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Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia

Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia

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Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis The Trump administration has taken a hands-off approach to conflicts — from Kashmir to Hong Kong to the rivalry between Japan and South Korea — as As...
01:51, 2019-08-14

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of pe...
01:34, 2019-07-03

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the...
15:34, 2019-05-21

A 'sharp correction' is brewing for the next 18 months, strategist says Global recession risks are on the rise and we could see a "really sharp correction" within the next 18 months, according to Ian Harnett, chief invest...
17:34, 2019-07-11

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distracti...
17:00, 2019-06-02

Nets’ Jordan-Allen battle brewing — even if it shouldn’t be LAS VEGAS — The Nets’ offseason has been about Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. But their preseason may be about Jarrett Allen versus DeAndre Jordan. A...
12:51, 2019-07-04

A Mysterious Storm Is Brewing On Anthem's Horizon After Weeks Of Nothing BioWare hasn’t announced when Anthem’s upcoming Cataclysm event will begin in earnest, but recent clues have players hopeful the game’s next phase is...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Bill Simmons: Hard for Dan Le Batard to survive brewing ‘s–t show’ As someone who would know from experience, Bill Simmons doesn’t believe things are going to end well for Dan Le Batard at ESPN. Le Batard made ...
21:00, 2019-07-23

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 201...
15:51, 2019-07-11

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts wor...
17:51, 2019-07-12

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severi...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Thirsty work in San Diego, the craft brewing capital of America Raise a glass to the Californian city with more than 200 craft breweries and tasting roomsIt is early morning and I’m swimming in a coffin-shaped poo...
15:51, 2019-06-16

Bidding war brewing for Zagg, nation’s biggest seller of screen protectors Sales of iPhones may be slowing, but a bidding war is brewing for the nation’s dominant maker of smartphone screen protectors, The Post has lea...
00:17, 2019-08-22

U.N. sees locust trouble brewing as Yemen war hampers pest control Yemen can expect substantial swarms of locusts in coming months as its war hinders pest control measures needed to prevent devastating plagues, the U...
22:51, 2019-09-03

The Flair Signature Pro makes brewing delicious espresso easy, cheap, and portable I never expected to become an amateur barista. A little over a year ago, I decided to stop spending so much money buying iced mochas at coffee shops ...
21:17, 2019-07-03

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaste...
11:34, 2019-07-12

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resourc...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Rare spectacled bear being 'driven to extinction' by penis bone poachers brewing 'magical sex potion' Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special 'sex potion' that people make with it...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked a...
18:51, 2019-07-31

13 of Asia's most picturesque towns With its tropical islands, rice paddies, tea plantations, rugged mountains and sprawling megacities, Asia is a wonderland of diverse destinations. Am...
03:17, 2019-08-28

Asia Kate Dillon: ‘This Is Who I Am’ The nonbinary actor, who plays nonbinary characters in “Billions” and the new “John Wick” film, wants to expand the conversation around gender identi...
16:34, 2019-05-26

Where to go for the ultimate Asia experience With affordable flights and high-speed rails, it's easier than ever to visit Asia. From India to Indonesia, find out the best places to visit for you...
04:17, 2019-06-03

Asia's next big island destination Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular -- Phu Quoc -- is well on its way to conten...
03:51, 2019-07-08

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has be...
12:17, 2019-06-14

US to deploy new missiles in Asia 'sooner rather than later' The White House has announced fresh plans to deploy intermediate-range missiles after the collapse of the INF Treaty. European officials have warned ...
16:34, 2019-08-03

Asia: Three decades of corporate achievement Asiamoney has recognized the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the last three decades, publishing the Best Managed Companies Awards, ...
13:00, 2019-06-28

What happens when parts of South Asia become unlivable? Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displa...
10:34, 2019-07-17

Parts of South Asia are becoming unlivable Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displa...
19:51, 2019-07-17

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th annivers...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds...
09:51, 2019-05-24

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday,...
08:17, 2019-05-24

Stocks in Asia set to slip after Dow drops for second consecutive day Stocks in Asia were set to slip on Wednesday following a overnight session on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more tha...
02:01, 2019-05-30

Asia stocks dip on likely smaller Fed rate cut, oil gains Asia stocks eased on Monday as investors reduced expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East...
03:34, 2019-07-22

Asia’s mobile games make themselves at home in the U.S. As more APAC companies disrupt advertising in the U.S. and Tier 1 markets, we ask what this means for global advertisers and what they can learn from...
04:51, 2019-08-05

Stocks in Asia set to decline following overnight Dow drop Stocks in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday following overnight declines on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
01:51, 2019-05-29

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronym...
02:34, 2019-05-22

Asia markets mixed; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia were mixed in Tuesday morning trade as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to k...
04:00, 2019-06-18

Asia stocks capped ahead of Fed, oil on defensive Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global grow...
03:34, 2019-06-18

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became t...
18:17, 2019-05-23

Asia shares sit still, await clarity on Fed policy Asian shares went flat on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for both U.S. interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the l...
07:51, 2019-08-22

Juventus eye Asia growth with bid for earlier kickoffs "Serie A should consider having earlier kickoffs to help grow the Asian audience and boost clubs\u0027 finances, Juventus chief revenue officer Giorg...
12:17, 2019-08-22

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to c...
04:01, 2019-06-05

Qualifying for 2022 World Cup gets underway in Asia SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup got underway in Asia on Thursday, with Mongolia and Macau among the teams earning first-l...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is pa...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culminatio...
06:34, 2019-05-24

Asia shares pin all on dovish Fed, risk disappointment Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors wagered the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open th...
09:00, 2019-06-19

The fundamentals of the oil market are weak: JBC Energy Asia Richard Gorry of JBC Energy Asia says geopolitics are keeping the oil markets "nice and healthy." He also says it's difficult to be very bullish...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.     ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Nomadic takes location-based VR into Asia Nomadic is taking its virtual reality location-based centers, built on the foundation of Vertigo's successful Arizona Sunshine game, to Asia.Read Mor...
18:00, 2019-08-13

Asia cautious as everything rides on dovish Powell Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while higher Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker...
05:00, 2019-07-10

Asia stocks tumble, Nikkei falls 2.6% Asia markets traded lower Tuesday morning as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purc...
03:00, 2019-08-06

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Wat...
16:51, 2019-05-21

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand ...
21:34, 2019-07-01

Asia stocks climb pre-G20, oil up on U.S.-Iran feud Stock markets in Asia inched higher on Monday on hopes that U.S. and Chinese leaders will be able to get trade talks back on track this week, while o...
09:17, 2019-06-24

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing com...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Asia’s ‘c*ck cakes’ hit Magaluf and Brit revellers are loving it AS if Magaluf revellers needed any more encouragement to get up to naughty antics in the party capital - they can now get stuck into a brand new craz...
03:17, 2019-07-01

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution ...
10:01, 2019-05-24

Chip Makers Can Muddle Through Asia Trade Spat Life just got a fraction tidier for chip makers.Trade relations between Japan and South Korea, two key countries for the industry, may be less messy ...
05:34, 2019-08-10

Manufacturing pain spreads through Asia, more stimulus seen ahead Asian factory activity contracted further in July, fuelling worries that a Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in China could tilt the world toward a ...
08:00, 2019-08-01

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozi...
08:17, 2019-05-24

MLB scraps '20 Asia opener, eyes Europe return MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said it "wasn't the right time" to open the 2020 season in Asia as previously hoped, while saying he would like to have ...
19:51, 2019-06-29

A month after G20, Trump's Asia policy achievements appear to be unraveling At the end of June, US President Donald Trump appeared to have deals in hand with North Korea and China that would have put nuclear and trade talks b...
18:34, 2019-08-02

Pentagon chief says in favor of placing missiles in Asia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively so...
13:17, 2019-08-03

There's 'enormous' growth in passenger demand in Asia: IATA Asia is "exposed" to the consequences of global trade wars, but passenger demand could help "compensate" for the impact that protectionist measures h...
10:01, 2019-06-03

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed t...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indones...
19:51, 2019-06-03

The Latest: Asia seeks to unite behind one bid for 2030 WCup Asian soccer leader Sheikh Salman of Bahrain wants the continent to unite behind a single candidate to host the 2030 World Cup. That probably means C...
15:17, 2019-06-04

Investors are excited about Southeast Asia. Here's their advice for start-ups Silicon Valley has long been the epicenter of global start-up innovation, but investors are now looking further afield to emerging start-up hubs like...
09:51, 2019-07-02

S&P Platts to assess prices for U.S. WTI crude delivered to Asia S&P Global Platts said on Monday it will launch new price assessments for U.S. crude for Asian buyers from Oct. 1, as the United States exports more ...
06:00, 2019-09-09

US-ASEAN naval drills kick off in Southeast Asia For the first time, the US will conduct naval exercises with a coalition of Southeast Asian countries amid tensions over territory in the South China...
19:51, 2019-09-02

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four mi...
03:00, 2019-07-16

Pernod Ricard confident over Asia growth-slides Drinks group Pernod Ricard , which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot , on Tuesday struck a confident note over its growth prospects in As...
10:34, 2019-06-04

Asia stocks mixed as new US-China tariffs go into effect Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as the latest round of U.S. and China tariffs kicked into effect over the weekend, while investors digested bette...
10:00, 2019-09-02

Asia trade mixed as new US-China tariffs go into effect Stocks in Asia were mixed in Monday morning trade as the latest round of U.S. and China tariffs kicked into effect over the weekend. Investors also d...
04:17, 2019-09-02

Disney Plans Southeast Asia Expansion for Hotstar Disney is planning a Southeast Asia expansion for Hotstar, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed during the entertainment giant's quarterly earni...
12:34, 2019-08-07

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country...
17:17, 2019-05-26

Asia stocks mixed as S&P 500 touches record high Stocks in Asia were mixed in Tuesday morning trade. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 touched a record high overnight on Wall Street on the back of a recent pau...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Why Asia’s Banking Hubs Are Making Virtual a Reality Long gone are the days when banking meant having to stand in line at crowded branches to cash a check or apply for a loan. Automated teller machines,...
22:51, 2019-07-31

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively so...
14:17, 2019-08-03

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, o...
22:51, 2019-05-21

US Wants To Quickly Deploy New Missiles In Asia, Says Defense Secretary Washington wants to quickly deploy new intermediate-range missiles in Asia, to counter the rise of China in the region, new US Defense Secretary Mark...
19:51, 2019-08-03

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conferenc...
06:00, 2019-05-22

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisti...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Stocks Muted in Europe, Asia as Crude Slips European markets were subdued, a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high, as investors prepared for quieter trading sessions wit...
16:51, 2019-07-04

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
12:34, 2019-05-31

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution...
15:34, 2019-06-18

Manulife profit beats on strength in Asia unit Canada's largest insurer insurer Manulife Financial Corp on Wednesday edged past estimates for second-quarter profit, helped by strength in Asia unit...
06:17, 2019-08-08

AB InBev set to revive Budweiser Asia IPO with $5 bln float -sources The world's largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, which shelved a Hong Kong IPO of its Asia Pacific unit in July, is planning to raise about $5 billi...
10:34, 2019-09-12

Organized crime outpaces authorities in Southeast Asia, U.N. says Transnational crime syndicates are growing more powerful in Southeast Asia and raking in profit by exploiting rampant corruption, weak law enforcemen...
06:51, 2019-07-18

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference...
06:00, 2019-05-22

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the...
03:17, 2019-06-14

Asia shares hit four-month low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a pro...
08:17, 2019-05-23

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no lo...
08:34, 2019-06-01

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) A...
23:17, 2019-05-21

These four places in Asia account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region...
08:34, 2019-07-22

Asia shares sink to four-month low, yen a safe harbor Asian shares carved out a four-month trough on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war betwee...
04:34, 2019-05-23

Asia stocks welcome trade talks, euro on defensive Asian shares on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro a...
05:51, 2019-07-24

Asia feels chill from Sino-U.S. tech cold war Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the wor...
04:00, 2019-05-23

Asia stocks take comfort in China trade data, yuan fix Asian shares were trying to rally on Thursday as Beijing reported better trade numbers while also limiting the fall in its yuan, offering temporary r...
05:51, 2019-08-08

US briefing: the Squad, Prime Day protests and floods in south Asia Tuesday’s top story: Congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist remarks. Plus, French cuisine’s renaissanceSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing b...
13:17, 2019-07-16

Twin Typhoons Approach East Asia With Terrifying Force The Northwest Pacific had been calm so far this season, but that peace and quiet has come to an end. Two twin typhoons are now roaring—and Super Typh...
04:17, 2019-08-09

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
06:17, 2019-05-31

Asia-Pacific meth drug trade worth up to $61 billion, U.N. says Transnational crime groups are trafficking vast quantities of methamphetamine made in Southeast Asia, the United Nations said on Thursday, putting th...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earl...
07:17, 2019-05-31

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the As...
13:51, 2019-06-01

Asia shares subdued, dollar benefits as sterling suffers Asian shares drifted off on Wednesday as anxious investors awaited more earnings reports from corporate America, while the dollar held firm in the wa...
06:34, 2019-07-17

These 5 cities attract a quarter of all travel spending in Asia Pacific Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific's most popular travel destinations, according to a new report fro...
10:51, 2019-09-04

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South Ch...
05:51, 2019-06-01

What Hong Kong's unrest means for Asia's largest financial hub Hong Kong has witnessed clashes between police and young people since April, after the city attempted to amend extradition laws to allow criminal sus...
20:51, 2019-08-07

Asia shares subdued, dollar supported as sterling suffers Asian shares drifted off on Wednesday as anxious investors awaited more earnings reports from corporate America, while the dollar held firm in the wa...
10:34, 2019-07-17

Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global eco...
08:34, 2019-06-03

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's se...
20:17, 2019-07-03

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico ...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the v...
06:34, 2019-07-05

Stocks in Asia set to trade higher; Fed's Bullard pushes for rate cut Stocks in Asia were set to trade higher on Tuesday amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its inte...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South C...
11:34, 2019-06-01

AB InBev seeks $9.8 bln for Asia unit in world's largest IPO this year Brewing giant AB InBev is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion from a Hong Kong listing of its Asia-Pacific business, marking what would be the world&...
09:51, 2019-07-02

Sovereign investors shun Europe for Asia, emerging markets Nearly three times as many sovereign investors plan to raise exposure to emerging markets rather than Europe this year as the continent's attraction ...
02:51, 2019-07-08

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partne...
06:34, 2019-06-14

China could overwhelm US military in Asia in hours, Australian report says The US military is no longer the primary force in Asia, and missiles from China's rapidly improving military could overwhelm its bases in hours, acco...
11:34, 2019-08-20

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carb...
17:17, 2019-06-15

China Warns Of Countermeasures Over US Missile Plans In Asia-Pacific China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia...
08:00, 2019-08-06

Van der Drift and Chen win Super Trofeo Asia race two at Suzuka Chris van der Drift and Evan Chen made amends for disqualification in the opening race to claim their third Super Trofeo Asia victory of the season a...
14:17, 2019-06-23

Bolton cancels Asia trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela' US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between Pre...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Asia markets mostly rise as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Asia markets mostly rose on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central bank could be cutting...
10:17, 2019-07-11

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-China trade...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors await Powell's testimony Stocks in Asia mostly edged up on Wednesday as investors awaited comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for possible clues on the ...
01:17, 2019-07-11

Fall armyworm invades crops across Asia, smallholders worst hit Looking out at his empty, red-earth field, Thai farmer Puang Timdon said his two-week-old maize crop didn't stand a chance against the fall armyworm ...
10:34, 2019-06-20

Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies — but that may not be enough "I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown an...
10:17, 2019-08-21

Asia stocks edge higher as investors await RBA minutes Stocks in Asia edged higher Tuesday morning as investors await the release of minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's July meeting. The Peo...
03:51, 2019-08-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares pin all on dovish Fed, risk disappointment Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors wagered the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open th...
09:17, 2019-06-19

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has ...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for violating lese-majeste laws, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbid...
16:17, 2019-08-12

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell ...
03:17, 2019-07-16

Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, ev...
06:00, 2019-06-06

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S...
02:51, 2019-06-07

Google Doodle Celebrates Asia’s Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s What to Know Loud drumbeats will be heard near the shorelines of several major cities across Asia on Friday. Crowds will gather on beaches and river banks to chee...
09:34, 2019-06-07

Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran...
03:51, 2019-06-14

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recycle...
13:17, 2019-06-07

MOVES-Jefferies picks Jonathan Slone to be chairman of Asia Jefferies Group LLC said on Sunday it appointed Jonathan Slone as chairman of Asia, a role that will focus on the financial firm's major relationship...
01:51, 2019-07-15

Trump Lands in Asia for His Most Consequential Overseas Trip This Year OSAKA, Japan — President Donald Trump on Thursday began what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, one that will present ...
19:51, 2019-06-27

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods ...
12:17, 2019-07-13

Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, indust...
13:17, 2019-06-11

Mitsubishi invests in UK company to bring off-grid solar to Asia Japanese conglomerate backs solar utility BBOXX to expand service in south Asia and AfricaA British energy firm lighting up homes in Africa with pay-...
01:17, 2019-08-28

Asia trades lower as markets look to central banks for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected...
10:17, 2019-08-21

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes be...
03:00, 2019-06-13

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending...
15:17, 2019-08-06

A Spy Case Exposes China's Power Play in Central Asia Kazakhstan’s arrest of a former Soviet KGB agent accused of passing classified documents to Chinese agents comes as its leaders struggle to balance a...
18:17, 2019-07-10

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face t...
09:51, 2019-07-20

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The futur...
00:00, 2019-05-23

AB InBev sells Australian brewer to Asahi, keeps Asia IPO on radar Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, is selling its Australian operations to Japan's Asahi for $11 billion and could revive the stalle...
15:00, 2019-07-19

4th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia 2018 CHICAGO – November 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 4th annual...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Friday, following overnight comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official that led to rising expect...
01:51, 2019-07-19

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global tr...
21:51, 2019-05-28

Stocks in Asia mixed ahead of ECB interest rate decision Shares of Apple suppliers in the region traded higher on Wednesday following the unveiling of the Cupertino-based tech giant's latest products o...
05:17, 2019-09-11

Asia markets slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hop...
02:34, 2019-05-23

Budweiser Brewer Explores Asset Sales After Calling Off Asia IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America to cut its massive debt pile as it pursu...
21:17, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-AB InBev set to revive Budweiser Asia IPO with $5 bln float -sources The world's largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, which shelved a Hong Kong IPO of its Asia Pacific unit in July, is planning to raise about $5 billi...
10:34, 2019-09-12

Asia stocks rise as Trump delays tariffs on China U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that increased tariffs on 250 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods that were set to kick in on Octobe...
10:34, 2019-09-12

Asia markets mostly higher as Chinese exports unexpectedly decline Chinese customs data showed the country's exports unexpectedly fell in August, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest e...
07:34, 2019-09-09

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
17:51, 2019-07-20

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarin...
06:17, 2019-05-28

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asi...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique...
13:51, 2019-05-27

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, crude climbs Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle E...
05:51, 2019-07-22

1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will for the first time hold a CBOE R...
06:00, 2019-05-22

AB InBev set to revive Budweiser Asia IPO with $5 billion float: sources Anheuser-Busch InBev is planning to raise about $5 billion from a revived float of its Asian operations after the world's largest beer maker shelved...
13:51, 2019-09-12

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as China's exports to the US fall Chinese customers data showed the country's exports unexpectedly fell in August, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest...
02:34, 2019-09-09

"Kid At War": Lilly, Asia's Greta Thunberg, On Mission To Clean Thailand Skipping school to glide through a dirty Bangkok canal on a paddleboard, Lilly fishes out rubbish in her mission to clean up Thailand, where the aver...
06:51, 2019-09-16

Patricio denies Manchester City as Wolves win Asia Trophy "Rui Patricio saved three penalties as Wolves defeated Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy 3-2 in a penalty shootout in Shanghai ...
19:34, 2019-07-20

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: study Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rap...
05:01, 2019-07-23

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rock...
07:34, 2019-05-29

Asia markets higher as Chinese exports unexpectedly decline Chinese customs data showed the country's exports unexpectedly fell in August, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest e...
12:34, 2019-09-09

Asia could be the driving force of the world economy, says Oxford professor The "robust" growth of emerging markets has been the linchpin holding up the global economy at a time when advanced countries are threatening to unra...
05:00, 2019-09-10

"Giant Leap For South Asia": Pak's First Woman Astronaut On Chandrayaan 2 Namira Salim, Pakistan's first female astronaut, has congratulated the Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) on the Chandrayaan-2 mission and...
15:00, 2019-09-09

AB InBev braves Hong Kong turmoil with second Asia IPO attempt Anheuser-Busch InBev NV will brave jittery Hong Kong markets in a second attempt to spin off its Asian business on Wednesday, aiming to raise up to ...
17:34, 2019-09-17

Canadian pension giant plans hiring spree in Asia, Europe Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, one of the world's biggest pension funds, plans to hire "extensively" in Asia and Europe over the next two years and ...
15:17, 2019-08-14

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States ...
05:51, 2019-05-24

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and usi...
23:34, 2019-05-22

| Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as rain-triggered floods a...
23:17, 2019-07-15

Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers ce...
07:17, 2019-06-06

Cities in Asia, Africa, America and Europe seek solutions to the same problems At Living Together 2019, local leaders talked global problems for three days. Düsseldorf's mayor had invited representatives from around the world to...
12:34, 2019-09-02

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain ...
03:34, 2019-06-06

Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bol...
10:34, 2019-06-11

Asia stocks mixed as China debuts new loan prime rates Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, as the People's Bank of China published its new loan prime rates which would result in cheaper borrowing c...
20:34, 2019-08-20

Traveling to Europe or Asia? Now is the best time of year to book your holiday abroad If you’re planning on spending the winter holidays in Europe or Asia, now is the best time to book your flight.      ...
15:34, 2019-07-22

Asia stocks mixed as investors await clues from RBA meeting minutes Investors will watch for the release of the Reserve Bank of Australia's meeting minutes, for clues on the next monetary policy move by the centr...
03:51, 2019-07-16

Oil price spike hasn't affected asset allocation in Asia: BNP Paribas Manishi Raychaudhuri of BNP Paribas says the impact of the oil price spike was seen in the currencies of India and Indonesia. Still, he says he hasn&...
19:51, 2019-09-17

Asia’s biggest Gram whale is selling Telegram tokens, but beware The tokens from messaging app Telegram’s initial coin offering (ICO) are being offered for public sale. But tread carefully, it’s not as simple as it...
23:51, 2019-06-11

Asia Pacific shares set to trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific were poised to trade mixed on Wednesday following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jone...
02:00, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, indust...
13:17, 2019-06-11

The Urgency for a Vaccine Grows as a Deadly Virus Ravages Asia’s Pig Herds (BEIJING) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world’s pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia’s pig ...
05:17, 2019-08-21

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil p...
10:00, 2019-06-18

Asia stocks mostly decline with US-China trade talks set to resume this week Stocks in Asia mostly slipped on Monday as investors awaited the resumption of U.S.-China negotiations this week amid low expectations for a major br...
18:34, 2019-07-31

REFILE-Asia's spot LNG benchmark goes digital with launch of electronic platform Price agency S&P Global Platts and clearing house Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Thursday they are launching an electronic platform known as e...
04:17, 2019-07-11

With Cold War pact dead, U.S. looks to place intermediate-range missiles in Asia Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday he wants to deploy an intermediate-range conventional missile in the Pacific region within months, now tha...
23:51, 2019-08-03

Shares across Asia fall sharply amid US-Chinese trade tensions Investors seek safe havens such as US treasuries and gold as the superpower standoff shows no sign of being resolvedShares in Australia and across As...
09:00, 2019-08-26

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outsid...
15:00, 2019-06-14

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the econo...
10:00, 2019-06-14

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments aro...
01:51, 2019-06-14

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy w...
18:34, 2019-07-31

RPT-Trade war, global economic uncertainty cloud oil outlook at Asia conference Uncertainties surrounding the global economy, a prolonged trade war between the United States and China and increasing U.S. supplies are expected to ...
06:34, 2019-09-10

Rains, landslides kill dozens, affect millions in South Asia After causing flooding and landslides in Nepal, three rivers are overflowing in northeastern India and submerging parts of the region, killing at lea...
17:34, 2019-07-15

Trade war, global economic uncertainty cloud oil outlook at Asia conference Uncertainties surrounding the global economy, a prolonged trade war between the United States and China and increasing U.S. supplies are expected to ...
14:00, 2019-09-09

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet...
21:51, 2019-07-11

Asia stocks struggle for direction as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia traded mixed Wednesday afternoon following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in...
07:51, 2019-08-28

Huawei wants to build first fiber-optic cable between South America and Asia Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said on Wednesday it was "very actively" interested in building the first undersea fiber-optic cable between South America...
03:00, 2019-08-29

Apple's new, lower priced iPhone draws tepid response in Asia Apple Inc's new, lower priced iPhone that comes with a faster processor but lacks 5G technology disappointed Asia, where cheaper and feature-packed ...
12:00, 2019-09-11

India, Pakistan In Heated Exchange Over Kashmir At South Asia Event India on Sunday blocked an attempt by Pakistan to raise the subject of Jammu and Kashmir during the South Asian Speakers' Summit in the Maldives, say...
20:17, 2019-09-01

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever...
20:34, 2019-06-06

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that ha...
21:00, 2019-06-13

The company behind Bud Light said it won't take its Asia unit public, cancelling the largest IPO of 2019 Bud Light/YouTube Anheuser-Busch InBev has cancelled its Asia IPO, expected to be the largest of 2019. Shares of the company fell on the news. The...
05:17, 2019-07-14

Pompeo tells Southeast Asia ‘imperial’ China can only be countered with US trade Southeast Asian nations should embrace U.S. investment and trade to protect their economies from a predatory China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ar...
20:34, 2019-08-02

Asia set to trade lower as Trump announces fresh tariffs on China Stocks in Asia were set to fall on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump announced overnight that fresh tariffs on Chinese goods will be slapped w...
02:17, 2019-08-02

Hojust's Yazid/Ochiai win at Fuji in Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Hojust Racing duo Afiq Ikhwan Yazid and Toshiyuki Ochiai claimed their first overall victory of the season as the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia title...
13:51, 2019-07-07

Stocks in Asia trade higher following muted session on Wall Street Shares of Apple suppliers in the region traded higher on Wednesday following the unveiling of the Cupertino-based tech giant's latest products o...
02:51, 2019-09-11

Asia Pacific trade pact can go on without India 'for the time being:' Malaysian PM Mahathir Sixteen Asia Pacific countries have been negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership since 2013, with India's reluctance to open...
00:34, 2019-06-24

Asia Pacific stocks advance as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific advanced on Thursday as investors awaited the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at...
14:34, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global tr...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Stocks in Asia set to trade lower; US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade lower on Monday morning, while tensions between the U.S. and Iran continued to linger after the latter shot ...
02:17, 2019-06-24

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, ...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Budweiser Readies Year's Biggest IPO, Tapping Asia's Growing Thirst Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Asia-Pacific unit is seeking to raise as much as $9.8 billion in what could be the biggest-ever listing of a food or drink com...
17:51, 2019-07-02

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia stake in world's largest 2019 IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking w...
17:01, 2019-07-02

Asia's growing coal use could negate global climate change progress, U.N. says Asia's heavy and expanding reliance on coal power risks cancelling out global progress towards preventing catastrophic climate change, a top United N...
02:00, 2019-09-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks welcome trade talks, euro on defensive Asian shares on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro a...
05:34, 2019-07-24

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent oil spikes about 10% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the morning of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies...
05:51, 2019-09-16

MLB scraps 2020 Asia opener; Manfred hopes more Europe games LONDON (AP) — Major League Baseball has scrapped plans to open its 2020 season in Asia and hopes to play more games in Europe. MLB started its season...
20:51, 2019-06-29

Fears of prolonged trade war weigh on Asia stocks; bonds rally Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as the latest exchanges between Beijing and Washington signaled the heightened risk of a prolonge...
09:34, 2019-05-30

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billion...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Asia stocks poised to trade lower with G-20 summit set to kick off in Japan Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade lower on Friday as investors await the kickoff of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, where U.S. President Dona...
01:51, 2019-06-28

Tottenham omit Rose from Asia tour ‘to explore opportunities with other clubs’ • England defender expected to leave after omission• Vincent Janssen and Georges-Kévin Nkoudou also left outDanny Rose has been omitted from Tottenha...
17:34, 2019-07-17

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping...
03:34, 2019-07-01

Gama Racing duo takes Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia win in Shanghai Chris van der Drift and Evan Chen moved to within two points of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia points lead after recording a fifth win of the year...
23:34, 2019-09-08

African swine fever continues relentless spread through Asia and Europe Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country now battling the incurab...
13:17, 2019-08-14

Asia stocks track Chinese gains, pound finds a floor Stocks followed a firmer Chinese lead on Wednesday after a report showed growth in the country's service sector accelerating despite broader economic...
08:51, 2019-09-04

Asia stocks mostly up as China's services activity sees 3-month high Asia stocks were mixed in Wednesday morning trade as data released overnight showed U.S. factory activity in August contracting for the first time si...
04:17, 2019-09-04

AB InBev stock up on report it may sell assets after scrapping Asia IPO plan Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America, the Wall Street Journal reported. The b...
19:17, 2019-07-18

Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker...
06:34, 2019-07-10

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, t...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Fe...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Harley-Davidson Is Fighting For Its Life by Building Anti-Harleys in Asia Harley-Davidson is in trouble, and has been for some time. Young people in America don’t want the big, heavy motorcycles that are Harley’s main busin...
02:17, 2019-06-20

Asia stocks advance as China debuts new loan prime rates Stocks in Asia mostly traded higher Tuesday afternoon as minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's July meeting were released. The People...
08:51, 2019-08-20

Shopee opens new regional base in Southeast Asia e-commerce push E-commerce player opens new regional headquarters in Singapore, which office space spans 244,000 square feet and can house up to 3,000 employees, as ...
22:51, 2019-09-03

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an ad...
02:51, 2019-07-17

Shell debuts electric vehicle chargers in Singapore, first in Southeast Asia Royal Dutch Shell is launching electric vehicle chargers at petrol stations in Singapore, its first such foray in Southeast Asia, the company said on...
07:17, 2019-08-19

Sales Slumps In China, India Clobber Automakers Banking On Asia Hit by a slowing economy, the US-China trade war and the chaotic implementation of new emission rules, vehicle sales logged a 12th straight month of ...
10:34, 2019-08-01

Asia stocks subdued as investors look ahead to jobs report stateside Stocks in Asia were muted on Friday morning ahead of the upcoming release of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report, which may provide clues on whether the...
03:17, 2019-07-05

Asia stocks find solace in China trade surprise, yuan's fix Asian shares were trying to piece together a rally on Thursday as Beijing reported surprisingly solid trade numbers while also limiting the fall in i...
11:17, 2019-08-08

Children Of Asia's Elite Leaving Home Earlier Than Ever To Study Abroad Wealthy Asian families have long viewed US universities as a golden ticket to help ensure their children's futures, but a growing number are looking ...
07:00, 2019-08-17

UPDATE 3-Delta buys stake in Korean Air, seeks to expand in Asia Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it has acquired a 4.3% stake in joint venture partner Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's parent company with a view towar...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of househol...
18:51, 2019-07-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks, bond yields climb as trade war fears ebb Asian stocks rose in step with their global peers while safe-haven bonds retreated on Tuesday, as signs Sino-U.S. trade hostilities might be easing f...
05:17, 2019-08-27

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, a...
08:51, 2019-05-24

Citi hires JPMorgan asset management executive for Asia equities business Citigroup said on Thursday it has hired Curt Engler, a senior executive from JPMorgan's asset management business in New York, as its Asia Pacific ...
04:51, 2019-07-25

Chile to study trans-Pacific cable to connect South America with Asia Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the int...
23:51, 2019-07-12

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes more than 8% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil compani...
15:51, 2019-09-16

Wolves edge Manchester City in Premier League Asia Trophy shootout Wolves 0-0 Manchester City (3-2 on penalties)Rui Patrício saves three penalties in Shanghai friendlyRui Patrício saved three penalties as Wolverhampt...
02:51, 2019-07-21

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matte...
13:51, 2019-07-03

Asia stocks inch up but gains capped by fresh Sino-U.S. trade worries Asian shares caught the tail of a Wall Street rally on Friday, helped by China's better-than-expected export figures but fresh concerns about Sino-U....
05:00, 2019-08-09

Asia's factories falter in June, trade truce fails to brighten outlook Factory activity shrank in most Asian countries in June as the simmering U.S.-China trade conflict put further strains on the region's manufacturing ...
09:34, 2019-07-01

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the J...
06:00, 2019-06-14

Thailand asks tech firms to set up centers against 'fake news' in Southeast Asia Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centers in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of "fake news" and fake account...
15:51, 2019-08-19

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks hit 6-mth low as investors flee to safety, yuan slumps Asian shares suffered their steepest daily drop in nine months on Monday, as Sino-U.S. trade friction sent the yuan slumping to a more than decade tr...
08:51, 2019-08-05

Asia stocks advance as China's rates tweak improves investor mood Asian stocks rode a Wall Street rally on Monday and were also cheered by a decision from China's central bank to alter the way it sets a key interes...
08:51, 2019-08-19

Asia stocks rise as stimulus, policy hopes calm nervous investors Asian stocks rose on Monday as hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany an...
03:51, 2019-08-19

Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later ...
04:00, 2019-07-11

Soccer: Southeast Asia to launch joint bid to host 2034 World Cup - Thai PM Southeast Asian countries will jointly bid to host the World Cup in 2034, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Sunday, after meetings betwee...
14:00, 2019-06-23

Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut lat...
06:34, 2019-07-11

CORRECTED-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks welcome trade talks, euro on defensive Asian shares on Wednesday gave a guarded welcome to hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro a...
10:34, 2019-07-24

Asia shares slip amid dampened expectations for Fed to slash interest rates Stocks in Asia were lower in Monday morning trade after a strong jobs report last Friday stateside moderated expectations that the U.S. Federal Reser...
04:51, 2019-07-08

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in As...
15:51, 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks cautious on trade talks; euro under pressure Asian shares nudged higher on Wednesday amid hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro as inves...
05:34, 2019-07-24

Pompeo confronts dual crises as he begins trip to Middle East, Asia The secretary of state will meet with Saudi and UAE officials to discuss the Iran crisis, talk about trade with India, and focus on North Korea in Ja...
01:51, 2019-06-24

Trump’s Asia Gamble: Shatter Enduring Strategies on China and North Korea Trump officials are pursuing unorthodox Asia policies that are winning more support across Washington, including from some Democrats. But the moves c...
22:34, 2019-07-11

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions mor...
18:17, 2019-07-18

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares shaken, yen jumps on China-U.S. trade jitters Asian shares seemed set for a turbulent start on Monday as the latest salvo in the U.S.-China trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sen...
04:34, 2019-08-26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran...
06:34, 2019-06-14

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify ...
22:51, 2019-08-06

Asia stocks edge higher as China debuts new loan prime rates Stocks in Asia mostly traded higher Tuesday morning as minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's July meeting were released. The People'...
04:51, 2019-08-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a...
05:34, 2019-07-17

Asia stocks edge up on Mexico reprieve but Sino-U.S. rift caps gains Asian stocks made modest gains on Tuesday after the Trump administration shelved plans for tariffs against Mexico, lifting Wall Street, however, fres...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base b...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Asia Pacific stocks trade higher despite Trump's China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific rose on Tuesday morning following overnight comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on his country's trade war with Chi...
04:51, 2019-06-11

Asia markets trade higher as Trump stands down on Mexico tariff threat Stocks in Asia traded higher on Monday morning after U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement last week that tariffs would not be slapped on M...
03:34, 2019-06-10

Asia stocks flat, euro holds firm after fragmented Europe vote Asia stocks hovered near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro was confined to a narrow range after the we...
06:17, 2019-05-27

Asia stocks rise amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington fo...
03:34, 2019-08-30

Malaysia's Mahathir proposes common East Asia currency pegged to gold Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday mooted the idea of a common trading currency for East Asia that would be pegged to gold, descri...
08:01, 2019-05-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sunk as Trump fires new trade salvo Asian shares extended a month-long slide and sovereign bonds surged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up trade tensions globally by ...
03:17, 2019-05-31

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat "Asia is by far the number one focus for us. It is core to our mission; core to our business," says Nick Halla, senior vice president for internation...
05:34, 2019-07-15

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S...
07:51, 2019-06-07

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory ap...
08:17, 2019-05-26

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, ...
12:17, 2019-06-03

Asia stocks gain amid Mexico reprieve, firmer Chinese shares Asian stocks, led by Chinese shares, gained on Tuesday as markets basked in relief following the U.S. decision to hold off from imposing import tarif...
08:01, 2019-06-11

Wolves beat Man City in penalty shoot-out to win Premier League Asia Trophy Rui Patricio saved three penalties as Wolves defeated Premier League champions Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy in a penalty s...
19:00, 2019-07-20

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pa...
21:17, 2019-09-06

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian ...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Asia markets gain in early trade as Chinese exports unexpectedly decline Chinese customs data showed the country's exports unexpectedly fell in August, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest e...
03:00, 2019-09-09

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed th...
11:51, 2019-07-18

Asia stocks mixed as China's services activity hits 3-month high Asia stocks were mixed in Wednesday afternoon trade as a private survey showed China's services sector activity jumping to a three-month high in...
06:51, 2019-09-04

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas fora...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Asia falls after Trump announces more tariffs on China; Hong Kong, Japan drop more than 2% Asia stocks dropped on Friday after a surprise tariff announcement from the United States overnight escalated trade tensions between Washington and B...
05:00, 2019-08-04

Shares in Asia trade higher as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday afternoon following positive developments overnight on U.S.-Mexico negotiations, while investors digested rece...
06:34, 2019-06-07

Asia's factory activity shrinks, U.S.-China trade truce fails to brighten outlook Factory activity shrank in most Asian countries in June as the simmering U.S.-China trade conflict put further strains on the region's manufacturing ...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Asia markets fall in early trade as South Korean exports drop 11% in July Asia stocks traded lower Thursday morning as South Korean trade data for July showed exports falling 11% on-year, slightly better than what analysts ...
03:51, 2019-08-01

Asia stocks bounce back amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington fo...
07:51, 2019-08-30

Asia stocks make cautious gains as weak data boosts stimulus hopes Asian stocks eked out modest gains on Monday, amid a cautious market mood as investors pinned expectations on likely stimulus to support growth in th...
03:34, 2019-09-09

With North Korea talks bogged down, Trump faces a cascade of new crises in East Asia A deepening trade war with China, mass protests in Hong Kong and a split between Japan and South Korea have tested the administration’s policies and ...
01:17, 2019-08-07

Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific ‘sign of things to come’, cautions UN regional body Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, are ...
20:34, 2019-08-22

Asia shares rise on trade war hopes, firm U.S. data; safe havens sold Asian stocks joined global peers and rose on Friday while safe havens such as government bonds and the yen were on the defensive amid hopes for easin...
07:34, 2019-09-06

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyses pound Global stocks dropped on Tuesday, hurt by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound fell to its lowest since January 2017 amid political unc...
09:51, 2019-09-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks at 6-mth lows, yuan slumps as investors flee to safety Asian shares suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months on Monday, as Sino-U.S. trade friction sent the yuan slumping to a more than decade trou...
08:51, 2019-08-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares edge up as stimulus hopes temper recession worries Asian shares rose on Tuesday as hopes for stimulus in major economies tempered anxiety about a global recession, boosting riskier assets and drawing ...
08:51, 2019-08-20

Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the d...
04:01, 2019-05-27

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with I...
07:51, 2019-05-29

Asia markets decline as data shows July manufacturing activity in China contracted The Shanghai composite fell 0.81% on Thursday as data from a private survey showed that China's manufacturing activity contracted again in July....
05:00, 2019-08-04

Hero MotoCorp MD Pawan Munjal Inducted Into Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame Dr. Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCorp, will be inducted into the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame. Dr. Munjal joi...
13:34, 2019-09-11

Major Asia Pacific markets higher; trade war concerns dampen investor sentiment Major markets in Asia Pacific traded higher on Monday, following a volatile last week for global markets as growing trade war fears dented investor s...
10:17, 2019-08-12

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker...
07:17, 2019-07-10

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Asia stocks subdued as investors await Chinese trade data; Singapore GDP falls 3.4% Preliminary data released Friday showed gross domestic product in Singapore dropping 3.4% in the April-June period, badly missing analyst expectation...
03:34, 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-S&P Platts to assess prices for U.S. WTI crude delivered to Asia, Brazil Lula to China S&P Global Platts said on Monday it will launch new price assessments for U.S. crude for Asian buyers from Oct. 1, as the United States exports more ...
14:00, 2019-09-09

Tencent Cloud seeks partners in South Korea, Southeast Asia for overseas expansion China's Tencent Holdings is scouting for partners in South Korea and Southeast Asia to offer cloud-based games, after entering the Japanese market la...
17:17, 2019-08-02

MOVES-Jefferies names CLSA's Slone as Asia chairman in regional hiring spree Jefferies Group LLC continued to capitalize on the internal woes of CLSA by adding the Asian brokerage's former long-time Chief Executive Jonathan Sl...
05:51, 2019-07-15

Asia shares mixed as Chinese food inflation soars, Japan GDP beats expectations China's consumer inflation for the month of July rose at its fastest year-on-year pace since February 2018, according to data from the National ...
07:34, 2019-08-09

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the J...
14:17, 2019-06-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sink, bonds surge as trade fears mount Asian shares were a sea of red on Monday as the latest salvo in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors stea...
04:34, 2019-08-26

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marg...
18:00, 2019-05-29

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks, bond yields rise as trade war fears ease Asian stocks tracked global peers higher on Tuesday while safe-haven bonds sold off as signs Sino-U.S. trade hostilities might be easing helped resto...
04:00, 2019-08-27

Asia shares mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks traded mixed on Wednesday as investors kept a close watch on the Chinese yuan amid an escalating trade dispute between the U.S. a...
22:51, 2019-08-07

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks, bond yields rise on hopes of easing trade war tension Asian stocks rose in step with their global peers on Tuesday while safe-haven bonds retreated, after U.S. President Donald Trump softened his tone ag...
08:17, 2019-08-27

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to ...
08:51, 2019-05-24

Bull, meet China shop: Trump's foreign policy in Asia is disastrous | Michael H Fuchs Crippling challenges threaten Asia’s bright future – and the US is not helpingAsia’s historical, political and economic landmines are increasingly bl...
13:00, 2019-08-09

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later ...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks traded mixed Wednesday as the People's Bank of China set its daily yuan midpoint at 6.9996 per dollar, which was slightly we...
04:17, 2019-08-07

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need ...
00:34, 2019-06-01

Asia markets inch higher ahead of trade talks; Bank of Japan keeps interest rates steady Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Tuesday as investors awaited developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai. The Bank of Japan als...
18:34, 2019-07-31

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the...
06:34, 2019-06-14

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: inclusion in development, Asia monsoons, Ebola risk for youth, obesity and Yemen latest In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting chi...
02:00, 2019-08-04

Drug-resistant malaria parasites spreading across South East Asia amid fears it could reach Africa An aggressive strain of malaria resistant to two key drugs is sweeping rapidly through Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand, scientists have...
03:51, 2019-07-24

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks make cautious gains as weak data boosts stimulus hopes Asian stocks eked out modest gains on Monday, amid a cautious market mood as investors pinned expectations on likely stimulus to support growth in th...
06:00, 2019-09-09

Asia stocks fall as investors await Fed rate decision, Hong Kong closes early ahead of typhoon Stocks in Asia slipped on Wednesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's announcement of its decision on interest rates. Meanwhile, m...
18:34, 2019-07-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash rattle investors Asian shares fell on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove inv...
07:00, 2019-08-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares tumble as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash unnerve investors Asian shares slumped on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove ...
07:00, 2019-08-13

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambiti...
15:51, 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, ev...
04:34, 2019-06-06

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijin...
04:51, 2019-08-08

Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic was...
13:17, 2019-08-27

The Opioid Crisis Two decades ago, a new generation of supposedly safer painkillers triggered an epidemic of opioid abuse in the U.S. Since then, opioid overdoses have...
23:00, 2019-08-26

What You Need to Know About the Iran Crisis President Trump approved and then canceled an attack on Iran with just minutes to spare. Here’s a guide to the crisis, with links to further reading....
05:00, 2019-06-22

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for t...
23:00, 2019-08-20

Boeing Max 737 jet crisis: we should've been more open, says CEO Boss says aircraft maker failed to communicate properly with regulators and customersThe head of Boeing has admitted the company made communications ...
22:34, 2019-06-16

Where did all the cod go? Fishing crisis in the North Sea With an international council now on the brink of declaring the species unsustainable – and Brexit looming – what is the future for one of the nation...
13:17, 2019-08-18

Can Mexico fix the migrant crisis? The air is thick with humidity on the Suchiate River that separates Mexico from Guatemala. Yet the pontoon men are busy as usual. Using long poles, t...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Baseball Has a Home Run Crisis Just a quarter century ago, a home-run race helped revive the national pastime. Now, the thrilling feat that once saved baseball might be killing it....
08:00, 2019-07-09

| What next for Britain in Brexit crisis After MPs rejected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call an early election to solve the Brexit impasse, he is left in limbo headi...
20:34, 2019-09-10

Will Boeing recover from the 737 Max crisis? Boeing announced on Thursday that the head of its 737 program, Eric Lindblad, is set to retire. The Boeing 737 Max was the fastest-selling airliner i...
07:17, 2019-07-12

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solut...
05:34, 2019-08-23

Europeans face EV crisis Auto manufacturers used the Frankfurt show to make clear that EV product availability is only one factor, and customers must now complete the environ...
15:00, 2019-09-15

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, according to city data and plant experts. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the cit...
00:17, 2019-07-18

The crisis in Kashmir – podcast Azhar Farooq and Vidhi Doshi report on the crisis over Kashmir, triggered by the Indian government’s decision to impose direct rule from Delhi. Plus ...
08:00, 2019-08-13

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: International Day honours victims of religious-based violence, UN experts on Kashmir, environmental disasters in Asia-Pacific, animal protections, and UN chief on Burkina Faso Thursday’s Daily Brief: New international day honouring victims of religious-based violence; Kashmir shutdown must be reversed; Relentless sequence o...
01:34, 2019-08-23

Venezuelans in Argentina get to grips with crisis: again Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiraling towards the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She di...
12:34, 2019-09-05

Capitalism is in crisis – and business leaders know it The financial crisis and the Great Recession bared and exacerbated the consequences that came from embracing market forces in ways that 10 years of r...
15:00, 2019-09-05

Sports Direct 'definitely not a business in crisis' One of retail tycoon Mike Ashley's key lieutenants has told Sky News the Sports Direct group is not in crisis, and will continue to buy struggling re...
01:17, 2019-08-07

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that war...
15:51, 2019-05-21

How Fannie and Freddie Have Changed Since the Crisis The two mortgage giants have quietly transformed in the decade since they were seized by the U.S. government during the depths of the financial crisi...
00:34, 2019-09-09

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England...
13:17, 2019-07-09

How the media contributed to the migrant crisis Disaster reporting plays to set ideas about people from ‘over there’. By Daniel TrillingWhen did you notice the word “migrant” start to take preceden...
23:51, 2019-08-01

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Mexico facing a guacamole crisis It has become increasingly common for Mexico City's taquerias to serve fake guacamole in their tacos. The guacamole no longer has any avocado. High d...
02:00, 2019-07-23

Anna Wintour on fur and the climate crisis Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get fun...
14:32, 2019-05-21

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse. ...
16:17, 2019-05-31

| Scenarios for Britain's Brexit crisis What next? A tumultuous week in British politics has left Prime Minister Boris Johnson without a majority but so far unable to call an election and w...
21:00, 2019-09-05

The 737 Max crisis could destroy Boeing's plans for the 797 Problems with Boeing's 737 Max killed 346 people. The plane's grounding has cost the company billions of dollars and caused problems for airlines aro...
01:17, 2019-08-14

CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Goldman Sachs CEO: What economic crisis? To Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon, the current economic environment doesn't feel like the pre-crisis days of August 2007. But he identifies at least...
02:00, 2019-08-13