Aug.19 -- China has started a new round of checks on thousands of peer-to-peer lending sites, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg News, as authorities continue their efforts to clean up the industry. Bloomberg's Sam Mamudi reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Aug.20 -- Thailand’s economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter, underpinned by solid export and investment gains. Gross domestic product rose 4.6 percent from a year ago, the National Economic and Social Development Board said. Bloomberg's Michelle Jamrisko reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Aug.19 -- Tesla plunged Friday, capping its worst week since 2016 after the New York Times reported Elon Musk frequently teared up in an interview as he discussed the personal strain of leading the electric-car maker, and also detailed his frequent use of a sleep-aid drug. Bloomberg's Su Keenan reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."
Aug.19 -- Wei Liang Chang, a foreign-exchange strategist at Mizuho Bank, talks about economies, monetary policies and currencies of Thailand and Indonesia. He speaks with Haidi Lun on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Aug.19 -- Leaders of global central banks will gather this week for the Federal Reserve’s annual policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. With Fed Chairman Jerome Powell set to deliver a Friday morning speech, investors will be looking for clarity on a host of issues, ranging from the likely path of interest rates and balance sheet policy, to Powell’s take on emerging-market turmoil. Bloomberg's Enda Curran reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Aug.19 -- U.S. is set to imposed tariffs on a further $16 billion on Chinese goods on Aug. 23, and China has promised to respond in kind. Still, Chinese and U.S. official are set to meet in Washington this week for talks. Separately, A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world’s biggest shipping company, says the U.S. economy will be hit many times harder than the rest of the world by an escalating global trade war. Bloomberg's Ros Krasny reports.