Malaysia's ringgit plunged Monday to levels not seen since the late 1990s, taking a double-whammy from domestic corruption allegations and Greece.
The shock results from Greece's referendum on Sunday sent Asian markets into a tailspin, but analysts seemed relieved that the impact wasn't worse.
The Philippines has confirmed a second MERS case, in a man who showed symptoms after arriving in Manila last month from Dubai.
Chinese stocks were on fire on Monday after Beijing pulled out fresh stops to put a floor under share prices, but strategists remain on edge.
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