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Chinese manufacturing growth slows slightly in December

Manufacturing in China grew at a slightly slower pace in December than the previous month, a Chinese government survey showed Sunday, following government controls on bank lending.

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Can US stocks in 2018 repeat the huge gains of 2017?

After a banner year for US stocks, that saw the Dow hitting repeated records, Wall Street strategists predicted 2018 would see more moderate gains and increased volatility as markets retreated in the final session of 2017 on Friday.

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Dollar heads into 2018 on a weaker note, Asia stocks mixed

The dollar suffered fresh pressure on Friday as traders cash in the recent gains fuelled by Donald Trump’s tax cuts, while Asian equities were on course to end a strong year in tepid fashion.

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Tokyo stocks close lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks fell Tuesday on late profit-taking, with investors keeping to the sidelines as major global markets remained closed for the Christmas holidays.

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Israel to halt trade in cryptocurrency-based firms

The Israel Securities Authority said it is moving to ban trading in cryptocurrency-based companies on the Tel Aviv market until transactions involving digital coins are legally regulated.

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NTT Communications Announces New Chief Revenue Officer for East Asia Headquarters

NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT Group (TYO:9432), has announced the appointment of Stephen Tsang as the new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) of NTT Com Asia, the company’s East Asia Headquarters in Hong Kong.

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Sprout Solutions supports local startup with series of free learning sessions

Sprout Solutions, the fastest-growing Filipino tech startup providing a complete suite of HR software tools specifically made for the Philippine business environment, gives back by supporting the country’s startup community through its series of free learning seminars called Sprout Academy.

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H&M to close more stores as customers go online

Swedish clothing giant Hennes & Mauritz on Friday said sales fell below expectations in the fourth quarter and it would close more stores as customers increasingly prefer to shop online.

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US woman charged with using Bitcoin to finance IS

US prosecutors have charged a New York woman with using Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies to send funds to the Islamic State group.

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T-Mobile to offer US pay TV service

US wireless carrier T-Mobile said Wednesday it would launch a pay TV service in 2018, aiming to disrupt the dominant cable and satellite providers.