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Investors in Fast-Growing Philippines Weigh Duterte Factor

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:50:25 EDT

Volatile new President Rodrigo Duterte is testing investor faith in the Philippines, long a favorite of global fund managers for its low debt, expanding middle class and fast-growing economy.image


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India Says It Hit Terrorist Bases in Pakistan-Controlled Kashmir

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:51:13 EDT

India’s army said it carried out “surgical strikes” on what it described as terrorist bases across the country’s de facto border with Pakistan, a move likely to heighten soaring tensions.image


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Ghost of Lehman Brothers Haunts Deutsche Bank

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:10:46 EDT

Eight years ago this month, Lehman Brothers failed in large part due to panicked hedge funds pulling their money. With some big hedge funds worried enough to cut their exposure to Deutsche Bank, the parallel is obvious—but also deeply misleading. image


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Samsung Battles Trust Concerns in Key Market of China

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:21:41 EDT

Samsung sought to reassure consumers in China that its phones are safe in the country, as surveys suggested that confidence was taking a hit in a critical market for the smartphone giant. image


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Nissan Seeks Brexit Trade Assurances Before New U.K. Investment

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:07:03 EDT

Nissan may scrap a major investment in the U.K. without more clarity on the post-Brexit trade relations, said CEO Carlos Ghosn, who also demanded compensation from the government should the industry suffer new tariffs. image


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R.I.P.: Japanese Bank Tower That Embodied Nation's Industrial Might

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:15:25 EDT

A bank tower that once stood at the center of Japan’s postwar industrial power will start to be demolished Saturday, one of several boom-era structures being torn down against the will of architectural preservationists.image


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Traders to Scour Japan's Bond-Buying Plans for Signs of Taper

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:15:37 EDT

A formerly routine monthly statement from the Bank of Japan about bond purchases is suddenly a hot subject for market speculation.image


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