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Why Vietnam’s positives aren’t boosting stocks

Vietnam’s economy has it all – good demographics, rising incomes and growing consumption – but it’s not enough to boost stocks.

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VIDEO: Chocolate Easter eggs go ethical

Hunting for chocolate Easter eggs has been a challenge for the ethical shopper but new EU laws make it easier for such customers.

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VIDEO: North Korea’s capitalist streak

North Korea, one of the most unlikely capitalist countries in the world, has a surprising number of modern businesses.

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China’s ex-security chief charged with bribery – report

China has charged its former domestic security chief with bribery, abuse of power and intentional disclosure of state secrets.

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Caterpillar looks to 2016 for earnings recovery

Banking on a recovery in the U.S. and a potential revival of the European economy, Caterpillar believes that 2016 will be a better year.

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Chrysler to pay $149m for crash death

A US jury has awarded £101m ($150m) to the family of a four-year-old boy that died in a crash involving a Jeep Grand Cherokee in 2012.

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China’s small brokerages to come under spotlight

Fast-growing small stockbrokers in China may soon get caught up in a M&A spree triggered by Beijing’s drive to modernize the financial industry.

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Samsung Electronics maps recovery with new phones

Samsung Electronics likely saw January-March earnings slip for the sixth straight quarter, but investors are betting on a rebound.

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Is tourism Australia’s next best thing?

Australia is struggling as it grapples with the imminent end to its commodities boom, but one industry is flourishing thanks to China: tourism.

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House prices ‘boosted’ near Waitrose

Having a Waitrose near where you live – as every middle-class person knows – increases the value of your home, claims Lloyds Bank.