The Bank of Japan has said the world's third-largest economy is "recovering moderately" and its board has voted unanimously to hold off on expanding its huge stimulus programme.
Japanese camera and medical equipment maker Olympus and UK subsidiary Gyrus Group are to be prosecuted by the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has announced that its net profit rose 12.
Profits at Chinese state-owned telecommunications company China Telecom rose 15.
Profits at AirAsia, one of Asia's largest and most popular low-cost carriers, slumped 62 percent in the second quarter due to higher operating expenses and foreign-exchange losses on borrowings, a filing with Malaysia's stock exchange has revealed.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has described deals between Kenya and China to build a railway line, an energy project and to improve wildlife protection as "massive boost" to his government.
Hyundai's labour union says 46,000 unionised workers will strike for four hours over two days this week as talks between the union and company made little progress.
Chinese multinational technology Lenovo, which is headquartered in Beijing, says its quarterly profit rose 23 percent in the three months ending June.
Workers at South Korean carmaker Hyundai and its affiliate Kia Motors have voted to strike for better pay and working conditions - a year after another costly strike ended.
Domino's Pizza Enterprises (DPE) has agreed to buy a 75 percent stake in Domino's Pizza Japan from Bain Capital Domino Hong Kong for 12 billion yen.
UK retailer Tesco and China Resources Enterprise (CRE) are in talks about merging their hypermarkets and supermarkets in China.
South Africa's Nedbank and the Bank of China have entered into a strategic business cooperation agreement designed to grow business flows between China and Africa, as well as provide support to investors.