Household debt across Asia is raising red flags, but the official data may not capture the full picture for families around the region.
The Japanese yen and Australian dollar are likely to buckle when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, analysts say.
China's newly announced deposit insurance scheme could spur competition among the country's smallest lenders.
Thailand's ruling junta said it had lifted martial law, but it invoked a clause meaning the military retains broad powers.
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Barry Dawes, head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says the fact that Brent crude remained above $50 a barrel reflects good demand offsetting the impact of an inventory buildup.
Willem Nabarro, head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, says an "accidental Greek exit" from the euro zone could happen if talks drag on.
Paul Gambles, founding partner of MBMG Group, explains why the lifting of martial law in Thailand makes "no significant difference."