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The fate of the volatile yen, which has kept markets captivated all year, hinges on the crucial upper house elections this Sunday.
China's second quarter growth data confirmed a continued slowdown, but Citi expects the country's property developers to outperform the market in the second half of the year.
Exports in Southeast Asian nation Singapore continued to slump in June, contracting well below expectations and economists say this could weigh on economic growth in this year.
China's Premier Li Keqiang is likely to unveil measures in coming months to prevent growth in the world's second largest economy from falling too sharply.
India's central bank announced measures late on Monday to curb the rupee's decline by tightening liquidity and making it costlier for banks to access funds from the central bank.
Vietnam is finally set to get its first taste of the Big Mac after US burger chain McDonald's said it would open its first outlet early next year. The Financial Times reports.
Baidu, China's top search engine, plans to acquire app store 91 Wireless for $1.9 billion to strengthen its foothold in the country's highly competitive mobile computing sector.
While the Aussie surged after the RBA minutes lowered expectations of further rate cuts, the longer-term downtrend in the commodity currency is still in place, says an expert.
A crackdown in China aimed at curbing distorted credit growth has triggered growing demand for the use of commodities as collateral to raise cash.
Australia's government moved on Tuesday to scrap its carbon tax and bring forward an emissions trading scheme a year earlier than planned.
A mom sent to a prison labor camp for speaking out against local officials has been released by a Hunan court. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
China's growth data may have been welcomed with a sigh of relief by markets, but it is unlikely to reassure Europe's powerhouse Germany.
Asiana says it will sue a California television station that mistakenly aired fake, racially offensive names for the pilots of the flight that crashed in San Francisco.
The official economic numbers that China released Monday are dramatically over-estimating growth there, the author of "The Coming Collapse of China" tells CNBC.
China's economy will continue to slow, a number of high profile analysts said on Monday, forecasting that growth could fall to as low as 4-to-5 percent by the end of the decade.
Nissan's move to drop its brand name in the cheaper car segment is garnering mixed reaction from analysts who say the carmaker could lose buyers with the unfamiliar 'Datsun' label.
China's economic growth in the second quarter of the year may not have slowed as much as some had feared, but a large degree of uncertainty about the outlook for the world's second biggest economy remains, strategists say.
For Asian markets this week, the direction of the Chinese economy and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy are likely to remain the key focal points.
China's highly anticipated second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data allayed some fears over a sharp growth deceleration, yet cheer was limited in Asian markets on Monday.
Doctors in India work to calm the convulsions and keep the children hydrated, but then have to watch helplessly as their young patients die. The New York Times reports.
Marko Pavlyshyn, Director at Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University, says Sunday's referendum in Crimea is the prelude to further destabilization in Ukraine.
Andrew Abrahamian, Head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets, says recent weakness in the renminbi indicates that the Chinese government may be prepared to accept a weaker-than-expected economic growth.
Roger Groebli, CEO of Reyl Overseas, discusses recent volatility in global financial markets and ongoing instability in Ukraine.