Asian Economy

Opportunities galore in Asia's last major frontier market

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Myanmar is opening up to the world and Australian entrepreneurs are well positioned to reap the benefits of the country’s transition.

China trumps US for foreign investment

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UN conference says China now top destination for foreign investment.

Singapore eases monetary policy

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Surprise central bank move seeks to boost tepid economy, lowers inflation outlook.

The Chinese warning signs to watch for

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The factors that allowed the Chinese economy to grow so fast could soon exacerbate the sharpness of the slowdown.

BOJ Governor says no technical limit on monetary policy

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Haruhiko Kuroda adds Europe's decision to opt for quantitative easing is "quite appropriate".

South Korea Q4 growth lowest in 2 years

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South Korea registered slowest growth for more than two years, up 0.4% in Oct-Dec.

BoJ cuts inflation forecast to 1%

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Latest inflation prediction suggests central bank will exit QE in two years.

Japan slashes inflation outlook

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Bank of Japan cuts inflation outlook as plunging oil prices dent anti-deflation efforts.

BIS warns on emerging market debt

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Report sees risks in growing monetary policy links between major and developing economies.

Malaysia takes action as oil prices bite

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Government to slash spending by $1.5 billion as oil export revenues fall.

Abenomics rolls on in Japan’s post-election budget

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Despite the budget stimulus and the implementation of QE, global investors have doubts that Shinzo Abe will undertake the politically fraught third arrow of Abenomics.

Japan-Aust free trade deal begins

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More Australian goods to receive preferential or duty-free access from Thursday.

Japan’s return-on-equity revolution

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Shinzo Abe’s reforms are empowering shareholders and spurring profits.

Indian success requires persistence: Rio chief

Sam Walsh says that after many years of engagement in India he can 'feel the winds of change'.

China, Japan resume hotline talks

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First talks since 2012 held on initiative to prevent sea clashes.

Japan uses extra budget to rein in spending

Supplementary budget lays out two-pronged strategy to restore economic health.

BoJ seen likely to cut FY14 price forecast

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Falling oil prices stoke expectations for price cuts, possible policy action.

Tokyo stocks open 1.76% lower

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Nikkei 225 index begins weaker following slump on Wall Street, sinking oil prices.

Japan Post to go public in September

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Sale of group's postal service, banking and insurance units will be one of Japan's biggest IPOs.

The second wind of Abenomics

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Shinzo Abe's election victory lifted markets, but the positive momentum will only be sustained if Abe presses on with his reforms that will support long-term growth.

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