Japan's exports rose in August
and its central bank kept its view the economy was expanding
modestly, but policy makers and analysts warned of risks to the
outlook from a U.S.-led trade war that some fear could chill
global investment and growth.
Hillhouse Capital, an
investor in top Chinese technology firms including Tencent
and Baidu, has closed its latest funding
round at $10.6 billion, it said, making it the region's biggest
private equity capital raising.
Southeast Asian stock markets rose on
Wednesday, in line with Asian peers, with investors shrugging
off trade war worries as the latest round of tariffs between
Washington and Beijing was seen as being less severe than
China imposed tariffs on about $60 billion worth...