The timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike is one of the key risks for Hong Kong property stocks, according to Barclays.
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.
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.
Thousands of students braved sweltering heat in Hong Kong to demand greater democracy as they launched a week-long boycott of classes.
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Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ, says concerns revolving China's property sector are holding back restocking efforts of Chinese steel mills.
Malcolm Jorgensen, Lecturer at Sydney Law School and United States Studies Center, discusses news that the U.S. and Arab nations launched massive airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria on Monday.
Louis Kuijs, Chief Economist, Greater China at RBS, says the preliminary figure for September shows that there are no further deterioration in the mainland economy.