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Trump Administration Warns Assad Would Pay "Heavy Price" for Another Chemical Attack

The White House said the U.S. had detected what may be preparations by the Syrian government for a chemical-weapons attack and warned that the country’s ruler and military would “pay a heavy price” if they carried out a strike......»»

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Strains Emerge as China"s Dollar Debt Piles Up

A fall in the price of bonds issued by China’s largest property developer, China Evergrande, last week is adding to strains in the market even as Chinese companies continue to pile up a mountain of dollar-denominated debt this year......»»

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Miranda Kerr Hands Over $8.1 Million in Jewelry to Justice Department

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Henry Cai"s AGIC Capital to Buy Pharma Firm in First U.S. Push

A Hong Kong-based private-equity fund co-founded by one of China’s best-known investment bankers is making its first acquisition in the U.S., in a deal that shows China’s continued appetite for overseas deals despite recent hurdles......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJJun 26th, 2017Related News

Bankers Brace for Chill in Helping Chinese Companies Buy Overseas

Global bankers are bracing for a further chill in what had been one of their juiciest businesses—helping Chinese companies acquire overseas—following news that China’s banking regulator is probing some of the country’s biggest deal makers......»»

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3 China Stocks With Overseas Ambitions

Goldman Sachs targets Alibaba, Nexteer, and Han’s Laser as tech-oriented Chinese stocks with big plans for global growth.....»»

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Wild Week for Chinese Stocks Reminds Investors of Beijing"s Heavy Hand

A selloff after a regulatory crackdown on some of China’s biggest companies followed a rally induced by a leading global index compiler’s long-awaited decision to include Chinese stocks......»»

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Ex-U.S. Government Worker Charged With Spying for China

Kevin Mallory was arrested on espionage charges after he allegedly gave classified defense information to a suspected Chinese government agent......»»

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Fed"s Stress Tests Bolster Case for Easing Bank Rules

The outcome gives ammunition to the Trump administration and congressional Republicans who see some of the rules put in place after the financial crisis as excessive......»»

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White House Looks to Chart Steadier Course Amid Turmoil

President Donald Trump’s top advisers are taking steps to stabilize day-to-day operations, but the administration is struggling to recruit new talent amid investigations, according to senior officials......»»

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Wall Street Journal Reporter Is Fired After Dealings With Source

The Wall Street Journal has fired veteran foreign-affairs reporter Jay Solomon for violating the paper’s ethical standards, stemming from his dealings with a businessman he had cultivated as a source......»»

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MSCI"s Index Decisions Swing Stocks Around the World

Stocks rallied in Saudi Arabia but slid in Argentina after index provider MSCI Inc. weighed in on whether they qualify as emerging markets, a classification that could guide billions of dollars of foreign investment......»»

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China"s HNA Takes a Page From Private Equity in Financing Deal Spree

The sprawling conglomerate is copying the financing strategies of hedge funds and private-equity firms as it pursues its quest to become one of the world’s largest companies......»»

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Trump Says China Failed to Help U.S. With North Korea

President Donald Trump, under pressure to respond to the death of an American student after his detention by North Korea, said China has been unable to crack down on North Korea, pointing to a new direction for U.S. policies......»»

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China Stocks Win Big Endorsement From Indexing Giant

China’s efforts to open up its markets to global investors won a long-awaited endorsement when MSCI added locally traded shares in the world’s most populous nation to its benchmark emerging-markets index......»»

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Toshiba: Government-Led Group Is Preferred Bidder for Chip Unit

The deal is expected to raise about $18 billion, though it isn’t clear if it can close quickly enough to keep the company afloat......»»

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Islamic State-Linked Militants Storm New Village in Philippines

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Market Volatility Has Vanished Around the World

The calm that has descended on U.S. financial markets—Wall Street’s “fear gauge” is near all-time lows—is stretching around the globe, with one commonly used measure showing Asian equities near their least volatile this century......»»

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Otto Warmbier, American Detainee Released by North Korea, Has Died

Otto Warmbier, American student released in a coma after being detained by North Korea, has died at 22......»»

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Market Turns Upside-Down as Go-Go Tech Stocks Join Slow-Mo Funds

This month’s brief technology-stock rout reveals an underside for investors of a steady 2017 rally: Shares of giant tech firms are cropping up everywhere, complicating efforts to diversify portfolios......»»

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