China's central bank
on Wednesday rolled out a targeted policy tool to spur lending
to small and private firms, in the latest step to support the
slowing economy amid a trade dispute with the United States.
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners
is exploring options for Asia's largest funeral services
provider Nirvana Asia Ltd, including a possible sale, and a deal
could be worth more than $1.8 billion, a source familiar with
the matter told Reuters.