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Asia stocks gain, pound hovers at 11-month low on Brexit fears

Asia stocks gain, pound hovers at 11-month low on Brexit fears

Alice Woodhouse in Hong Kong August 7, 2018 Print this page Asia equities were broadly higher on Tuesday after US stocks neared a record high, while the pound hovered at an 11-month low on concerns over Brexit. Japan’s Topix index rose 0.2 per cent with the telecommunications sector posting the largest gain, up 2.2 per […]

Global Stocks Mixed as Trade Tensions Weigh on Investor Confidence

Global Stocks Mixed as Trade Tensions Weigh on Investor Confidence

Chinese stocks bear brunt of trade worries U.S. stocks set for opening rise British pound nears one-year low Global stocks were mixed Monday, with trade tensions weighing on Chinese markets and German manufacturing. Futures pointed to a flat opening for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Index, both of which closed Friday with their… […]

7 mind-bending bridges in Asia that will make you look twice

7 mind-bending bridges in Asia that will make you look twice

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge in Japan This bridge was designed to let ships pass beneath, and the steep incline requires generous use of the accelerator. It’s still a popular route, and even suffers peak hour traffic jams. Eshima Ohashi Bridge, Japan. Wikimedia Commons The Hanging Bridge of Ghasa in Nepal This bridge slopes downward very […]

Market recap: Improved sales in Europe, Asia bolsters Kraft Heinz

Market recap: Improved sales in Europe, Asia bolsters Kraft Heinz

Anticipation: Kraft Heinz climbed 8.5 percent to $64.48 Friday after the maker of Oscar Mayer meats and Jell-O pudding said improved sales in Europe and Asia helped offset weaker results from the U.S. and Canada. The company’s profit fell sharply and its costs increased, but its results were better than analysts expected.   Earnings bounce: […]

Asia diplomats press N. Korea to deliver on anti-nuke vows

Asia diplomats press N. Korea to deliver on anti-nuke vows

From left; Philippines’ Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Cayetano, South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Vietnam’s Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan pose for a photo during the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting on the sidelines of the […]

European stocks edge higher but Asia sinks

European stocks edge higher but Asia sinks

Edward White in Taipei and Kate Allen in London August 3, 2018 Print this page Friday 08.10 BST What you need to know European equities edge higher Trade worries hit Chinese equities and currency BoJ intervenes to buy bonds Italian bond yields jump Turkish lira slides to record low US monthly jobs report in focus […]

In Asia, Pompeo Faces US Struggle to Squeeze North Korea, Iran

In Asia, Pompeo Faces US Struggle to Squeeze North Korea, Iran

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Asia Stocks Head for Weaker Start; Treasuries Drop: Markets Wrap

Asia Stocks Head for Weaker Start; Treasuries Drop: Markets Wrap

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The many Jesuses of Asia

The many Jesuses of Asia

The topic of this excellent book—Asian quests to interpret the Jesus of scripture, history, and faith—will be new to most Western Christians. R. S. Sugirtharajah brings together some fascinating parts of the global and perpetually expanding biography of Jesus. This particular expansion is a manifestation of the creative, idiosyncratic personalities of those who read scripture […]

US Stock Futures Climb Before Apple; Bonds Rise: Markets Wrap

US Stock Futures Climb Before Apple; Bonds Rise: Markets Wrap

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