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Navy Set to Deploy LCS to Northeast Asia – Military.com

The U.S. Navy will deploy a littoral combat ship to Northeast Asia for the first time since it began sending LCSs to Asia in 2013, a senior U.S. military official said Tuesday. Rear Adm. Charles Williams, commander of the Logistics Group Western Pacific that manages logistics for the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet from […]

China calls the shots in Asia’s currency war – Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – As fears of a global currency war grow, all eyes in Asia are on whether China will devalue its currency to avert a sharper economic slowdown. The urgency with which Asian central banks are cutting interest rates is an indication of not just the deflationary forces they are seeing but also recognition […]

Stocks leap to multi-year highs on Greek debt hopes – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Stocks stormed to multi-year highs on Wednesday as investors shrugged off the uncertainty over Greece’s debt negotiations with its creditors, pinning their hopes that a deal will be reached by the end of the week. The Greek government said it will request a loan extension for up to six months from its […]

Russia steps up oil supplies to Asia – RT

Russia steps up oil supplies to Asia – RT}

Soros Shifts to Europe, Asia as Investors Cut U.S. Equities – Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Soros Fund Management, the family office of billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros, cut holdings of U.S. stocks in the fourth quarter and shifted assets globally. Soros, which manages almost $30 billion, moved about $2 billion into companies in Asia and Europe, according to a person familiar with the strategy. The New York-based […]

Asia shares rise on reduced Greek pessimism, dollar firm – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Stocks continued their relentless march higher on Wednesday as investors shrugged off the protracted uncertainty surrounding Greece’s debt negotiations with its creditors, pinning their hopes that a deal will be reached by the end of the week. The Greek government said it would request a loan extension from its creditors on Wednesday, […]

Asia shares rise on reduced Greek pessimism, dollar stands tall – Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian equities tracked a mild bounce on Wall Street, edging higher on Wednesday as pessimism about the Greek debt saga receded somewhat, while the dollar strengthened against the yen thanks to higher U.S. debt yields. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 percent with South Korean, Thai and Indonesian […]

Suicide Bomber Kills Up to 8 in Xinjiang, Radio Free Asia Reports – New York Times

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European Stocks Shrug Off Faltering Talks on Greek Debt – New York Times

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Stocks in Asia Slip After Greece Gets Ultimatum on Debt – New York Times

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