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Jim Rogers: Historic Shift Coming in 2013

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Chinese companies pull out of US stock markets

Just a few years after Chinese companies lined up to sell shares on Wall Street, a growing number are reversing course and pulling out of U.S. exchanges.

Developers keen on Myanmar projects

Foreign firms’ influx creates demand for housing, offices

Small dealerships being driven out

Liquidity problems, lower profits and a policy of industry consolidation are making it tough for smaller car dealers to survive on the mainland

SGX should not punch above its weight

It should focus on enhancing quality of listings through enforcement, before scandals drive away high quality foreign firms

Hedge funds up their bets on commodities

Hedge funds raised commodity bets in the longest bullish streak in three years as speculation that policymakers will increase economic stimulus drove prices towards the biggest monthly rally since last October.

China's Answer to Subprime Bets: The 'Golden Elephant'

The Chinese investment vehicle known as "Golden Elephant No. 38" promises buyers a 7.2 percent return per year. That's more than double the rate offered on savings accounts nationally.

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Harder to prosecute IDs in wake of Airocean ruling

Independent directors emit sigh of relief

Brokers wary of costs, contra as SGX plans margin rules

Proposed new margin will be first line of defence if member defaults