Ironman: Wanda why?

Chinese billionaire is obviously in it for the long run

A man walks past a post office in Tokyo, Thursday 6 July 2006. Japan Post and Rakuten Inc., operator of a major virtual shopping mall, plan to jointly enter the Internet auction business, sources close to the matter said Thursday. Starting in September, the state-run postal firm's Yu-Pack parcel service will be used to deliver goods bought via an auction system that allows both buyers and sellers to remain anonymous.
Japan Post hopes the partnership will boost its Yu-Pack business.

Japan Post eyes freebies for IPO delivery

Brokers fret over how to make a very heavy package appealing

Homeplus retail store, a joint venture between Tesco and South Korea's top conglomerate Samsung
©AFP Photo/Jung Yeon-Je

Tesco eyes $844m Homeplus dividend

Payout would lower sale price of retailer’s Korean business

Food groups wary of India’s new watchdog

Global producers grapple with a regulator seeking to assert its authority

Uber: Chinese traffic jam

Ride-sharing company is taking its time to raise money in China

Alibaba looks for new sources of growth

After stock slide some are asking if a new business model is needed

an Indian Oil Corporation's Petrol Pump in New Delhi, India Wednesday, August 17, 2005. Shares of Indian Oil Corp., the nation's largest refiner and its state-run rivals may rise as the government prepares a plan to compensate them for losses incurred in selling fuels below the cost of production. (Amit Bhargava/Bloomberg News)

India’s LIC saves Indian Oil share sale

Life Insurance Corp buys nearly all stock in ill-timed offering

China launches probes into brokerages

Authorities in fresh crackdown on market malpractice

China equities sink despite PBoC rate cut

Fresh easing measures fail to stem market decline

Saudi riyal under pressure from oil price

Traders are betting on a future devaluation

China turmoil boosts UK’s allure

‘[Uncertainty] makes case for more diversification by investors’

Active managers cushion hit for investors

Nearly 70% in UK all companies sector outperform best trackers

Lion Air tycoon Kirana has the last laugh

The billionaire who built one of the fastest-growing airlines

Uber plans to lure Indians out of cars

Ride-hailing company hopes to chauffeur rising middle class

Apologia for City’s China bulls

Chief of a typical stockbroker attempts to clarify recommendations in light of market correction

Fuji Heavy: American beauty

The carmaker should do well if the US dollar does, too

Luxury: in the trenches

Fears about Chinese spending have driven luxury stocks down, they need to adapt

Airbus eyes legal action against Japan

Possible move comes after European aerospace group loses $2bn helicopter contract to rival

Miners: in search of wiggle room

Financial firepower counts in oversupplied markets

Leadership reshuffle at China telcos

Reform plan will see assets of China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom combined in new ways

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