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UPDATE 2-Mozambique votes in high-stakes election

Mozambicans voted on Tuesday in
an election that could test a fragile two-month-old peace deal
between the ruling Frelimo party and its old civil war foe
turned opposition rival Renamo.

Hyundai Motor Group to invest $35 billion in future automotive tech

Hyundai Motor Group said on
Tuesday that it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($34.65 billion)
in mobility technology and strategic investments by 2025, as
South Korea’s top automaker accelerates its attempts to catch up
in the self-driving car race.

UPDATE 2-KKR-led consortium invests $685 mln in Philippines’ top hospital chain

* Temasek, CVC had been among bidders for hospital
group-sources
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UPDATE 1-Neil Woodford’s flagship Equity Income Fund to be shut down

* PJT Partners to continue to sell illiquid assets
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Nikkei hits 5-1/2-month high after U.S.-China talks show progress

* Constructors, home appliance makers rise after typhoon
damages

UPDATE 1-Dutch cbank: banks must hold 3 bln euros extra capital for mortgages

The Dutch central bank said on
Tuesday it would require banks to retain 3 billion euros ($3.31
billion) in additional capital to compensate for risks posed by
mortgage portfolios.

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66

The death toll in the
worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades climbed to 66 on Tuesday
as rescuers slogged through mud and debris in an increasingly
grim search for the missing, and as thousands of homes remained
without power or water.

Neil Woodford’s flagship Equity Income Fund to be shut down

Embattled money manager Neil
Woodford’s suspended LF Woodford Equity Income Fund is to be
wound up, the fund’s administrator Link Fund Solutions (LFS)
said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-WeWork prefers JPMorgan’s financing package over SoftBank’s control- Bloomberg

Shared office space company WeWork
Companies Inc is leaning toward a near $5 billion financing
package led by JPMorgan Chase & Co, instead of selling a
controlling stake to Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp,
Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2pl8JmL late on Monday.

UPDATE 3-Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66

* Panasonic says factory hit by flood
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outages)

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, pound rise on cautious Brexit deal hopes

Asian stocks and the pound gained
on Tuesday as investors held out hope that Britain still had a
chance of avoiding a messy exit from the European Union at key
negotiations this week.

UPDATE 1-Mozambique votes in tense, high-stakes election

Mozambicans voted on Tuesday in
an election widely expected to result in the ruling Frelimo
party extending its decades-long rule over a country that is set
to become one of the world’s main gas exporters.

Dutch cbank: banks must hold 3 bln euros extra capital for mortgages

The Dutch central bank said on
Tuesday it would require banks to retain 3 billion euros ($3.31
billion) in additional capital to compensate for risks posed by
mortgage portfolios.

Hong Kong leader’s policy speech to focus on housing in bid to regain support

Hong Kong’s embattled leader
Carrie Lam will focus on land and housing initiatives in her
annual Policy Address on Wednesday, seeking to restore
confidence in the city’s future amid four months of sometimes
violent anti-government protests.

METALS-LME nickel recovers amid tight stockpiles

Nickel prices in London jumped
on Tuesday, recouping some of the previous session’s sharp
losses, as stockpiles remained at a multi-year low.