China's anti-graft campaign claimed its biggest scalp this week, and some see its hard-line stance as positive for the economy.
Samsung reported its worst quarterly profit in two years and was downbeat about its second-half prospects.
India stocks are set for a near-term correction, emerging markets guru Mark Mobius said, as the pace of reforms will likely disappoint.
Despite Asia's economic advances in the past decade, there has been little progress in improving the income discrepancy between men and women.
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John Vail, Chief Global Strategist at Nikko Asset Management, expects the Japanese economy to stage a comeback in the third quarter. Earnings will also see growth thus driving the stock market.
Jake Colvin, VP, Global Trade Issues at the National Foreign Trade Council, explains why India's opposition to a WTO trade facilitation deal is counter-productive.
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