The Philippines' already vulnerable coconut trees took a big typhoon hit even as demand for trendy coconut products is rising.
After suffering an extended bout of bearishness, China shares in unloved sectors are climbing and analysts expect the rally can continue.
Microsoft has confirmed that Chinese government officials have visited their offices in cities across China.
Gold prices have seen a rebound after a four-month low and there is potential for this rally to turn into a trend breakout.
The DOW closed above 17,000 on a strong U.S. jobs report, but charts suggest momentum may slow.
Indonesia will elect a new president this week and while the outcome looks less certain, charts suggest that stocks are set to rise.