Asia / Pacific

‘Flashing amber’: Global stocks tumble, bonds rally on U.S….

‘Flashing amber’: Global stocks tumble, bonds rally on U.S….

Published 25/03/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Investors ditched shares on Monday and fled to the safety of bonds as risk assets fell out of favor on growing fears [more…]

Boeing invites pilots, regulators to briefing as it looks to return…

Boeing invites pilots, regulators to briefing as it looks to return…

Published 25/03/2019

SINGAPORE/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Boeing Co said it invited more than 200 global airline pilots, technical leaders and regulators for an information session on Wednesday [more…]

Thai February factory output growth seen picking up to 0.52 percent…

Thai February factory output growth seen picking up to 0.52 percent…

Published 25/03/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s annual manufacturing output in February is expected to have risen at a slightly faster pace than in the previous month, a [more…]

China tech firms, seeking passion and energy, promote younger staff

China tech firms, seeking passion and energy, promote younger staff

Published 25/03/2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese tech giants are in the hunt for young, energetic staff to take the place, in some cases, of veteran managers. [more…]

Fed’s Evans says have to be nervous about yield curve, but U.S….

Fed’s Evans says have to be nervous about yield curve, but U.S….

Published 25/03/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Monday it was understandable for markets to be nervous when the yield [more…]

India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

Published 25/03/2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - India and Pakistan are quarrelling over reports of an alleged kidnapping and religious conversion of two Hindu girls in mostly Muslim [more…]

New Zealand PM says she will meet President Xi in China

New Zealand PM says she will meet President Xi in China

Published 25/03/2019

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she will travel to China at the end of the week for a [more…]

Apple invites Hollywood to Silicon Valley in TV push

Apple invites Hollywood to Silicon Valley in TV push

Published 25/03/2019

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Apple Inc is expected to finally lift the curtain on Monday on a secretive, years-long effort to build a television [more…]

U.S. Navy, Coast Guard ships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait

U.S. Navy, Coast Guard ships pass through strategic Taiwan Strait

Published 25/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sent Navy and Coast Guard ships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, the U.S. military said, as part of [more…]