from Breakingviews:

China Film’s opening week follows bad IPO script

August 15, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Indian tycoon’s $9 bln tidy-up is too clever

August 15, 2016

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from Expert Zone:

India Markets Weekahead: Range-bound due to lack of triggers

August 13, 2016

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A spirited rally on Friday ensured that the Nifty closed flat in a week marked by indecisiveness. With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill out of the way, market participants were left with no immediate near-term triggers. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan’s last policy review had little impact on markets, as most had expected him to maintain status quo.

from FaithWorld:

Pope Francis visits Rome safe house for women forced into prostitution

August 13, 2016

Pope Francis speaks outside Saint Mary of Angels Basilica in the pilgrimage town of Assisi, central Italy, August 4, 2016. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

(Pope Francis speaks outside Saint Mary of Angels Basilica in the pilgrimage town of Assisi, central Italy, August 4, 2016. REUTERS/Remo Casilli)

from Breakingviews:

Hillary Clinton slips through Trump tax loophole

August 12, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Wall Street dawdling only gives opponents a push

August 12, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Alison Frankel:

2nd Circuit sets new rule on whether federal courts can hear arbitration appeals

August 12, 2016

(Reuters) - Let's face it: If you're on the losing side of an arbitration decision, you're probably not going to get the arbitral ruling overturned, regardless of whether your appeal takes place in state or federal court. Far more often than not, courts defer to arbitrators.

from Viewsroom:

Viewsroom: India water woes; fintech; Trumponomics

August 12, 2016

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Drought, farmers, poor pricing and bad infrastructure in the world's second-most populous country hinder Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' vision; peer-to-peer lenders try to deal with a downturn; and Donald Trump's economic plan is more pinstripes than blue collar.

from Keeping Score:

Could Los Angeles host the 2024 Olympics?

August 12, 2016

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The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee Scott Blackmun talks about the financial aspects of putting together an Olympic team and how the organization chooses which sports to make a priority. He also puts in a plug for Los Angeles, which is vying to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Plus, whether American football will ever make it to the games, on this week’s Keeping Score podcast.

from FaithWorld:

Ataturk’s revival a symbol of Turkey’s fragile post-coup unity

August 12, 2016

A soldier stands guard at Anitkabir, the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, in Ankara, Turkey, August 5, 2016. Picture taken August 5, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

(A soldier stands guard at Anitkabir, the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, in Ankara, Turkey, August 5, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas)