* Nominal GDP growth under Kuroda has picked up, real growth not as fast
* Aussie shares set for worst intraday session in nearly 3 weeks
LONDON, Nov 12 Hedge funds have sold the equivalent of almost half a billion barrels of crude oil and refined products in the last six weeks, as worries about slowing demand replaced earlier concern over sanctions on Iran.
BERLIN, Nov 12 A top Bundesbank official said he is not worried by poor results in the latest round of European Union stress tests and said tough reforms instituted after the global financial crisis have made German banks more resilient.
BANGKOK, Nov 13 Battle lines are being drawn between Thailand's military government and the populist movement led by ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra as both sides attempt to outmanoeuvre the other before a general election due in 2019.
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