1. The companies that have tried — and so far failed — to create a sustained ETF boom in Asia say the need for wholesale reform suggests the market will be defined by a protracted effort to convince both the regulators and customers to redraw the scenery.
2. Pork and vegetable prices both dropped by more than 8 percent year-on-year.
3. Xi'an Xianyang International Airport outshone all other airports in China, with a punctuality rate of 82.3%.
6. HEC Paris and London Business School have tightened their grip on the top of the Financial Times rankings of pre-experience and post-experience Masters in Finance programmes respectively, having dominated the finance rankings since they were first published in 2011.