• Global Markets: Asia shares inch up with yuan, wary on Sino-U.S.talks
    Reuters10 minutes ago

    Global Markets: Asia shares inch up with yuan, wary on Sino-U.S.talks

    Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on proposed Sino-U.S. trade talks and the Chinese yuan rallied away from dangerous lows. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.4 percent, while Shanghai blue chips firmed 0.2 percent

  • 'Blast fishing' thrives in Libya's chaos
    AFP News16 minutes ago

    'Blast fishing' thrives in Libya's chaos

    Residents of Tripoli's seafront wake up most weekends to loud blasts: fishermen using dynamite to maximise their catch, regardless of the damage they are causing to marine life. Dynamite fishing, or "blast fishing", has flourished -- with impunity -- since Libya's 2011 uprising that

  • Situation in EM Going From Bad to Worse, Says AMP Capital's Naeimi
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    Situation in EM Going From Bad to Worse, Says AMP Capital's Naeimi

    Aug.19 -- Nader Naeimi, head of dynamic markets, multi asset group at AMP Capital Investors, discusses the current state of markets and how investors should be positioning themselves ahead of the new China tariffs coming this week.

  • Asia shares inch up with yuan, wary on Sino-U.S.talks
    Reuters22 minutes ago

    Asia shares inch up with yuan, wary on Sino-U.S.talks

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on proposed Sino-U.S. trade talks and the Chinese yuan rallied away from dangerous lows.

  • Chinese Tech Companies Facing 'Bit of a Struggle,' Frost & Sullivan Says
    Bloomberg Video31 minutes ago

    Chinese Tech Companies Facing 'Bit of a Struggle,' Frost & Sullivan Says

    Aug.19 -- Ajay Sunder, vice president of information and communication technology at Frost & Sullivan in Singapore, talks about Chinese technology companies including Alibala Group and Xiaomi. He speaks with Ramy Inocencio and Yvonne Man on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

  • Singapore Startup Raises $618 Million to Expand Datacenters
    Bloomberg50 minutes ago

    Singapore Startup Raises $618 Million to Expand Datacenters

    Goldman Sachs-backed AirTrunk has raised A$850 million ($618 million) to fund the expansion of its two Australian datacenters and a move into Asia to take advantage of a growing cloud computing market. Deutsche Bank AG underwrote a senior secured loan that will eventually be syndicated to a broader

  • HNA Chairman's Family Tightens Grip
    Bloomberg Video41 minutes ago

    HNA Chairman's Family Tightens Grip

    Aug.19 -- HNA Group Chairman Chen Feng promoted two family members as key lieutenants this month, tightening his family’s control over the embattled Chinese conglomerate after the sudden death of a top executive. Bloomberg's Dave McCombs reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

  • Need to Pick and Choose Your Battles in EM, Says JPMorgan's Cavenagh
    Bloomberg Video46 minutes ago

    Need to Pick and Choose Your Battles in EM, Says JPMorgan's Cavenagh

    Aug.19 -- Jonathan Cavenagh, head of FX strategy for EM Asia at JPMorgan Chase, discusses emerging markets and the U.S. dollar. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

  • 3 Top Singapore Blue-Chip Stocks You Can Buy Right Now
    Motley Fool56 minutes ago

    3 Top Singapore Blue-Chip Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

    These three blue-chips have shown decent earnings growth and have strong balance sheets to withstand any tough times.

  • Big Questions on Global Growth Hang Over Jackson Hole Symposium
    Bloomberg Video51 minutes ago

    Big Questions on Global Growth Hang Over Jackson Hole Symposium

    Aug.19 -- Leaders of global central banks will gather this week for the Federal Reserve’s annual policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. With Fed Chairman Jerome Powell set to deliver a Friday morning speech, investors will be looking for clarity on a host of issues, ranging from the likely path of

  • Tesla Stock in Focus After Wrapping Up Worst Week Since 2016
    Bloomberg Video51 minutes ago

    Tesla Stock in Focus After Wrapping Up Worst Week Since 2016

    Aug.19 -- Tesla plunged Friday, capping its worst week since 2016 after the New York Times reported Elon Musk frequently teared up in an interview as he discussed the personal strain of leading the electric-car maker, and also detailed his frequent use of a sleep-aid drug. Bloomberg's Su Keenan reports

  • Samoa rejects China Pacific debt forgiveness call
    AFP News1 hour ago

    Samoa rejects China Pacific debt forgiveness call

    Samoa's prime minister has rejected a call for Pacific island nations to ask China to write-off debts granted under Beijing's foreign aid programme in the region. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi said asking for aid loans to be forgiven painted an "unfaithful picture" of the recipient

  • Reuters1 hour ago

    EM ASIA FX-Most rise, Chinese yuan leads

    Aug 20 (Reuters) - The following table shows rates for Asian currencies against the dollar at 0134 GMT on Monday. CURRENCIES VS U.S. DOLLAR Currency Latest bid Previous day Pct Move Japan yen 110.470 110.49 ...

  • China Orders Finance Firms to Boost Infrastructure Support
    Bloomberg Video1 hour ago

    China Orders Finance Firms to Boost Infrastructure Support

    Aug.19 -- China's financial watchdog has ordered banks, as well as insurance companies, to ramp up support for infrastructure development. This comes as economic growth slows and concerns rise over a drawn out trade war with the U.S. Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak

  • Woodside Petroleum CEO on U.S.-China Tariffs, Gas Prices, Dividend
    Bloomberg Video1 hour ago

    Woodside Petroleum CEO on U.S.-China Tariffs, Gas Prices, Dividend

    Aug.19 -- Peter Coleman, chief executive officer and managing director at Woodside Petroleum, discusses the U.S.-China trade tensions, the potential tariffs on liquefied natural gas, oil and gas prices, short-term contracts, the Australian market and his dividend payout. He speaks on "Bloomberg

  • Investigators examine over $20 million in loans by former Trump lawyer Cohen: New York Times
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Investigators examine over $20 million in loans by former Trump lawyer Cohen: New York Times

    Federal prosecutors are focused on over $20 million in loans obtained by U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen from taxi businesses owned by him and his family, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The loans are part of an investigation into whether Cohen committed

  • 'Good Bargains" in Asia Ex-Japan Stocks, UBS Wealth's Tay Says
    Bloomberg Video1 hour ago

    'Good Bargains" in Asia Ex-Japan Stocks, UBS Wealth's Tay Says

    Aug.19 -- Kelvin Tay, chief investment officer for Asia at UBS Wealth Management, talks about the trade spat between the U.S. and China, and the implications for financial markets. He speaks with Yvonne Man and Ramy Inocencio on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

  • Japan firms welcome skilled foreign workers, frown at unskilled labourers - Reuters poll
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Japan firms welcome skilled foreign workers, frown at unskilled labourers - Reuters poll

    Most Japanese companies support loosening the country's tight immigration system to cope with a severe labour shortage, but they favour skilled workers who can fit into the workplace, not an influx of unskilled labourers, a Reuters poll shows. The labour market in fast-ageing Japan is its tightest

  • Oil dips on concerns of slowing economic growth
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Oil dips on concerns of slowing economic growth

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped on Monday as concerns over slowing economic growth weighed on markets.

  • AFP2 hours ago

    Tokyo stocks open flat

    Tokyo stocks opened flat on Monday as investors looked for a fresh buying peg after rises last week on increased hopes of a resolution to the US-China trade impasse. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.04 percent, or 8.16 points, to 22,278.54 in early trade while the broader Topix index was down

  • Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly investigated for bank fraud exceeding $20 million
    CNBC2 hours ago

    Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly investigated for bank fraud exceeding $20 million

    Investigators are looking at more than $20 million in loans to a taxi company Michael Cohen owns with his family, The New York Times said. The value of the scrutinized loans to President Donald Trump's former lawyer had not been previously reported.

  • China-Related Tech Stocks Trading at 'Good Valuation,' Tribeca's Liu Says
    Bloomberg Video3 hours ago

    China-Related Tech Stocks Trading at 'Good Valuation,' Tribeca's Liu Says

    Aug.19 -- Jun Bei Liu, a portfolio manager at Sydney-based Tribeca Investment Partners, talks about this week's economic events and her investment strategy. She speaks with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Ramy Inocencio on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

  • More Americans Are Living Into Their 90s -- and That's Bad News for Their Savings
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    More Americans Are Living Into Their 90s -- and That's Bad News for Their Savings

    For some people, living longer may lead to financial disaster.

  • Bitcoin-Friendly Square Cash is Now More Popular Than Venmo
    CCN3 hours ago

    Bitcoin-Friendly Square Cash is Now More Popular Than Venmo

    Data from app research firm Sensor Tower and Nomura Instinet have revealed that cumulative downloads of Square’s Cash App have surpassed that of its rival, Paypal’s Venmo, per a Bloomberg report. Square’s Cash App now has a cumulative total download of 33.5 million, which exceeds Venmo’s 32.9 million

  • Your Complete StarHub Ltd Dividend Guide
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    Your Complete StarHub Ltd Dividend Guide

    This is the only dividend guide on StarHub Ltd (SGX: CC3) you will need.