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    1. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Taiwan's recession deepens as GDP shrinks for a third quarter

      The Taiwanese economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter, suggesting tighter links to a slowing China...

    2. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Japan takes a break

      TGIAPHIJ: Thank goodness it’s a public holiday in Japan. It is perhaps something of a relief for investors that the...

    3. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Markets: Aussie tumbles; Apple cored

      Stocks are mixed and bond yields lower as sentiment is hit by poorly-received results from Apple, amid tentative...

    4. Fast FT

      April 22, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Rally likely to pause after oil, Wall St slide

      Wall Street pulled back from its highest level this year and oil retreated, with investors also mulling the European...

    5. Fast FT

      April 20, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Asia to gain as Wall St hits 2016-high

      A rebound in oil prices (at last!) pushed Wall Street to its highest close this year, and has set up Asian markets for...

    6. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Outflows slow for Ashmore amid stronger EM tone

      Emerging market asset manager Ashmore has posted its seventh consecutive quarter of net outflows despite a brightening...

    7. April 15, 2016

      Twitter appoints greater China managing director

      Twitter has appointed its first managing director for greater China and pledged to expand its investment in the region,...

    8. April 12, 2016

      Taiwan calls for release of citizens ‘abducted’ by Beijing

      Taiwan has accused China of abducting more than 40 of its citizens from Kenya as cross-strait relations come under...

    9. April 12, 2016

      US Navy weighs spy charges against officer

      The US Navy is considering espionage charges against an officer involved in intelligence collection who is suspected of...

    10. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: China CPI, Japan machine orders looms

      Asian markets look set to climb today after a more than 6 per cent jump in oil prices pushed Wall Street into the black...

    11. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing slashes profit forecast (again)

      Fast Retailing, the Japanese company that owns the casual clothing chain Uniqlo, has cut its full-year profit forecast...

    12. April 7, 2016

      Barclays to sell Asia wealth division to OCBC for $320m

      Barclays has agreed to sell its wealth and investment management business in Singapore and Hong Kong to Singapore’s...

    13. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Oil a help, Japan under pressure again

      Japanese shares again look set to stand out as decliners in Asia as the yen strengthened further, but sentiment...

    14. April 2, 2016

      Foxconn seals $3.5bn takeover of Sharp

      SAKAI, Japan, April 2 — Foxconn and Sharp have formally signed a long-awaited deal that would see the Taiwan group take...

    15. March 31, 2016

      Foxconn holds out to win Sharp power game

      For the hard-hitting Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou, sealing a Y388bn ($3.5bn) takeover of the Japanese television...

    16. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Yellen rally to round out March quarter

      The cautious words of Janet Yellen look set to work their magic on Asian markets for a second day. That should see...

    17. March 30, 2016

      Foxconn seals $3.5bn Sharp takeover

      Sharp, a pioneer of the once-mighty Japanese electronics industry, has been taken over at a knockdown price by...

    18. March 30, 2016

      Hon Hai/Sharp: not the end of the affair

      Romantic fiction demands that stubborn suitors be rewarded for persistence. Hon Hai of Taiwan first revealed its...

    19. March 30, 2016

      Foxconn looks to cut $2bn from deal for Sharp

      Foxconn and Sharp will both hold board meetings on Wednesday in an attempt to close a chaotic takeover deal after tough...

    20. March 29, 2016

      Taiwan faces a testing transition

      For many years, Taiwan has prospered as a vital link in the global supply chain. Its electronics companies, which...

    21. March 28, 2016

      Saudi Arabia loses oil market share to rivals in key nations

      Saudi Arabia lost market share in more than half of the most important countries it sold crude to in the past three...

    22. Fast FT

      March 28, 2016

      Sharp jumps on renewed Hon Hai deal hope

      Sharp is among the top performers on the Nikkei 225 this morning following media reports stating that Taiwan’s Hon Hai...

    23. Fast FT

      March 24, 2016

      Taiwan cuts benchmark rate to 1.5%

      Taiwan’s central bank has joined the global rate-cutting party, trimming its benchmark rate to 1.5 per cent. The rate...

    24. Fast FT

      March 24, 2016

      FirstFT - In defence of moderate drinking

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Facebook and the cost of a Beijing ‘like’...

    25. March 24, 2016

      Taiwan pushes island credentials of South China Sea outpost

      As the C130 Hercules makes a bumpy landing on Taiwan-controlled Taiping island, a small tropical outcrop little longer...

    26. March 23, 2016

      Emerging markets lead the great rebound

      Emerging markets are back in positive territory after a sour start to the year as investors bet that central banks will...

    27. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Caution after rally, Brussels bombing

      Markets were already starting to lose some steam after last week’s rally, but a series of bomb attacks in Brussels on...

    28. Fast FT

      March 21, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Japan returns, China's winning streak

      Wall Street ended slightly higher in choppy trade, but it looks to be enough to give Asian benchmarks a lift on...

    29. March 21, 2016

      Dyson cleans up in Asia

      A growing taste for high-end vacuum cleaners and air purifiers among consumers in Asian countries helped Dyson to a...

    30. Fast FT

      March 20, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: In the mood

      Things are looking up for Asia, after Wall Street gained for the fifth week on the trot. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is...

    31. March 18, 2016

      Modern Chinese ink art goes beyond calligraphy

      It is one of the paradoxes of contemporary art in Asia that those artists who work in the most traditional of media may...

    32. FT Alphaville

      March 17, 2016

      Powa Technologies' global ambition, and PR spend to match

      By now, we know a lot about the sad story of Dan Wagner’s Powa Technologies. We know that it wasn’t really valued at...

    33. March 16, 2016

      China debt: swap shop

      Turning bad debts into equity stakes does not always make for healthier companies, richer investors, or stronger...

    34. The Exchange

      March 15, 2016

      Beijing in the South China Sea — belligerent or assertive?

      Is Beijing being belligerent in the South China Sea? Or is it being assertive? And is there a difference between the...

    35. March 11, 2016

      Buddha’s return belies tensions between Beijing and Taipei

      The head of a Buddha statue stolen from northern China 20 years ago has been given back to Beijing by a religious...

    36. Fast FT

      March 8, 2016

      Taiwan inflation rises at fastest pace in 3 years

      Taiwanese consumer prices rose at a faster rate than expected in February, dashing expectations that they would remain...

    37. Fast FT

      March 7, 2016

      Taiwan exports fall in double-digits for 9th month

      Taiwan continues to face strong headwinds in 2016 as sluggish global growth holds back exports and weighs on...

    38. Fast FT

      March 3, 2016

      Asian markets eye their longest winning streak of 2016

      Asian markets are having a good time of it lately, with a handful of benchmarks on track for their longest winning...

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