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Stocks in Asia trade mixed; Softbank shares soar more than 16 percent – CNBC

Stocks in Asia trade mixed; Softbank shares soar more than 16 percent – CNBC

Stocks in Asia trade mixed; Softbank shares soar more than 16 percent  CNBC Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday, while U.S.-China trade hopes are up as negotiations are set to continue. Japan’s Nikkei 225 slipped more than 0.9 … Source link

Asia's oldest captive elephant dead – Business Standard

: The oldest captive elephant in Asia and Guinness record holder, 88-year old Dakshayani, died at a care centre at nearby Pappanamcode. The end came Tuesday following old age illness, sources in the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which owns the elephant said. In 2016, she was conferred the “Gaja Muthassi” […]

Estee Lauder is surging after raising guidance on strong Asia sales – Business Insider

Estee Lauder is surging after raising guidance on strong Asia sales – Business Insider

Harry Wai/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Estee Lauder beat on both the top and bottom lines. The skincare-product giant also raised its guidance.  The results were boosted by strong Asia sales, shrugging off concerns about a Chinese economic slowdown. Watch Estee Lauder trade live. Estee Lauder surged nearly 12% to $152.21 a share Tuesday after the company […]

AB InBev Explores IPO for Asia Business – The Wall Street Journal

AB InBev Explores IPO for Asia Business – The Wall Street Journal

After years of swallowing up beer brands and loading up on debt, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA is looking to slim down and exploring a stock-market listing of its Asia business. The world’s largest brewer has appointed JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley to work on a potential initial public offering, according to a person familiar […]

Asia Stocks Rise; Dollar, Treasury Yields Steady: Markets Wrap – swissinfo.ch

Asia Stocks Rise; Dollar, Treasury Yields Steady: Markets Wrap – swissinfo.ch

(Bloomberg) — Asian stocks started the week with modest gains following strong U.S. economic data and positive comments out of Washington on the trade talks. Trading is more subdued as much of the region heads into Lunar New Year holidays. Japanese stocks outperformed, partly buoyed by a weaker yen, which held losses from Friday after […]

UAE's art world is more international than it is Arabic – Asia Times

UAE's art world is more international than it is Arabic – Asia Times

Over the past few decades, the UAE has positioned itself as the stable exception to the politically fraught Arab region: a safe haven for investment, capital and people. As many jokingly call it, the United Arab Emirates is “Middle East-lite.” The UAE art scene has followed a similar storyline. Conflicts in the Middle East since the Gulf […]

Pakistan's imprisoned Sharif taken to hospital, South Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

Pakistan's imprisoned Sharif taken to hospital, South Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

ISLAMABAD (AFP) – Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year jail term over graft charges, was taken to hospital on Saturday (Feb 2), officials said. Sharif was transferred from Kot Lakhpat prison in the eastern city of Lahore to a government hospital, where he was undergoing medical tests. “Nawaz Sharif has […]

Wall St cautious as Amazon worry offsets strong data – Financial Times

Wall St cautious as Amazon worry offsets strong data – Financial Times

Friday 21.00 GMT What you need to know S&P 500 inches up 0.1%; Nasdaq falls 0.3% Amazon shares slide 5.4% US non-farm payrolls report easily beats expectations ISM manufacturing index rebounds Treasuries sell off; dollar index holds steady Italian manufacturing contracts at sharpest rate since 2013 Overview US stocks started the month on a hesitant […]

Factory activity shrinks across Asia as cooling China threatens global growth – Reuters

Factory activity shrinks across Asia as cooling China threatens global growth – Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Factory activity shrank across much of Asia in January, falling to the weakest in years in several countries and adding to worries that trade tariffs and cooling demand in China pose an increasing threat to global growth. FILE PHOTO: Labourers working on dismantling equipment and facilities are seen through a window […]

Sapura wins 'company of the year' at Asia Pacific Energy Awards – Free Malaysia Today

Sapura wins 'company of the year' at Asia Pacific Energy Awards – Free Malaysia Today

Sapura Energy Berhad team on stage at the Asia Pacific Energy Awards. PETALING JAYA: Malaysian integrated oil and gas services company Sapura Energy Berhad has won the Company of the Year for the Energy Services, Offshore and Marine category at the Asia Pacific (APAC) Energy Awards by Energy Council. Sapura competed with leading global industry […]