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The economic impact of a war between Japan and China

The economic impact of a war between Japan and China

14-Feb-2013 Intellasia | MinuteMBA | 9:15 AM

Global economists are keeping their eyes glued to the Asia-Pacific region, where a bitter feud is brewing between two of the world’s most powerful nations over a small [...]
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Japan cast as villain in global currency war drama

Japan cast as villain in global currency war drama

14-Feb-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 9:13 AM

Japan is being cast as the villain in a heated currency drama, accused of driving down the yen’s value to shore up its fragile economy, as a statement from financial [...]
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Australia central bank sells scandal-hit note firm stake

Australia central bank sells scandal-hit note firm stake

13-Feb-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:43 AM

Australia’s central bank on Tuesday announced the sale of its stake in scandal-hit note printing firm Securency and said an independent governance review had cleared it [...]
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Obama should woo Japan to join Pacific trade pact

12-Feb-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As U.S. President Barack Obama prepares for his State of the Union address, he has a chance to deliver a surprise message that would strengthen relations with a major ally, [...]
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Chinese New Year: Investing in the Year of the Snake

Chinese New Year: Investing in the Year of the Snake

11-Feb-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The big, black water snake must know it’s been bumpy times in markets in recent years because the reptiles usual wrath may be subdued in 2013, if you believe the [...]
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Top US diplomat for Asia steps down

11-Feb-2013 Intellasia | AFP | GlobalPost | 6:00 AM

The top US diplomat for Asian affairs, Kurt Campbell, stepped down from his post Friday after almost four years in the job helping to steer America’s pivot to Asia, a [...]
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Heineken reshuffles Asia, Europe management after APB takeover

Heineken reshuffles Asia, Europe management after APB takeover

11-Feb-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg-Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Heineken NV, the world’s third- largest brewer, said today it will reorganise its management committee after agreeing to purchase full control of its Asia Pacific [...]
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Asian Stocks Outside Japan Post Weekly Decline on Europe

Asian Stocks Outside Japan Post Weekly Decline on Europe

09-Feb-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 10:51 AM

Asian stocks outside Japan fell this week after the European Central Bank said the euro’s strength could hamper an economic recovery. Japanese shares gained as the yen fell [...]
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Australia, Indonesia flooding drives insurance claims

09-Feb-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Severe flooding in Australia and Indonesia and the worst tornado outbreak in the US since 2008 drove global insurance costs in January, causing covered losses of about $800 [...]
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Rabobank’s Indonesia unit attracts broad interest

09-Feb-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

China Construction Bank Corp. 601939.SH 0.00 percent and Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. are among those considering buying Rabobank Group’s Indonesian [...]
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Boeing working on 787 battery changes for fire risk – WSJ

Boeing working on 787 battery changes for fire risk – WSJ

09-Feb-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Boeing Co is working on battery design changes that would minimise fire risks on its grounded 787 Dreamliner and could have the passenger jet flying again as soon as March, [...]
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Japan’s Dai-ichi Life eyes Asia infrastructure finance

09-Feb-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co, one of Japan’s top four insurance companies, said it plans to invest in Southeast Asian infrastructure finance in the next three years, [...]
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Standard Chartered first in line as Burma mulls foreign bank licences

09-Feb-2013 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Foreign banks may be allowed to own majority shares in joint-venture banks in Myanmar (Burma) under new legislation that could be passed by April. Officials have said foreign [...]
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Asian markets mostly down ahead of China data

Asian markets mostly down ahead of China data

08-Feb-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Asian markets were mostly down on Thursday with traders booking profits after another strong rally in the previous session, while they are also awaiting the release of [...]
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Google wins landmark advertising case in Australia

Google wins landmark advertising case in Australia

08-Feb-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Google Inc won a landmark court case on Wednesday when Australia’s High Court ruled that it had not engaged in misleading behavior with its sponsored links and that it [...]
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