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China stocks edge up

China stocks edge up

-- 2017-09-09 05:22:58

China stocks edged up on Friday, poised for a fourth straight week of gains, amid signs investors are pumping fresh money into a market buoyed by solid economic growth and a resurgent yuan. With the...

Asian shares slip on N Korea worries

Asian shares slip on N Korea worries

-- 2017-09-08 11:00:25

Asian shares mostly slipped Friday as worries remained about the damage from Hurricane Irma in the US, as well as lingering fears about ballistic missile launches and nuclear weapons in North Korea....

UK inflation expectations hold steady: BoE

UK inflation expectations hold steady: BoE

Reuters 2017-09-08 02:53:40

The British public’s expectations for inflation remained stable in the three months to early August, a Bank of England survey showed on Friday, despite this year’s rise in price growth aft...

China to spend over $1.0t on planes over next 20 yrs: Boeing

China to spend over $1.0t on planes over next 20 yrs: Boeing

-- 2017-09-07 12:35:57

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Sept 6 (Reuters): Chinese airlines are likely to buy more than 7,000 planes worth $1.1 trillion over the next 20 years, as they grow their fleets to meet robust demand for domestic a...

SE Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains

SE Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains

-- 2017-09-07 12:12:16

Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday, tracking a recovery in global equities as Wall Street gained overnight.   An index of stocks across Asia, excluding Japan, gained 0.5 per cent, a...

Industrial park in Malaysia's Kuantan on track, says MCKIP chairman

Industrial park in Malaysia's Kuantan on track, says MCKIP chairman

-- 2017-09-07 12:00:00

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 6 (Xinhua): The Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP), the first industrial park to be jointly developed by Malaysia and China, is on track to achieve its investment targe...

US stocks climb as energy shares jump

US stocks climb as energy shares jump

-- 2017-09-07 10:55:18

US stocks climbed on Wednesday, boosted by energy shares and helped by news of an agreement to extend the debt limit, as stocks bounced back from a day-earlier selloff.   The energy sector rose...

Asian shares rise after US debt deal

Asian shares rise after US debt deal

-- 2017-09-07 10:39:39

Asian stocks rose Thursday after President Donald Trump cut a deal with Democrats to extend borrowing limits to buy more time for the US government, giving investors much needed relief.   Japan...

BNM holds key rate as growth is solid

BNM holds key rate as growth is solid

-- 2017-09-07 03:24:08

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the central bank of Malaysia, has left its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Thursday as expected, as it sees the economy remaining on a solid growth.   All 11 ec...

Facebook reveals ‘Russian propaganda’ on US election

Facebook reveals ‘Russian propaganda’ on US election

BBC 2017-09-07 01:53:02

Facebook says it has discovered a Russian-funded campaign for promoting divisive social and political messages on its network.   The company said $100,000 (£77,000) was spent on about 3,0...

German industrial orders fall in July

German industrial orders fall in July

Reuters 2017-09-06 12:26:46

German industrial orders fell unexpectedly in July on weak domestic demand while bookings from abroad remained flat, data showed on Wednesday. Factories registered a 0.7 per cent drop in orders after...

Zika kills cancer cells: study

Zika kills cancer cells: study

BBC 2017-09-06 11:59:12

According to US scientists, a harmful virus that can cause devastating damage to the brains of developing fetuses could offer up a surprising new treatment for adult brain cancer.   Zika has be...

China, Hong Kong shares fall

China, Hong Kong shares fall

-- 2017-09-06 11:18:52

China and Hong Kong stocks fell on Wednesday, in step with weakness in Asian markets and Wall Street’s slide as tensions in the Korean Peninsula continued to haunt investors.   Pyongyang...

Consensus on key economic issues

Consensus on key economic issues

From Jubair Hasan in Xiamen, China 2017-09-06 10:50:41

A three-day long BRICS Summit came to an end on Tuesday reaching consensus on some key economic issues that leaders believe will make voices of the developing countries much stronger in the globalised...

Asian shares lower on cautious stance

Asian shares lower on cautious stance

-- 2017-09-06 10:40:45

Asian shares were lower on Wednesday as investors found ample reasons to stay away from risky assets amid still-high tensions on the Korean Peninsula and the powerful hurricane approaching the US. &n...

India freezes bank accounts of shell cos

India freezes bank accounts of shell cos

-- 2017-09-06 07:01:06

India has frozen the bank accounts of 209,032 suspected shell companies as part of a crackdown on illegal transactions and tax evasion, the finance ministry has said. The latest action against shell...

Global stocks in defensive mode

Global stocks in defensive mode

Reuters 2017-09-05 02:32:12

Asian shares eked out small gains on Tuesday as expectations that Beijing will maintain support for its economy ahead of a key congress supported Chinese stocks and metals prices, but worries about...

Axiata sees  strong QoQ results

Axiata sees strong QoQ results

FE Online Desk 2017-09-05 02:13:34

Axiata Group Berhad reported a strong quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) performance leading to a better first half for 2017. The Asian telecom giant, recently published its quarterly financial report for the s...

China pledges $76m for BRICS co-op plan

China pledges $76m for BRICS co-op plan

Reuters 2017-09-04 12:00:00

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives for a group photo during the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center in Xiamen, southeastern China's Fujian Province, China Septe...

Stock futures dip after North Korea nuclear test

Stock futures dip after North Korea nuclear test

-- 2017-09-04 12:00:00

US equity index futures dipped at the open on Sunday, as stock traders showed caution following news that North Korea had escalated diplomatic tensions by conducting what it said was a test of a hydro...

US stocks hit record highs

US stocks hit record highs

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The S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record closing highs on Thursday, with the market propped up by gains in the consumer discretionary sector after strong reports from Best Buy and other retailers. The d...

Trump harangues nato leaders over defence spending

Trump harangues nato leaders over defence spending

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defence and warned of more attacks like this week's Manchester bombing unless the all...

Syyria air strike kills 35 monitor

Syyria air strike kills 35 monitor

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An air strike on Thursday evening killed at least 35 civilians, including family members of Islamic State fighters, in al-Mayadin, a town held by the jihadists near Deir al-Zor in Syria, a war moni...

the refusal has put many people in trouble

the refusal has put many people in trouble

FE Online Report

Many banks and foreign exchange companies outside of Qatar are now refusing to buy Qatari riyals, according to Doha News. The refusal has put many people in trouble. The refusal to exchange Qatari c...

putin stressed the importance of diplomacy to end dispute

putin stressed the importance of diplomacy to end dispute

Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed the importance of diplomacy to end a dispute between Qatar and several other Arab states during a telephone call with the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin...

the move would be designed for domestic consumption

the move would be designed for domestic consumption

Reuters

British business leaders have been told to brace for the possibility that Prime Minister Theresa May’s government may walk out of Brexit talks this year, according to the Sunday Telegraph. The...

the clip is an altered version of trumps appearance at wwe event

the clip is an altered version of trumps appearance at wwe event

BBC

President Donald Trump has tweeted a short video clip of him wrestling a person with the CNN logo for a head. The clip is an altered version of Trump’s appearance at a WWE wrestling event in 20...

toshibas bid to raise 2b from ipo

toshibas bid to raise 2b from ipo

FE Online Report

Toshiba and its partner, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, a Japanese state-backed investment fund that owns 40 per cent of Landis+Gyr, are aiming to raise over $2.0 billion from the sale of th...

drugs to treat indigestion may increase risk of death

drugs to treat indigestion may increase risk of death

FE Online Desk

A new study, published in the journal BMJ Open, warns that a certain type of medication commonly used to treat heartburn, ulcers and other gastrointestinal problems may increase the risk of early deat...

US House imposes conditions for defence funding to Pakistan

US House imposes conditions for defence funding to Pakistan

FE Online Desk

The US House of Representatives has voted for three legislative amendments to impose tougher conditions for reimbursement of defence funding to Pakistan, making it conditional to Islamabad showing sat...