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The trial of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai got underway in Jinan on Thursday, with a guilty verdict for charges of corruption and the abuse of power.
Activity in China's key manufacturing sector picked up steam in August, a preliminary survey of factory managers showed on Thursday, helped by a rebound in new orders.
While the violent selloff in emerging market currencies has spared few, there's one currency that has emerged from the storm unscathed: the Chinese yuan.
Singapore's sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy half of Broadgate, in what would be one of the biggest UK property deals since the financial crisis.
A senior Chinese official put pressure on around 30 foreign firms to confess to any antitrust violations and warned them against using external lawyers to fight accusations from regulators, sources said.
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.
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