Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes.
Plans by top iron ore miners to knock out high-cost rivals with a flood of cheap ore have had some success, but are meeting resistance in China.
The timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike is one of the key risks for Hong Kong property stocks, according to Barclays.
Singapore's casinos opened their doors in 2010 with great expectations for potential growth, but some believe the party may be over.
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Instead of a growth bazooka, Beijing will likely stick to "small, targeted stimulus" to prop up growth, says Nick Kounis, Head of Macro Research at ABN AMRO.
CNBC has partnered Burson-Marsteller to survey 25,000 individuals globally on the role and responsibility of corporations. U.S. anchor Becky Quick joins Asia Squawk Box for a discussion.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, says if economic growth does slow down drastically, authorities will hit the stimulus button.