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18 Apr 2014 06:58

Sina Weibo shares jump 19% in US debut

Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, debuted on the Nasdaq exchange with a 19.1 per cent jump despite an IPO that went out under-subscribed and lower priced than hoped.

  • 18 Apr 2014 04:54

    India's Wipro reports quarterly profit up 41%

    Wipro, one of India's biggest outsourcing exporters by sales, has reported quarterly net profit jumped 41 per cent as clients increased spending on the back of a pick-up in the global economy.

  • 17 Apr 2014 08:52

    Singapore's NODX fall 6.6% in March

    Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore declined 6.6 per cent on-year in March, due to a contraction in electronic and non-electronic NODX.

  • 17 Apr 2014 19:14

    China eases monetary policy with reserve cut for rural banks

    China will cut the amount of funds that rural banks must keep in reserve, state media said, in a small easing of monetary policy by the government as it tries to provide support to the slowing economy.

  • 17 Apr 2014 14:00

    Q1 foreign direct investment in China up 5.5%

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China increased 5.5 percent in the first three months of the year despite faltering in March, the government said Thursday, though outbound investment slumped.

  • 17 Apr 2014 18:13

    China to appeal WTO rare earth ruling

    China will appeal a ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that its export restrictions on rare earths and other resources broke international rules, the commerce ministry said on Thursday.

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