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  • Activity at China's small and mid-sized firms expanded this month, according to a private survey of nationwide factories.

  • Asian markets such as Hong Kong and Singapore are cementing their positions as global financial hubs by snagging business away from larger peers.

  • A Chinese industry group making a rare appearance at a U.S. government hearing sought on Thursday to counter arguments that excess aluminum capacity in China threatened American and global producers and processors of the metal. Appearing at the end of a day of submissions at the U.S. International Trade Commission, the …

  • Price jumps in China's top tier cities have many worried about an asset bubble, but there’s still "some way to go" on prices, a strategist told CNBC.

  • Asian markets were lower across the board early as bank stocks sold off, likely on the back of worries about Deutsche Bank's stability.

  • Jim Cramer sees powerful signs that China is finally rebounding, and says this could be huge for investors.

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  • Deal signed for giant UK nuclear project

    (Front row LtoR) EDF Group CEO Jean-Bernard Levy, Britain's Business Minister Greg Clark, and China General Nuclear Corporation Chairman, He Yu, sign paperwork as they attend a signing ceremony in London, ...

  • US Fed orders Chinese bank to tighten laundering controls

    The Agricultural Bank of China has 60 days to complete a review and tell the US Fed how it would improve oversight and monitoring of transactions to prevent money laundering

  • Technavio’s latest report on the global K-12 international schools market provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020. The global K-12 international schools market should see maximum growth coming from the Middle East and East Asia. Another category of international …

  • Net Asset Value(s) Business Wire - 11 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FUND ¦ db x-trackers MSCI JAPAN TRN INDEX UCITS ETF (DR) DEALING DATE ¦ 28-Sep-16 NAV PER SHARE ¦ USD17.7672 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE ¦ 5,869,081 CODE ¦ View source version on ...

  • Hinkley nuclear plant deal officially signed in London

    Government ministers and stakeholders from the UK, France and China have attended a ceremony to officially agree the £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. A so-called contract for difference was signed in London by business secretary Greg Clark, Jean-Bernard Levy, chairman of French energy firm EDF (Paris: FR0010242511 …

  • Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

  • A $24-billion deal to build Britain's first new nuclear power station in decades was signed behind closed doors in London on Thursday in a private ceremony that underlined Prime Minister Theresa May's cautious approach to the Franco-Chinese project. Journalists were not invited to the event but the government said the …

  • A planned reform of global banking rules being discussed by the United States, Europe, Japan and other major economies risks negatively affecting European banks and needs to be changed, the EU financial services commissioner said on Thursday. The Basel Committee, a body of banking supervisors from nearly 30 countries, …

  • Singapore eases online gambling ban

    Singapore has two casinos but online betting is tightly controlled in the wealthy city state

  • Financial markets appear to see a rebound in inflation on the horizon even as bond yields fall, leaving investors asking whether this shows years of easy money are finally working or is just a pricing anomaly linked to the latest central bank policy twist. The trigger for this rare break in what has been a lockstep link …

  • Standard Chartered (BSE: 580001.BO - news) said on Thursday it had started direct trading between the Chinese yuan, Saudi Arabia's riyal and the UAE's dirham, making it one of the first market-makers to trade those currency pairs in China's interbank market. Last week, the operator of China's foreign exchange trading …

  • Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: AGII), an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today announced the appointment of Jose A. Hernandez to lead the company’s international business, which includes all insurance and reinsurance operations outside of the U.S. The appointment …

  • Prime Minister Theresa May's government has no idea what to do about Brexit and Britain risks sowing serious political and economic uncertainty unless it makes its policy clear soon, a senior British lawmaker said. Britain's allies fear that its exit from the EU could mark a turning point in post-Cold War international …

  • Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

  • A stream come true: Spotify with karaoke twist launches in Japan

    Spotify has unveiled plans to launch in Japan, with a new lyrics feature that is designed to appeal to the country's love for karaoke. Several of Spotify's rivals have been lured into setting up shop in Japan and vying for a slice of the $3bn (£2.31bn) market, only to close their services down. The streaming service is …

  • Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

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  • China's “New Normal” of lower economic growth rates in combination with a transformation process that shifts to stronger domestic consumption models presents new challenges for foreign-invested manufacturing companies in the country. According to a new study by Technical University of Munich (TUM) and BearingPoint …

  • Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

  • Barring India, Asian markets gain amid Opec deal to cut oil production

    All Asian stock market indices were trading higher on Thursday (29 September), with the Shanghai Composite up 0.44% at 3,000.97 as of 6.16am GMT amid an agreement among Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) members to cut production.

  • China property tycoon warns on real estate bubble

    Real estate is a key sector in China's economy, the world's second largest and a vital driver of global growth

  • Sustainable Energy looks at how one source of fuel could revolutionize China's roads.

  • Energy firms lead Asia market rally on OPEC deal AFP - Thu, Sep 29, 2016 05:06 BST
    Stock markets diverge, weighing oil output deal

    Energy firm PetroChina's stock on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rose more than three percent on news that the OPEC cartel had agreed to cut production

  • Oil prices were flat in Asian trade after a surprise OPEC deal to limit output, as skepticism mounted over how the oil cartel would enforce the cut.

  • Most Asian markets closed up on Thursday after an oil rally, but India's shares dropped after reports of conflict in the disputed region of Kashmir.

  • Shop Apotheke Europe N.V.: Securities prospectus approved EQS Group - Wed, Sep 28, 2016 19:49 BST
    Shop Apotheke Europe N.V.: Securities prospectus approved

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  • EU watchdog says must learn from Japan and speed up fixing banks Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 28, 2016 17:34 BST

    Europe must heed the lesson from Japan and tackle its "zombie banks" as fast as possible without going soft on capital requirements, a top European Union banking watchdog said on Wednesday. Andrea Enria, chairman of the European Banking Authority, said some of Europe's banks share the characteristics of poorly performing …

  • FRN Variable Rate Fix Business Wire - Wed, Sep 28, 2016 16:11 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- As Agent Bank, please be advised of the following rate determined on: 9/28/2016 Issue ¦ Bank of China Limited, Hungarian Branch EUR 500,000,000 due June 2018   ISIN Number ¦ XS1253376518 ...

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