Scrapping Indonesia's bullet train leaves top investors confused

* Jakarta decided at last minute it didn't need high-speed train

10:49am IST

Saudi king to meet with Obama amid Gulf concerns over Iran deal

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 - Saudi King Salman will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday to seek more support in countering Iran, as the Obama administration aims to use the visit to shore up relations after a period of tensions.

10:30am IST

After troop cuts, China military warns reforms will be hard

BEIJING, Sept 4 - China's military reforms will be difficult and risky as they require a fundamental change in thinking and could affect special interest groups, the armed forces official paper said on Friday following the announcement of a 300,000 troop cut.

10:29am IST

Hong Kong stocks fall on nervousness ahead of U.S. job data

Sept 4 - Hong Kong stock erased early gains and fell on Friday as investors liquidated their position ahead of the release of the U.S. monthly jobs report at a time when China market was closed for public holiday.

9:59am IST

Malaysia's July exports rise 3.5 pct on yr, better than forecast

* July exports +3.5 pct y/y vs Reuters poll f'cast +3.2 pct * July imports +5.9 pct y/y vs f'cast of -0.8 pct * Trade surplus 2.38 bln rgt vs f'cast 6.0 bln rgt surplus * Exports to China +32.7 pct y/y; to U.S. +20.2 pct y/y; to EU +3.9 pct y/y KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 - Malaysia saw exports in July increase 3.5 percent from a year earlier as demand for electrical and electronic goods surged, government data showed on Friday. According to the median forecast from a Reu

9:57am IST
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