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  • Modi puts brakes on India's universal health plan Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:03 PM ET
    BJP leader Narendra Modi.

    Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at $18.5 billion over five years.

  • Outbound Chinese buyers confounding the doubters Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:25 PM ET

    Backed by cheap funding and a huge home market, mostly state-owned Chinese firms are snapping up overseas assets in a $391 billion shopping spree.

  • Why India's reforms are different this time Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 6:40 PM ET

    Uncertainty over government-led reforms remains an overhang for India despite its promising growth outlook and surging stock market, but India's former central bank governor says the factors for change are in place.

  • Thai deputy PM: Journalists threat 'not serious' Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 2:35 AM ET

    Comments by the Thai PM that journalists who do not report the truth will probably be executed should not be taken too seriously, the deputy PM said.

  • Australia set to join China-led bank but seeks clarity Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:42 PM ET

    Australia is "well and truly" disposed to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday.

  • China stocks to power ahead? Experts think so Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:16 PM ET

    Profit-taking saw Chinese equities snap a ten-day winning streak on Wednesday, but analysts say it's just a small hiccup in what could be another stellar year for mainland stocks.

  • Is foreign interest in India peaking? Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 6:51 PM ET

    Overseas institutional investors have pumped billions of dollars into Indian equities over the past year, but signs suggest that foreign interest may be peaking, according to analysts.

  • BBVA puts rescue plan for India's Sahara in doubt Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:51 PM ET

    A rescue plan for India's Sahara was thrown into disarray on Wednesday, when Spanish bank BBVA SA denied offering a credit line to the bank.

  • Beijing aid keeps China shipping lines in profit Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:36 PM ET

    Three of China's biggest domestic cargo freighters likely skirted the losses that plagued international peers last year thanks to a five-fold jump in state subsidies.

  • Modi teams up with Twitter to launch new service Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 10:56 PM ET

    Indian PM Modi has teamed with Twitter to launch a service allowing government officials to send tweets via SMS in a move to boost e-governance.

  • CY Leung: Breaking the back of HK housing Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 12:21 AM ET

    Hong Kong's perennial housing problems may finally be tamed as the government pursues its first long-term strategic plan since 1998, said Hong Kong's chief executive.

  • Former BOJ economist: Economy on the mend Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 10:48 PM ET

    Japan is recovering from the consumption tax hike, but growth remains slow as the impact of ‘Abenomics’ is limited, says ex-Bank of Japan economist.

  • China's Renaissance nabs taxi ride before rivals Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 7:51 PM ET
    A smartphone shows the Kuaidi and Didi Dache apps

    When little-known Chinese taxi-hailing app Didi Dache needed $15 million to grow its business, China Renaissance helped raise the funds from Tencent.

  • Japan's overseas stock buying spree pressures yen Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 7:44 PM ET
    A group of Tokyo businessmen and businesswomen toast with mugs of beer at a beer garden in Tokyo.

    Purchases of foreign stocks and bonds by Japan's giant pension funds and other big investors in 2015 could be their highest for at least a decade.

  • Why China won’t give up control over yuan Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 6:49 PM ET

    Chinese authorities may want the yuan to become a global currency, but they’re unlikely to give up control.

  • China's factory activity crumbles in March Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 9:49 PM ET

    China's factory activity surprisingly shrank in March as new orders crumbled, a private survey showed on Tuesday, data that could usher in more stimulus measures from the government.

  • Will Singaporean politics change post-LKY? Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 11:22 AM ET

    Lee Kuan Yew's death marks a milestone for Singapore and raises questions about what the next decade will bring for the country's political system.

  • India will pick up China's slack in growth: ADB Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 11:22 PM ET

    China's economy is slowing, but Asia will remain a growth hot spot as India and Southeast Asian economies roar ahead, said the Asian Development Bank.

  • Is Indonesia putting a line under the rupiah? Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 8:38 PM ET

    Indonesia's rupiah has tumbled to 17-year lows, but the central bank is prepared to draw the line on just how much further it can fall.

  • After Pirelli, Chinese spree in Italy to continue Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 8:57 PM ET

    Italy has become a hunting ground for Chinese companies keen to take control of prized but cash-strapped names like Pirelli.

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