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Asia stocks wilt, German coalition impasse hits euro

Asia stocks wilt, German coalition impasse hits euro

Published 20/11/2017

People walk past an electronic board showing exchange rate between Japanese Yen and U.S. Dollar outside a brokerage at a business district in Tokyo, Japan [more…]

Toshiba $5 billion stock issue results in huge dilution but delisting risk removed

Toshiba $5 billion stock issue results in huge dilution but delisting risk removed

Published 20/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen as window cleaners work on the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File [more…]

Euro slips as German coalition talks fail, heightens uncertainty

Euro slips as German coalition talks fail, heightens uncertainty

Published 20/11/2017

50 and 20 Euro banknotes are displayed in this picture illustration taken November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/IllustrationSINGAPORE (Reuters) - The euro hit a two-month low [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Published 14/11/2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at a summit of Asian and Western leaders on Tuesday, sensitive human rights issues skirted by almost all the others. [more…]

Backing Big Brother: Chinese facial recognition firms appeal to funds

Backing Big Brother: Chinese facial recognition firms appeal to funds

Published 14/11/2017

based in Hong Kong and Beijing.) [more…]

Asia stocks subdued as China data disappoints

Asia stocks subdued as China data disappoints

Published 14/11/2017

Asian stocks put in a subdued performance on Tuesday as Chinese economic data disappointed and investors pondered whether a marked flattening in the U.S. yield curve might be a harbinger of a future slowdown there. [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau says raised human rights, killings with Philippines` Duterte

Canada`s Trudeau says raised human rights, killings with Philippines` Duterte

Published 14/11/2017

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he raised the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings during a conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who was "receptive" to his comments. [more…]

China`s economy cools as gov`t curbs hit factories, property and retailers

China`s economy cools as gov`t curbs hit factories, property and retailers

Published 14/11/2017

China's economy cooled further last month, with industrial output, fixed asset investment and retail sales missing expectations as the government extended a crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution. [more…]

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom`s $103-billion takeover bid

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom`s $103-billion takeover bid

Published 13/11/2017

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc on Monday rejected rival Broadcom Ltd's $103-billion takeover bid, saying the offer undervalued the company and would face regulatory hurdles. [more…]

TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

Published 10/11/2017

A planned meeting of leaders of the 11 countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to decide on the fate of the trade pact did not take place on Friday, amid disagreements over how to take it forward without the United States. [more…]