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Apec summit: China and Japan in ice-breaker talks 

BBC News – 10 hours ago

The leaders of China and Japan have met for formal talks after more than two years of severe tension over a territorial dispute. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe met on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (Apec) …

Leaders of China, Japan Briefly Meet to Thaw Ties   ABC News
Obama urges China to be partner in ensuring world order   Reuters Canada
India Today   Reuters UK   Related articles » 
China’s stock markets change forever next week

MarketWatch – 10:56am

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) – When MarketWatch covers Chinese stocks, we usually focus on those listed in Hong Kong. The reason for this is that few outside of China – mainly just institutional investors with approved quotas – are able to buy what’s sold 

In shift, Russia lets ruble float free in markets

Chron.com – 5:23am

Journalists watch a giant screen showing Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit discussion as part of the APEC forum in Beijing, China on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Who gains most from Hong Kong-Shanghai through train?

MarketWatch – 9:28am

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) – As the initial October starting date for the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect “through train” came and went, local officials began anxiously lobbying Beijing.

5 reasons Russia may face worse times

CNNMoney – 12:40am

A double whammy of falling oil prices and sanctions imposed over Ukraine has led to rampant inflation, a plunging currency, a stagnant economy and a loss of confidence among foreign investors.

Russian central bank abandons rouble trading band, floats rouble

Reuters – 19 minutes ago

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian central bank said on Monday it had abandoned the rouble’s trading corridor, allowing the currency to float freely.

In shift, Russia lets ruble float free in markets  SFGate
Falling oil prices, sanctions push Russia to brink of recession  The Globe and Mail
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TSX advances as buyers move into beaten down gold miners

Financial Post – 6 hours ago

The Toronto stock market was higher Tuesday as traders bought up gold stocks that have come under severe selling pressure recently.

At midday: TSX rises for fifth day as gold miners, banks gain   The Globe and Mail

Canada Stocks Rise for Fifth Day as Gold Producers, Banks Gain   Businessweek