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China is assessing its growing economic and political development amid the Communist Party Congress, state media indicates.
Canadian sportswear retailer Lululemon could lean on Alibaba to drive growth and is not too concerned Amazon, its CEO says.
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says a series of measures undertaken by regulators have put household debt issues under control.
Iraq's national army was closing in on the city of Kirkuk, following last month's Kurdish vote for independence.
Emerging markets should get their fiscal houses in order while monetary conditions remain loose, the International Monetary Fund warned.
China is releasing inflation data on Monday morning ahead of a key leadership meeting in Beijing later this week.
Asia markets gained, following the strong lead from Wall Street and as investors watch for developments out of China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged to crack down on corruption and extravagance.
A key measure of Xi's power will be whether he manages to have his name "crowned" in the party constitution.
A Chinese space station has begun its out-of-control descent towards Earth's surface and is expected to crash-land within a few months.
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area development is set to become the economic powerhouse driving 21st Century China's growth.
A research lab published new data this week that shines a light on Chinese development aid.
A series of tremors and landslides near North Korea's nuclear test base likely mean the country's sixth and largest blast has destabilized the region.
One analyst said JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup failed to deliver on some fundamental fronts: loan growth, loan quality and margins.
Samsung Electronics vice chairman and CEO, Oh-Hyun Kwon, told employees the time was right for a new leader to head the company.
Some emerging markets haven't used global liquidity to sufficiently take care of debt and leverage, S&P Global Ratings said
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Christoph Rieger, head of Rates & Credit Research, Commerzbank, says the market reaction to the ECB's timeline for exiting stimulus showed relief.
Frank Lavin, CEO, Export Now , says he is waiting to see if China's Party Congress takes steps that could lead to stakes, or other methods, to get a line into top tech companies.
Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy and FX Research, Standard Chartered Bank, says Middle East tensions involving Iraq and Iran and speculation over the Saudi Aramco IPO - make it hard to get a solid line on the oil markets.