Off the wire
Market exchange rates in China -- Jan. 18  • China's home prices remain stable in December  • ChiNext Index opens lower Thursday  • Chinese shares open mixed Thursday  • Zimbabwean president encourages his compatriots abroad to invest at home  • Houston sees lowest temperature in 22 years  • Tokyo stocks open higher on Wall Street's lead, yen's retreat  • Gold price opens lower in Hong Kong  • Dollar changes hands in lower 111 yen zone in early trade in Tokyo  • 1st LD: South Korea keeps benchmark interest rate at 1.5 pct  

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