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Thailand's baht has long out-muscled regional peers, but amid a stumbling economy, the central bank has pulled the plug on supporting the currency.
A lawsuit filed by residents of a Chinese town against a chemical plant is a test of the central government's resolve to tackle pollution.
A new range of low-priced smartphones by a company known as the 'Netflix of China' may upend Xiaomi's dominance in the consumer device market.
Beijing’s efforts to restructure local government debt could boost the size of China’s nascent municipal bond market by up to twenty times.
Last week, millions placed their bets – and lost - on the “fight of the century” when Mayweather Jr. beat Pacquiao... including an political leader.
Sales growth in the global alcoholic drinks industry remained sluggish in 2014, hit by slowing growth in China and a downturn in Russia.
Warming economic and political ties between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un are in question. The Fiscal Times reports.
The RBA on Tuesday cut interest rates for the second time this year, but its upbeat statement could mean no more moves in a while, analysts say.
Indonesia's economy stumbled, with first-quarter growth below expectations, amid signs the government's stimulation efforts may be falling short.
What happens when you combine the power of live online broadcasting with extreme-eating contests like those depicted on television show "Man v. Food"?
While India is on track to overtake China as the fastest growing major emerging market, India's finance minister says he's not rejoicing yet.
Nepali police and local volunteers found about 100 bodies of trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche and were digging for signs of more missing.
Unrest is brewing among Assam's so-called Tea Tribes as changing weather patterns upset the economics of the industry.
The country's stock market fell 1.8% after a huge surge last year, but India may still be lucrative for foreign investors.
Seoul's foreigners-only casinos are targeting a new breed of 'low-roller' gamblers – Chinese shoppers.
Emerging Asia may be enjoying a bull run in stocks, but the region may miss out on the "wealth effect," analysts said.
The opening of Shanghai Disneyland gives significant upside potential to Disney as the company enters the lucrative Chinese market.
With Indonesia's growth numbers in the spotlight this week, doubts are growing over President Joko Widodo's ability to stimulate the economy as the country faces the prospect of a severe slowdown.
Remember those worries about a China property crash? Forget all that. Analysts are turning freshly positive on the mainland's property plays.
The IMF is reportedly on the verge of declaring China's yuan fairly valued for the first time in more than a decade, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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While Saudi Arabia's bourse is largely energy-centric, there are investment opportunities in the banking and healthcare sectors, says Robert Parker, senior advisor, Credit Suisse.
If this "cat and mouse" play between Greece and the euro zone drags on, there may be an accidental "Grexit", says Willem Nabarro, head of European Equities for Asia at Exane BNP Paribas.
Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy & chief economist at AMP Capital, explains why the "gradual rebalancing" underway in China's economy is the way to go.