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Asia’s papal candidate: An easy smile, but hardly a reformer – NBCNews.com (blog)

Asia’s papal candidate: An easy smile, but hardly a reformer – NBCNews.com (blog)

Alessandra Tarantino / AP Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” Tagle arrives for a meeting at the Vatican on Wednesday.   MANILA, Philippines — On the face of it Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” Tagle has a lot going for him as a contender for pope. He’s young: At 55, the second youngest of the cardinals. […]

Obama urges end to Asia’s maritime disputes – MiamiHerald.com

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is urging Asian nations involved in maritime disputes to abide by the “rule of law and international standards” to ensure that conflict can avoided. Obama spoke during an Oval Office meeting with the Sultan of Brunei. He thanked the Sultan for showing “great leadership” on the maritime conflicts that have […]

ABFL and CHOLA FINANCE CP’s Issued:India Money Markets – Bloomberg

Following is a table showing commercial paper reported by Companies. The data has been provided by LKP Securities Limited., NVS Brokerage Ltd., SPA Securities Ltd. and Trust Financial Consultancy Services. Date Security Mty Date Qty Rate Buyer Contributor 12-Mar-13 CHOLA FINANCE 6 MONTHS 50 9.80 LKPS 12-Mar-13 CHOLA FINANCE 1 YEAR 50 9.75 LKPS 12-Mar-13 […]

U.S. Probing Hacker Claims of First Lady Finance Records – Bloomberg

U.S. law enforcement authorities have begun an investigation after hackers posted the purported financial information of celebrities and government officials, including first lady Michelle Obama. The Secret Service has opened an investigation into the matter involving the first lady, said Brian Leary, a spokesman for the agency. He declined to comment further on the probe. […]

SKF Appoints Finance Chief to Lead Cost-Cutting at Bearing Maker – Bloomberg

SKF AB (SKFB), the world’s largest maker of bearings, said Henrik Lange will become chief financial officer two months after it announced a cost-cutting program targeting annual savings of 3 billion kronor ($469 million). Lange, a 25-year veteran at the company, is currently president of an industrial market unit and will take up his new […]

German Finance minister hasn’t set date for parliament vote on Cyprus – lawmaker – Reuters UK

BERLIN | Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:06pm GMT BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told a gathering of conservative politicians on Tuesday the Bundestag lower house of parliament would get to vote on aid for Cyprus before a European decision but he did not set a date, a senior conservative lawmaker said. “In […]

Senate’s campaign finance compromise creates mega PACs – MiamiHerald.com

TALLAHASSEE — Political slush funds will get a new name and campaign finance limits will rise for statewide candidates under a Senate campaign finance bill that won unanimous approval by a Senate committee on Monday. The proposal by Sen. Jack Latvala, R-St. Petersburg, is intended as a compromise to a House plan that makes similar […]

Asia’s papal candidate: An easy smile, but hardly a reformer – NBCNews.com (blog)

Asia’s papal candidate: An easy smile, but hardly a reformer – NBCNews.com (blog)

Alessandra Tarantino / AP Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” Tagle arrives for a meeting at the Vatican on Wednesday.   MANILA, Philippines — On the face of it Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” Tagle has a lot going for him as a contender for pope. He’s young: At 55, the second youngest of the cardinals. […]

Obama urges end to Asia’s maritime disputes – MiamiHerald.com

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is urging Asian nations involved in maritime disputes to abide by the “rule of law and international standards” to ensure that conflict can avoided. Obama spoke during an Oval Office meeting with the Sultan of Brunei. He thanked the Sultan for showing “great leadership” on the maritime conflicts that have […]

Asia Bankers Ride Southeast Asian Boom – Wall Street Journal- India (blog)

Asia Bankers Ride Southeast Asian Boom – Wall Street Journal- India (blog)

By Nisha Gopalan Southeast Asia has become the go-to market for investment banking in Asia, after a year of hot initial public offerings and multibillion-dollar acquisitions by Thai billionaires. In the trading of stocks, bonds and currencies, it has been an even bigger hit than China. From Japan to Australia, 80% of the revenue investment […]