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HTC CFO says company will not need to tap markets in 2015

NEW YORK (Reuters) – HTC Corp will not need to tap the capital markets in 2015 or even beyond, the Taiwanese smartphone maker's chief financial officer told Reuters on Wednesday, citing its lack of debt, $ 1.7 billion in cash … Continue reading

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Emerging markets face ‘new normal’

Investors seek options as dollar strength, lower prices and slower growth hit asset prices Asia homepage

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Fink blames regulators for heated markets

BlackRock chief says tight regulation and low interest rates reward debtors Asia homepage

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Alibaba leads global equity capital markets treasure hunt

By Freya Berry and Elzio Barreto LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Global equity capital markets returned with a vengeance in 2014 as bankers, investors and companies led a charge that culminated spectacularly in Alibaba, the biggest share listing ever. Worldwide equity … Continue reading

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The New Commodity Kings: How The Commodity Markets Have Changed This Year

By Andrew Hecht: In what was most likely a response to the Great Depression, the US Congress passed the Glass-Steagall Act of 1932 and the 1933 Banking Act to separate commercial and investment banking along with other market regulations. The … Continue reading

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HKMA acts to stabilise markets amid Hong Kong protests – Financial Times

Times LIVE HKMA acts to stabilise markets amid Hong Kong protestsFinancial TimesHong Kong's quasi central bank implemented emergency measures on Monday morning as the battle between Hong Kong democracy activists – many of whom spent the night camped on the … Continue reading

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IMF warns of emerging markets slowdown

EM growth stalled in the wake of the financial crisis and has continued to fall and unlike in advanced economies the IMF does not forecast a recovery Asia homepage

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Bond markets ‘join the dots’ on Fed rates

While two-year Treasury yield has risen to a level last seen in May 2011, bond market still has reservations about forecasting abilities of FOMC members Asia homepage

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Google unleashes Android on new markets

US tech group looks to establish smartphone standard for the next billion mobile users by launching low-cost platform with local manufacturers Asia homepage

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Markets wake up to Scottish independence – BBC News

BBC News Markets wake up to Scottish independenceBBC NewsTo quote Sir Alex Ferguson – for some businesses who don't much like the look of independence, this is squeaky bum time. Executives at Scottish based firms such as Standard Life, Royal … Continue reading

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