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    1. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Rebound hopes fade fast

      Japanese and Australian shares forfeited early gains as investors remain captive to volatility in oil prices and...

    2. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: new year, new calm

      Kung Hei Fat Choy! Remember what happened across markets in Asia Pacific at the beginning of 2016? Well, the second...

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    1. Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers

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    1. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Happy lunar new year

      Xin nian kuai le! Gong hey fat choy! Or just happy Chinese new year.   Well, the good news is that the FT Hong Kong’s...

    2. February 5, 2016

      Private banker for 1MDB investigated by Singapore

      A private banker for Malaysia’s scandal-hit 1MDB state investment fund is being probed in Singapore on suspicion of...

    3. February 4, 2016

      Hong Kong’s ‘lions’ dance for prosperity

      In Hong Kong the year of the monkey will be ushered in next Monday by dancing lions. The dances, believed to bring good...

    4. MBA blog

      February 3, 2016

      MBA Olympics in Singapore – let the games begin!

      Collective sweating can be such a good ice-breaker. On a steaming hot Sunday, business school students from all over...

    5. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Markets slip on oil's decline

      Retreating oil prices weighed on US and European markets overnight, and look set to drag Asian bourses lower on...

    6. February 2, 2016

      Najib Razak’s brother warns of 1MDB fallout in Malaysia

      The banker brother of Najib Razak has intervened in the financial scandal swirling around Malaysia and its prime...

    7. February 1, 2016

      Singapore seizes bank accounts linked to 1MDB investigation

      Singapore has seized a “large number” of bank accounts over possible money laundering offences linked to an...

    8. January 29, 2016

      Bad news from BoJ and US can be good news for rates

      Travel broadens the mind, they say. After two weeks in Asia, far away from the City and Wall Street, I can confirm the...

    9. January 28, 2016

      Noble Group investors approve $750m sale of farm division

      Noble Group, the indebted commodities trader struggling with allegations of aggressive accounting, has won investor...

    10. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Fed caution vs oil rebound

      A rebound in the oil price looks likely to set the tone for Asian markets this morning, but gains could be hard fought...

    11. January 27, 2016

      Malaysia anti-corruption body seeks review in donation scandal

      Malaysia’s anti-graft body will appeal against Tuesday’s decision to clear the prime minister of wrongdoing in a...

    12. Tech blog

      January 26, 2016

      #techFT - Digital money divide widens

      There is a growing digital divide between the world of contactless payments and countries where cash is still king....

    13. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Oil set to yank stocks lower

      Markets remain beholden to swings in the oil price, as Monday’s session demonstrated. And thanks to a 5 per cent slump...

    14. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      FirstFT - Kickstarter's biggest failure

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. The biggest failure in Kickstarter history...

    15. Fast FT

      January 24, 2016

      Asian markets set to continue rebound

      Cross your fingers. Asian markets appear set to continue a global rebound this morning following a sharp recovery in...

    16. January 24, 2016

      Insead’s 1-year MBA tops FT rankings

      Insead, the business school with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, has topped the Financial Times’ Global...

    17. January 24, 2016

      Movers & shakers: January 25

      • Lionel Laurent has moved to Pimco, the Newport Beach-based asset manager, as a distressed credit strategies portfolio...

    18. January 22, 2016

      Barclays hires Lazard to sell Asia wealth business

      Barclays’ retreat from Asia is set to gather pace after it hired Lazard to advise on the planned sale of its wealth...

    19. January 22, 2016

      The Diary: to Singapore, where my father left in 1962

      Everyone told me the same stories. You can’t chew gum. They punish graffiti with caning. But on Singapore’s gleaming...

    20. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      Barclays hopes for $500m for Asia wealth unit

      Barclays’ retreat from Asia is set to gather pace after it hired Lazard to advise on the planned sale of its wealth...

    21. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2016

      China and traditional industrialisation-led development: the world was not enough

      Earlier this month at the annual meetings of the American Economic Association in San Francisco, Justin Yifu Lin argued...

    22. January 21, 2016

      Keppel Corp suffers writedown in wake of Petrobras scandal

      Oil rig builder Keppel Corporation has reported a S$230m ($160m) writedown in the fourth quarter on projects connected...

    23. January 21, 2016

      St James’s Place recruits help drive inflows beyond forecasts

      St James’s Place shrugged off continued stock market volatility and a slowdown in China with forecast-beating fund...

    24. January 19, 2016

      Rise of the robots seen boosting the dollar

      The accelerating pace of digital innovation could have some surprising implications for the foreign exchange markets in...

    25. January 18, 2016

      Noble Group deal creates new set of problems

      When Noble Group announced a deal to exit agricultural trading last month, the debt-laden commodity house believed it...

    26. January 18, 2016

      China spurs volatile offshore renminbi trade

      Traders often compare speculation with a balloon; squeeze one part and the air just bulges out elsewhere. The analogy...

    27. January 18, 2016

      FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers 2016 open for submissions

      The Financial Times is pleased to announce the launch of the submission process for the third Innovative Lawyers report...

    28. January 17, 2016

      Students turn to Asia for public policy expertise

      With neat green lawns and clean white arches, the colonial-era architecture of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy...

    29. FT Alphaville

      January 15, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Why has Bitcoin failed? It has failed because the community has failed. - So you think a...

    30. Fast FT

      January 15, 2016

      Singapore retail sales jump in November

      That’s the sound of cash registers ringing along Orchard Road, as retail sales in Singapore skipped higher in the...

    31. Fast FT

      January 15, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: TGIF

      Asian markets are poised to rebound, after US stocks rose alongside a rebound in the price of oil overnight.   The MSCI...

    32. Fast FT

      January 14, 2016

      Glencore starts early refinancing of a credit facility

      Glencore has launched an early refinancing of one of its main credit facilities, bankers familiar with the process...

    33. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      Tullow Oil hit slashes capex amid near $1bn write-offs

      Tullow, the Africa-focused oil producer, has slashed its capital expenditure amid write-offs totalling at least $915m...

    34. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      The future of China-fuelled luxury growth

      The Chinese luxury spending slowdown, in charts. Luxury retailers – from sellers of cognac to purveyors of silk...

    35. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      Weaker RMB pushes China exports up

      Was it value, or volumes, that drove Chinese exports up in December? A bit of both, writes Patrick McGee in Hong Kong....

    36. January 12, 2016

      Wall Street choppy as crude prices swing

      Tuesday 21:00 GMT. Sharp swings for oil prices and lingering uncertainty over the outlook for China made for another...

    37. Fast FT

      January 12, 2016

      Asian markets in mid-morning slide

      Asian markets were still struggling to stabilise after a tumultuous start to 2016, with benchmarks on Tuesday...

    38. January 10, 2016

      Marine leisure sector on eastward heading

      Britain’s £2.97bn marine leisure sector is looking to Asia for growth, with the latest industry data showing domestic...

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