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Southeast Asia's largest economy is likely to remain in the doldrums this year, but could rebound in the final quarter, economists told CNBC.
The Chinese government has imposed new limits on foreign brands of milk powder and infant formula.
A $1 billion bid for Australian resources firm Aquila has refocused attention on the country's iron ore sector and one analyst tells CNBC he would not rule out a rival offer.
BNP Paribas says some shopping hubs are weathering the e-commerce boom better than others.
Indonesia, which was hit hard by taper fears last year, is no longer part of the "Fragile Five", the country's finance minister said.
Some fans of Alibaba have considered owning China's JD.com, which plans a U.S. IPO. But beware: JD's profits could be a long way off.
China's factory activity remained stuck in contraction for a fourth straight month in April, the final Markit/HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) showed on Monday.
Indonesia's economy grew at a much slower than expected pace in the first quarter as investments and exports weakened.
Asian markets will have to contend with Chinese economic data for April alongside a slew of central bank policy decisions across the region in the week ahead.
India's economic growth will pick up to 6 percent in the current financial year, said Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
Beijing is playing it safe, choosing gradual progress on many fronts over riskier reforms such as removing all controls over bank interest rates.
Japan's central bank chief predicts the effects of sales tax hike to be contained and recovery to resume in the third quarter.
Growth in China's services sector accelerated slightly in April as new orders held steady, an official survey showed, an encouraging sign of strength in an economy that otherwise faces a cloudy outlook.
Baoshan Iron and Steel (Baosteel) and Aurizon Holdings launched a A$1.14 billion ($1.06 billion) takeover bid for Aquila Resources.
A U.S. jury has ordered Samsung to pay $119.6 million to Apple, far less than Apple had sought in the latest round of their mobile patent litigation.
Apart from the closely-watched U.S. monthly jobs data, latest employment figures from the world's number three economy are not to be ignored.
Alibaba is scrambling to increase its mobile footprint, and that should concern investors.
As Sony issued its third profit warning in six months, Kazuo Hirai's days at the helm of the company are numbered, said one analyst.
The founder of major Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group tells CNBC he is eyeing the U.S. property market for the firm's next investment.
An E.U. ban on Indian mango imports is unlikely to dent Asia's third-largest economy, but it could create trade friction between the two economies.
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