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Grab invests $100 million in Indian hotel startup OYO: source

Grab invests $100 million in Indian hotel startup OYO: source

Published 03/12/2018

(Reuters) - Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab has invested $100 million in Indian hotel-reservations startup OYO, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on [more…]

Ping An-backed Lufax raises $1.3 billion at lower valuation: sources

Ping An-backed Lufax raises $1.3 billion at lower valuation: sources

Published 03/12/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Ping An-backed Lufax has raised $1.33 billion in its latest funding round from a dozen investors, at a valuation below expectations [more…]

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste,…

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste,…

Published 29/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Researchers in Singapore are seeking a patent for a new sound-proof and heat-resistant material made from recycled plastic bottles they say could [more…]

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - Bearish bets on most Asian currencies slackened over the last two weeks, a Reuters poll showed, as a plunge in oil prices benefited [more…]

Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal…

Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal…

Published 15/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Canada and China will continue to work together towards an “eventual” free trade deal, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday. [more…]

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Published 05/11/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks skidded on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war [more…]

U.S. government official says country to become key source of…

U.S. government official says country to become key source of…

Published 30/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States will become a key source of energy supplies to meet growing demand globally, with innovation in technology and financing [more…]

Asian stocks on edge over escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions

Asian stocks on edge over escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions

Published 30/10/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asia shares recouped early losses and crept higher on Tuesday as China made a fresh attempt to stabilize its stock markets, but [more…]

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…]