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Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Published 06/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares pared gains on Monday as Chinese stocks swung into negative territory, driven lower by the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war, though [more…]

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Published 06/08/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will scan travelers’ eyes at some of its border checkpoints, local media reported on Monday, in a trial of expensive technology [more…]

Malaysian 1MBD fund investigators to travel to Washington, sources say

Malaysian 1MBD fund investigators to travel to Washington, sources say

Published 10/07/2018

(Reuters) - Malaysian officials investigating a multibillion-dollar corruption scheme linked to a Malaysian state fund and former Prime Minister Najib Razak plan to meet with [more…]

U.S. earnings hopes and trade war lull keep world shares near…

U.S. earnings hopes and trade war lull keep world shares near…

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares hovered near three-week highs on Tuesday, supported by optimism about U.S. company earnings and hopes that global economic growth can [more…]

Former Goldman Sachs banker in 1MDB plea talks with U.S.: WSJ

Former Goldman Sachs banker in 1MDB plea talks with U.S.: WSJ

Published 10/07/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS.N) banker is in talks with U.S. prosecutors to potentially plead guilty to criminal charges stemming [more…]

Grab launches grocery delivery service in race for growth

Grab launches grocery delivery service in race for growth

Published 10/07/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Grab unveiled a grocery delivery service on Tuesday, betting the firm’s extensive network of 7.1 million drivers, agents and merchants will help [more…]

SocGen targets German growth with Commerzbank funds deal

SocGen targets German growth with Commerzbank funds deal

Published 03/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Societe Generale (SOGN.PA) will buy Commerzbank’s (CBKG.DE) derivatives and asset management businesses in a move the French bank said will boost its [more…]

China drags on Asia shares, politics on euro and peso

China drags on Asia shares, politics on euro and peso

Published 02/07/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A renewed slide in Chinese shares and a sobering set of factory surveys sucked Asian markets lower on Monday, while the euro [more…]

European firm Arianespace to miss 2018 satellite launch target

European firm Arianespace to miss 2018 satellite launch target

Published 27/06/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Arianespace expects its satellite launches in 2018 to fall short of a record target, hobbled partly by a data glitch that sent [more…]

North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

Published 04/06/2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea’s top three military officials have been removed from their posts, a senior U.S. official said, a move analysts said on [more…]