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
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
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.
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.
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."
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
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."
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."
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
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'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
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 ...
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
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
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
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."
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
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
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.
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."
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