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  • Fed Probes RBS Over Dealings With Iran Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 1:50 AM ET
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    Federal authorities in the US are investigating Royal Bank of Scotland for possible breaches of Iran sanctions in a probe that has already led to the departure of a senior risk manager. The FT reports.

  • Arrest of Vietnam Tycoon Unnerves Markets Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
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    The arrest of one of Vietnam’s most prominent tycoons has sent shockwaves through the Communist-ruled country and further undermined confidence in what was once one of the world’s hottest emerging markets. The FT reports.

  • Vietnam-China Smuggling Surges Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 3:36 AM ET
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    In the past few years, Mong Cai has emerged as an international smuggling nexus, funnelling illegal goods from around the world to feed China’s soaring demand for everything from women to banned electronic waste products to tiger penis for use in traditional medicine. The FT reports.

  • Who's Investing in Myanmar? Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 8:46 PM ET
    Who's Investing in Myanmar?

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS Global Services reveals which countries & industries are dipping their toes into the Myanmar market.

  • Vietnam Stocks to Surge 120% in 2 Years: Fund Manager Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 12:44 AM ET
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    Vietnam's stock market, which tumbled nearly 30 percent last year because of surging inflation and a declining currency, is the most undervalued market in Southeast Asia, David Roes, the CEO of Asean Investment Management, told CNBC on Friday.

  • The Best Countries for Long-Term Growth Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 8:34 AM ET
    Worries over the European debt crisis, a slow recovery in the U.S. and fears over a "hard landing" for China’s economy have left global investors searching for new markets to put their money in. For long-term investors that means looking for economies that have strong growth prospects driven by competitive advantages such as demographics, natural resources or geography. We've come up with a list of the ten best countries for long-term growth based on a report from HSBC titled: The World in 2050.

    Worries over the European debt crisis, a slow recovery in the U.S. and fears over a "hard landing" for China’s economy have left global investors searching for new markets to put their money in. What are the countries with the best prospects for growth?

  • Vietnam’s Factories Grapple With Growing Unrest Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:42 PM ET
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    The number of wildcat strikes in Vietnam doubled last year as workers suffering from Asia’s highest inflation rate struggled to obtain better wages. The Financial Times reports.

  • Currencies Most at Risk in 2012 Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:10 PM ET
    Currencies Most at Risk in 2012

    Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist, Credit Agricole, explains why the Singaporean dollar, Korean Won, Indian Rupee and Vietnamese Dong will suffer the most.

  • Analysis: Vietnam Under Economic Strain Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 9:27 PM ET

    The number of property transactions in China’s largest cities has fallen to dangerously low levels, according to regulatory documents obtained by the Financial Times, and this could have a significant ripple effect. The FT reports.

  • As Costs Go Down, Will Nike Continue To Charge More? Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 2:11 PM ET
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    In March, Nike, for the first time in five years, missed analysts’ expectations and its stock plummeted more than nine percent on a single day. The company couldn’t achieve the margins it wanted because of the high costs of making and shipping its shoes and clothes.

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    Wondering how some smaller currencies would survive a market calamity? Here's one strategist's analysis.

  • Emerging Market Investors Must Diversify: Report Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 11:21 AM ET
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    Emerging market investors looking to reduce volatility on their returns should combine stocks, bonds and currencies, according to a report by asset management firm Alliance Bernstein, called "An all-encompassing approach to emerging markets".

  • Vietnam's Comrades Face Golf Ban Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 12:43 AM ET
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    The transport ministry says some senior officials are spending too much time on the putting green and, as a result, are under-performing at work during a difficult period for the Vietnamese economy. The FT reports.

  • Vietnam Stocks Offer 500 Percent Upside: CEO Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 4:40 AM ET
    Vietnam Stocks Offer 500 Percent Upside: CEO

    Vietnamese brokers and industrials will experience 500 percent upside over the next 2-3 years, David Roes, CEO of ASEAN Investment Management, told CNBC.

  • Vietnam Sees More Women Filing for Divorce Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 11:47 PM ET
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    In many Asian countries, divorce rates have been rising as women become more economically independent and more willing to challenge traditional, socially conservative values. The FT reports.

  • China's flag flies over octagonal structures built on stilts in the Philippine-claimed Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands located in the South China Sea.

    The growing tension between China, Vietnam and the Philippines in the South China Sea could lead to a miscalculation and further escalation between the parties, a former advisor to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney warned on Friday.

  • Vietnam Stocks Trump Indonesia: Strategist Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 11:31 PM ET
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    Indonesia’s low debt levels and strong growth potential has made the country a choice destination for investors, prompting financial firms like Deutsche Bank to compare the economy to Brazil’s in the 1990s.

  • Blue Waters, Black Oil in the South China Sea Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 5:26 AM ET
    China's flag flies over octagonal structures built on stilts in the Philippine-claimed Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands located in the South China Sea.

    Not a single Asian country with territorial claims in the South China Sea has installed an oil drill in the heart of the disputed region, but that might soon change.

  • Vietnam Import Curbs Hit Luxury Goods Trade Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 5:01 AM ET

    Like other companies selling luxury goods in communist-ruled Vietnam, HTC Auto, a car dealer, has thrived over recent years as rapid economic growth has spurred the creation of a class of wealthy, status-conscious consumers keen to snap up everything from iPhones to Rolls-Royces, the FT reports.

  • Euro Rises, Kiwi Falls Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 7:24 AM ET
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    Europe is the place to be, with the euro and the Swiss franc rising, but watch out for falling kiwis — it's time for your FX Fix.