Output and new orders expand in October due in part to stronger overseas demand, a key survey shows
The Hang Seng leapt nearly 2% after China’s fine on food delivery giant Meituan for monopolistic abuses was less than expected and Alibaba shares rose by a healthy margin
Kishida's new cabinet has over a dozen fresh faces but some from the Suga government retained key portfolios, such as Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi
Kishida won a run-off against vaccine minister Taro Kono. The former banker is set to become prime minister on Monday, but he will have just 4-5 weeks before he faces an election.