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Chinese automaker Geely will be taking a 49.9 percent stake in Malaysia's iconic, home-grown, but long-struggling carmaker Proton.
Moody’s has downgraded China rating to A1 from Aa3, with a stable outlook.
Inflation in Singapore remained benign overall in April, data on Tuesday showed, but that’s largely because housing costs continued to fall.
Noble plunged nearly 32 percent before being halted on Tuesday, hit by a rating downgrade and a report a potential investor may have walked away.
Ford Motor reportedly shuffled its senior leadership team in response to a recent stock price decline.
Trump’s budget proposal will include massive cuts to Medicaid and other anti-poverty programs, the Washington Post reported, citing sources.
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Asia markets fell on Thursday amid U.S. political turmoil as a special counsel was appointed to lead a probe of Russian election involvement.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised the Trump administration's tough stance on North Korea as he warned of growing threats from the rogue nation on Monday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his country would continue pushing for a trans-Pacific trade deal, but he hoped the U.S. would rejoin the pact.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he believes a tighter labor market will spur higher wage growth in his country.
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