Financial industry concerned as coroners probe banker suicides

Bloomberg: Coroners in London are preparing to investigate two apparent suicides, as unexpected deaths by finance workers around the world have raised concerns about mental health and stress levels in the industry. The two London suicides were followed by a JPMorgan Chase & Co. employee in Hong Kong who jumped from a high-rise and the suicide of the chief economist at Seattle-based Russell Investment Management Co.

 

China's factories hit 8-month low

CNNMoney: China's factories continued their dramatic slowdown in March, with manufacturing activity falling to an eight-month low amid a slump in the world's second-largest economy.

 

Leaked Snowden files show NSA hacked Chinese telecom company

The New York Times: Documents leaked by Edward Snowden and reported by The New York Times reveal efforts by U.S. intelligence agencies to monitor the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. The U.S. National Security Agency monitored communications of top Huawei executives looking for evidence of ties to the Chinese government and military. The documents do not confirm those ties.