Asia


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.

Asian markets mostly up as dealers take China tariffs in stride

2018-08-09 15:53

Asian investors have largely brushed off China's tit-for-tat response to Donald Trump's latest tariff threats, with most markets rising.

Tokyo stocks lead Asia higher in thin holiday trade

2018-03-30 12:39

Japanese stocks have led the way in Asia, climbing higher following a rally on Wall Street but the majority of Asian markets are closed for the Easter holiday.

 

'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.

Honda profits jump on strong car and motorcycle sales

2018-07-31 09:22

Honda says its profits jumped 17.8% in the latest quarter, driven by strong car sales in North America and motorcycle sales in Asia.

Globalisation thrives in Asia as export revival buoys growth

2017-08-07 09:33

For all the talk of globalisation’s retreat amid the mercantilist rhetoric of Donald Trump, it’s proving to be a very different story in Asia.

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