In Asia, 2014's Biggest Losers

As the tide rolls out at the end of the year, we can see which leaders, companies and corporate emperors have no clothes on.

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After shares in BYD, a Chinese car company backed by his Berkshire Hathaway, crashed without explanation earlier this month, Warren Buffett had reason to recall his famous adage about swimming naked when the tide rolls out. If it’s any consolation, the "Sage of Omaha" had plenty of company in Asia in 2014. As the year draws to a close, it's time to name and shame the companies, politicians and corporate emperors caught out looking distinctly undressed. Herewith, my second-annual Naked Awards:

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