• Large number of Asia-Pacific investors to raise hedge funds allocations - EY

    A larger proportion of investors in Asia-Pacific and Europe said they expect to increase their allocations to hedge funds in the coming years, according to the Ernst & Young (EY) 2016 Global Hedge Fund and Investor Survey. Twenty-three percent of Asian investors who participated in the survey said they are increasing their exposure to hedge funds. The picture, however, is different in North America, where the proportion of investors who said they were reducing allocations to hedge funds exceeded the proportion of those planning an increase,…

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    Volkswagen Takes on Uber---Again

    Volkswagen Takes on Uber---Again

    21:55 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - The Wall Street Journal - Market News

    Six months after investing in one Uber competitor, the German automotive giant has launched another.

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    The Wall Street Journal: Apple signals interest in self-driving software

    The Wall Street Journal: Apple signals interest in self-driving software

    21:54 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Top Stories

    Apple Inc. confirmed for the first time its interest in autonomous-vehicle technology, but it remains unlikely the company will design or build a complete car.

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    Renzi Resignation Will Usher in Uncertainty

    Renzi Resignation Will Usher in Uncertainty

    21:52 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - Wall Street Journal Asia

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is expected to resign Monday afternoon, bringing down a government determined to overhaul the country’s sluggish system and opening a period of political and economic…

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    U.N. refugee chief warns EU against carrot-and-stick approach to migration

    U.N. refugee chief warns EU against carrot-and-stick approach to migration

    21:42 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - Reuters News Headlines

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Linking aid for countries in the Middle East and Africa to how they manage migration can create dangerous precedents, the top United Nations' refugee official warned the European Union…

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    The Wall Street Journal: Samsung, Hyundai chiefs to be questioned as political scandal roils South Korea

    The Wall Street Journal: Samsung, Hyundai chiefs to be questioned as political scandal roils South Korea

    21:28 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Top Stories

    Lawmakers will quiz country’s top business leaders over ties to government officials.

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    Capitol Report: Trump’s Taiwan call was a long-planned move | Democrats plot ways to thwart Obamacare repeal

    Capitol Report: Trump’s Taiwan call was a long-planned move | Democrats plot ways to thwart Obamacare repeal

    21:24 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Top Stories

    Donald Trump’s phone call with Taiwan’s leader was long planned; Democrats plan ways to thwart Obamacare repeal; 4 areas where Steven Mnuchin could change policy at Treasury; and more.

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    Austrians' pro-EU views scupper far-right bid for presidency

    Austrians' pro-EU views scupper far-right bid for presidency

    21:18 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - Reuters News Headlines

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrians' desire to stay anchored in the European Union outweighed concerns over immigration and security and helped former Greens leader Alexander Van der Bellen defeat his far-right…

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    Samsung, Hyundai Chiefs to Be Questioned as Scandal Roils Korea

    Samsung, Hyundai Chiefs to Be Questioned as Scandal Roils Korea

    21:53 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - Wall Street Journal Asia

    The heads of South Korea’s biggest conglomerates face questioning beginning Tuesday on their close ties with government officials, as an investigation into a political scandal encircling the president…

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    Deutsche Bahn Train Dispatcher Gets Jail Time For Role in Fatal Collision

    Deutsche Bahn Train Dispatcher Gets Jail Time For Role in Fatal Collision

    20:32 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - Wall Street Journal Asia

    A Deutsche Bahn train dispatcher was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for his role in the head-on collision of two passenger trains that left a dozen people dead earlier this year.

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    Shinzo Abe to be first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor

    Shinzo Abe to be first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor

    20:27 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - BBC

    He will be the first Japanese PM to visit the site when he attends a service with President Obama.

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    Vince Holding upgraded to buy from hold at Stifel Nicolaus

    Vince Holding upgraded to buy from hold at Stifel Nicolaus

    20:23 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Real Time Headlines

    This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking…

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    Italy Vote Puts Bonds to the Test

    Italy Vote Puts Bonds to the Test

    20:46 Dec 05, 2016 GMT +8 - The Wall Street Journal - Market News

    Italy’s rejection of constitutional reform and the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi are far from being a Brexit-style shock. Markets got this one right. But even more political uncertainty is…

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