Both sides said they will review the arrangement again in late December to decide on a start date.
Chinese companies that are crucial to Beijing's global trade and infrastructure projects are under threat as U.S.-China tensions escalate.
Thailand's IPOs have contributed more than 60% of the $6.44 billion in total funds raised across Southeast Asia as of Nov. 15, Deloitte data showed.
The Caixin/Markit manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index for November came in at 54.9 — its highest reading in a decade.
New York's seven-day average of new cases was higher than 6,400 as of Sunday, up over 24% compared with a week ago.
Investment bank Goldman Sachs has forecast that more than 70% of people in developed markets will be vaccinated against the coronavirus by fall 2021.
As of Friday's close, both the Nifty 50 and S&P BSE Sensex sat close to all-time highs that were touched in recent days.
Lijian Zhao, a spokesperson at the Chinese foreign ministry, earlier tweeted the fake image of an Australian soldier holding a knife to the throat of a child.
Investors need to allocate more of their portfolios into China, as "geopolitical diversification" becomes a greater consideration, according to a strategist.
The official manufacturing PMI reading is better than the 51.5 forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll and October's official reading of 51.4.
China's National Bureau of Statistics announced Monday that the official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index for November was at 52.1.
The World Health Organizations is holding a briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic as cases in Europe begin to show signs of slowing after a handful of countries shuttered their economies fo...
The PBOC previously warned that reliance on borrowing to make debt repayments by some large firms could present a risk to the entire economy.
Beijing is concerned countries in Asia will partner with the U.S. to counter China under President-elect Joe Biden, says Andrew Gilholm of Control Risks.
Fitch Ratings said the number of defaults among Chinese state-owned enterprises could "rise marginally" in 2021 as funding conditions tighten.
China's industrial profits surged 28.2% year-on-year in October, the country's National Bureau of Statistics announced Friday.
ByteDance has been given another week to sell off TikTok's U.S. business and avoid a ban.
It comes as drugmakers and research centers scramble to deliver a safe and effective vaccine to help bring an end to the coronavirus pandemic.
Top Glove has shut 20 manufacturing sites in Malaysia after thousands of workers tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
So far in 2020, markets in Southeast Asia have largely been among the worst performing.
Hong Kong could see positive growth next year and in 2022, according to an economist from Commerzbank.
Nikko Asset Management's John Vail said the Nikkei 225 is set to trade even higher in 2021, after already gaining more than 11% so far this year.
JD Health, a unit of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, is looking to raise more than $3 billion in its Hong Kong debut.
Stocks in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Wednesday trade as a recent rally bolstered by coronavirus vaccine hopes and reduced uncertainty in U.S. politics paused.
British telcos could face large fines if they fail to remove Huawei equipment from their 5G networks under new legislation.
Analysis by Citi Research showed that the economic benefits of vaccination may not kick in until late 2021, when "herd immunity" is expected to start forming.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused financial strains in many small economies participating in China's Belt and Road Initiative, said Moody's.
The best pockets of recovery are domestic travel in Taiwan, Thailand and increasingly, Vietnam, said John Brown of Agoda, a subsidiary of Booking Holdings.
Shares of Chinese tech giants dropped earlier in November after draft rules that defined for the first time what constitutes anti-competitive behavior were released.
Investor focus on Tuesday was likely on the continued positive momentum surrounding the race for a coronavirus vaccine.