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Europe stocks sharply lower after US and Asia sell-off

Europe stocks sharply lower after US and Asia sell-off

Image copyright Getty Images European stocks were sharply down in early trade after concerns about a trade war and higher US bond yields stoked global investor concerns. In London, the FTSE 100 index of leading UK shares opened down 1.6% at 7,030. Markets in Asia had plunged to a 19-month low after US shares suffered […]

Ping An hires former OMGI's Asia head Carol Wong

Ping An hires former OMGI's Asia head Carol Wong

Carol Wong, the former Asia head of Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) has joined Ping An Asset Management in Hong Kong, as part of the Chinese firm’s international buildout. Carol Wong started in September as managing director for institutional business development at the firm, which is the fund management arm of China’s second largest insurer […]

Tech Snaps 3-Day Skid But Stocks Give Back Gains: Markets Wrap

Tech Snaps 3-Day Skid But Stocks Give Back Gains: Markets Wrap

Tech Snaps 3-Day Skid But Stocks Give Back Gains: Markets Wrap  Bloomberg US Yields Hit Seven-Year High; Asia Stocks Mixed: Markets Wrap  Investor’s Business Daily Asia Stocks Poised to Decline; Yuan Under Pressure: Markets Wrap  BNNBloomberg.ca Full coverage Source link

China stocks edge higher as other Asia bourses slip

China stocks edge higher as other Asia bourses slip

Tuesday 03:00 BST What you need to know Asian equities remain on back foot Chinese stocks edge up after initial dip European uncertainty weighs on sentiment Currencies and government bonds steady after choppy session Hot topic Asia-Pacific stocks were on the back foot after uncertainty swept through global markets on Monday. In Tokyo, the Topix […]

Shaping leaders for Asia's emerging markets

Shaping leaders for Asia's emerging markets

[Sponsored Article] Set on expanding its global footprint, a firm casts its sight on the emerging markets of Asia, pumped up with a generous budget and ambitious goals. But the enthusiasm quickly fades when it finds itself in a bind – a lack of talent. It’s a common tale in developing nations. They may have […]

Big weekend helps Kanaya to victory in Asia-Pacific Amateur

Big weekend helps Kanaya to victory in Asia-Pacific Amateur

SINGAPORE (AP) — Takumi Kanaya closed with a 5-under 65 to win the Asia-Pacific Amateur on Sunday and earn a spot in the Masters and British Open next year. Kanaya capped off a 64-65 weekend at Sentosa Golf Club for a two-shot victory over Rayhan Thomas of India and Keita Nakajima of Japan, who was […]

How Internet usage has grown in Asia since 2000

How Internet usage has grown in Asia since 2000

South East Asia has seen the most penetration with China leading the way. In the last decade China has grown tremendously by providing internet from 22 million people to 772 million people in the last decade. China’s internet availability rate has reached 55.8 per cent, exceeding the world average by 4.1 percentage points. In India, […]

Richer, drunker and unhealthier in Asia

Richer, drunker and unhealthier in Asia

Rising incomes are driving up alcohol consumption in much of Asia and the Pacific, with death rates from excessive drinking in Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea and Russia now among the highest anywhere in the world. Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific are the only two regions that have seen increased per capita consumption since 2000, […]

Hong Kong refuses to renew visa of Asia editor of Financial Times

Hong Kong refuses to renew visa of Asia editor of Financial Times

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong has declined to renew a work visa for the Asia news editor of the Financial Times, who is also the vice-president of the city’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC). “The Hong Kong authorities have rejected an application to renew the work visa of Victor Mallet, Asia news editor at the […]

Stocks Slide as 10-Year Yield Tops 3.2%; Oil Drops: Markets Wrap

Stocks Slide as 10-Year Yield Tops 3.2%; Oil Drops: Markets Wrap

Stocks Slide as 10-Year Yield Tops 3.2%; Oil Drops: Markets Wrap  Bloomberg Bond Slump Goes Global; Dollar Gains, Stocks Drop: Markets Wrap  BloombergQuint Full coverage Source link