Beijing becomes the first city to have won both summer and winter editions of the world's biggest multi-sports event.
Uber is set to plow $1 billion into a major expansion in India, placing its investment in the country on a par with China, the FT reports.
SoftBank is eschewing investments in early-stage firms in favor of mature companies in a strategy shift under the helm of President Nikesh Arora.
Japan's inflation target remains out of reach, with June core CPI for June barely budging and as households unexpectedly stopped spending.
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Despite the slowdown in China, a projection of 7 percent growth still offers massive opportunities for countries keen to do trade with China, says Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, explains why the boost in net interest margin securities (NIMS) among Singapore banks will be sustainable.
Annalisa Jeffries, associate editorial director, Asia Metals at Platts, says sentiment for iron ore prices remains bearish, with analysts expecting a fall to $40 a tonne this year.