More of China's wealthy are participating in the country's biggest annual political event, underscoring the close ties between politics and business.
The inverse correlation between the yen and Japanese stocks has broken down, suggesting the Nikkei could rise even if the yen doesn't weaken further.
Alibaba Group Holding will provide Taiwan with the information required about its business, Executive Chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday.
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday held back on further monetary easing, surprising most market watchers who were expecting a second rate cut in as many months.
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The Reserve Bank of Australia indicates that it could put rates on hold for the time being and will only opt for further rate cuts, if necessary, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac.
Simon Grose-Hodge, head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank Singapore, says a diversification into non-IT plays makes for a stronger Nasdaq Composite.
Chris Lane, senior research analyst at Bernstein Research, explains why China Unicom could see a "sharp slowdown in" its mobile service revenue in the final quarter of 2014.