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EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

EU cultivates Asian leaders on trade, climate in message to Trump

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will seek Asian support for free trade, the Iran nuclear deal and fighting global warming at a regional summit [more…]

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with…

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with…

Published 18/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told his Chinese counterpart on Thursday that the world’s two largest economies needed to deepen high-level ties [more…]

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Published 18/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki signed a deal with a Singaporean company to launch her own crypto token on Thursday, with the firm [more…]

Halep withdraws from WTA Finals, Bertens to make debut

Halep withdraws from WTA Finals, Bertens to make debut

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - World number one Simona Halep pulled out of next week’s WTA Finals due to a lower back injury on Thursday, handing first alternate [more…]

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

Published 08/10/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shares in Asia slumped Monday as China’s markets stumbled in their first trading day after a one-week holiday even though Beijing’s central [more…]

Oil could rise to $100 by 2019 as global markets tighten, merchants…

Oil could rise to $100 by 2019 as global markets tighten, merchants…

Published 24/09/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices could rise towards $100 per barrel towards the end of the year or by early 2019 as sanctions against Iran [more…]

Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

Singapore fines Grab and Uber, imposes measures to open up market

Published 24/09/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and finalized restrictions to open up the market to competitors after concluding that [more…]

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Published 17/09/2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek is seeking to raise about $2 billion from existing investors, including Tencent Holdings Ltd and JD.com, to fund [more…]

Standard Chartered to part ways with three senior Asia bankers in…

Standard Chartered to part ways with three senior Asia bankers in…

Published 13/09/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Standard Chartered is parting ways with three senior Asia-focused bankers and possibly with some mid- and junior-level bankers, as the British [more…]

Investors plan to keep UK asset holdings stable as Brexit concerns…

Investors plan to keep UK asset holdings stable as Brexit concerns…

Published 06/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A narrow majority of institutional investors plan to keep their holdings of UK assets stable into early 2019 as Brexit negotiations approach [more…]