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Channel NewsAsia
Great Eastern names Khor Hock Seng as new group CEOSINGAPORE: The former chief executive officer of Aviva Asia, Mr Khor Hock Seng,
Great Eastern names Khor Hock Seng as new group CEO
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The former chief executive officer of Aviva Asia, Mr Khor Hock Seng, will join Great Eastern as the group CEO, the Singapore insurer said on Tuesday (Sep 1). Great Eastern, the insurance arm of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC), said Mr... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
First Singapore Savings Bond to pay average 2.63% if held to 10th yearSINGAPORE: The first Singapore Savings Bond (SSB) will be issued on Oct 1, with
First Singapore Savings Bond to pay average 2.63% if held to 10th year
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The first Singapore Savings Bond (SSB) will be issued on Oct 1, with those holding the bonds for the full 10 years earning an average interest rates per annum of 2.63 per cent, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Tuesday (1... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Some Singapore firms extend paternity leave after National Day Rally announcementSINGAPORE: Some Singapore firms have announced plans to extend paternity leave
Some Singapore firms extend paternity leave after National Day Rally announcement
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: Some Singapore firms have announced plans to extend paternity leave by a week, following Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's recent announcement during his National Day Rally speech that the Government would finance the extension. While the... Read more
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SportsFan
Junior swimmers top gold medal tableThe Australian Junior Swim team has finished on top of the gold medal table at
Junior swimmers top gold medal table
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
The Australian Junior Swim team has finished on top of the gold medal table at the 5th FINA World Junior Championships in Singapore. It was the second time in a row the Australians have topped the table, ending with nine gold medals on Sunday night,... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
LANGSUNG: Peserta Bersih 4 bersedia untuk hari ke-2 Published: 30 August 2015 7:07 AM | Updated: 30 August 2015 3:07 PM Pengerus
LANGSUNG: Peserta Bersih 4 bersedia untuk hari ke-2
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Published: 30 August 2015 7:07 AM | Updated: 30 August 2015 3:07 PM Pengerusi Gerakan Harapan Baru Mohamad Sabu mengetuai sekumpulan peserta perhimpunan menunaikan solat subuh berhampiran Dataran... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia cruise to victory at OCBC cycling competitionSINGAPORE: Malaysian cyclists beat out competitors from across the region at th
Malaysia cruise to victory at OCBC cycling competition
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: Malaysian cyclists beat out competitors from across the region at the inaugural OCBC Cycle Speedway Southeast Asia Championships held at the Singapore Sports Hub on Saturday (Aug 29) The relay race is the first-of-its-kind in the region.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Analysts remain cautious over retail REITs in SingaporeSINGAPORE: With slowing tourist arrivals and an impending US interest rate hike
Analysts remain cautious over retail REITs in Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: With slowing tourist arrivals and an impending US interest rate hike, analysts are maintaining a cautious view on retail real estate investment trusts (REITs) in Singapore. While some banks have cut their forecast for REITs' distribution... Read more
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The Star
Weaker ringgit, rupiah can have unpleasant effects for SingaporeSINGAPORE: Shoppers dashing to Johor or Jakarta for some bargains will be cheer
Weaker ringgit, rupiah can have unpleasant effects for Singapore
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: Shoppers dashing to Johor or Jakarta for some bargains will be cheering the free-falling ringgit and rupiah, but the weaker neighbouring currencies can have unpleasant knock-on effects for the Singaporean economy. Not only does it mean... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore cyclists wheel out their passion for the sportSINGAPORE: About 7,300 people have signed up for the OCBC Cycle 2015, which wil
Singapore cyclists wheel out their passion for the sport
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: About 7,300 people have signed up for the OCBC Cycle 2015, which will be taking place on Aug 29 and 30. Cycling has become increasingly popular among Singaporeans. Some ride for recreation and others see it as an alternative mode of... Read more
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The Standard
Rush to ditch yuan savingsThursday, August 27, 2015ADVERTISEMENTMore people and companies are converting
Rush to ditch yuan savings
The Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Thursday, August 27, 2015ADVERTISEMENTMore people and companies are converting their yuan holdings back into Hong Kong dollars, even after several banks raised the short-term yuan time deposit rate to more than 4 percent per year.The cut in China's... Read more
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Finance Asia
Kang hops to Westpac DCMWestpac has hired Michael Kang to fill a newly created post in Hong Kong as it
Kang hops to Westpac DCM
Finance Asia / Posted 6 days ago
Westpac has hired Michael Kang to fill a newly created post in Hong Kong as it builds out a larger debt capital markets team in Asia. Kang has joined the Australian bank from RBS, where he spent the past six years covering Asia. In his new role he... Read more
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The Huffington Post
China's Turbulent Stock Market Slips Once AgainHONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Aug 26 (Reuters) - China's turbulent stock markets slipped
China's Turbulent Stock Market Slips Once Again
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Aug 26 (Reuters) - China's turbulent stock markets slipped again on Wednesday, as a double-barrelled blast of central bank stimulus failed to convince investors of Beijing's ability to jolt the world's second biggest economy out... Read more
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Business Standard India
China stocks slip as rate cut fails to convince investorsChina's turbulent stock markets slipped again on Wednesday, as a double-barrell
China stocks slip as rate cut fails to convince investors
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
China's turbulent stock markets slipped again on Wednesday, as a double-barrelled blast of central bank stimulus failed to convince investors of Beijing's ability to jolt the world's second biggest economy out of its slowdown. After watching share... Read more
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The Irish Times
Shares plunge again as China rate cut fails to calm nerves China’s key indexes hit by waves of selling as investors remain unconvinced by
Shares plunge again as China rate cut fails to calm nerves
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
China’s key indexes hit by waves of selling as investors remain unconvinced by rate cut Asian shares struggled on Wednesday as investors feared fresh rate cuts in China would not be enough... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Asian shares wobble as China rate cut fails to calm nerves Published: 26 August 2015 3:41 PM An investor takes a nap next to a sign (le
Asian shares wobble as China rate cut fails to calm nerves
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 3:41 PM An investor takes a nap next to a sign (left) that reads 'the stock market is risky, be prudent in investment' at a brokerage house in Beijing today. Asian... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries lingerAn investor pasts an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Sto
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries linger
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
An investor pasts an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 26, 2015. HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets turned sharply higher at midday on... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries lingerHONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets turned sharply higher at mid
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries linger
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets turned sharply higher at midday on Wednesday, following Tuesday's strong dose of central bank stimulus, though confidence in Beijing's ability to jolt the economy out of its slowdown remained... Read more
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The Irish Times
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries linger Beijing’s ability to jolt economy out of its slowdown remains in question An
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries linger
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
Beijing’s ability to jolt economy out of its slowdown remains in question An investor pasts a board showing the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gold struggles even as equities drop further after China rate cutGold slipped on Wednesday, struggling to draw buyers even as Asian stocks fell
Gold struggles even as equities drop further after China rate cut
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Gold slipped on Wednesday, struggling to draw buyers even as Asian stocks fell further despite China's latest policy easing with investors remaining wary of a near-term hike in US interest rates. Bullion erased early gains to extend Tuesday's 1.2%... Read more
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Reuters
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries lingerAn investor pasts an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Sto
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries linger
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
An investor pasts an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 26, 2015. HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets turned sharply higher at midday on... Read more
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Times of Malta
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries lingerChina's turbulent stock markets turned sharply highertoday, following yesterday
China markets jump after rate cut, but worries linger
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
China's turbulent stock markets turned sharply highertoday, following yesterday's strong dose of central bank stimulus, though confidence in Beijing's ability to jolt the economy out of its slowdown remained fragile. China's two main stock markets,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China's yuan weakens after central bank cuts interest rates, reserve levelsAn advertisement poster promoting China's renminbi (RMB) or yuan , U.S. dollar
China's yuan weakens after central bank cuts interest rates, reserve levels
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
An advertisement poster promoting China's renminbi (RMB) or yuan , U.S. dollar and Euro exchange services is seen outside at foreign exchange store in Hong Kong, China August 13, 2015. SHANGHAI China's yuan fell against the dollar on Wednesday after... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Yuan opens weaker on Wednesday after central bank cuts interest rates, bank reserve requirementsAn advertisement poster promoting China's renminbi (RMB) or yuan , U.S. dollar
Yuan opens weaker on Wednesday after central bank cuts interest rates, bank reserve requirements
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
An advertisement poster promoting China's renminbi (RMB) or yuan , U.S. dollar and Euro exchange services is seen outside at foreign exchange store in Hong Kong, China August 13, 2015. SHANGHAI China's yuan weakened early on Wednesday after... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
4 World Junior records broken at FINA eventSINGAPORE: Four World Junior records were broken on Tuesday (Aug 25), on the op
4 World Junior records broken at FINA event
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: Four World Junior records were broken on Tuesday (Aug 25), on the opening day of the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships. Two of those feats were achieved in the heats at the OCBC Aquatic Centre. Russia's Anton Chupkov broke the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Ringgit’s new low draws Singaporeans to money changers Published: 25 August 2015 11:26 AM Singaporeans are flocking to money change
Ringgit’s new low draws Singaporeans to money changers
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 25 August 2015 11:26 AM Singaporeans are flocking to money changers in the island republic to take advantage of the record currency exchange rate of the Singapore dollar against the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ringgit continues tumbling, sinks below 3.02 against SingdollarSINGAPORE: The Malaysian ringgit continued its freefall on Tuesday (Aug 25), wi
Ringgit continues tumbling, sinks below 3.02 against Singdollar
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Malaysian ringgit continued its freefall on Tuesday (Aug 25), with S$1 worth 3.0267 ringgit shortly after markets opened. The ringgit sank past the psychologically key level of 3.00 against the Singapore dollar on Monday, trading as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Joseph Schooling picks 5 to shine at world juniors swim meetSINGAPORE: Local swimming sensation Joseph Schooling has tipped five up-and-com
Joseph Schooling picks 5 to shine at world juniors swim meet
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: Local swimming sensation Joseph Schooling has tipped five up-and-coming swimmers to make a splash at the 5th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, which start on Tuesday (Aug 25) at the OCBC Aquatic Centre. The swimmers to watch, said... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'We've grown a lot': Schooling on Singapore's swim sceneSINGAPORE: Twenty-two Singaporeans will hit the pool for FINA World Junior Swim
'We've grown a lot': Schooling on Singapore's swim scene
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: Twenty-two Singaporeans will hit the pool for FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, which kicks off at the OCBC Aquatic Centre on Tuesday (Aug 25). The competition is for athletes aged 14 to 18. Swim star Joseph Schooling, who was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore stocks fall 4.3% amid global sell-offSINGAPORE: Singapore shares on Monday (Aug 24) tumbled 4.3 per cent, as other A
Singapore stocks fall 4.3% amid global sell-off
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: Singapore shares on Monday (Aug 24) tumbled 4.3 per cent, as other Asian markets fell amid concerns over China's slowing economy. The benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) fell 127.62 points to end at its day-low of 2,843.39, its lowest... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
27 bus services affected due to OCBC Cycle event on SundaySINGAPORE: With the OCBC Cycle Singapore 2015 held this Sunday (Aug 30), a tota
27 bus services affected due to OCBC Cycle event on Sunday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: With the OCBC Cycle Singapore 2015 held this Sunday (Aug 30), a total of 27 bus services will skip certain bus stops due to road closures, transport operator SBS Transit announced on Monday. The 27 bus services are 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 30,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Re-employment age extension ‘expected' with ageing society, tight labour marketSINGAPORE: Employers, business associations and economists have welcomed the Go
Re-employment age extension ‘expected' with ageing society, tight labour market
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: Employers, business associations and economists have welcomed the Government’s plan to legislate a higher re-employment age of 67 years by 2017, in a move they said they have been expecting and gearing up for as Singapore confronts an... Read more
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The Star
A leader for all MalaysiansTo his detractors, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is an ultra Malay whose ris
A leader for all Malaysians
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
To his detractors, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is an ultra Malay whose rise to become the Deputy Prime Minister is through a full-time political career. Zahid talks about his previous life in the corporate sector and his ties with the Chinese... Read more
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Finance Asia
Everbright Securities makes its bond debutChina's Everbright Securities made its maiden voyage into increasingly choppy c
Everbright Securities makes its bond debut
Finance Asia / Posted 12 days ago
China's Everbright Securities made its maiden voyage into increasingly choppy credit markets on Thursday, raising $450 million from a three-year, credit-enhanced deal. Bankers said robust demand from Chinese commercial banks enabled the Baa3-rated... Read more
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Finance Asia
Loans week August 14-20The second largest facility signed in China finance sector in 2015 YTD Beijing
Loans week August 14-20
Finance Asia / Posted 12 days ago
The second largest facility signed in China finance sector in 2015 YTD Beijing Hyundai Auto Finance has obtained a Rmb2.5 billion three-year financing through joint bookrunners and mandated lead arrangers ANZ, BNP Paribas, CACIB, HSBC, Standard... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
CAD no longer investigating Yang Yin’s insurance policiesSINGAPORE: The life insurance policies that former tour guide Yang Yin wants li
CAD no longer investigating Yang Yin’s insurance policies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: The life insurance policies that former tour guide Yang Yin wants liquidated to pay for his legal expenses are no longer being investigated by the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), and could be released from seizure. This was revealed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Banks guard turf while readying for big league“Bigger is better” is typically the name of the game in banking as in most busi
Banks guard turf while readying for big league
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
“Bigger is better” is typically the name of the game in banking as in most businesses, unless one makes a deliberate decision to remain a niche player. The country’s largest banks reached such status through a series of mergers and acquisitions... Read more
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Business Wire
Singapore Banking Services Customer Experience Management Study 2015In this first Customer Experience Management report for Banking industry, Frost
Singapore Banking Services Customer Experience Management Study 2015
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
In this first Customer Experience Management report for Banking industry, Frost & Sullivan explores the relationship of the experiences provided by banks for its customers. We look at the critical factors that influence customer behaviours throughout... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil dips further, Nymex crude under $42 a barrelOil slipped further into negative territory in Asian trade on Monday as the mar
Oil dips further, Nymex crude under $42 a barrel
Market Watch / Posted 16 days ago
Oil slipped further into negative territory in Asian trade on Monday as the market remained under selling pressure, with U.S. oil prices dropping below the $42 a barrel mark. “We have concerns about crude fundamentals and prices in [the second half... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Jail for ex-Jade Tech boss over failed takeover bidSINGAPORE: Anthony Soh Guan Cheow, a medical doctor turned businessman, was on
Jail for ex-Jade Tech boss over failed takeover bid
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: Anthony Soh Guan Cheow, a medical doctor turned businessman, was on Friday (Aug 14) sentenced to 8 years and 9 months’ jail and fined S$50,000 in connection with a failed takeover bid for Jade Technologies Holdings in 2008. Jade Tech... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bina Darulaman’s orderbook rose to RM438 million Published: 13 August 2015 10:25 PM Bina Darulaman Bhd's outstanding orderboo
Bina Darulaman’s orderbook rose to RM438 million
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 19 days ago
Published: 13 August 2015 10:25 PM Bina Darulaman Bhd's outstanding orderbook has been lifted to RM438 million, which comes from its road building, quarry and construction businesses, said its group... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Gold hits 3 week high as greenback fallsGOLD rose for a fifth session in a row on Wednesday, hitting a fresh three-week
Gold hits 3 week high as greenback falls
Adelaide Now / Posted 20 days ago
GOLD rose for a fifth session in a row on Wednesday, hitting a fresh three-week high as the dollar and global equities slid on concerns over China's devaluation of its currency. EARLIER in the day, the People's Bank of China set the yuan's midpoint... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gold hits 3-week high on lower dollar, shares after yuan devaluationThe metal has now recovered more than three per cent from a 5-1/2-year low of $
Gold hits 3-week high on lower dollar, shares after yuan devaluation
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
The metal has now recovered more than three per cent from a 5-1/2-year low of $1,077 during a late-July routThe metal has now recovered more than three per cent from a 5-1/2-year low... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indonesia's president reshuffles economy team as growth sagsPuts two experienced technocrats into key economic management postsPuts two exp
Indonesia's president reshuffles economy team as growth sags
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
Puts two experienced technocrats into key economic management postsPuts two experienced technocrats into key economic management postsIndonesian President Joko Widodo put two experienced... Read more
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Swissinfo
Indonesia's president reshuffles economy team as growth sagsBy Hidayat Setiaji and Gayatri Suroyo JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President
Indonesia's president reshuffles economy team as growth sags
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
By Hidayat Setiaji and Gayatri Suroyo JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo put two experienced technocrats into economic management posts on Wednesday in a cabinet reshuffle designed to reassure investors worried about a policy drift... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chinese growth slowsBeijing - Growth in China's factory output, investment and retail sales were al
Chinese growth slows
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Beijing - Growth in China's factory output, investment and retail sales were all weaker than expected in July, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more measures to prevent a deeper slowdown, days after it shocked markets by devaluing its... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Indonesia's Widodo reshuffles cabinet to boost economyJAKARTA - Indonesian President Joko Widodo replaced major economic ministers in
Indonesia's Widodo reshuffles cabinet to boost economy
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
JAKARTA - Indonesian President Joko Widodo replaced major economic ministers in a cabinet reshuffle Wednesday less than a year into his term, after facing criticism for failing to revive growth which is at a six-year low. The six newly appointed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesia's president reshuffles economy team as growth sagsJAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo put two experienced technocrats into
Indonesia's president reshuffles economy team as growth sags
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo put two experienced technocrats into key economic management posts on Wednesday (Aug 12) in a cabinet reshuffle designed to reassure investors worried about a policy drift that has allowed growth to slip to a... Read more
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The Star
China's yuan closes down 1% more weakness expectedHONG KONG: China's yuan extended losses for a second day, closing down 1 percen
China's yuan closes down 1% more weakness expected
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
HONG KONG: China's yuan extended losses for a second day, closing down 1 percent against the dollar after the People's Bank of China (PBOC) significantly weakened the midpoint again. Spot yuan fell to as low as 6.4510 per dollar in afternoon trade,... Read more
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The Standard
Indonesia's Widodo names new economy ministerFormer central bank governor Darmin Nasution was named to the important post of
Indonesia's Widodo names new economy minister
The Standard / Posted 21 days ago
Former central bank governor Darmin Nasution was named to the important post of chief economics minister, while prominent private equity executive Thomas Lembong was appointed the new trade minister. Four other ministers were replaced. “The cabinet... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China economic growth falters in July, yuan's slide adds to worriesEmployees work along a production line of a textile factory in Suzhou, Jiangsu
China economic growth falters in July, yuan's slide adds to worries
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 21 days ago
Employees work along a production line of a textile factory in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, China, June 13, 2015. BEIJING Growth in China's factory output, investment and retail sales were all weaker than expected in July, adding pressure on Beijing to... Read more
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