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Philippines' Sharifa Akeel crowned Miss Asia Pacific International 2018

Philippines' Sharifa Akeel crowned Miss Asia Pacific International 2018

MANILA — The Philippines’ Sharifa Akeel was crowned Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 early Friday, making her the fifth Filipino to win the 50-year-old international pageant. The Sultan Kudarat beauty bested 49 other candidates at the conclusion of the four-hour finals night held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Pasay Thursday. Akeel succeeds Francielly […]

Asia markets mostly gain after muted Wall Street moves overnight

Asia markets mostly gain after muted Wall Street moves overnight

Asia markets mostly gain after muted Wall Street moves overnight  CNBC Full coverage Source link

Asia shares slip; euro rebounds as reports temper Italian debt fears

Asia shares slip; euro rebounds as reports temper Italian debt fears

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Wednesday as oil prices near four-year highs threatened to roil emerging economies, while the euro rebounded from six-week lows on reports Italy will reduce its budget deficit more quickly than expected. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at a mobile phone next to an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei […]

How Digital Disruptors Serve The Unbanked In Southeast Asia

How Digital Disruptors Serve The Unbanked In Southeast Asia

A DHL motorbike in a street of Bangkok, Thailand (Photo: Thierry Tronnel/Corbis via Getty Images). Just last week, DHL launched a new service to allow the unbanked in Southeast Asia to buy online through its Cross Border Cash-on-Delivery (COD) service. This follows other new-age players like Grab/Go-Jek aggressively launching initiatives of their own to provide […]

Barclays's Hobbs Says Asia `Looks Cheap'

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Asia markets mixed amid a slowdown in China's manufacturing sector

Asia markets mixed amid a slowdown in China's manufacturing sector

Asia markets were mixed on Monday morning following the release of data Sunday that showed a slowdown in China’s manufacturing sector. The Nikkei 225 was 0.39 percent higher while the Topix declined by 0.13 percent in the early hours of trading action, as major automakers such as Toyota and Nissan all saw declines. The moves […]

Country Garden enters IHS Markit's iTraxx Asia ex-Japan Series 30 Provisional Membership List

Country Garden enters IHS Markit's iTraxx Asia ex-Japan Series 30 Provisional Membership List

FOSHAN, China, Sept. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On September 11, when IHS Markit, the global financial information service authority, released the iTraxx Asia ex-Japan Series 30 Provisional Membership List, Country Garden entered the list for the first time. Country Garden is the only real estate developer from Mainland China on the list. iTraxx Asia ex-Japan […]

Pakistani woman shares how she felt after pictures went viral during Asia Cup

Pakistani woman shares how she felt after pictures went viral during Asia Cup

Rizla Rehan’s pictures while watching Asia Cup matches went viral on both sides of the border. Photo: Twitter  Rizla Rehan, whose pictures while watching matches at the Asia Cup went viral in India and Pakistan, said she never imagined she would become an internet sensation. In an interview with News18, Rehan said, “I don’t have the words […]

Fixed Income Hotspot: Asia

Fixed Income Hotspot: Asia

Go East, young man. Horace Greeley advised the opposite almost 150 years ago, but for fixed income market operators and trading technologists, signs point to Asia as a compelling place to be in the coming years. The backdrop is that China, Japan and other Asian governments are increasing debt issuance in sync with their expanding […]

Asia markets broadly positive in the morning following moves higher on Wall Street

Asia markets broadly positive in the morning following moves higher on Wall Street

Asia markets broadly positive in the morning following moves higher on Wall Street  CNBC Full coverage Source link