UPDATE 1-Japan regional banks face further delays in merger plans
* They are under pressure from shrinking market, weak margins (Adds total amount of loans held by regional banks and quotes from officials)
DUBAI Dec 15 Qatar's United Development Company has sold Abraj Quartier Tower 2 for 1.25 billion riyals ($343.28 million), property developer, the property developer said in a bourse statement on Thursday.
The commercial tower, located at the entrance of The Pearl in Doha's Abraj Quartier precinct, was sold to a strategic property investor, the statement said. ($1 = 3.6413 Qatar riyals) (Reporting by Davide Barbuscia, editing by Hadeel Al Sayegh)
June 25 Activist investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point LLC on Sunday unveiled a stake of more than 1 percent in Switzerland's Nestle SA and urged the world's largest packaged foods maker to improve its margins, buy back stock and shed non-core businesses.
SHANGHAI, June 26 Tradeweb, a fixed-income trading platform, will connect with China Foreign Exchange Trading System (CFETS) to be the main interface for offshore investors trading in China's bond market through the country's upcoming "Bond Connect" scheme, the company said on Monday.