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Treasury Yields Resume Ascent

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note settled at 2.461%, its highest level in more than two weeks, as the inflation trade that took off in the days after Donald Trump’s election regained intensity......»»

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Indian Firms Prep for Curbs on Skilled-Visa Workers Under Trump

President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t take office until Friday, but he is already forcing India’s mammoth $108 billion technology outsourcing industry to rethink hiring practices in the U.S., its largest market......»»

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China Oceanwide Clinches Deal to Buy International Data Group

A team led by China Oceanwide Holdings reached a deal to buy International Data Group, the data and marketing company that also runs venture-capital firm IDG Ventures......»»

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For Trump and China, Tough Talk Hides Big Vulnerabilities

The prospects for accommodation between Donald Trump and China might seem bleak. But there is one reason for optimism: despite all the bluster, both sides have far more to lose than they are letting on......»»

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Trump"s Arrival in D.C. Starts Clock on Agenda

When Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the U.S. on Friday, it will mark the climax of a decadelong political uprising in a nation still hurting from the 2008 recession and frustrated by a gridlocked government......»»

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China"s Cosco in Talks to Buy Orient Overseas

Chinese conglomerate Cosco Group is in talks to acquire smaller rival Orient Overseas Container Line, people familiar with the matter said, as shipping companies explore new combinations to battle an industry slump......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJJan 19th, 2017Related News

China"s Newest U.S. Deal Has a Venture Capital Twist

A Chinese consortium led by China Oceanwide Holdings is nearing a deal to purchase International Data Group, the data and marketing firm that also runs venture-capital firm IDG Ventures......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJJan 19th, 2017Related News

Obama Warns on Mideast Volatility, Russia Tensions

President Obama on Wednesday said President-elect Donald Trump deserves space to pursue his agenda, while also suggesting his successor tread carefully on such volatile issues as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict......»»

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Japan Hotelier Angers China With Claim That Nanjing Massacre Was Fake

One of Japan’s largest hotel chains has drawn condemnation from China for a book placed in its rooms that describes the Nanjing Massacre as fake......»»

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Trump Aide Sells China an Entree to Wall Street Hedge Funds

Anthony Scaramucci’s sale of a controlling stake in SkyBridge Capital to China’s HNA and an investment partner is an important step in HNA’s strategy to build a global asset-management business......»»

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Donald Trump"s Nominees Stick to His Script

The president-elect’s cabinet choices at this week’s confirmation hearings represented the leading edge of Donald Trump’s push to reverse the domestic policies advanced by President Barack Obama’s administration......»»

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Dollar Tumbles on Trump Comments

The dollar slid to a one-month low Tuesday after President-elect Donald Trump described the currency as “too strong” in a WSJ interview......»»

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Baidu"s New President to Take Over Day-to-Day Management

Baidu Chairman Robin Li will turn over day-to-day management of the company to a former Microsoft executive hired as group president so that he can focus on strategy and investments......»»

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Behind China"s Bond Selloff, a Risky Twist on the Repo Trade

The turmoil at a midsize brokerage firm that exacerbated China’s recent bond-market rout also highlighted a little-regulated practice that companies use to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars and move risky assets temporarily off their books......»»

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Treasury Pick Mnuchin Followed His Own Rules

While chairman of OneWest, he tried to persuade regulators to sell him a shaky California thrift in 2009, pushing outside the normal channels of the failed-bank takeover process......»»

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J.P. Morgan Reverses Course on Indonesia Stocks

J.P. Morgan Chase upgraded its assessment of Indonesian stocks, after a downgrade two months ago led officials in the Southeast Asian nation to cut business ties with the U.S. bank......»»

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Outsider Ushers Manila Into New Era

President Rodrigo Duterte’s antiestablishment approach has made him wildly popular at home and sent ripples through the region, despite questions over his policies......»»

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U.K. Pound Burdened by Brexit Fears

Investors fret over the likelihood of a hard Brexit scenario ahead of a key speech by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May......»»

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South Korean Prosecutors Seek to Arrest Samsung Heir

South Korean prosecutors sought an arrest warrant Monday for Lee Jae-yong, accusing him of bribery and ensnaring the leader of the world’s largest smartphone maker in the country’s widening corruption scandal......»»

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China 2017: Infrastructure Pushes Tech Aside

Credit Suisse Favorites for 2017: Chinese infrastructure stocks like Baosteel and Anhui Conch Cement......»»

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