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A unit of Guosen Securities said on Thursday it had not neared default on its offshore debt, the Financial Times reports.
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Myanmar's new president alluded to removing a law that could bring Aung San Suu Kyi to power. The country's military is unlikely to be impressed.
A North Korean newspaper has warned citizens to prepare for economic hardships ahead as the rogue nation channels funding into its weapons program.
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Jackson Wong of Huarong International says the bank reported results that were "way off" expectations.
CNBC's Emily Tan takes a look at HSBC shares after the bank posted its full-year results for 2016.
Sian Fenner of Oxford Economics talks about Budget 2017 and says she had expected a little more fiscal spending on short-term measures.