9Bloomberg Best: Asia 2016
. china's economy showed signs of stability even as growth sometimes seemed to sputter. >> i think we have a hard landing in the stock market already. >> the old economy drivers are back in action. it is the new drivers that are stalling. angie: japan's leaders went back to the stimulus well again and again with mixed results. >> we have to continue our accommodative monetary policy. >> i think japan has become this sort of test tube for the rest of the world. angie: it was an eventful year for many asian companies, from smashing successes to corporate crises. >> this is a huge deal. >> it is a combination of one debacle after another. angie: and asia made its mark on global markets as economists reckoned with the region's ups and downs. >> when the leaders say we want 6% growth, they get 6% growth. >> you can't have your balance -- grow it 6% and have your balance sheets grow faster. angie: join us for a look at the best of 2016 straight ahead on "bloomberg best." ♪ angie: hello, i'm angie lau. welcome to a special edition of "bloomberg best". on this program, we will have the most
♪ evening in00 in the new york city. i'm rishaad salamat with the latest first word news. china's economy is finishing the with signs of faltering after three quarters of 7% growth. climbed.metal prices earnings on the way up to $111 billion. a chinese economic group picked up to 7% last month. a surgeon trading volume on the yuan.e you on -- jan -- to the $4imbing billion in december as of monday. the jan -- yuan -- is unemployment rate unexpectedly rising the first times in three months. meanwhile, inflation dropping more than anticipated to success of 1%. the boj has said japan will take in deflationrward in 2017. to sheila having an absolute nightmare this session. dipped down about 12% in tokyo, the lowest in a month. as its u.s.ss nuclear business and businesses like westinghouse. that is of course it's subsidiary. nikkei thing is about $850 million. nhk exciting $4.3 billion. -- expecting $4.3 million. have quitlawmakers the ruling party since voting for her impeachment. the force was surely with disney over the holiday weekend. rogue one, a star wars story comic collected
protected as we thought? >> i think apple can and has done things in places like china that we might not want to talk about publicly. >>the department of justice withdrawing legal action against apple after they bypassed the phone without apple's help. the fbi is like dropping its request to have apple write additional codes to circumvent security features. >> folks on the apple side will present this as a win but it is so a win to find out it is insecure that people are lining up to say, i could provide you with access. i am not sure this works in anyone's favor. iphones are not particularly secure. david: still ahead, how some of the world's most respected investors coped with market volatility. >> we have apt up our caution. david: a roundup of the biggest mergers. >> you are truly out from the left field. david: this is bloomberg. ♪ . generosity is its own form of power. you can handle being a mom for half an hour. i'm in all the way. is that understood? i don't know what she's up to, but it's not good. can't the world be my noodles and butter? get your mind out of the gutter.
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