Asia

Kuala Lumpur is 32nd most expensive city for expats in Asia

The high rates of inflation have contributed to rises in the rankings for several locations in Malaysia, including Johor Baru,…

2 days ago

Cooling demand squeezes factory activity in Europe and Asia

Eurozone PMIs point to contraction in wide parts of both regions. Germany, the Netherlands and Spain were the report’s worst…

4 days ago

Stocks in Asia are heading for their best month in 24 years

NOVEMBER is turning out to be the best month for Asia stocks in 24 years. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index…

1 week ago

Asia currencies set for best month in 6 years on Fed rate bets

ASIAN currencies are set for their steepest monthly advance in more than six years, with the approaching end of the…

1 week ago

Asia stocks follow Wall Street rally; dollar eases: Markets wrap

Stocks advanced in Asia Wednesday after Wall Street rallied on corporate earnings and indications that the Federal Reserve is open…

2 weeks ago

Best rally since 2009 for Asia to cool once reality sets in

A world-beating rally across Asian markets is starting to look precarious as some analysts caution China reopening euphoria will give…

3 weeks ago

HSBC opens new Singapore office with substantial growth plans

HSBC Holdings Plc has big plans to ramp up in Singapore to build up international corporate and wealth banking as…

4 weeks ago

A clean energy super grid across Asia is closer to reality

PLANS for a web of sub-sea cables that would create a continental power grid spanning Japan to India are rapidly…

1 month ago

Latest Fed hike reverberates through Asia as policy makers react

The Federal Reserve’s latest 75 basis points interest-rate hike reverberated through Asia, triggering some central banks to warn further policy…

1 month ago

Europe’s gas glut to help ease winter LNG supply crunch in Asia

EUROPE’S near-term natural gas supply glut means more fuel for Asia this winter.  Liquefied natural gas (LNG) suppliers are already…

1 month ago

Most Asia markets rise on Fed bets as Hong Kong, Shanghai struggle

HONG KONG – Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks saw big swings Tuesday following the previous day’s rout after Xi Jinping…

2 months ago

Apollo targets Asia’s rich from Singapore in retail ramp up

Apollo Global Management Inc. said a “big portion” of the $50 billion it targets to raise from retail investors over…

2 months ago

UAE seeks to lure tech firms with long-term residency, financing

The United Arab Emirates is trying to lure advanced technology companies away from hubs in Asia and Europe by fast-tracking…

2 months ago