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India

Vidya Ranganathan

Corrected: Asian shares mostly flat, Japan hurt by Sino-U.S. tensions

30 Sep 2019

(Corrects headline and first paragraph to Asia shares 'mostly flat' (not 'edge lower') and in 2nd paragraph the MSCI Asia-ex-Japan index to flat (not down 0.55%))

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares mostly flat, Japan hurt by Sino-U.S. tensions

30 Sep 2019

TOKYO/SINGAPORE, Sept 30 Asian stock markets, including China's, were little changed on Monday, shrugging off news that the U.S. administration is considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges.

RPT-Brokers brave China's FX market crackdown in hunt for household high rollers

17 May 2019

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE, May 16 Lured by hopes that China's retail investors could become major players in global currency markets, foreign brokers are brazenly chasing business in a grey area of the country's online trading sector, even as Beijing vows to wipe out such activities.

Brokers brave China's FX market crackdown in hunt for household high rollers

16 May 2019

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE Lured by hopes that China's retail investors could become major players in global currency markets, foreign brokers are brazenly chasing business in a gray area of the country's online trading sector, even as Beijing vows to wipe out such activities.

Sri Lanka may need more IMF help as blasts threaten tourism

24 Apr 2019

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Sri Lanka faces a likely collapse in tourism following Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and hotels, which would deal a severe blow to the island's economy and financial markets, and potentially force it to seek further IMF assistance.

ANALYSIS-Sri Lanka may need more IMF help as blasts threaten tourism

23 Apr 2019

* Tourism is third-largest FX earner, accounting for 5 pct of GDP

Analysis: Trump's $500 billion trade threat makes China's already battered investors shiver

06 Jul 2018

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE Six months of wrangling over trade tariffs with the United States has wiped out about a fifth of China's stock market value and driven its currency down sharply. But those moves may have just been a downpayment on what is yet to come. | Video

Malaysian markets leery over Najib's defeat, Mahathir's return

10 May 2018

SINGAPORE A fall in the Malaysian ringgit in offshore trading and a rise in the cost of insuring the country's debt showed how nervous investors were on Thursday after a stunning election defeat of the coalition that had ruled Malaysia for six decades.

Malaysian markets leery over Najib's defeat, Mahathir's return

10 May 2018

SINGAPORE, May 10 A fall in the Malaysian ringgit in offshore trading and a rise in the cost of insuring the country's debt showed how nervous investors were on Thursday after a stunning election defeat of the coalition that had ruled Malaysia for six decades.

As currencies weaken, Asia's original sinners go for classic defence

04 May 2018

SINGAPORE To deal with a familiar combination of falling currencies and uncertainty about economic growth, Asian central banks are reverting to their classic policy playbook. They are intervening in currency markets while concurrently injecting cash into their economies.

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