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Asian stocks end mostly lower on Chinese data

By AAP In oil markets, US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for October delivery was down 27 US cents at $US93. 18 while Brent for October eased 26 US cents to $US102. 02 in afternoon...

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Hong Kong's twisted political pathology

By Julian Snelder For years Hong Kong's government was goaded by liberal civil movements, but 'since at least 2012, pro-government groups, such as Voice of Loving Hong Kong and Caring Hong Kong Power, have...

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Standard Chartered cops $US300m fine

By Dow Jones newswires The settlement, which had been expected this week, also requires the British lender to suspend US dollar-clearing in its New York branch for high-risk clients of the bank's Hong Kong...

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Asian stocks close stronger

By AAP In oil markets, US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for September delivery rose 38 US cents to $US96. 79 while Brent crude for October was up 23 US cents to $US101. 83. Gold...

Hong Kong stocks end flat

By AAP Analysts said traders had largely ignored Monday's poor FDI data, placing their hopes on government policies aimed at revitalising the world's second biggest economy, such as measures to lower financing costs for...

Mass pro-government rally in Hong Kong

By AFP Organisers of Sunday's rally, the Alliance for Peace and Democracy, said the silent majority in the city of seven million did not support Occupy. "We want to let the world know that...

New Telstra NBN deal as good as first one

A lower discount rate is logical because the NBN is 100 per cent government owned: if applied, it would inflate the present-day value of the deal that Telstra is poised to re-create. 2 Property...

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Envestra FY profit up 45%

By Mitchell Neems Envestra noted that on a "business as usual" basis profitability in fiscal 2015 would be broadly in line with this year, but noted this was subject to abnormal items including weather...

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Telstra's turnaround is Thodey's calling card

By Stephen Bartholomeusz Telstra is able to satisfy those three objectives because it is generating strong growth in cash flows and earnings. Profit was up 14. 6 per cent and free cash flow, thanks...