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  • Net Asset Value(s) Business Wire - 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FUND   ¦ db x-trackers MSCI EM Asia Index UCITS ETF DEALING DATE ¦ 23-Apr-14 NAV PER SHARE ¦ USD39.0676 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE ¦ 15,430,583 CODE ¦ Contact DB X-Trackers - MSCI ...

  • * Bourse looking to expand in China, rest of Asia * CEO also says no plans for yuan-listed products in London HONG KONG, April 24 (Reuters) - Up to a quarter of electronic trading volume on the London Metal Exchange (LME) comes from customers in Asia, its chief executive said, indicating the bourse has a roboust base …

  • The Conference Board's (CB) leading economic index for China rose in March though these economists noted that despite the acceleration seen the improvement in the world's second largest economy has yet ...

  • * Kiwi rallies after RBNZ signals more rate hikes ahead * Euro awaits speech by head of ECB * Yen supported as Tokyo shares slip on lack of US-Japan trade pact (Updates levels, adds comments) SYDNEY/SINGAPORE, April 24 (Reuters) - The New Zealand dollar rallied on Thursday after the country's central bank raised interest …

  • Asian markets slide after US housing slowdown

    Asian markets are in retreat after the US posted worse than expected home sales and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe confirmed that a trade deal with the US had not yet been agreed.It was hoped that ...

  • Lincoln, Cadillac chase Audi in China luxury market

    A model poses by a Cadillac CTS car at the "Auto China 2014" Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing on April 21, 2014

  • * Limited reaction to China HSBC flash manufacturing PMI (Updates with late New York (Frankfurt: HX6.F - news) prices) NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar weakened against the euro and yen on Wednesday, undermined by a decline in U.S. equity prices and Treasury yields and finding little support from a slower-than-expected …

  • Apple earnings: what to look out for Telegraph - 23 hours ago

    Tech giant is waving goodbye to the iPod and pinning hopes on China

  • China yuan touches 16-month low against dollar AFP - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 13:55 BST
    China yuan touches 16-month low against dollar

    US dollar notes are counted next to stacks of Chinese 100 yuan (RMB) banknotes at a bank in Huaibei, eastern China's Anhui province, on September 24, 2013

  • COLUMN-No simple signals from China's Q1 metal imports: Andy Home Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 13:52 BST

    Copper was once again the stand-out in China's first-quarter imports of industrial metals. Net (Dusseldorf: NETK.DU - news) imports of refined copper surged by 71 percent year-on-year to 946,000 tonnes, representing an additional call on units from the rest of the world of almost 400,000 tonnes. That sort of import demand …

  • Battle For Control Of Net Kicks Off In Brazil Sky News - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 13:23 BST
    Battle For Control Of Net Kicks Off In Brazil

    Now hundreds of government officials, technical experts and academics are meeting at the NetMundial conference in Sao Paulo to discuss who should oversee the worldwide web in future. China and Russia want the United Nations to have some say over how the internet is controlled, while the US and parts of Europe say it should …

  • The Asian sell-off has left Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) and HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) looking too cheap to ignore, says Roland Head.

  • Spirent revenue rises 16 pct thanks to China 4G roll-out Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 09:32 BST

    British telecoms testing company Spirent Communications Plc (Other OTC: SPMYY - news) reported a 16 percent rise in quarterly revenue as orders rose on the back of a multi-billion-dollar roll-out of 4G networks in China. Shares in Spirent, which tests ethernet networks and 3G and 4G wireless networks and devices for companies …

  • Russia's Yamal LNG chooses gas carriers - report Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 08:29 BST

    The Yamal LNG project in Russia's Arctic has chosen Russian Sovkomflot, Japan's Mitsui OSK and Canada's Teekay LNG to build gas carriers worth $5 billion, a daily newspaper reported on Wednesday. Vedomosti, ...

  • China manufacturing contracts at a slower pace Telegraph - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 08:16 BST

    HSBC's flash manucturing PMI shows factory activity in China rose to 48.3 in April from 48 in March

  • Chinese manufacturing PMI shows continued contraction Sharecast - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 08:01 BST

    Manufacturing activity in China contracted for the fourth month in a row in April, according to a private survey out Wednesday from HSBC and Markit.

  • Strike Trips Up Largest Sport Shoe Factory Sky News - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 07:52 BST
    Strike Trips Up Largest Sport Shoe Factory

    A strike at the world's largest sports shoe manufacturer has entered its second week, hampering production for global brands such as Nike (NYSE: NKE - news) and Adidas (Other OTC: ADDDF - news) . Employees at Yue Yuen Industrial (Frankfurt: YUE1.F - news) (Holdings) Ltd's massive factory in southern China have failed to …

  • China yuan hits 16-month low against dollar AFP - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 07:36 BST
    China yuan touches 16-month low against dollar

    US dollar notes are being counted next to stacks of Chinese 100 yuan (RMB) banknotes, at a bank in Huaibei, eastern China's Anhui province, on September 24, 2013

  • Spirent revenue rises on China 4G orders Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 07:34 BST

    British telecoms testing company Spirent Communications Plc reported a rise in quarterly revenue and operating profit as the roll-out of 4G networks in China pushed up orders. Revenue rose 16 percent to ...

  • Fifty years of Mustang cool: is China along for the ride?

    A 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible car is seen on display at the 50 years celebration ceremony of the model, in Beijing, on April 19, 2014, ahead of the Auto China Int'l Exhibition

  • Asian markets shrug off Chinese manufacturing data City A.M. - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 06:31 BST
    Asian markets shrug off Chinese manufacturing data

    Asian markets are relatively flat after Chinese manufacturing data came in line with expectations but still showed the sector in contractionary territory.Markit's manufacturing purchasing managers' index ...

  • FOREX -Aussie slides on inflation data, other major currencies subdued Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 05:20 BST

    * Moves in other major currencies subdued (Updates prices, adds comments) SINGAPORE, April 23 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar slid on Wednesday after data showed that Australian consumer prices rose less than expected in the first quarter, lessening the risk of a rise in domestic interest rates this year. Other major …

  • China manufacturing improves slightly in April AFP - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 04:43 BST
    China manufacturing improves slightly in April

    Workers are seen making national flags for the 2014 FIFA World Cup at a factory in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province, on April 8, 2014

  • COLUMN-Indonesia to make it even harder for foreign miners: Clyde Russell Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 04:41 BST

    LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 23 (Reuters) - Indonesia's decision to start cancelling investment treaties with 62 countries has passed with little comment, but the move may have a greater impact than the recent banning of mineral ore exports. Indonesia last month kick-started the process of terminating all of its bilateral …

  • WPP subsidiary to create new company with Chinese partner Sharecast - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 01:56 BST

    Advertising and marketing services group WPP on Wednesday said its wholly-owned out of home advertising business, tenthavenue, is set to form a new company with Shanghai Media Group's BesTV New Media company....

  • Chinese yuan drops to lowest in a year as People’s Bank steps in

    CHINA’S currency traded at the lowest level against the dollar in more than a year yesterday, as the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) intervened to ease reserve rules for the country’s rural lenders.The yuan ...

  • FOREX-Currencies calm before China PMI, Aussie on inflation watch Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 23, 2014 00:05 BST

    The world's major currencies started trade on Wednesday in Asia on familiar ground after an uninspired session that kept the dollar, euro and yen locked in narrow ranges. In Asia much will depend on a survey of China's manufacturing activity due at 0045 GMT. The Australian dollar, which gained a modest 0.4 percent against …

  • HK regulator reprimands, fines RBS over emerging-markets rates trades Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 17:46 BST

    Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission said on Tuesday it reprimanded Royal Bank of Scotland for internal control failures, fining the bank HK$6 million . The SFC said in a statement RBS failed ...

  • Net Asset Values Business Wire - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 17:37 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FUND   ¦ db x-trackers FTSE China 25 UCITS ETF DEALING DATE ¦ 17-Apr-14 NAV PER SHARE ¦ USD27.9973 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE ¦ 8,589,247 CODE ¦ Contact DB X-Trackers - FTSE/XINHUA ...

  • Amedeo Resources forges ahead with new rig Sharecast - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 15:51 BST

    Natural resource investor Amedeo Resources reported progress in building a new oil rig in China, boosting its shares.

  • Anglo Asian increases gold output in Azerbaijan Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 14:50 BST

    Azerbaijan's main gold producer said it had increased output by 32 percent in the first quarter of 2014 and set a target of 62,000 to 67,000 ounces for the year, up as much as 28.7 percent from production in 2013. London-listed Anglo Asian Mining Plc said on Tuesday it had raised production at Azerbaijan's main mine, Gedabek, …

  • Asia: Financials spearhead losses in Tokyo Sharecast - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:46 BST

    Stock markets in Asia traded in the red on Tuesday after a bigger than expected Japanese trade deficit triggered broad selling pressure.

  • Asia Private Equity Weekly News, April 22, 2014 Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 10:36 BST

    News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters News for the week ended April 18. APRIL 18 BLACKSTONE GROUP LP, the world's largest alternative asset manager, reported a 30 percent increase in ...

  • Venezuela aims to boost oil exports to China AFP - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 07:54 BST
    Venezuela aims to boost oil exports to China

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L) talks to China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a meeting at the presidential palace Miraflores in Caracas, on April 21, 2014

  • China falls for 4x4s at Beijing Auto Show AFP - Tue, Apr 22, 2014 06:51 BST
    China falls for 4x4s at Beijing Auto Show

    A Jeep display at the "Auto China 2014" Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing on April 20, 2014

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