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When Japan's PM Shinzo Abe came to power, he hoped a weaker yen would give exporters a boost and spur the inflation needed to revive Japan's economy.
A central bank decision in Japan and second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) from China will be the key events in Asia this week.
A former Macau business partner of Las Vegas Sands is suing Sands for at least $5 billion in profits that it says are owed.
Rising Asia corporate debt levels may make investors nervous after missed debt payments by a Portugal conglomerate spurred renewed default fears.
Record levels in India's stock markets amid continued post-election euphoria have raised concerns over whether a correction is due, but analysts say the bulls'rein will continue for some time.
An anchor at China's state broadcaster has been detained in an anti-corruption campaign, the Financial Times reports.
Chinese e-commerce company's board can be expanded to 11 members after Alibaba's New York IPO this year.
Alibaba is racing to complete its landmark initial public offering within the next month, according to several people familiar with its plans.
Chinese authorities' use of targeted stimulus measures deepened risks in the housing market, according to Societe Generale.
Infosys beat estimates with a 21.6 percent rise in quarterly net profit and retained sales growth outlook on demand for outsourcing services.
Malaysia's central bank raised its key interest rate as expected, to help temper inflation and rising consumer debt.
The Indian government's debut budget is encouraging, but lacks details on how it will turn its aspirations into reality, say economists.
After India's budget fell short on measures to rein in the subsidy bill, Finance Minister Jaitley said he needs more time to overhaul the system.
Three of Malaysia's largest financial institutions are in talks to combine, which would create one of southeast Asia's biggest lenders by assets.
China hackers broke into networks that house information of federal employees, targeting employees who applied for top-secret security clearances.
Japan's labor shortage is nearing crisis in some industries, curbing operations, pushing up wages and potentially crimping a recovery in the economy.
China will lower its intervention in the currency market, reaching an understanding on an issue that has hurt ties between the U.S. and China for years.
Investors poured funds into Japan stocks last year on hopes of more Bank of Japan easing, but it looks like next week's meeting will disappoint again.
Singapore's real-estate trusts have recovered to around the highest levels since last year's "taper tantrum," but Nomura says the rally may end soon.
China will overtake the U.K. and Japan to become the second-largest global equity market by 2030, a report by investment bank Credit Suisse says.
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While base wages are being raised, Japanese firms are not increasing bonuses as quickly, which dims the outlook of consumption spending, says Marcel Thieliant, Japan economist at Capital Economics.
Henry Smith, senior consultant at Control Risks Middle East, says the extension in nuclear talks indicates that negotiating parties "see a successful way out."
Julia Wang, Greater China economist at HSBC, says a slowing manufacturing sector is the culprit in China's sluggish growth and discusses the deposit-insurance system set to begin in May.