Top fund backs Tencent to drive Hong Kong index even higher

HONG KONG, Nov 21 — One of the world’s best-performing equity gauges is set for further gains in 2018 as tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd and consumer stocks drive it higher, according to...

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Japan ranks behind Malaysia for top foreign talent

TOKYO, Nov 21 — There’s bad news for Japan as it seeks the talent it needs to compete in the global economy with an aging, shrinking population. Japan ranks last among 11 Asian nations in...

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Goldman ‘pretty optimistic’ for 2018 despite China debt unknowns

HONG KONG, Nov 21 — The global economy’s synchronised upswing should continue into 2018 but China’s plan to slow borrowing is a key uncertainty, according to Andrew Tilton, chief...

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Sime Darby shares down on profit concern

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 — Sime Darby Bhd’s shares were down in the morning session today on concerns over the company’s profit following a hike in India’s crude palm oil (CPO)...

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MIER upgrades Malaysia economic growth to 5.6pc for 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 — The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) today revised upwards its projection for Malaysia’s economic growth this year to 5.6 per cent, a 0.2 percentile...

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