Russian state lender VTB
said on Tuesday that it may be forced to leave the
Ukrainian market and that its work there had been effectively
paralyzed after a court in Kiev ordered assets belonging to it
to be frozen.
Japanese mobile chat app operator
Line Corp will tie up with Mizuho Financial Group Inc
to establish a bank, a source with direct knowledge
told Reuters on Tuesday, declining to be identified because the
plan is not yet public.
Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell
on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expects to
move ahead with raising tariffs on Chinese imports, damaging
expectations of a thaw in trade tensions.