Homegrown fast food chains have long played second fiddle to Western brands in China but things may be in for a change after the latest food scare.
A government-led review of Malaysia Airlines is examining the case for renaming the company.
Japan watchers are paying close attention to this earnings season which will give insights into how corporate profitability is holding up.
Chinese industrial firms' profits in June rose 17.9 percent to 588.08 billion yuan ($94.98 billion) from a year earlier.
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Benedetto Della Vedova, Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy, says tougher sanctions on Russia won't affect the Italian economy.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, says expectations for a raft of positive U.S. data, along with the steady decline of the euro, will take the greenback higher.
David Ellis, Head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar Australasia, discusses the bank's decision to offload a $1.2 billion portfolio of distressed British loans.