Energy stocks buck trend as Asia bourses lose ground

Energy stocks buck trend as Asia bourses lose ground

November 2, 2017 by Edward White in Taipei Thursday 02:20 GMT What you need to know Jay Powell expected to be Trump’s nominee for Fed chair US dollar declines Asia equities lose ground Oil holds above $60 a barrel Overview The US dollar declined against all major currencies. Asia’s main bourses were mostly flat or […]

Asia Stocks Pause at 10-Year High, Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap

Asia Stocks Pause at 10-Year High, Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap

By November 1, 2017, 6:04 PM EDT Updated on November 1, 2017, 8:32 PM EDT A rally in Asian stocks that drove prices to the highest level in ten years showed signs of tiring as U.S. equity-index futures declined. The dollar headed lower as investors digest news that President Donald Trump will pick Jerome Powell […]

Asia trip is a chance for Trump to act like a leader (opinion)

I traveled extensively with President Obama, and even under the best of circumstances the pace, the number of meetings and public events and the need to literally pivot from one country to the next made these trips complex. In today’s unsettling security landscape, the range and depth of national security issues at play in the […]

Trump’s Asia trip: Stops in Japan, China and beyond

Trump’s Asia trip: Stops in Japan, China and beyond

President Donald Trump is slated to visit Hawaii this week as part of a 12-day trip that will take him to five Asian countries: Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. Here’s what you should know about the president’s upcoming travels. Hawaii Trump will pay a visit to the Aloha State on Friday, according […]

Around Asia In Forbes: India; Indonesia; Thailand; Vietnam – Forbes

Around Asia In Forbes: India; Indonesia; Thailand; VietnamForbesAt age 42, Neville Noronha runs India’s highest-valued retailer, DMart. Since an IPO in March, its parent’s market capitalization has neared $10 billion on big-box sales of near $2 billion. A Hindustan Lever alum, Noronha runs the business on behalf of … Source link

New York Attack Turns Focus to Central Asian Militancy

New York Attack Turns Focus to Central Asian Militancy

Central Asians account for a significant portion of the foreign fighters who joined the Islamic State militant group in Syria, making their common language of Russian second only to Arabic in the group’s propaganda and communications. The International Crisis Group, a research organization, has estimated that 2,000 to 4,000 Central Asians have joined the Islamic […]

New York City, South Korea, Duterte: Your Thursday Briefing

New York City, South Korea, Duterte: Your Thursday Briefing

The timing suggested that the newly empowered Chinese president, Xi Jinping, wanted to blunt the impact of President Trump’s pending visit to Seoul, part of his 12-day tour of Asia. Analysts said the U.S. will now have to watch how closely the South leans toward China. Continue reading the main story President Trump chose the […]

Indonesia Is Ripe For Cryptocurrency Disruption — Could It Be Asia’s Next Bitcoin Hub? – Forbes

Indonesia Is Ripe For Cryptocurrency Disruption — Could It Be Asia’s Next Bitcoin Hub? – Forbes

Forbes Indonesia Is Ripe For Cryptocurrency Disruption — Could It Be Asia’s Next Bitcoin Hub?ForbesAt first glance, Indonesia possesses the unique conditions that make it well-poised for bitcoin adoption. As the world’s fourth most populous country, it’s home to a largely cash-based and offline community, and huge swaths of the population—up to 80 … Source […]