The latest steps to rescue China's sagging property sector are among the most high-profile yet, but don't expect a market turnaround, economists say.
While Hong Kong protesters brave tear gas to battle for democratic ideals, traders are making bets on how to profit.
The dollar on Wednesday hit a new high six-year high against the yen, breaching 110 for the first time since August 2008.
China's manufacturing activity stayed steady in September, data showed Wednesday, a sign that economic growth is stabilizing.
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Speaking to CNBC at the "Russia Calling Conference" in Moscow, Maxim Basov, CEO of Rusagro, explains how the firm has benefited from geopolitical tensions.
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