TODAY’S TOP ARTICLES – 13 NOV 2014

China: China Data Deluge Points to Cooling Economy
A slew of data out of China on Thursday suggested continued slack in the world’s second largest economy, which looks on track to undershoot the government’s annual 7.5 percent growth target, say economists. (Source: CNBC)

Global: G-20 Stimulus Plans May Boost Growth by Extra 2.1%, OECD Says
Group of 20 economies will surpass their 2 percent additional growth target if stimulus plans are fully implemented, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. (Source: Bloomberg)

Korea: Bank of Korea Keeps Policy Steady in November
South Korea’s central bank held interest rates steady on Thursday in its first unanimous vote since June, and sent no signal of a further policy easing soon – dampening expectations among investors for an additional rate cut. (Source: Reuters).

Japan: Abe Poised to Gamble Political Future on Snap Election
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is poised to gamble his political future on a plan to call a snap election next month, halfway into his current term. (Source: Bloomberg)

Ukraine & Russia: Ukraine Tensions Rise as U.S., EU Weigh More Sanctions
Tensions in Ukraine are rising after the reported movement of Russian tanks on east Ukraine. Meanwhile, representatives of the EU’s 28 member states are meeting today in Brussels to discuss imposing new sanctions on Russia. (Source: Bloomberg)

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