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Putin Says Chinas Xi To Visit Russia In Sept Agencies

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Chinese President Xi Jinping would visit Russia in September, Russian news agencies RIA and Tass reported on...

Stocks Tumble Emerging Markets Hit As Dollar Rises Yuan Falls

NEW YORK – Equities around the world took a dive on Wednesday, with emerging market stocks set to confirm a bear market and the dollar hitting a 13-month high,...

Regulatory Limbo Hits Tencent With First Profit Fall In Nearly 13 Years

HONG KONG – Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd has “no clarity” on when it may get approval to start charging for its most popular game, it...

Us Targets Chinese And Russian Firms With Breach Of North Korea Sanctions

WASHINGTON – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on one individual and three entities, including firms based in Russia and China, under a North...

Us Targets Chinese And Russian Firms With North Korea-related Sanctions

WASHINGTON – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on one individual and three entities, including firms based in Russia and China, under a North...

Resurgent Dollar Sends Commodities And Emerging Markets Reeling Again

LONDON – The dollar resumed its rise on Wednesday, surging to new 13-month highs and upping pressure on commodities, emerging markets and global stocks, though the...

Blackstone Invests 400 Million In Hec Pharm Via Convertible Bonds

HONG KONG – U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group LP (BX.N) has signed a deal to invest $400 million in Hong Kong-listed YiChang HEC ChangJiang Pharmaceutical...

Chinas Tencent Second-quarter Profit Falls 2 Percent First Decline In Nearly 13 Years

HONG KONG – Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd on Wednesday reported a surprise 2 percent fall in second-quarter net profit, its first decline in nearly...

Chinas Tencent Second-quarter Profit Falls 2 Percent Lags Estimates

HONG KONG – Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd on Wednesday reported a surprise 2 percent fall in second-quarter net profit, lagging analyst estimates,...

China-linked Cyberattacks Likely As Malaysia Reviews Projects Security Firm

KUALA LUMPUR – Chinese state-sponsored hackers may be targeting companies and state agencies in Malaysia as it looks to review several major projects linked to...