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Resignation Capped Tense Year for Hagel  (26 November 11:48 am) 
Pentagon chief repeatedly found fault with what he saw as indecisiveness by the White House National Security Council.
Last-Minute Bond Spree Caps Record Year  (26 November 11:48 am) 
Some of the world’s riskiest government borrowers are rushing to raise funds before markets enter a winter slowdown, capping a year that has seen the largest amount of new frontier bonds on record.
Asian Morning Briefing
Venezuela Seeks Oil Price Back at $100  (25 November 10:49 pm) 
Venezuela wants oil prices to return to $100 a barrel, the country’s foreign minister said on Tuesday, ahead of an OPEC meeting.
Bharti Airtel, India’s biggest telecommunications company, said that its Netherlands-based unit has agreed to sell its telecommunications towers in Nigeria to American Tower.
Beijing Property Market Is Improving  (25 November 11:49 am) 
Beijing’s housing market, which is a barometer of demand in China, is showing signs of improvement but don’t expect sharp gains even with last week’s interest rate cut, says a senior executive
Credit Scorers Head to Malaysia  (25 November 11:49 am) 
U.S. companies are racing to bring credit-scoring models to Malaysia in a move that could widen access to credit at a time when heavy borrowing has already made the country one of Asia’s most
Asian Morning Briefing
CGN Power Offer Gets Strong Interest  (25 November 11:49 am) 
The Hong Kong initial public offering for China’s largest nuclear power plant operator has been oversubscribed multiple times, signaling strong demand for the deal, which seeks to raise nearly $3.2
Razon Moves Quickly, From Ports to Resorts  (24 November 11:48 am) 
Enrique K. Razon Jr., the Philippines’s third-richest man, isn’t afraid to admit that his management style at the country’s largest port operator and one of its largest resorts developers
Growing a Second Green Revolution  (25 November 11:49 am) 
The ‘golden rice’ champion on the bewildering campaign to stop a miracle food that could save millions of children from blindness and death.
Buyers snapped up works by Japanese and Southeast Asian artists at Christie’s evening sale in Hong Kong totaling 635 million Hong Kong dollars (US$82 million).
Messi Breaks Spain Scoring Record  (23 November 11:48 am) 
Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to emphatically break the Spanish league’s all-time scoring mark of 251 goals in Barcelona’s 5-1 win over Sevilla.
Large Homes Can Be a Retirement Hazard  (23 November 11:48 am) 
The pricier the house, the bigger the financial drain, writes Jonathan Clements.
The Holiday Opening for Family Discussions  (23 November 11:48 am) 
You can talk about family finances without ruining dinner, writes Tom Lauricella.
Buyers snapped up works by Japanese and Southeast Asian artists at Christie’s evening sale in Hong Kong on Saturday totaling 635 million Hong Kong dollars (US$82 million).
Harvard's Asian Problem  (22 November 11:48 am) 
A lawsuit says racial preferences hurt high-achieving minorities..
Medical Device Sidelined Too Late for Some  (22 November 11:48 am) 
While scrutiny over the power morcellator may save lives, women like Linda Interlichia are paying a grim price for decisions made before the alarms rang about the hysterectomy tool.
U.S. Stocks Close at Fresh Records  (22 November 03:48 am) 
The Dow industrials and S&P 500 closed at fresh records as global markets rose Friday on signs the Chinese and European central banks were acting to boost those economies.
Global Markets Rise  (22 November 12:49 am) 
Global financial markets rose Friday after China’s central bank cut interest rates and the European Central Bank’s president reiterated that the institution was ready to expand its stimulus
Markets Rally on Draghi, China  (25 November 11:52 pm) 
Heavyweight central banks gave a strong message of support to markets, prompting a rally around the world.
Vietnam State Bank Tightens Lending  (22 November 11:48 am) 
The State Bank of Vietnam issued regulations tightening bank lending to stock investors as it aims to reduce the level of nonperforming loans in the banking system.
The politics of the private-equity industry are under strain as firms wrestle with their biggest investors, who want to commit more money on new terms.
U.S. Stock Futures Rally  (21 November 07:50 pm) 
U.S. stock futures surged Friday after China’s central bank cut interest rates and the European Central Bank’s president reiterated that the institution was ready to expand its stimulus program.
Global Markets Rally  (21 November 05:50 pm) 
Heavyweight central banks gave a strong message of support to markets, prompting a rally around the world.