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Asian Stocks Fall From Six-Year High, Paring Weekly Gain

Asian stocks fell from a six-year high as materials and technology companies led the regional benchmark index lower.BHP Billiton Ltd., the world’s biggest mining company, slid 1.3 percent in ...

Date: 2014-06-20

SAIC Motor Chairman Pledges to Boost Local Car Brand

SAIC Motor Corp. (600104), the Chinese manufacturing partner of General Motors Co. and Volkswagen AG, pledged to increase spending to build up its own car brands after sales barely rose in the firs...

Date: 2014-06-20

Dollar Stronger Before Fed as Japan Stocks Rise With Oil

The dollar extended its advance against Asian emerging-market currencies with theFederal Reserve to report on monetary policy today amid speculation U.S. interest-rate increases will be brought for...

Date: 2014-06-18

Macquarie to Cut Jobs as It Ends Asia Structured Products

Macquarie Group Ltd. (MQG), Australia’s biggest investment bank, stopped issuing structured products out of Asia as of June 13 and will cut jobs from its structured products team, people fami...

Date: 2014-06-17

Biggest Thai Investors Say Stocks Are Too Expensive

Two of Thailand’s biggest money managers say the surge in stocks that sent the benchmark SET Index (SET) into a bull market yesterday has gone too far, too fast.The nation’s Social Secu...

Date: 2014-06-17

China’s New Loans Top Estimates in Boost for Economy

China’s new yuan loans and money supply topped estimates in May as the government supports economic growth while reining in shadow banking.Local-currency loans were 870.8 billion yuan ($140 bi...

Date: 2014-06-13

China Pledges Spending and Lower Taxes in Growth Effort

China announced new steps aimed at bolstering slowing economic growth by cutting taxes, spending more on developing the Yangtze River region and expanding financing for exporters.China will boost p...

Date: 2014-06-12

Asian Stock Indexes Drop With Euro; Aussie Yields Climb

Most Asian stocks indexes fell, with the regional benchmark gauge trading near a one-year high. The euro slipped against most major peers and Australian bonds followed Treasuries lower before a sal...

Date: 2014-06-11