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Nintendo’s ‘Super Mario Run’ on iOS set to gross $71 million in first month, less than half of ‘Pokemon Go’

Nintendo's upcoming "Super Mario Run" mobile game on Apple's iOS is "crucial" for the company, analyst say.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 1:59 pm
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Nomura: Beware these grey swan risks for 2017

While black swans are inherently unpredictable, Nomura has pointed to 10 potential grey swans to worry about for 2017.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 12:40 pm
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Why India’s central bank delivered a surprise to jittery markets

The RBI stood pat on interest rates on Wednesday, eschewing expectations for a cut as demonetization plays out.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 7:56 am
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Japan Q3 GDP growth slashed sharply as capital expenditure slumps

Japan's economy grew at an annualized rate of 1.3 percent in July-September, revised down from a preliminary reading of 2.2 percent.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 7:53 am
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Meet the woman ready to take on Philippines' hardman Duterte on his own turf

One of Duterte's own former ministers is expected to head a new opposition party.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 6:53 am
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This Japanese animation is a smash hit in China, and coming to a theater near you soon

The success of "Your Name," a fantasy body-swapping romance, in China is stoking expectations for the film ahead of its U.S. release.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 5:46 am
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Data providers play third-party blame game after false China yuan spike

Data providers played a third-party blame game after several sources erroneously showed a sharp spike lower for China’s currency late Monday.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 5:30 am
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Starbucks sees its fast-growing China business overtaking its US market one day

Starbucks plans to open 12,000 additional stores globally in the next five years, with half of the new units in the U.S. and China.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 2:58 am
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Donald Trump is wrong when he says China is holding down its currency

While Donald Trump's claims may have been true about decade ago, they are contrary to China’s current reality.
Posted: December 8, 2016, 12:53 am
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Sony's PlayStation 4 exceeds 50 million sales; more than Xbox One and Wii U combined

Sony announced its PlayStation 4 console has exceeded 50 million sales worldwide on Wednesday.
Posted: December 7, 2016, 10:06 pm
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