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Dozens were killed by a freak blizzard and avalanches in Nepal's most deadly trekking disaster.
PM Abe has hinted that he may delay increasing tax, saying the move would be "meaningless" if it inflicted too much damage. The Financial Times reports.
A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong as protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis.
Indonesia's Joko Widodo took over as president on Monday but pressing economic problems and skeptical rivals set to test the former businessman.
For a country trying to avoid the menace of deflation, South Korea is receiving timely help from unusual quarters - its landlord and their tenants.
Medibank plans to raise up to 5.5 billion Australia dollars ($4.8 billion) in what could be the biggest state initial public offering since 1997.
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe looks set lose one, and possibly two, cabinet ministers on Monday in the biggest set back since he took office in 2012.
Hopes are rising that Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo can inject new life into reforms of the country's state-owned enterprises.
Prime Minister Modi's party made big gains in two Indian state elections, partial results showed, an endorsement set to spur speedier reforms.
China's fourth plenum, a key four-day meeting of the ruling Communist Party's powerful Central Committee, kicks off in Beijing on Monday.
A raft of economic data from China is likely to be on investors' radar this week as markets try to assess the strength of global economic growth.
Clashes erupted in Hong Kong, deepening a sense of impasse between the government and pro-democracy protesters increasingly willing to confront police.
The PBOC plans to inject about $32.66 billion of loans into select listed banks to keep liquidity ample and support the economy, sources told Reuters.
China is set to unveil key legal reforms, in a step closely watched by companies hoping for a more impartial legal system.
Singapore's plans to cut reliance on foreign workers could reduce its competitiveness and growth potential while boosting inflation, the IMF said.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists recaptured parts of a key protest zone, defying police trying to disperse them with pepper spray and baton charges.
Even as growth and deflation fears cast a shadow over Japan's economy, the Bank of Japan appears set to resist pressure for more stimulus measures.
Airline Virgin Australia has coughed up a whopping one Australian dollar to buy the 40 percent of Tiger Australia it didn't already own.
As the stand-off between HK's government and protesters continue, analysts warn the movement could cast a 'long shadow' over the city's future.
Sentiment in the so-called 'lucky country' has deteriorated sharply, analysts told CNBC.
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Christopher Wheeler, U.S. bank analyst at Atlantic Equities, says the execution of a cost-cutting plan will be the main challenge for Deutsche Bank's new CEO John Cryan.
Even if there is a successful nuclear deal, Iran will need some time to ramp up oil production due to years of underinvestment, says Azlin Ahmad, editor, crude oil at Argus Media.
Shusuke Yamada, FX strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says the Japanese yen will continue to rally on the back of external uncertainties such as Greece.