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  • H-shares require a more bearish outlook than A-shares: CMB

    H-shares face a tougher 2016 because of a potential Fed tightening as well as a yuan devaluation, explains Daniel So, strategist at CMB International Securities.

  • Putin slaps Turkey with sanctions as tensions rise Saturday, 28 Nov 2015 | 3:08 PM ET
    Speaking before a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah, Russian President Vladimir Putin called Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet "a stab in the back" carried out by the accomplices of terrorists, saying the incident would have serious consequences for Moscow's relations with Ankara.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, following the downing this week by Turkey of a Russian warplane.

  • Will Turkish/Russian tensions escalate? Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    Will Turkish/Russian tensions escalate?

    Mehmet Ali Tugtan, assistant professor of international relations at Istanbul Bilgi University, speaks to Hadley Gamble about the Russian military jet which was shot down by Turkey and how this could negatively affect Turkey's economy if Russia retaliates.

  • Hong Kong cosmetics retailer Sa Sa gets a makeover Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 1:01 AM ET

    Skincare and cosmetics retailer Sa Sa is shaking up its product offering as customers are increasingly buying cheaper goods.

  • Sa Sa earnings hurt by fewer mainland tourists Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 8:13 PM ET
    Sa Sa earnings hurt by fewer mainland tourists

    Guy Look, CFO of Sa Sa International, discusses Hong Kong's rental costs as Sa Sa's turnover fell in store locations normally popular by mainland visitors.

  • An investor's perspective of Russia-Turkey jet incident

    There will be stock market implications from the Russian jet downing, because the countries have trade and tourism connections, says Karin Hirn, co-founder and CEO of East Capital.

  • The impact of the US worldwide travel alert Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 10:14 AM ET

    The U.S. State Department issued a "worldwide travel alert" late on Monday, in the latest security red flag for global tourism.

  • *Zodiac Aerospace slumps after earnings update. LONDON, Nov 24- European shares dropped to a one-week low on Tuesday, with disappointing updates from companies such as Zodiac Aerospace and a blow to tourism stocks from a U.S. travel warning putting pressure on the market. Altice dropped 7 percent as Next Alt, Patrick Drahi's personal holding, said it wanted to...

  • Which sectors are affected by terrorism? Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    Which sectors are affected by terrorism?

    Guillaume Menuet, European economist at Citi, says tourism and air travel will be most affected by the recent terror attacks in Europe.

  • Cathay Pacific flight diverted for medical reasons Monday, 23 Nov 2015 | 11:07 PM ET
    A Cathay Pacific Airways 747 passenger plane

    Cathay Pacific flight CX 841 from New York to Hong Kong was diverted to Beijing as a passenger required urgent medical assistance, the carrier said.

  • How will terrorism affect France's economy? Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 1:15 AM ET
    How will terrorism affect France's economy?

    Michel Landel, CEO of Sodexo, is concerned that the Paris terror attacks will impact tourism to France and says his country should cut public spending to finance more security and anti-terrorism measures.

  • Kenya to build cruise ship terminal at its biggest port Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    MOMBASA, Nov 18- East Africa's biggest port of Mombasa will spend 100 million shillings to build a new cruise ship terminal aimed at boosting tourism, port management said on Wednesday. The Kenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers said it welcomed the project but said the government must also improve roads, ferries and the "cleanliness of the city" to...

  • *Attacks in Paris prompt travel cancellations in Asia. Nov 18- Fresh violence on the streets of Paris and bomb threats against Air France flights have rattled the global tourism industry, with travellers from wealthy Asian nations thinking twice about trips to Europe. Some Chinese visiting Paris last weekend swiftly diverted to Switzerland, said Jane Chen at...

  • 'Things have gotten much worse in 2015' Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 9:06 PM ET
    'Things have gotten much worse in 2015'

    Aside from potential geopolitical risks, there is still the backdrop of a slowing economy and lack of business investment, says Ron Napier, head of Napier Investment.

  • PARIS, Nov 16- The carnage in Paris has sent shudders through the tourism sector in one of the world's most visited cities with hotel owners, tour operators and others in the industry hoping the expected drop-off in visitors will not last long. The Eiffel Tower, Louvre museum and other attractions reopened on Monday after shutting due to the killings, though...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 16- The dollar rose and U.S. and European equity markets gained modestly on Monday as analysts saw limited economic impact worldwide by the attacks in Paris on Friday, though the sale of luxury goods and tourism in the French capital may suffer. Gold rose from last week's six-year low as the attacks in Paris, in which 129 people were killed and hundreds...

  • Carnage in Paris sends shudders through tourist sector Monday, 16 Nov 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    PARIS, Nov 16- The carnage in Paris has sent shudders through the tourism sector in one of the world's most visited cities with hotel owners, tour operators and others in the industry hoping the expected drop-off in visitors will not last long. The Louvre and other attractions such as the Paris Opera reopened on Monday after shutting due to the killings, but...

  • PARIS, Nov 16- French tourism-related and luxury stocks fell sharply early on Monday following the attacks in Paris on Friday, with hotel group Accor opening as much as 7 percent lower. Aeroports de Paris, the operator of Paris' Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports and Air France were each down about 5 percent while Eurotunnel was down 4.5 percent.

  • MILAN, Nov 16- European shares opened lower on Monday, dragged down by travel and leisure stocks following Friday's attacks in Paris, which killed more than 130 people. The events in Paris are likely to put consumer goods and tourism stocks under pressure in the short term, although few strategists expect a prolonged economic impact or change in prevailing...

  • Nov 13- Slumping same-store sales at upscale U.S. department store operator Nordstrom Inc could point to more than a glut in retailers' inventories, not just a longer-than-usual spell of warm weather and fewer spendthrift tourists. Trouble at Nordstrom- seen as head-and-shoulder above rivals such as Macy's Inc and cheaper retailers including Kohl's Corp in...