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Strong economic growth and rising inflation have raised the odds that Malaysia's central bank could hike rates for the first time in three years.
Indonesian stocks jumped more than 2 percent to one-year highs on Thursday, as investors bet on an election win by Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo.
China released improved trade data that missed expectations on Thursday, figures that suggest external demand remains weak and domestic recovery fragile, analysts say.
Australia jobs posted a rise, but did not prevent the unemployment rate from matching a decade peak of 6 percent as more people went looking for work.
China's automotive industry continued to power ahead in the first half of this year, but one sector has been left behind.
Japan's core machinery orders unexpectedly fell 19.5 percent in May from the previous month.
India's watershed election has laid the foundation for economic reforms – but now the real test begins.
As the kiwi trades within striking distance of its post-float high, the trade that's been on fire since mid-2013 looks unstoppable, analysts say.
The US is developing new military tactics to deter China’s territorial advances in the South China Sea, the Financial Times reports.
Both candidates claimed victory in Indonesia's presidential election, setting up for a constitutional battle to decide who will lead.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first budget, due Thursday, will tell investors whether India's market has room to run.
After a month of intense campaigning, Indonesians voted on July 9 to elect their first new president in a decade.
As U.S. and China officials gather to discuss strategic and economic issues, the priority is for both to fix their deepening mistrust, say analysts.
Indonesia's tight presidential race spurred fears of a market selloff, but some say whoever wins will pursue the same policies to lure foreign investment.
China's June inflation data, which came in mostly in line with expectations, atr unlikely to sway policy decisions as Beijing prioritizes financial stability risk, analysts say.
President Xi's crackdown has seen many Chinese officials dither over approving big-ticket projects to seeking early retirement to stay out of trouble.
Indonesians began voting in a presidential election between the old guard who flourished under autocratic rule and a new breed of politician.
Indonesia goes to the polls this week to elect a new president and the outcome looks a lot less certain that it did a few weeks ago.
Australian consumer sentiment improved in July as family finances worries eased, though the impact of an unpopular federal budget continued to linger.
As the world's second largest importer of oil, higher oil prices could be a threat to China's economic growth, analysts have said.
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The appointment of the cabinet is the first thing that investors will be looking out for after the election, says Andrew White, Managing Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Jakarta.
Saurabh Mukherjea, CEO, Institutional Equities, Ambit Capital, says the previous annual deficit target is "ludicrous" and expects the new government to change it to 4.3 to 4.5 percent.
Jigar Shah, Senior Vice President and Head of Research at Kim Eng Securities India, outlines the deep-rooted issues that may slowdown the implementation of reforms in India.