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China's housing prices continue to head south

BEIJING -- Housing prices keep sliding in China, with declines spreading beyond glut-ridden regional cities to such metropolises as Beijing and Shanghai, where demand is normally strong. New-home prices fell from the previous month in all but one...

Economeister

Frederic Neumann: Asia should keep cutting subsidies

That reforms are urgently needed in Asia to keep growth humming along is not exactly a sec...

Deals

Japan's Nidec looks to end M&A silence with whopper of a deal

KYOTO/OSAKA -- For years, Japanese precision motor maker Nidec grew larger on a steady die...