Chinese brokerages will start making markets next week on China's New Third Board, its leading over-the-counter (OTC) exchange.
Japanese firms are finding it difficult to secure sufficient workers, hit by a labor shortage that is pushing up hiring costs and eating into profits.
Thailand's junta wants to sell a positive story about its coup saving a troubled economy, but there is little evidence yet of a sustainable recovery.
Despite weak data spurring doubts over whether Japan's economy is really recovering, property investors remain keen on the market.
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John Derrick, Director of Research & Portfolio Manager at U.S. Global Investors, expects the divergence in monetary policies between the U.S. and Europe to be discussed at the central bankers' summit.
Even though the U.S. is seeing a recovery, the Fed is unlikely to quicken the pace of a interest rate hike, says Tim Adams, President & CEO at Institute of International Finance.
Meg Whitman, President & CEO, Hewlett-Packard, tells CNBC the firm needs to continue growing its software business, which is in the midst of a "very difficult transition."