Dave Sebastian Reporter
  • New York
  • The Wall Street Journal

Dave Sebastian writes about breaking business and financial news out of The Wall Street Journal’s New York office. He is a graduate of Boston University and hails from Jakarta, Indonesia.

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  • Breaking News
  • Financial News

182 Articles
17 days ago
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Earthquake in Indonesia Kills at Least 56

The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was centered in the Cianjur area in West Java.

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17 days ago
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Chinese Nickel Producer Lygend Seeks Up to $593 Million in Hong Kong IPO

In a lackluster year for IPOs, Lygend becomes the latest company along the electric-vehicle supply chain to tap publi...

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20 days ago
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Indonesian Tech Giant GoTo Axes 1,300 Employees

The ride-hailing and e-commerce company joins global tech giants in cutting payroll.

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29 days ago
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Hong Kong’s Stock Exchange Hit Hard by Market Rout

HKEX shares are down more than 40% since the start of the year, hit by a slump in trading activity and a sharp slowdo...

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about 1 month ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Activist Investor Calls for Overhaul of Korean Tobacco Giant KT&G

An investment firm started by former Carlyle executive Sanghyun Lee has bought a roughly 1% stake and is pressing for...

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about 2 months ago
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Hong Kong Stocks Dive After China Party Meeting

Almost all shares in the Hang Seng Index were trading lower, but Chinese technology stocks were particularly hard hit.

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about 2 months ago
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Hong Kong’s Stock Exchange Proposes Pre-Revenue Tech Listings

The move is an attempt to expand the number of potential IPOs in a market that has struggled this year.

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about 2 months ago
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How Police Tactics at Indonesia Soccer Stadium Led to Disaster That Killed 131

Fans say thousands were forced to run to exits because police fired tear gas into stands after match.

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2 months ago
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Electric-Vehicle Makers and Suppliers Drive Into a Stormy IPO Market

Electric-vehicle makers in Asia and the companies that supply them are rushing to capital markets to raise money, as ...

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2 months ago
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Indonesia to Investigate Soccer Tragedy After Use of Tear Gas Draws Criticism

Indonesia set up a fact-finding team to investigate the deaths of at least 125 people at a soccer game on Saturday as...

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2 months ago
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Southeast Asia’s Internet Giants Bet on ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’

Some of Southeast Asia’s largest internet companies are trying to boost their revenues with an old-fashioned business...

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2 months ago
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Stampede at Indonesian Soccer Game Leaves at Least 174 Dead

Police fired tear gas to control angry spectators, causing crowds to rush toward an exit. The disaster is among the d...

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