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.
China's factory activity unexpectedly picked up pace in September, a private survey showed, but the data also flagged worrying signs about the job market.
Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes.
The timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike is one of the key risks for Hong Kong property stocks, according to Barclays.
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Richard Eu, Group CEO of Eu Yan Sang International, is the fourth generation leader of the Singapore-listed family business. He tells CNBC how he is looking for his successor.
HSBC's September report indicates that China's economy is growing only marginally, says John Zhu, Greater China Economist at HSBC.
David Garrity, Principal of GVA Research, says the new sales record reflects the growing demand for larger-screen phones.