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Stocks have become latest casualty of Hong Kong's protests

Uncertainty over outcome of US-China trade talks also sent Asian stock markets falling to 4-week lows.

Stocks have become latest casualty of Hong Kong's protests

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Tencent Music's revenues find their groove with more paying users

But stiff competition in the social entertainment sector led to a slower-than-expected increase in users.

Tencent Music's revenues find their groove with more paying users

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As violence hits Hong Kong, its shares lead a decline across Asia

Protesters were wounded by live rounds from Hong Kong police on Monday, worsening losses in Asian stock markets.

As violence hits Hong Kong, its shares lead a decline across Asia

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Aramco IPO expected to lean on Saudi investors and China

Despite government entreaties, international fund managers are not showing much interest in oil giant's market debut.

Aramco IPO expected to lean on Saudi investors and China

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Lloyd's of London shakes up its governance with single board

Aiming for greater efficiency, the 99-member British insurance market plans to merge its two boards into one.

Lloyd's of London shakes up its governance with single board

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US company directors are being paid more than ever

As the average compensation rises above $300,000, pressure is mounting from shareholders to rein in directors' pay.

US company directors are being paid more than ever

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Indian rupee falls sharply after Moody's lowers rating outlook

Moody's says ineffective government economic policies have led to an increase in debts which were already high.

Indian rupee falls sharply after Moody's lowers rating outlook

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US markets hit record highs as investors interpret trade news

Dow Jones jumps 0.7 percent and S&P 500 climbs 0.3 percent as US-China tensions appeared to lessen.

US markets hit record highs as investors interpret trade news

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France bets big on privatisation, planning to sell lottery stake

In test for pro-business president, deal could raise $1.9bn for the government as part of national innovation fund.

France bets big on privatisation, planning to sell lottery stake

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Russian National Wealth Fund to cut dollars, say sources

The shift is significant because US currency accounted for 45.5 percent of its assets at the end of September.

Russian National Wealth Fund to cut dollars, say sources

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Could central bank digital currencies soon become a reality?

Some governments believe these units can fend off the cryptocurrency threat and may take root in key economies.

Could central bank digital currencies soon become a reality?

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EU is pondering financial stress tests dealing with climate risks

In transitioning to a greener economy, Brussels hopes to insulate banks and insurance companies from global warming.

EU is pondering financial stress tests dealing with climate risks

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Saudi Aramco makes IPO offer to Malaysia's Petronas

The offer comes as Petronas nears the start of operations at a $27bn refinery built jointly with Aramco in Malaysia.

Saudi Aramco makes IPO offer to Malaysia's Petronas

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WeWork, Uber drag SoftBank into first quarterly loss in 14 years

Softbank's founder Masayoshi Son admitted that his earlier judgement of WeWork was 'not right' in many ways.

WeWork, Uber drag SoftBank into first quarterly loss in 14 years

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UK accounting watchdog to voluntarily publish poor audit results

Financial Reporting Council says the quality of the biggest accounting firms' audits falls short of necessary standards.

UK accounting watchdog to voluntarily publish poor audit results