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Asian stock markets jumped in the morning sessions on Monday, June 18, as a positive reaction to the Greek election results. The Nikkei index...
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Currency movements can make a significant effect on real estate returns, especially with the Euro area continuing to cause uncertainty in global markets. Property experts take a look at ten Asia Pacific office markets.

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Cambodia wants to increase the number of Kuwaiti tourists visiting the country by forging closer ties between the two nations' tourism agencies and by...
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Indonesia’s lagging 2012 stock performance looks nothing like its stellar 2011 track record yet - but is the country truly on the way down or is it time to take advantage of low valuations? Citigroup sees 15 per cent upside potential for the rest of the year.
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Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures Holdings, the world's third-largest palm oil company by acreage, is planning to raise $3.3 billion in an IPO on June...

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The Coca-Cola Company announced on Thursday, June 14, that it would return to Myanmar after a gap of more than six decades, leaving Cuba...

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Thailand's privately owned 'boutique' carrier Bangkok Airways plans to list at the Stock Exchange of Thailand next year, the company's president Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth said. According...
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Islamic Finance is growing quickly in Southeast Asia. Inside Investor sat down with analyst Rafiza Ghazali of Thomson Reuters to learn more about the sector.
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Thailand and Qatar are keen to elevate mutual cooperation in various economic fields, including food security and energy, it was disclosed after an official...
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Damansara REIT has received a lot of attention for its Al-‘Aqar Healthcare REIT, an Islamic real estate investment trust focusing on healthcare property.
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The inaugural Asia-Middle East Investment Summit in Singapore saw 150 senior decision makers in the international investment markets engage in critical discussions that focused...
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Continued integration and strong account surpluses make the economies of the ASEAN bloc resilient to the volatile global markets, in particular to the debt...

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The Eurozone crisis, combined with public anger over the excesses of conventional banks, has presented Islamic banks with a golden opportunity to take a...

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With a performance of +24.79 per cent between January and May 2012, Vietnam equity funds are leading the ranking of 430 global asset classes...

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Asia and the Pacific has seen a boom in public private partnerships (PPPs) in the past decade but it needs more effective public sector...

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Nearing saturation on their domestic markets, Southeast  Asian beer brewers are now eyeing emerging nations such as Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia to satisfy the...

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India will provide Myanmar with $500 million worth of credit as one of 12 deals signed on May 28 during the historic visit of...
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The tiny Southeast Asian nation of East Timor plans to upgrade its infrastructure with state investments of up to $1 billion in 2012 from oil and gas revenue and attract foreign investors to engage in public-private partnerships.