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  • Opportunities in Emerging Asia

    Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates, HSBC Global Research says investor worries about hot money flowing out of emerging markets like Malaysia and Indonesia are unfounded due to favorable market conditions.

  • Searching for Yield in 2013

    Andre De Silva, Head of Asia-Pacific Rates, HSBC Global Research recommends investors look at the bonds of some emerging markets like Malaysia if they're looking for more yield.

  • Asian shares gained momentum on Friday on expectations a deal will eventually be reached to avoid a U.S. fiscal crisis.

  • Malaysian Airline Drops 20% After Rights Issue Announcement

    Shares in Malaysian Airline (MAS) plunged up to 20.8 percent after the company said it planned to raise 3.1 billion ringgit ($1 billion) through a rights issue.

  • Southeast Asia’s Time to Shine, Not Just Due to Obama

    In a week where U.S. President Barack Obama has made Southeast Asia the center of his first post-election trip overseas, upbeat economic news highlights another reason why the region is gaining in prominence globally.

  • OTTAWA, Nov 6- A top legislator in Canada's ruling Conservative Party on Tuesday made public his fierce opposition to a bid by China's CNOOC Ltd for Nexen Inc, underlining the political challenges facing Ottawa as it studies the takeover.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- International tourist arrivals grew 4 percent between January and August year-on-year and are heading for the 1 billion mark for the first time by December, the UN World Tourism Organization said on Monday.

  • Asian shares fell on Monday and the dollar firmed as investors shied away from risk ahead of the closely fought U.S. presidential election, the result of which could define a clear direction for broader markets.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- The contentious U.S.- China trade relationship has been a major issue in the U.S. race for the White House, with President Barack Obama defending his record and Republican challenger Mitt Romney promising tougher tactics if elected.

  • *Scarabeo 9 drilling rig leaving Cuba for West Africa. Communist Party newspaper Granma reported that a well drilled off western Cuba by Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA had been plugged because it ``did not offer possibilities of commercial exploitation.''.

  • Asian shares advanced to their highest in nearly two weeks with risk appetite returning on signs that a trend of global recovery is stabilizing, particularly in the United States and China.

  • China's Bottoming Out

    Jonathan Garner, Chief Asian & Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley says that recent positive data shows that China's economy is bottoming out.

  • Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Thursday as China's official and private sector manufacturing PMIs confirmed a recovering growth trend, boosting Shanghai markets whilst trying to convince regional investors the slowdown was bottoming out.

  • *Net income forecast Y765 bln loss vs prior Y50 bln profit. *To write off Y238 bln goodwill, Y356 bln restructuring.

  • *Net income forecast Y765 bln loss vs prior Y50 bln profit. *To write off Y238 bln goodwill, Y356 bln restructuring.

  • TOKYO, Nov 1- Japan's Nikkei share average is expected to tread water on Thursday after month-end buying in the previous session took the index to close up for the month and ahead of the key U.S. jobs data on Friday.

  • OTTAWA, Oct 31- Canada is likely to extend its review of the $15.1 billion bid by China's CNOOC Ltd for oil producer Nexen Inc beyond next week's deadline to allow more time for the government to formulate a broad framework on foreign investment, two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday.

  • Asia's

    Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director, Asia Economics, Credit Suisse says that there could sill be value in countries like the Philippines Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia as they are decoupled from weak exports.

  • OTTAWA, Oct 31- Canada is likely to extend its review of the $15.1 billion bid by China's CNOOC Ltd for oil producer Nexen Inc beyond next week's deadline to allow more time for the government to formulate a broad framework on foreign investment, two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday.

  • *Net income forecast Y765 bln loss vs prior Y50 bln profit. TOKYO, Oct 31- Panasonic Corp said it will lose almost $10 billion this business year as it cleans house of poorly performing operations, writing down billions of dollars of goodwill and assets in its mobile and energy units while its new boss readies for a fresh bout of restructuring.