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Coronavirus chaos ravages Asia's sporting calendar

2020-02-10 10:39

The chaos in China's sporting programme caused by the deadly coronavirus outbreak, is spreading into Asia's sporting calendar.

How SA’s stepping up as a forex hub and what that means for investors

2019-12-18 10:12

With an average turnover of $6.6 trillion per day in April 2019, the forex market is the largest and most liquid financial market in the world. Read more on how SA is stepping up as a forex hub.

What important innovation or idea is being overlooked today?

2019-10-09 06:02

Everyone wants an early glimpse of the next big thing, a peek into the future. So we went to Asia to ask some leading investors, financiers, and technology executives for their take on what the global herd doesn’t fully appreciate—yet.

Asia’s richest man is handing out free 4K televisions to beat out Telecoms rivals

2019-09-05 15:36

Three years after elbowing into the Indian wireless phone market with free calls and data, billionaire Mukesh Ambani is back at it.

Millions of pigs culled as swine fever spreads through Asia

2019-06-22 08:04

Millions of pigs have been culled in China and Vietnam as a UN food agency urges Asian governments to make containing virulent African swine fever their top priority.

Tokyo stocks edge up ahead of long holiday

2019-04-22 14:22

Tokyo stocks inched up in sluggish trade amid a lack of fresh market-moving events as most foreign markets were closed.

Asian markets tumble on US-China talks, Europe growth

2019-02-08 08:28

Asian stocks have fallen sharply following losses on Wall Street as fresh doubts emerged over the prospects for US-China trade talks and Europe's growth outlook.

Asian markets mixed as China, US agree to further trade talks

2019-02-01 08:39

Asian markets mostly rose Friday, with investors treading carefully as China-US trade talks ended with no deal but with both sides sounding notes of optimism.

Volkswagen Group sets new all-time record for most car sales

2019-01-14 09:29

With 10.83-million vehicles delivered throughout the world, 0.9% more than in 2017, the Volkswagen Group set an all-time record.

Hong Kong leads Asia markets down as 2019 starts on sour note

2019-01-02 08:16

Asian markets sank Wednesday, starting the new year by extending a slide that made 2018 the worst in a decade, with investors jolted by data reinforcing weakness in China's economy.

 

WiT Africa 2020 aims to link Asian and African travel markets

2020-01-30 17:23

WiT (Web in Travel) will host its debut WiT Africa conference in Cape Town, drawing focus on the growth and potential of the African travel market and its connection with Asia.

Asian markets struggle for traction, European markets rise at start of trade

2019-12-16 12:20

Asian investors gave a cool welcome to the China-US trade agreement, with observers saying they were still waiting for details, while the pound built on gains after the win for Boris Johnson.

'No Planet B': Thousands join global climate protest across Asia-Pacific

2019-09-20 13:08

Tens of thousands of protesters, many of them school students, gathered in towns and cities across the Asia-Pacific, at the start of a worldwide day of protest ahead of a United Nations climate summit next week.

Agility is the watchword as trade tensions jolt emerging markets

2019-08-05 16:36

The trade war is taking a turn for the worse just as investors digest one of the roughest weeks for emerging markets this year.

Pig prices take flight on back of African swine flu outbreak

2019-06-12 18:01

Trigga Exchange said the outbreak in other markets resulted in up to a third of the pig population being culled, creating a global shortage of pork and the import parity of pork into South Africa.

Asian markets mixed after Fed minutes, eyes on trade talks

2019-02-21 08:23

Asian markets have been mixed after the Federal Reserve left open the possibility it could lift interest rates this year, while investors kept an optimistic eye on China-US trade talks.

Most Asian markets rise ahead of China-US trade talks

2019-02-07 08:16

Asian markets have mostly risen as regional investors began to return from their Lunar New Year break.

Emerging-market equities post longest rally in a year

2019-01-21 06:51

Emerging-market equities rose for a fourth week last week as signs of easing trade tensions supported the appetite for riskier assets. Currencies dropped amid a stronger dollar.

Asian markets retreat after rally, strong yen hits Tokyo

2019-01-10 08:02

Asian markets turned south Thursday as investors took a breather after rallying this week on optimism over China-US trade talks and the Federal Reserve's softer tone on interest rates.

SEE: French seeking VWs, Tanzanian's staring at Lambos... World's most searched car brands

2018-10-17 19:00

Why are the French so in love with Volkswagen? Why are Tanzanian's seeking Lambos? Check out the most searched for car brands in the world.

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