New Zealand stocks cheered the National Party's election victory, but analysts warned the 'rock star' economy faces mounting headwinds.
Japanese firm Obayashi says its space elevator may be ready by 2050 as developments in carbon nanotechnology make stronger cables.
The missing chief executive of China's Ultrasonic has resurfaced in China to deny absconding with millions of dollars, saying he lost his phone.
The BoJ must make a new commitment to meet its 2 percent inflation target because achieving that goal by around next spring will be difficult.
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Bart De Smet, CEO of Ageas, expects further developments in GDP per capita and market penetration to fuel growth in Asia's insurance market.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, expects the euro to gravitate towards 1.20 against the greenback by end-2015. He also explains his bearish bet on the Indonesian rupiah.
Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets, explains why he expects Tuesday's HSBC flash PMI for August to come in above market expectations.