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U.S. President Barack Obama

Obama to sign TPP deal with Philippines and Vietnam in APEC Summit

US President Barack Obama is heading for an Asian trip and is expected to join the APEC Summit in Manila to talk about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit, which will be attended by all Asia-Pacific leaders will be the center of Obama's attention to deliver a speech and convince leaders to sign the agreement.

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Coca-Cola Co.

Cola Cola Q3 revenue falls nearly 5%

Report on Coca-Cola profit and revenue this quarter shows a drop of nearly 5%. A strong dollar has resulted to a less value in Coca-Cola revenue from outside North America. The global economic slowdown also affected Coca-Cola revenues resulting a revenue cutback.

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U.S. Dollar bills

Asia Pacific Region has more millionaires than North America

The current Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2015 showed Asia Pacific has a larger number of high net worth individuals compared to North America. A recent study indicates Asia Pacific region had exceeded North America with the number of high net worth individuals.

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Twitter

Twitter aims to create more content partnerships in Asia Pacific and the Middle East

Twitter now wants to forge more content partnerships in the regions of the Asia Pacific and the Middle East. As part of the company's efforts to manage such a feat, the social media giant has tapped their own Singapore-based executive Rishi Jaitly to lead teams to be spread out all across the different sections of the regions, according to Reuters.

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Pictet

Swiss banks step up battle for Asia's super-rich

UBS's giant banner on Hong Kong's One Peking Road skyscraper, so big it has drawn complaints for keeping solar panels in the shade, is a testament to the renewed push among Swiss banks to win business from Asia's burgeoning ranks of millionaires.

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Euro coins

Stocks, euro fall but no rout after Greek 'No'

Shares fell, the euro stumbled and yields on weaker euro zone economies' bonds rose after Greece overwhelmingly voted against conditions for a rescue package, but there was no rout and contagion was limited.

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Tokyo Stock Exchange

Markets on edge as Greece heads for default

Euro zone stocks and low-rated bonds recovered the worst of their losses on Tuesday but remained on edge as Greece looked set to default on a debt repayment to the IMF and plunge deeper into financial crisis.

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Tokyo

Japanese firms pay high price for Asia M&A spree: Tokio Marine president

Japanese firms have been so busy paying top dollar in overseas acquisitions that sellers looking to offload assets in Asia now expect them to pay over the odds, according to the head of the country's biggest insurer, Tokio Marine Holdings Inc (8766.T).

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Vodafone

Vodafone investors open to Liberty deal

Some of the biggest investors in Vodafone say they are open to a European tie-up with Liberty Global, as the British company is now in a stronger position to negotiate a deal with John Malone's cable group.

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China wireless carriers to slash contract prices, could spur 4G boom

China's three state-owned wireless carriers said on Friday they will cut mobile data prices and boost data speeds this year, potentially spurring a mass migration of customers to more lucrative 4G contracts.

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Frankfurt stock exchange

German data leads Europe shares higher, dollar steadies

European shares rose on Monday, led higher by Germany after upbeat factory activity, while the dollar steadied following signs the U.S. economy may be emerging from a recent soft patch.

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Frankfurt stock exchange

European shares follow Asia lower, dollar weak before Fed

Stocks fell in Europe on Wednesday, following Asian stocks lower, while the dollar held near two-month lows before a Federal Reserve policy statement expected to show the U.S. central bank in no hurry to raise interest rates.

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Ford

Ford first-quarter profit misses expectations, 2015 profit outlook affirmed

Ford Motor Co (F.N) reported a first-quarter profit that was less than analysts expected, selling fewer vehicles in North America as it worked to increase production of the redesigned F-150 pickup truck, and losing money in South America.

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Japan's Nikkei

Asia shares swing higher as China nears seven year high

Asian stock markets rose on Monday, with China stocks nearing a seven-year peak on hopes for more infrastructure spending and policy stimulus, while oil prices suffered further from excess supply.

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AIIB launch ceremony

South Korea sees gains for its infrastructure firms from joining AIIB

South Korea hopes its infrastructure companies will benefit from the country joining the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the finance ministry said on Friday.

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