HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that relocating the bank's headquarters back to Hong Kong "would be potentially interesting" on Friday.
Chinese banks face a spike in bad loans amid slowing economic growth, PwC warns in a new report.
Malaysia's elder statesman Mahathir used a social media event to advocate Internet censorship, potentially worrying investors.
Since hitting a lifetime high in March, the market appears to be losing its mojo.
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Mark Smith, Senior Director, Emergency Affairs at World Vision, warns that monsoon season will be approaching Nepal in a few months so finding permanent shelter solutions will be a priority for the government.
Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says Japan is still being seen as a country only for Japanese and the country's tight immigration policy isn't likely to change soon.
Dan Scott, vice president of Credit Suisse, says there are concerns over the valuations in European markets, but reiterated that he still prefers equities to fixed income.