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Will India follow Indonesia in raising interest rates?

2018-05-19 thestar.com.my
Rate hike seen: The front of the RBI building in New Delhi. More economists are betting the central bank will raise interest rates, possibly as early as its next policy decision on June 6. — Reuters

 
Maybe Blockchain Isn't as Cool as It Thinks It Is - Bloomberg

2018-05-17 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

 
Sumitomo Mitsui Signals It May Curb Coal-Fired Power Financing - Bloomberg

2018-05-16 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

 
UPDATE 1-Alawwal and SABB to merge to create Saudi Arabia's third largest bank

2018-05-16 reuters
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi British Bank (SABB) 1060.SE and Alawwal Bank 1040.SE have agreed a merger that would create Saudi Arabia’s third-biggest bank with assets of around $77 billion, the two banks said on Wednesday.

 
Alawwal and SABB to merge to create Saudi Arabia's third largest bank

2018-05-16 reuters
DUBAI, May 16 (Reuters) - Saudi British Bank (SABB) and Alawwal Bank have agreed on a merger, Alawwal Bank said on Wednesday, in a deal that would create Saudi Arabia’s third-biggest bank with assets of around $77 billion.

 
Next-generation technology tipped to reboot Asian economies after smartphones peak

2018-05-16 japantimes.co.jp
Explosive growth in new-era gadgets such as wearable devices and internet-linked home appliances is tipped to offset cooling sales of smartphones, which have already dinged Asia’s tech manufacturers.

 
China data shows a hint of slowdown

2018-05-16 thestar.com.my
BEIJING: China’s economic momentum broadly held up in April with industrial production exceeding forecasts, though slowing investment signaled a moderation in the coming months.

 
BHGE said to hold talks with Abu Dhabi on drilling stake

2018-05-14 worldoil
Adnoc is working with boutique advisory firm Moelis & Co. and is also in discussions with other companies about potential alliances, the people said, asking not to be identified as the information is private. No final decisions have been made and the discussions may not result in an agreement, they said.

 
JPMorgan applies to set up majority-owned securities business in China

2018-05-14 reuters
HONG KONG (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) said on Monday it has applied to China’s securities regulator to set up a securities business in which the U.S. bank would own a majority stake under recently relaxed ownership rules.

 
HSBC performs world's first trade finance transaction using blockchain

2018-05-14 theage.com.au
HSBC Holdings says it has performed the world's first trade finance transaction using blockchain technology, a major step in boosting efficiency and reducing errors in the multitrillion-dollar funding of international trade.

 
HSBC performs world's first trade finance transaction using blockchain

2018-05-14 smh.com.au
HSBC Holdings says it has performed the world's first trade finance transaction using blockchain technology, a major step in boosting efficiency and reducing errors in the multitrillion-dollar funding of international trade.

 
HSBC says performs first trade finance transaction using blockchain

2018-05-14 channelnewsasia
HSBC Holdings Plc said on Monday it had performed the world's first trade finance transaction using blockchain technology, a major step in boosting efficiency and reducing errors in the multi-trillion-dollar funding of international trade.

 
HSBC says performs first trade finance transaction using blockchain

2018-05-14 reuters
HONG KONG (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) said on Monday it had performed the world’s first trade finance transaction using blockchain technology, a major step in boosting efficiency and reducing errors in the multi-trillion-dollar funding of international trade.

 
Next-Era Tech Products to Drive Reboot of Asia's Growth Engine - Bloomberg

2018-05-13 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

 
Hong Kong company directors’ buying of own shares falls for second week; HSBC buys back

2018-05-13 scmp
Buying by Hong Kong company directors of shares in their own companies fell for a second straight week while selling rose for the first time in three weeks, based on filings to the city’s stock exchange between May 7 and 11.

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