An investor reacts in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, in this May 9, 2013 file photo. Business sentiment among Asia's top ... more 
An investor reacts in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, in this May 9, 2013 file photo. Business sentiment among Asia's top companies dropped sharply in the fourth quarter, extending last quarter's declines, with global economic uncertainty and rising costs weighing on the region's firms, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed. REUTERS/Jon Woo/Files (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA less 
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