Hong Kong

EIA releases U.S. oil stockpile data in advance of OPEC meeting later in the month; Snowden opens for wide release amid politically charged backdrop.
Criticized for selling Chinese assets, the Hong Kong tycoon has poured some $1 billion into Shantou University, which he founded in 1981.
By attacking freedom of information, detentions by mainland China authorities undermine a principle central to the city’s economy and markets.
The combination of high real estate prices and low wages is ushering in more Occupy Central–style popular discontent.
Mainland Chinese investors have found creative ways to shift capital to wealth managers in Hong Kong, the U.S. and other destinations.
In the Year of the Monkey, cash-filled envelopes to officials have given way to cakes and fruit — some stuffed with gold or jewels.
IG to IPO its mortgage insurance division; Bund yields reach all-time lows; Procter & Gamble reports decline in revenues.
Abe unveils a new economic plan; Norway central bank surprises markets with rate cut; German media now questions BMW’s emissions standards.
Chinese equities up in second positive session in a row; Ryanair accepts offer from British Airways parent; IAE sees continued oil price slump.
European leaders convene in closed-door meeting on Greece, India lowers benchmark rates; yen falls below 125 to the U.S. dollar.