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A government move to reduce crucial fuel price subsidies could hit Southeast Asia's largest economy hard, analysts warn.
With a $14.5 million price tag, the "World's most sought after" emerald jewelry aims to capture shifting demand for high-end jewelry in Asia.
Australia is making changes to employment figures for the past three months that would show far fewer jobs created in August than first reported.
Growth in China's retail sales during the long "Golden Week" holiday slowed to 12.1 percent from a 13.6 percent rise in the same period last year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched an ambitious plan to streamline a bloated and inefficient welfare system by paying for everything.
Almost a year after Japan pledged to double hazard pay, workers are still in the dark about how much extra they are getting paid.
Indonesia's president-elect is refusing to compromise his principles by building support in parliament in exchange for plum jobs.
Chinese stocks wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday, the first trading session after a week-long holiday closure.
CY Leung, Hong Kong's chief executive, took an around $6.4 million payment from Australian company UGL, according to a report in Australian newspaper The Age.
Pro-democracy protests dwindled to a few hundred after activist leaders agreed to talks with the government which are all but certain to go nowhere.
Japan's current account balance narrowed in August but remained in the black for a second straight month.
Falling property prices in Singapore have provided some much needed relief for the nation's banking sector, analysts told CNBC.
Some economists warn the risks of a full-blown Chinese banking crisis are rising. If it happens, the impact would be felt around the world.
Western retail investors will likely have access to individual Chinese stocks when a new market-to-market link launches.
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Over five years, the majority of actively managed Australian equity funds in most categories failed to beat their benchmark indices.
As India's e-commerce race heats up, online retailers are pulling out the stops to stay ahead, including catty marketing campaigns.
Thai markets swooned as the health of the country's beloved king took a turn for the worse, and the monarchy's importance means more turmoil may lie ahead.
The Bank of Japan on Tuesday kept its massive monetary stimulus intact, but struck a less optimistic tone on the economy, warning of weakness in industrial output.
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday kept interest rates unchanged, but surprised some investors by not mentioning the Aussie dollar's recent slide.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.