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Updated: 2 years 9 months ago
In an effort to offset the risk of a potential U.S. government default, Hong Kong's exchange raised the discount on short-dated U.S. Treasury bills, as the Washington standoff continues.
Asia's biggest retailer logs a 26% rise in net profit for the year to August fueled by strong sales in Japan and at new Uniqlo clothes stores elsewhere in Asia.
The European Central Bank will create currency swap lines with China's central bank, a sign of China's growing importance in Europe's trade and financial transactions.