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Nikkei rises to fresh two-month high

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 12:50

The Nikkei share average rose to a fresh 2-month high in choppy trade on Wednesday as the weak yen supported sentiment toward Japan`s export-driven economy, but gains were limited.

ADB cuts Asia growth forecasts as India, China slow

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 12:46

India is seen growing 4.7 percent this year, compared with six percent forecast previously, with the ADB blaming a depreciation in the rupee -- it hit a record low against the dollar last month.

Asian stocks rebound from heavy losses

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 00:36

Asian markets saw a mild bounce on Thursday after suffering heavy selling pressure this week, but traders remained on edge ahead of a possible military strike on Syria.

Asia business sentiment drops sharply, India optimistic

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 08:57

Optimism returned to India, lifting its sentiment index moderately higher at 67 after a drop last quarter.

Economic landscape of Asia looks ‘exciting, promising’: Singapore’s Deputy PM

Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 20:02

He was participating in a panel discussion of the ‘Delhi Economics Conclave’, jointly organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Ministry of Finance.

Gillard asks business leaders to engage in Asia

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 11:18

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has asked the country's business leaders to engage in Asia, saying that the region holds the key to the country's future success.

Asia and Pacific likely to grow at 6.9% during 2012: ADB

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 02, 2012, 14:42

The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday projected a near 7 percent growth for the Asia Pacific region during 2012.

ADB cuts forecast for emerging Asia growth in 2012

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 09:25

Developing Asia's economic growth will slow to 6.9 percent in 2012 because of weak global demand, the Asian Development Bank said Wednesday, as it warned widening inequality could undermine political stability.

'Rise of middle classes in India, China key to growth in Asia'

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 15:20

The rise of middle class in Asian countries, including India and China, will help restructure the region's economic growth, government and business leaders gathered at an economic forum have said.

'GCC to enjoy more attractive valuations than India, China'

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 16:33

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are expected to enjoy more attractive valuations in 2012 when taking into account the growth, compared to emerging markets such as India and China, says an Middle East based investor firm.

Asian economy faces risk, has capacity to withstand euro crisis

Last Updated: Thursday, January 05, 2012, 22:26

Noting that a further downturn in Europe will have a significant spillover effect on the Asian economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday said that Asia nonetheless has the capacity to respond to any new crisis.

Asia resilient to global slowdown: ADB

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 23, 2011, 11:37

Asia's economic growth will likely be hurt by the slowdown in the United States and Europe, but the impact should be minimal, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday.