Asia / Pacific

Dollar heads towards three-month lows before Fed meeting- Draghi eyed

Dollar heads towards three-month lows before Fed meeting- Draghi eyed

Published 18/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar weakened against its rivals on Tuesday, heading back towards a recent three-month low before a U.S. central bank meeting gets [more…]

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower

Published 18/06/2019

TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy [more…]

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle

Published 18/06/2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as [more…]

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek

Published 18/06/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday won approval in Japan for Rozlytrek as the world’s biggest maker of cancer drugs pushes ahead in [more…]

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what [more…]

Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Don’t open ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Middle East, China warns

Published 18/06/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese government’s top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a “Pandora’s Box” in the Middle East, as [more…]

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat

Published 18/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Sixteen of the world’s biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube to do more [more…]

Huawei says U.S. ban hurting more than expected, to wipe $30…

Huawei says U.S. ban hurting more than expected, to wipe $30…

Published 18/06/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has taken a harder-than-expected hit from a U.S. ban, the company’s founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei [more…]

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, [more…]

Indonesia seen keeping key rate steady, more chance of cut later:…

Indonesia seen keeping key rate steady, more chance of cut later:…

Published 18/06/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Bank Indonesia is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate steady at a policy review on Thursday, but it may begin to [more…]