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Asian shares edge past China blues Monday, euro wallows

1 September 2014

TOKYO: Asian shares edged higher on Monday, with investors wary of a deepening crisis in Ukraine and a downbeat China manufacturing survey, while the euro touched a fresh one-year low ahead of this week's European Central Bank meeting.

New Apple iPhone to have "mobile wallet" function

1 September 2014

NEW YORK: Apple Inc plans to enable its next iPhone to become a mobile wallet by allowing owners to securely make mobile payments in a store with the touch of a finger, Bloomberg said on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the situation.

Weak data to test BOJ's rosy economic view, policy on hold

1 September 2014

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan will maintain its existing stimulus policy and optimistic economic view on when it meets on Thursday, sources say, preferring to take more time to gauge whether a run of weak data is sufficient to threaten a fragile recovery.

China banks seek new lending horizons as bad debts rise

1 September 2014

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG: Grappling with a slowing economy, China's biggest banks are turning their back on mainstay borrowers like manufacturers and courting high growth industries such as healthcare, food and IT in a bid to boost revenue.

Qantas stays loyal to its frequent flyer 'cash cow'

1 September 2014

SYDNEY: Australia's flagship airline, Qantas Airways Ltd, is making a mint helping other companies keep their customers - even as it struggles to retain the loyalty of its own.

UK manufacturing growth cools as export orders slip

1 September 2014

LONDON: Britain's main manufacturing trade association trimmed its growth forecast for 2014 on Monday after its members reported the first fall in export orders since early 2013

Citi to pay allowance to compensate for limited bonuses

1 September 2014

NEW YORK: Citigroup Inc has told senior staff in Europe that they would receive fixed monthly pay in addition to their salaries in an attempt to compensate for rules that limit bonuses to up to twice the level of base salaries, the Financial Times reported, citing several people.

KOGAS says starts commercial crude oil production in Iraq's Badra

1 September 2014

SEOUL: Korea Gas Corp has started commercial crude production in Iraq's Badra oilfield as planned, the state-run South Korean company said in a statement on Monday.

Asia Forex: Rupiah, Philippine peso, won, yuan dip

1 September 2014

The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0135 GMT Monday.

China's final HSBC PMI falls to three-month low in August

1 September 2014

BEIJING: Growth in China's large factory sector slipped to a three-month low in August as foreign and domestic demand cooled, a private survey showed on Monday, raising concerns that the economy is faltering after a bounce.

Britain's Barclays to sell Spanish assets to Caixabank

1 September 2014

MADRID: Barclays is selling its Spanish retail and corporate banking operations to Caixabank, the two companies said on Sunday, as the British bank starts shrinking its struggling European divisions as part of a major overhaul.

Your financial health too needs annual screening

1 September 2014

It is important to conduct checks on the health of our finances.

Steady gold price seen to push up demand for M'sian jewellery

1 September 2014

GEORGE TOWN: Jewellery exporters are hoping demand from overseas, especially from the Middle East, will pick up in the second half as buyers take advantage of steady gold prices.

Prototype lithium ion batteries by first quarter 2015

1 September 2014

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will be producing its prototype lithium ion batteries for electric buses, cars and energy storage by the first quarter of next year.

KL-S'pore high speed rail will create slew of new industries

1 September 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The different sectors of the economy must leverage on the high speed rail (HSR) project currently being planned between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, said MKH Bhd managing director Tan Sri Eddy Chen.

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