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Southeast Asian stocks trade f

December 03, 2013
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Most Southeast Asian stocks were trading firmer yesterdayled by Indonesia after China’s factory data showed a steady growth in November, but Thailand underperformed with falling more than 1 percent due to political tensions.

Chinese firms to buy coal ass

by Reuters on December 03, 2013
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MELBOURNE - Chinese companies are on the hunt to buy overseas coal mines as Beijing’s switch to cleaner fuels stokes demand for higher-quality coal produced in countries such as Australia, according to people familiar with the firms’ strategies.

China may see IPO thaw next y

by Reuters on December 03, 2013
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SHANGHAI - China’s securities regulator could streamline its approvals process for some initial public offerings by next January, the regulator said on Saturday, mapping out reform measures.

Central banks in a benign ‘QE

by Reuters on November 29, 2013
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LONDON - The message is sinking in - economies of the rich world face super-easy money far into the future and central banks are now convinced it’s the least of all policy evils.

PH stocks gain on growth data

November 29, 2013
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The Philippine Stock Exchange index rose 1.3 percent following the release of growth data.

New hedge fund managers can s

by Reuters on November 29, 2013
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BOSTON - Wealthy investors may get more bang for their buck if they invest with brand new hedge fund managers, but they must also have a strong stomach to tolerate potential losses, a study released yesterday shows.

Banks may lose Tibor supervisi

by Reuters on November 29, 2013
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TOKYO - An advisory panel set up by Japan’s financial regulator will consider stripping oversight for setting Tibor, the yen benchmark interest rate, from the banking group now responsible for its administration, said people with knowledge of the potential supervisory overhaul.

RBS boss: no “systematic” pro

by Reuters on November 29, 2013
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LONDON - Royal Bank of Scotland’s RBS.L boss said he did not believe the UK state-backed bank had conducted a “systematic” effort to profit from its troubled business customers.

SE Asia stocks trade flat to h

November 28, 2013
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Southeast Asian stocks traded flat-to-higher  yesterday with the Philippine market one of the gainers. Thai stocks were nearly unchanged amid short covering while Indonesian shares bounced off 11-week lows.

Accor overhauls hotel business

by Reuters on November 28, 2013
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PARIS - Accor, Europe’s largest hotel group, said on Wednesday it would divide its hotel business in two in a bid to improve the group’s performance and boost shareholder returns.

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