Further reading: closer to home

Tuesday’s picks from the beyondbrics: activism in Asia – lacking bite? Erdogan takes aim at the bankers; China-US relations slowly defrost; and why HK stocks are slaves to the US. Plus: how much should China invest? Moscow needs to worry about threats closer to home than space; saving Turkey, European style; and the rupee’s decline is no reason to panic.

From the FT:
Erdogan hits at financiers in effort to quell Turkey protests, World
Asian society: Changes from within, Analysis
A subtle defrosting in China’s chilly war with America, Kevin Rudd
Poor-performing Hong Kong stocks are slaves to US policy, Markets

From elsewhere:
How much investment is optimal? Michael Pettis, China Financial Markets
Enemies From Outer Space, Moscow Times
ANC playing politics at expense of racial unity, Business Day
How Europe Can Save Turkey, Council on Foreign Relations
Why you don’t need to panic on rupee hitting record low, Economic Times