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Chery seeks $951 mln loan for Jaguar Land Rover JV


China's largest passenger vehicle exporter, Chery Automobile Co Ltd is in talks with banks for a roughly Rmb 6bn loan ($951 mln) for its joint venture with Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, a wholly owned subsid

China tells IPO bankers to 'like' Facebook - IFR


China's internet censors have a dim view of Facebook, but that has not stopped it from being a model of sorts for the country's securities regulator, IFR reported on Saturday.

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Apple sales rocket in China, but growth may slow


Apple Inc is likely to see its sales growth nearly double in greater China in 2012, but the pace will probably taper thereafter as competitors hit back with new products in the biggest global mobile p

Asian markets up on Bernanke comments


Asian markets rose Thursday following a cautiously upbeat assessment of the US economy by the Federal Reserve and comments from its chairman that he would provide more support if necessary.

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Asian stocks edge lower as investors await cues


Asian markets were mostly lower on Monday despite figures from HSBC that it said could dampen fears of a slowdown in the world's number two economy and as investors awaited key events this week.


Asian markets rebound on easing Europe fears


Asian markets bounced back on Wednesday following some much-needed positive news out of Europe and an IMF report forecasting global growth would be stronger than first thought.

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Asian markets mostly up but Chinese fears cap rise


Asian markets were mostly higher on Monday following a positive lead from Wall Street and bargain hunting after last week's losses but gains were capped by lingering concerns over China's economy.


Sinopec 2011 net profit climbs 2%


Shares in China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. rose in Hong Kong on Monday after the Beijing-based company reported its net profit grew two per cent last year on higher oil prices and fuel sales.

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GVK to cut stakes in Australia coal, rail, port projects


GVK Power & Infrastructure Ltd is looking to sell down its stakes in the Alpha coal project and related port and rail assets in Australia to help fund the $10 billion cost of the projects, its Austral

Asian shares mixed after weak US data


Asian shares were mixed on Monday, as lingering optimism over the recovery in the global economy was tempered by US data that came in below expectations.

Tokyo added 0.18 per cent by the break, Hong

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