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Steinhoff shares jump after Pepkor Europe's trading update

12/12 Shares in Steinhoff rose more than 20 percent on Wednesday, on track for their biggest daily gain in nearly a month, after the company's Pepkor Europe business reported a jump in annual revenue growth.  Full story

S.Korean stocks, won gain on Sino-U.S. trade war thaw

09h00 Round-up of South Korean financial markets: South Korea's KOSPI stock index ended higher on Thursday as the Sino-U.S. trade war showed signs of abating. South Korean bond yields dropped, while the currency won gained.. . .  Full story

GRAPHIC-The life and times of ECB quantitative easing, 2015-18

09h00 An era of extraordinarily easy monetary policy in the euro zone is drawing to a close as the European Central Bank is set to announce formally on Thursday that its massive bond-buying scheme will. . .  Full story

Poor company disclosure could hamper U.N. sustainability goals - PIMCO

09h00 A United Nations plan to boost global development is at risk of failing to reach its goals because of poor data and target-setting by companies, the world's biggest bond investor said.. . .  Full story

Thai PTTEP wins bids for petroleum concessions in Gulf of Thailand

08h59 Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production Pcl (PTTEP) has won bids for Bongkot and Erawan petroleum concessions in the Gulf of Thailand, Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan said on Thursday.. . .  Full story

Australia shares eke out third session of gains; NZ up

08h54 Australian shares closed slightly higher on Thursday, bolstered by gains in miners as market sentiment improved after China took steps to ease trade tensions with the United States.. . .  Full story

Asian shares rally on US-China trade thaw

08h50 Asian equity markets rallied on Thursday on signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions and expectations that China will step up efforts soon to support its cooling economy.. . .  Full story

Investors cut short positions on most Asian currencies; yuan bear bets at 21-month low

08h43 Bearish bets on most Asian currencies fell over the past two weeks, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, as the U.S. Federal Reserve is widely expected to hold rates next year after a near. . .  Full story

Japanese shares hit 1-week high on trade hopes; tech firms climb

08h26 Japanese shares touched a one-week high on Thursday with sentiment lifted by signs of reduced Sino-U.S. trade tensions, and technology firms got a boost from a rally for U.S. peers.. . .  Full story

Japan's SoftBank to shun Huawei in favour of Ericsson, Nokia equipment -Nikkei

08h19 SoftBank Group Corp plans to replace 4G network equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with hardware from Nokia and Ericsson , Nikkei reported on Thursday, without citing sources.. . .  Full story

China turns up gas heat in 3 mln more homes

08h11 China has switched another 3.29 million households to gas heating this winter, Reuters calculations show, more than it added last year, as Beijing continues to push the use of cleaner fuels to curb pollution.. . .  Full story

Don't be fooled by China's soybean buy; crude, LNG, coal are the big fish: Russell

08h03 There is a risk that investors will get carried away with optimism over an easing of the U.S.-China trade dispute on the back of China resuming purchases of U.S. soybeans.. . .  Full story

ChargePoint to equip Daimler dealers with electric car chargers

08h00 ChargePoint, one of the world's biggest operators of charging equipment for electric vehicles, has struck a deal to supply Daimler retailers with slow and fast chargers.. . .  Full story

The trading firms under investigation in Brazil graft probe

08h00 Last week, Brazilian investigators accused four of the world's largest oil-trading firms of participating in a corruption scheme focused on Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras. Federal prosecutors allege Vitol, Glencore,. . .  Full story

Most Asian units firm on US-China trade hopes, Indonesian rupiah leads

07h44 Most Asian currencies strengthened on Thursday as signs of a thaw in U.S.-China trade tensions prompted investors to dip their toes back into riskier assets. The Indonesian rupiah strengthened the. . .  Full story

JGBs slip as ebb in risk aversion reduces demand for safe havens

07h33 Japanese government bond prices slipped across the board on Thursday as an ebb in risk aversion reduced investor demand for safe-haven debt.. . .  Full story

Australian rail workers plan strikes that could hit key coal haulage tracks

07h28 Coal railway workers at Australian hauler Aurizon Holdings Ltd are planning strikes after a breakdown in pay negotiations, their trade union said, a move that could delay shipments from the world's largest coking coal export. . .  Full story

London copper hits 1-week high on signs of trade row easing

07h27 London copper prices touched their highest in more than a week on Thursday amid signs China is keeping promises made to the United States as part of a deal to resolve a trade row. . .  Full story

Oil prices rise as Sino-U.S. trade tensions show signs of easing

07h26 Oil prices rose on Thursday, buoyed by a drawdown in U.S. crude stockpiles and indications that China is taking concrete steps to put a trade war truce with Washington into action.. . .  Full story

Indonesia's 2018 FDI seen falling to $11 bln-$13 bln - investment board

07h12 Incoming foreign direct investment to Indonesia is expected to be around $11 billion to $13 billion this year, less than the average in recent years of $20 billion per year, a senior official said. . .  Full story

China's Hengli Petchem to test new oil refinery on Dec. 15

07h12 China's Hengli Petrochemical Group will start test-running its new oil refinery in the northeastern city of Dalian on Dec. 15, according to a company statement, slightly behind an earlier timeline of around the end of. . .  Full story

Pound holds most gains as PM May survives vote but Brexit in peril

06h52 The pound held onto most of the previous session's gains on Thursday after British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote, buying time to try to steer her unpopular Brexit deal through a. . .  Full story

Tribunal orders Panama canal construction group to pay back $848 mln

06h47 The Panama Canal Authority said on Wednesday that an arbitration tribunal has ordered the construction consortium behind the waterway's expansion to pay back nearly $848 million to the canal authority.. . .  Full story

Gold edges lower as dollar steadies, equities tick up

06h46 Gold prices slipped on Thursday as the dollar steadied and equities climbed on signs of easing trade tensions between the United States and China, while palladium rose to a record high, trading at a. . .  Full story

China stocks jump on further policy support hopes

06h31 Stocks in China and Hong Kong rallied on Thursday as investors expect the Chinese leadership to prop up economic growth with new measures this month and ease policy further in 2019. ** By midday, the. . .  Full story

SE Asia Stocks-Rise on trade war thaw; Philippines up ahead of cenbank meet

06h29 Southeast Asian markets climbed tracking broader Asia as Sino-U.S. trade worries softened, while Philippines shares were poised for their third straight session of gains ahead of the central bank's policy meeting later in the day.. . .  Full story

China's yuan edges up on signs of thaw in Sino-US trade relations

05h47 China's yuan inched up against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, as positive progress in Sino-U.S. trade tensions continued to offer support, but gains were capped by some demand for the greenback.. . .  Full story

Soybean prices ease after 2 days of gains, Chinese buying curbs losses

05h42 Chicago soybean futures inched down on Thursday to ease from a six-month high reached in the previous session, although losses were limited as China made its first major purchases of U.S. beans since a. . .  Full story

Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei exec

05h29 Canada should distance itself from U.S. "hegemonism" and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of China's Huawei detained in Vancouver on Washington's request, state-owned tabloid Global Times said in a Thursday editorial.. . .  Full story

Alibaba-backed Lazada appoints new CEO; second change in 2018

05h23 Lazada Group, a Southeast-Asian e-commerce company backed by Alibaba Group Holding, appointed Pierre Poignant as its new chief executive officer (CEO) on Thursday as part of its succession planning.. . .  Full story

Northern China smog worsens in Oct-Nov as pace of restrictions eases -Greenpeace

05h04 Smog in northern China worsened in October and November compared to a year earlier, environmental group Greenpeace said on Thursday, as the government eases the pace at which it ramps up air quality controls at. . .  Full story

Trump intervention comment may be gift to Huawei CFO

04h58 Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, released on bail on Tuesday to await a ruling on U.S. extradition at one of her luxury Vancouver homes, may have received welcome ammunition in court from an unlikely source. . .  Full story

Insurance claims for latest California wildfires top $9 billion

04h51 Insurance claims from the recent spate of California wildfires, including one ranked as the most deadly and destructive in state history, have topped $9 billion and are expected to grow, the state insurance commissioner reported. . .  Full story

China's WuXi AppTec falls 1 percent in Hong Kong debut

04h43 Chinese medical tech platform WuXi AppTec fell 1.3 percent on its Hong Kong debut on Thursday, after raising $1 billion in a listing in the Asian financial hub.. . .  Full story

Japanese shares gain on trade hopes; tech firms rally

04h37 Japanese shares advanced on Thursday as investors cheered Wall Street's overnight gains, thanks to signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions, with technology firms getting a boost from a rally in their U.S. peers.. . .  Full story

Australia's ANZ local group head steps down ahead of shareholders meeting

04h08 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group said on Thursday its local head of retail and commercial banking is stepping down for personal reasons, as the bank ends a difficult year that has shaken up. . .  Full story

S.Korea stocks tick up as trade war shows signs of abating; won gains

03h53 Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index rose on Thursday as investors see relieved tension on Sino-U.S. trade spat. The Korean won. . .  Full story

NZ's Treasury flags smaller 2019 budget surplus, trims growth forecasts

03h46 The New Zealand Treasury trimmed the country's growth forecast for 2019 and flagged a smaller surplus as it cautioned of risks to the economy from global trade frictions and slowing immigration.. . .  Full story

Australian dlr near 1-wk highs, NZ$ steady on budget f'casts

03h31 The Australian dollar held near a one-week high as riskier assets were boosted by signs of progress in Sino-U.S. trade relations, while New Zealand's currency was steady as the government unveiled a healthy budget.. . .  Full story

Australia shares inch up, focus on Sino-U.S. trade talks; NZ gains

03h27 Australian shares pulled ahead on Monday, though buyers lacked conviction after two sessions of solid gains as investors looked to more developments on Sino-U.S. trade talks amid tentative signs of easing tensions between the two. . .  Full story

China makes first big U.S. soybean purchase since Trump-Xi truce

02h08 China on Wednesday made its first major purchases of U.S. soybeans since President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping struck a trade war truce earlier this month, providing some relief to U.S.. . .  Full story

After Trump comment on Huawei, official says Justice Dept sticks to law enforcement

02h06 A top U.S. Justice Department official pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's comment that he might intervene in a legal case involving an executive from the Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies Co if. . .  Full story

U.S. yield curve to invert in 2019, recession to follow

02h05 The U.S. Treasury yield curve will invert next year, possibly within the next six months, much earlier than forecast just three months ago, with a recession to follow as soon as a year after. . .  Full story

Brexit worries push UK house price gauge to six-year low - RICS

02h01 A measure of British house prices hit a six-year low in November as the approach of Brexit put off buyers and sellers, a survey of property valuers showed on Thursday.. . .  Full story

United Airlines CEO doubles down on growth strategy as stock rides tailwind

01h01 With many rival airlines scaling back plans to add travel routes and seats in a bid to protect margins, Oscar Munoz is taking United Airlines in a different direction.. . .  Full story

ECB worries multiply even as money-printing presses stop

01h01 The European Central Bank is all but certain to formally end its lavish bond purchase scheme on Thursday but will take an increasingly dim view on growth, raising the odds that its next step. . .  Full story

-India's cenbank to consult with govt, focus on bank sector

01h00 The new head of India's central bank said on Wednesday he would consult more closely with the government on policy issues and meet heads of state-run lenders within hours to address problems facing the. . .  Full story

Ageing Japan: Dementia puts financial assets of the elderly at risk

01h00 Yumiko Okubo, 71, had forgotten how to heat up food.. . .  Full story

China's Zhoushan to go after Singapore marine hub's top billing

01h00 China's port city of Zhoushan is planning to challenge Singapore's dominance of the multi-billion dollar shipping fuel industry, relying on proximity to some of the world's biggest ports and Beijing's support to give it an. . .  Full story

British PM May survives party confidence vote but Brexit deal still teetering

00h59 British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a confidence vote by the Conservative Party on Wednesday, but a mutiny by more than a third of her lawmakers indicated parliament was heading towards deadlock over Brexit.. . .  Full story

Nissan to boost external board seats, set up compensation committee -source

00h47 Nissan Motor Co Ltd plans to boost the number of external board members and set up a committee to oversee compensation as part of its effort to improve governance following the arrest of former. . .  Full story

Beijing eases back on 'Made in China 2025' amid trade talks with U.S.

00h32 China appears to be easing its high-tech industrial development push, dubbed "Made in China 2025," which has long irked the United States, amid talks between the two countries to reduce trade tensions, according to new. . .  Full story

Canada working to find a second Canadian in China

00h29 Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says:. . .  Full story

Mexico flags 'delicate' Pemex finances, plans tight budget

00h14 Mexico's government on Wednesday flagged state oil giant Pemex's 'delicate' finances as it prepared to present the 2019 budget, seeking to reassure markets by saying that the company should not be saddled with more debt. . .  Full story

Pound retreats as size of May win underscores Brexit deal opposition

00h02 Sterling retreated from earlier highs on Wednesday after Prime Minister Theresa May survived an attempt to oust her, but by a margin that only reinforced the extent of opposition to her deal for exiting. . .  Full story

Wall St closes up, investors optimistic on China trade

00h01 U.S. stocks closed up on Wednesday afternoon, though well below their session highs as investors pulled back in the last few minutes of trading despite optimism about U.S.-China trade relations and some reassuring signs in. . .  Full story

Latam stocks, currencies buoyed by optimism on global trade

12/12 Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday, riding a broader wave of optimism on world trade, while Latin American currencies took advantage of a soft dollar to firm significantly. U.S. President Donald. . .  Full story

Crypto startup AriseBank settles fraud accusations with SEC

12/12 Cryptocurrency startup AriseBank will pay $2.3 million to the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle accusations of defrauding investors through claims such as building a cryptocurrency bank.. . .  Full story

U.S. probe cites 'ineffective' safeguard in Husky oil refinery blast

12/12 An "ineffective" safeguard failed to prevent an explosive mixing of air and fuel at a Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, leading to a blast and fire in the plant's gasoline-producing unit in April, a. . .  Full story

British PM May survives party confidence vote but 117 dissent

12/12 Prime Minister Theresa May survived a confidence vote from her Conservative party on Wednesday, but more than a third of her lawmakers said she was no longer the right leader to implement Britain's exit. . .  Full story

Oil ends lower on Iran comments despite Libya, OPEC supply cuts

12/12 Oil ended lower on Wednesday after reports that Iran's oil minister said divisions exist within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, leading futures to give up earlier gains on OPEC-led production curbs and export. . .  Full story

Sterling retreats from highs after UK PM May wins no-confidence vote

12/12 The pound pulled back from session highs late on Wednesday after Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote but by a smaller margin than many in the market had expected.. . .  Full story

Australia shares set to open little changed; NZ up

12/12 Australian shares were poised to open little changed as investors remained cautious, awaiting concrete actions by the United States and China towards easing their trade row. The local share price index. . .  Full story

Trade thaw lifts stocks, sterling rises on May bets

12/12 A gauge of global stock markets rallied along with U.S. Treasury yields on Wednesday as optimism abounded for a trade thaw between the United States and China while sterling bounced on indications UK Prime. . .  Full story

Barrick, Tanzania make progress in tax row, no deal yet -source

12/12 Barrick Gold Corp has made progress in talks with the Tanzanian government to resolve a nearly 2-year-long tax dispute, but it is premature to say a deal has been reached, a person familiar in the. . .  Full story

US STOCKS-Wall Street rises on U.S.-China trade optimism

12/12 U.S. stocks were up 1 percent on Wednesday afternoon, though well below their session highs, as investors were hopeful about U.S.-China trade relations after the latest comments from both sides and eyed some reassuring signs. . .  Full story

Saipem says Shamoon variant crippled hundreds of computers

12/12 A hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300 of the company's computers used a variant of the notorious Shamoon virus, Saipem said, a development that links the case to. . .  Full story

C$ climbs as investors dump greenback for riskier assets

12/12 The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as the greenback broadly declined, and as stocks got a boost from optimism over trade negotiations between the United States and China.. . .  Full story

Soybeans hit 4-1/2-month high as China buys U.S. supplies

12/12 U.S. soybean futures hit a 4-1/2-month high on Wednesday as China bought U.S. soybeans for the first time since U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping met in early December.. . .  Full story

With stock riding tailwind, United Airlines CEO doubles down on growth strategy

12/12 With many rival airlines scaling back plans to add travel routes and seats in a bid to protect margins, Oscar Munoz is taking United Airlines in a different direction.. . .  Full story

Sterling jumps on UK no-confidence vote bets; euro gains

12/12 The pound rallied on Wednesday, rebounding from a 20-month low, as traders bet British Prime Minister Theresa May would survive a no-confidence vote on her leadership, allowing her to salvage her deal for Britain. . .  Full story

Yields rise on U.S.-China trade, Brexit optimism

12/12 U.S. Treasury yields climbed on Wednesday on signs of progress in U.S.-China trade discussions and easing tensions on Britain's exit from the European Union after UK Prime Minister Theresa May looked to have garnered enough. . .  Full story

Pound climbs on bets May will survive leadership challenge

12/12 Sterling recovered from 20-month lows on Wednesday as traders positioned for Prime Minister Theresa May to survive an attempt to oust her.. . .  Full story

Yemen warring parties agree to reopen Sanaa airport, resume oil, gas exports

12/12 Yemen's warring parties agreed on Wednesday to reopen Sanaa airport in the Houthi-held capital and resume oil and gas exports, sources said, as Western nations pressed them to accept confidence-building steps before the end of. . .  Full story

Big firms could help rein in French deficit - minister

12/12 Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday he favoured calling on big companies to contribute to efforts to keep France's budget deficit as close as possible to the EU limit next year.. . .  Full story

Italy lowers deficit target, EU sees progress on budget row

12/12 The Italian government has offered to lower its deficit target for next year, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday, with the European Commission declaring that good progress has been made in a dispute over. . .  Full story

Gold gains as dollar weakens, U.S. rate hike prospects fade

12/12 Gold prices edged higher on Wednesday as the dollar slipped and expectations for the number of U.S. interest rate hikes next year dimmed, increasing the appeal of non-interest yielding bullion.. . .  Full story

Yemen warring parties agree to resume oil and gas exports

12/12 Both Yemeni parties at peace talks in Sweden agreed on Wednesday to resume oil and gas exports, delegates from the two sides said.. . .  Full story

Cocoa rises 4 pct on fund buying; robusta coffee sets new low

12/12 New York cocoa futures rallied 4 percent on Wednesday, boosted by speculative buying and expectations of a slowdown in supplies from top producer Ivory Coast, while sugar fell and robusta coffee dropped to a 2-1/2-month. . .  Full story

China makes first major buy of U.S. soybeans since Trump-Xi meet

12/12 China on Wednesday bought at least 500,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans in its first major purchase of the oilseed since U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping struck a trade war. . .  Full story

Climate Conference Notebook: deal in ministers' hands

12/12 Climate change talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on limiting global warming are in their final week in Katowice, the capital of Poland's Silesian coal mining district.. . .  Full story

Canada minister to speak about extradition as China dispute worsens

12/12 Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will hold a news conference to discuss extradition procedures on Wednesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said he might intervene in the extradition case of Huawei Technologies' executive. . .  Full story

Nearly 200 Conservative lawmakers indicate support for PM May -Reuters tally

12/12 Prime Minister Theresa May has secured indications of support from nearly 200 of her lawmakers, which would be enough to ensure she wins a confidence vote on Wednesday, based on statements made to the. . .  Full story

IATA views flight uncertainty in no-deal Brexit as "very concerning"

12/12 Uncertainty over what would happen to flight bookings in the event of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal next year is "very concerning", a senior International Air Transport Association (IATA) official said on. . .  Full story

Trade, Italy hopes lift European stocks to best day in 8 months

12/12 European shares rallied on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump sounded upbeat about a trade deal with China and optimism grew that Italy could reach a compromise with the European Commission over its disputed. . .  Full story

EU working on Brexit assurances for May, if she wins confidence vote

12/12 The European Union is preparing to give more Brexit assurances to Britain's Theresa May at a summit this week if she survives a no-confidence vote within her party, but sources said the bloc will. . .  Full story

EU-Japan free trade deal cleared for early 2019 start

12/12 The European Union and Japan will launch the world's largest free trade zone early next year after their economic partnership cleared a final hurdle on Wednesday.. . .  Full story

Hopes May will win no-confidence vote lift British stocks

12/12 British stocks rose on Wednesday as investors welcomed conciliatory talk from U.S. President Trump on trade and became more convinced Prime Minister Theresa May would see off a leadership challenge and win a no-confidence vote.. . .  Full story

Development bank EBRD ends era of coal projects

12/12 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will stop financing coal projects and nearly all oil projects, it said on Wednesday, as part of a global effort by government-owned development banks to reduce climate change.. . .  Full story

Copper dips on frustration over U.S.-China trade dispute

12/12 Copper slipped on Wednesday as investors shrugged off upbeat comments from U.S. President Donald Trump about a potential trade deal with China, while the dollar hovered near a one-month peak against its peers.. . .  Full story

Germany backs higher compensation to speed up 'green' power grid push

12/12 Germany's cabinet backed plans on Wednesday to increase compensation paid to land owners affected by the construction of new electricity grids needed to carry green power produced in the remote north to industrial areas in. . .  Full story

Britain freezes bank account linked to Azerbaijani Laundromat

12/12 British investigators have frozen a bank account linked to a multi-billion dollar Azerbaijani money-laundering scheme that a network of investigative reporters has alleged rinsed dirty money mainly through four, UK-registered shell companies.. . .  Full story

Activist fund Elliott set to shake up drinks giant Pernod

12/12 Elliott Management has built up a stake in Pernod Ricard and called on the family-backed French drinks company to boost profit margins and improve returns for investors.. . .  Full story

India's high growth enough to keep credit rating stable - S&P Global

12/12 India's rapid economic growth will be enough to offset worries about the independence of its central bank and keep its credit rating in the coveted investment grade bracket, S&P Global said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story

KKR sees India benefiting from U.S-China trade war

12/12 India can benefit from the trade tensions between the United States and China, Henry Kravis, co-chief of KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday, but he also said the country needed to cut back. . .  Full story

Climate talks work on fair way to phase out coal use - Canada

12/12 Governments attending climate talks in Poland are working to ensure economies and jobs are preserved in the shift away from coal-fired power generation, Canada's environment minister said.. . .  Full story

As Modi takes a beating at Indian polls, small parties see big chance

12/12 After suffering an electoral thrashing at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party in 2014, India's small regional and caste-based parties are back in the reckoning months ahead of the next general. . .  Full story

Germany's Corestate, Medici to invest $1.14 bln in shared living

12/12 Two German property firms on Wednesday said they plan to invest 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to develop tiny apartments with communal facilities across Europe in the next three to five years, with. . .  Full story

Norway tells three drillers to fix oil rig lifeboat safety

12/12 Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has told Transocean , Maersk Drilling and Odfjell Drilling to beef up emergency evacuation equipment and procedures on 22 offshore oil rigs, it said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story

U.S. consumer prices flat; underlying inflation firm

12/12 U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in November, held back by a sharp decline in the price of gasoline, but underlying inflation pressures remained firm amid rising rents and healthcare costs.. . .  Full story

Turkey to sell foreign currency bonds to individual investors

12/12 Turkey will issue foreign currency bonds to individual investors from next week, its Treasury said on Wednesday, a move aimed at broadening the government's funding and tapping into money that is sitting in bank accounts.. . .  Full story

Canada Pension Plan to increase bets in China despite political tensions -CEO

12/12 The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), the country's biggest public pension fund, plans to continue deploying capital in China, despite political tensions between the two nations, Chief Executive Mark Machin said on Wednesday.. . .  Full story