Most SE Asia stocks gain on China data

China's manufacturing activity in September grew at the fastest ... Meanwhile, a Bank of Japan survey showed big manufacturers in the country have more confidence in Japan's business conditions than they have had for a decade as a weak yen and strong ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese business groups protest 301 investigation

A second Chinese business group, the China General Chamber of Commerce, which is based in New York and Washington, called the Trump administration’s decision to launch the Section 301 investigation “misguided in many ways.” Beware, the U.S. consumer ... ( read original story ...)

8 infra projects on China’s priority list

Zhong, for his part, also encouraged the Philippines to tap other sources of funding, including the China-backed Asian Infrastructure ... follows commercial principles and international rules. Business ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 ( read original story ...)

Term Sheet — Monday, October 2

The company plans to list on the Nasdaq as “EYE.” • Hexindai, a Beijing, China-based consumer lending firm, filed for an $80 million IPO of ADSs. The company posted revenue of $22.9 million in the 12 months ending March 2017 and income of $7.5 million. ( read original story ...)

Luxury brands step up their online sales in China

Web sales will account for 13% of total luxury sales in China in 2021, up from 7% in 2016, according to Chinese consultancy CBN data. Luxury brands like Burberry and TAG Heuer have increased their digital presences significantly in China in recent years ... ( read original story ...)