP) may come in well below 7 percent.
Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, explains her 5 percent forecast for India's February wholesale price index (WPI) and what her estimate may mean for the Indian central bank if it is correct.