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May 19, 2013

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MarketWatch I Asian Markets Latest News May 19, 2013:

Asia


LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) - Australian stocks rose Monday, a stronger start for the benchmark index as banking and mining issues posted gains. The S&P/ASX 200 moved up 0.7% to 5,215.70, coming after last week's slip of 0.5%, the first loss in four weeks. On Monday, Westpac Banking Corp. shares climbed 1% after the lender cut its one-year fixed home-loan rate to 4.79% as competition in the mortgage business picks up. Shares of lenders Commonwealth Bank of Australia and National Australia Bank Ltd. were each up about 1%. Stock in mining company BHP Billiton Ltd. bounced up 1.1% following last week's 1% decline, and Rio Tinto Ltd. shares rose 0.8%. But shares of gold producer Newcrest Mining Ltd. fell 1.2%. In other moves, shares of WorleyParsons Ltd. advanced 1.1%. They dropped nearly 13% on Friday after the oil- and gas-engineering firm issued a profit warning. 
 Australia stocks gain on bank, mining advances


HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Japanese stocks jumped early Monday on an improved profit outlook, with another record finish for key U.S. benchmarks on Friday aiding several exporters although the yen rebounded from lows against the U.S. dollar over the weekend. The Nikkei Stock Average gained 0.9% to 15,279.06, pushing further into multiyear-high territory, and the broader Topix climbed 1.1% to 1,267.36. Shares of Sony Corp. climbed 4.6% and shipping major Nippon Yusen K.K. climbed 4.9% among notable gainers. Shares of Panasonic Corp. rose 3.4% after the Nikkei newspaper reported it will further restructure Sanyo Electric Co. and slash the unit's workforce by some 90%. 
Japan stocks jump in early trade on U.S. cues
 Japan Post Holdings Co. President Atsuo Saka said Sunday he will step down after a shareholders' meeting in June, confirming government intentions but without mentioning the reason why he is retiring, Kyodo News reported. 10:44 a.m. Today.
 Japan Post president stepping down in June: report

Trade with Precision: Nick McDonald Weekly Currency and Equity Markets Analysis May 19, 2013.

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Nick McDonald provides an outlook for the week ahead on currency and equity markets: 

The New York times Global Update May 19, 2013: Syrian Army and Hezbollah Advance Into Key Rebel City


May 19, 2013
Compiled 20:45 GMT

Global Update


TOP NEWS

Syrian Army and Hezbollah Advance Into Key Rebel City

By ANNE BARNARD and HALA DROUBI
The battle for Qusayr, in the heavily contested Homs Province, has deepened the involvement of Hezbollah in the Syrian conflict, raising sectarian tensions and fears of a regional war.

After Decades of Neglect, Pakistan Rusts in Its Tracks

By DECLAN WALSH
A journey across Pakistan's crumbling railway presents a picture of the country's troubles: natural disasters and hardened insurgencies, abject poverty and feudal kleptocrats, and an economy near meltdown.

Assassination Shakes New Round of Voting in Pakistan

By SALMAN MASOOD
A day after the killing of a prominent opposition party figure, turnout in a wealthy district of Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, was minimal.
Sports

Promoters Circling One Another as M.M.A. Takes Root in Asia

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY
Organizations like the U.F.C. and One Fighting Championship are hoping to mine an untapped population with a long history in martial arts.
Opinion

Editorial | Notebook

Before You Buy That T-Shirt

By VIKAS BAJAJ
Do consumers have the power to change factory conditions abroad?
WORLD

On Hong Kong Shelves, Illicit Dirt on China's Elite

By CHRIS BUCKLEY
Visitors from mainland China turn to Hong Kong bookstores for forbidden delights: shelves of scandal-packed exposés about their Communist Party masters.

British Study on Independence Effort Raises Warning on Scottish Banks

By STEPHEN CASTLE
A document due Monday is the latest of three studies by the British government meant to sway opinion in Scotland ahead of a planned referendum next year on independence.

North Korea Reportedly Launches Short-Range Missiles

By CHOE SANG-HUN
The tests broke the recent relative silence from the North, but the move was much less provocative than what had been feared earlier this year.
BUSINESS

Sony's Unwanted Genre: Suspense

By BROOKS BARNES and MICHAEL CIEPLY
Awash in hits, but not in profits, a proud Hollywood studio has suddenly found itself in the cross hairs of an activist investor who wants to spin it off from Sony.

Yahoo Is Planning to Buy Tumblr for $1.1 Billion

By NICK BILTON and MICHAEL J. de la MERCED
Yahoo's move aims to make up for years of missing out on the growth of social networks and mobile devices.

The Giant of Shareholders, Quietly Stirring

By SUSANNE CRAIG
BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, is far from being an activist investor, but it is starting to ask more questions about companies in which it has stakes.
TECHNOLOGY
Prototype

Rolling Up Their Sleeves, as a Team

By CLAIRE MARTIN
Two groups of M.I.T. entrepreneurs were working on similar ideas for high-tech clothing. But instead of becoming rivals, they combined their efforts into a single, growing company.

Hunting for Syrian Hackers' Chain of Command

By NICOLE PERLROTH
If researchers prove the Assad regime is closely tied to the Syrian Electronic Army, foreign governments may choose to respond, because the attacks have real-world consequences.
Bits Blog

Eric Schmidt of Google to Meet With British Prime Minister

By ERIC PFANNER
The search company's executive chairman is part of a group of business executives advising Prime Minister David Cameron on economic issues.
SPORTS

Arsenal Edges Out Spurs for Final Champions League Berth

By ROB HUGHES
Arsène Wenger is a soccer alchemist par excellence. Seventeen full seasons he has been in charge of Arsenal, and seventeen seasons, without fail, the team has qualified for the Champions League.

Toulon Holds on Under Siege to Claim Cup

By HUW RICHARDS
Clermont Auvergne lost the final of the Heineken European Cup 16-15 on Saturday to another French club, Toulon.

At Last, Joy for Club Familiar With Heartbreak

By ROB HUGHES
After years of poor play, management changes and bankruptcy, Bradford City A.F.C. finally shines.
U.S. NEWS

The Health Toll of Immigration

By SABRINA TAVERNISE
A growing body of mortality research on immigrants has shown that the longer they live in the United States, the worse their rates of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.

Haunting Relic of History, Slave Cabin Gets a Museum Home in Washington

By ROBBIE BROWN
The Smithsonian is dismantling a cabin, plank by plank, and moving it to the National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

Scandal Involving Gifts and Theft Charges Complicates Politics in Virginia

By TRIP GABRIEL
The drama includes an accusation that a $15,000 gift from a donor to the governor went unreported and a chef who calls himself a whistle-blower.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

All the Lonely People

By ROSS DOUTHAT
Is there a link between suicide and weakened social ties?
Op-Ed Columnist

Show Us Your Woe

By FRANK BRUNI
From "American Idol" to American politics, it's all about the suffering. And it's exhausting.
Op-Ed Columnist

Taxing Times for Obama

By MAUREEN DOWD
Now comes the mess with the I.R.S. The president could use a little J.F.K., and a little Bulworth.

Sir Mervyn King -stop demonising- bankers: The Telegraph Front Page P.M. Edition May 19, 2013.



Sunday, May 19, 2013

FrontpagePM

News


Finance

Sir Mervyn King: stop 'demonising' bankers

Sport Sir Mervyn King, the outgoing head of the Bank of England, has called for an end of banker bashing saying it’s wrong to “demonise individ...

Sir Roger Carr in line to chair BAE Systems

Miliband pledges action on Google tax

Energy bills 'could overtake mortgages’

Tesco to battle 'breathtaking’ level of food waste
comment

Janet Daley : David Cameron is so relaxed I want to slap him

Matthew d’Ancona : Tory self-harm over Europe has buried the good news

Tom Chivers : It's not 'only banter' it is a threat to civilisation
most viewed

Culture: Eurovision Song Contest 2013, review

Technology: We need to relearn the art of dying

Fashion: The Investment Dresser: Peplum tops
How about that

Shetland pony adopts orphaned lamb

The week in pictures

Car crashes into swimming pool
Video Editor's Choice

Sport Life in a neo-Nazi village

Desert Orchid's relative rescued

Beckham has 'no regrets' after last game

Syrian 'cannibal' rebel gives statement

The New York Times Today's Headlines May 19, 2013.: Confusion and Staff Troubles Rife at I.R.S. Office in Ohio



Today's Headlines

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Top News
The John Weld Peck Federal Building in downtown Cincinnati houses the main offices for the I.R.S.
Confusion and Staff Troubles Rife at I.R.S. Office in Ohio

By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI and MICHAEL LUO

Alienated from the broader Internal Revenue Service culture and given little direction, specialists in a Cincinnati office struggled with the caseload of groups seeking tax exemptions.
Trying to fix the tracks near Lahore. Pakistan's railways, which once linked a fractious young nation, have been neglected.
Pakistan, Rusting in Its Tracks

By DECLAN WALSH

A train journey across Pakistan highlights the woes of its rail system, which are a microcosm of larger troubles: corruption, economic disparity, political unrest and neglected infrastructure.
. Photographs  Slide Show: Pakistan, as Seen Through its Railways
. Graphic  Graphic: A Sampling of Pakistan's Troubles
Esther Angeles, 41, with her daughter, Johanna Marisol Gomez, 7. Ms. Angeles has developed diabetes since coming to the United States and struggles to see that her daughter eats healthfully.
The Health Toll of Immigration

By SABRINA TAVERNISE

A growing body of mortality research on immigrants has shown that the longer they live in the United States, the worse their rates of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.
For more top news, go to NYTimes.com »

Editors' Picks

N.Y. / REGION

Interactive Feature Interactive Feature: A Survey of the Region's Battered Beaches
With summer looming, The Times looked at the condition of public beaches in the region battered by Hurricane Sandy, surveying three states and hundreds of miles of coastline.

OPINION | Op-Ed Columnist

Without Water, Revolution

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

The Syrian disaster is like a superstorm. It's what happens when drought, a fast-growing population, a repressive and corrupt government, and sectarian and religious passions combine.
. Columnist Page

QUOTATION OF THE DAY

"The I.R.S. is pretty dysfunctional to begin with, and this case brought all those dysfunctions to their worst."
PAUL STRECKFUS, a former I.R.S. employee who runs a newsletter devoted to tax-exempt organizations.
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World
North Korea Reportedly Launches Short-Range Missiles

By CHOE SANG-HUN

The tests broke the recent relative silence from the North, but the move was much less provocative than what had been feared earlier this year.
Paul Tang, proprietor of the People's Recreation Community bookstore in Hong Kong, which specializes in banned works.
On Hong Kong Shelves, Illicit Dirt on China's Elite

By CHRIS BUCKLEY

Visitors from mainland China turn to Hong Kong bookstores for forbidden delights: shelves of scandal-packed exposés about their Communist Party masters.
. Graphic  Graphic: Banned in China, but Popular in Hong Kong
Free Syrian Army fighters in Aleppo earlier this year. Divisions are hampering the rebels.
Assad Suggests Peace Talks Would Fail Because West Wants to Prolong War

By ANNE BARNARD

President Bashar al-Assad backed away from earlier statements by Syrian officials that the government was willing to negotiate with its armed opponents.
For more world news, go to NYTimes.com/World »

The Telegraph Frontpage May 19, 2013: News Swivel-eyed loons hit back: Tory activists furious over 'mad' slur


Sunday, May 19, 2013
   
Frontpage

News

Swivel-eyed loons hit back: Tory activists furious over 'mad' slur

News   PM told he must repair relationship between leadership and grassroots branded by one of inner circle as “swivel-eyed loons”.

Let's quit EU say 46 per cent of voters in poll

Beckham says tearful goodbye to Paris

Eurovision Song Contest 2013, review

We need to relearn the art of dying
 
sport

Hodgson: cut out the anti-IRA songs

Sport   Roy Hodgson will ask England supporters attending the friendly with the Republic of Ireland not to sing 'No Surrender'.

Ferdinand to sign new United deal

Beckham says tearful goodbye to Paris

Di Canio: City players were like ‘piranhas’

Monaco considering surprise move for Carroll

Finance

Help to Buy puts mortgage market at risk, says King

Sport   The Governor of the Bank of England has said there is no place for the Government’s flagship scheme to help people on to the first rung of the ...

Tesco to battle 'breathtaking’ level of food waste

Shell: oil market regulation will cost consumers

Bolland 'has backing of M&S board’

Sir Roger Carr in line to chair BAE Systems
 
comment

Janet Daley : David Cameron is so relaxed I want to slap him

Matthew d’Ancona : Tory self-harm over Europe has buried the good news

Tom Chivers : It's not 'only banter' it is a threat to civilisation
 
most viewed

Culture: Doctor Who: The Name of the Doctor, BBC One, review

Technology: We need to relearn the art of dying

Fashion: $1 million of Chopard diamonds stolen in Cannes
 
How about that

The week in pictures

Car crashes into swimming pool

Swan 'takes fancy' to helicopter
 
Video Editor's Choice

Sport   Gove like a 'fanatical personal trainer'

Gove responds to 'personal trainer' comments

Cannes gunman wrestled to the ground

Lunar meteor explosion filmed