NEW DELHI, March 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India
risks greater segregation in its cities after deadly riots in
Delhi last week, with minority and poor people likely to be
blocked from accessing housing in desirable neighbourhoods,
human rights experts said on Thursday.
Africa's largest lender by assets, posted flat full-year profit
on Thursday, as losses deepened to $248 million at its
struggling London-based joint venture with Industrial and
Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).
German residential property
company Vonovia on Thursday confirmed its 2020
guidance for funds from operations (FFO) to hit between 1.275
billion euros and 1.325 billion euros ($1.42 billion - $1.48
Japan's Nissay Asset Management
Corp is buying more U.S. Treasuries, Chinese government debt,
and credit funds because of expectations that the coronavirus
outbreak will pressure central banks to ease monetary policy.
Shares in China hit
a near two-week high on Thursday, as fewer new coronavirus cases
were recorded outside of the epicentre Wuhan, while hopes that
Beijing will carry on lowering financing costs for businesses
hurt by the epidemic also aided sentiment.
Most Southeast Asian stock markets edged
up on Thursday, tracking a surge on Wall Street as robust U.S.
economic data, more policy stimulus and Joe Biden's strong
showing in the Democratic primary contests boosted sentiment.
Services sector activity in the United Stat