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Big FX platforms see e-trading volumes drop over past three years: BIS

Big FX platforms see e-trading volumes drop over past three years: BIS

Published 09/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Turnover on some of the world’s biggest currency-trading venues has dropped as falling market volatility prompts some global banks to route more [more…]

Asian shares buoyed by strong U.S. job data, China worry caps gains

Asian shares buoyed by strong U.S. job data, China worry caps gains

Published 09/12/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data, although regional gains were [more…]

Health experts warn of emerging threat of Nipah virus

Health experts warn of emerging threat of Nipah virus

Published 09/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A deadly virus called Nipah carried by bats has already caused human outbreaks across South and South East Asia and has “serious [more…]

Facebook issues corrective label on user’s post under new Singapore fake news law

Facebook issues corrective label on user’s post under new Singapore fake news law

Published 30/11/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Facebook (FB.O) said on Saturday it had issued a correction notice on a user’s post at the request of the Singapore government, [more…]

Singapore invokes ‘fake news’ law for first time over Facebook post

Singapore invokes ‘fake news’ law for first time over Facebook post

Published 25/11/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore political figure Brad Bowyer on Monday corrected a Facebook post questioning the independence of state investment firms following a government request, [more…]

Asia shares find footing as mood swings on trade

Asia shares find footing as mood swings on trade

Published 25/11/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares staged a cautious rally on Monday as investors dared to hope for some progress in the endless Sino-U.S. trade dispute, [more…]

Shares grind towards record high as China trims key rate

Shares grind towards record high as China trims key rate

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares were close to a record high on Monday, after Beijing surprised markets by trimming a key interest rate for the [more…]

Membrane in a minute: Singapore scientists produce in-vitro human skin

Membrane in a minute: Singapore scientists produce in-vitro human skin

Published 13/11/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A piece of skin about the size of your thumbnail can be printed in less than a minute, scientists in Singapore say, [more…]

‘Still time’ for Thailand to solve U.S. duty-free issue: U.S. commerce secretary

‘Still time’ for Thailand to solve U.S. duty-free issue: U.S. commerce secretary

Published 04/11/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand still has time to renegotiate with the United States over a suspension of duty-free preferences on imports of Thai goods before [more…]

Asian shares climb to 14-week highs on hopes U.S., China getting close to trade deal

Asian shares climb to 14-week highs on hopes U.S., China getting close to trade deal

Published 04/11/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares surged on Monday, with a broad regional gauge hitting more than 14-week highs, as growing optimism over U.S.-China trade talks [more…]