* Muslim Brotherhood calls for uprising after Cairo shooting
* Rio set to begin copper shipments from Mongolia’s Oyu Tolgoi mine
* China ex-rail chief gets suspended death sentence for corruption
* China Stocks Drop Most in Two Weeks as Energy Shares at 2008 Low
* Carlos Slim invests $40m in music app Shazam
* China life assurer Ping An buys Lloyd’s Building for £260m
* Asian shares fall on Fed taper fears after jobs data
* Bangladesh factories face inspections after safety deal
* Greece close to agreement on averting bailout crisis
* Philippines struggles to create jobs despite booming economy
* Mexico is the fund managers’ favourite
Muslim Brotherhood calls for uprising after Cairo shooting
Egypt’s political crisis deepened on Monday when the Muslim Brotherhood called for an uprising against those who want to “steal the revolution” after at least 42 people were killed and more than 300 injured at a Cairo rally in support of the nation’s ousted president, Mohamed Morsi.
Rio set to begin copper shipments from Mongolia’s Oyu Tolgoi mine
Rio Tinto will start shipping copper from Mongolia’s giant copper-gold mine Oyu Tolgoi this week after a month of delays, marking a milestone for the mineral-rich country.
China ex-rail chief gets suspended death sentence for corruption
China has handed down the most significant corruption sentence in more than five years in a case seen as a test of how far the new leadership will go in fighting graft.
China Stocks Drop Most in Two Weeks as Energy Shares at 2008 Low
Chinese stocks dropped the most in two weeks as indexes tracking energy, materials and industrial companies sank to the lowest levels since November 2008.
Carlos Slim invests $40m in music app Shazam
América Móvil, the telecoms operator controlled by Carlos Slim, has invested $40m in music recognition app Shazam, in what is thought to the Mexican billionaire’s first investment in a UK company.
China life assurer Ping An buys Lloyd’s Building for £260m
Ping An Insurance, China’s second-largest life assurer by policy holders, has become the latest Asian investor to gain a foothold in the City of London property market, buying the Lloyd’s Building in a £260m deal.
Asian shares fall on Fed taper fears after jobs data
Asian shares tumbled on Monday as strong U.S. jobs growth reinforced the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will roll back its stimulus in coming months, sending the dollar to a three-year high against a basket of major currencies.
Bangladesh factories face inspections after safety deal
Bangladeshi factories making clothes for 70 mostly European multinationals will be inspected over the next nine months under a new safety accord that lets labour activists hold companies accountable for not enforcing standards.
Greece close to agreement on averting bailout crisis
The Greek government appeared on Sunday night to be on the verge of dodging the most serious threat to its bailout programme in half a year after agreeing to fresh reforms with international lenders.
Philippines struggles to create jobs despite booming economy
Weekends for Elvie, a Filipina garments sewer who works at a factory that makes women’s tops for Macy’s and other US retailers, do not start until late Saturday afternoon. That is when the 41-year-old mother travels the 40km from the Cavite export processing zone to see her husband and three children in Manila.
Mexico is the fund managers’ favourite
China often springs to mind when one hears the words “emerging markets growth”, but it is Mexico that is loved most by fixed income managers– and for some it is a place where they are looking to set up business.
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