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Global Markets: Asian shares sink as risk sentiment sours, pound hits 2-week top

Asian stocks sank on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war deterred investment in riskier assets, while sterling jumped to a two-week high on hopes of an orderly Brexit.
Tags: Money, businessNews, United States, Global Markets


SoftBank's Saudi ties in focus as CEO Son makes first appearance since journalist murder

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son will face questions on Monday about his company's dependence on Saudi Arabia, in his first public appearance since the murder of a journalist by Saudi security forces sparked global outrage.
Tags: Japan, Money, Saudi Arabia, Softbank, businessNews, SoftBank Group Corp, Masayoshi Son


Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled Monday as traders feared that President Donald Trump only reported progress in trade talks with China to score political points as the U.S. midterm elections draw near. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 1.2 percent at 21,985.05 and South Korea’s Kospi dropped 1.6 percent to 2,059.60. Hong Kong’s […]
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Business, Japan, News, China, Singapore, US, Ap, Donald Trump, KOSPI, Nation & World


DBS third-quarter net profit up, nearly matching estimates

DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Southeast Asia's biggest lender, reported a quarterly profit that was mostly in line with estimates on Monday, helped by loan growth and higher net interest margin.
Tags: Money, businessNews, DBS, DBS Group Holdings Ltd Southeast Asia


Malaysian ex-state chief charged as graft crackdown widens

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The former leader of a resource-rich eastern Malaysian state was charged Monday with allegedly receiving bribes for the award of timber concessions amid a widening crackdown on abuse by former officials.Musa... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Musa


Former Malaysian state chief detained, faces graft charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's anti-graft agency said Monday that the former leader of a timber-rich eastern state has been arrested and will face corruption charges amid a widening crackdown on abuse by officials.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia


Rich Asians crazy about securing wealth spark family office boom in HK, Singapore

Rich Chinese and other Asians are increasingly seeking more control of their wealth, driving a rapid rise in the number of so-called family offices, or private investment vehicles, being set up in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Tags: Hong Kong, Money, businessNews, HK Singapore


Insight: How Hyundai Motor, once a rising star, lost its shine

At a near-empty Hyundai Motor showroom in the Chinese mega city of Chongqing, the store manager is grumbling about his shortage of customers and a lack of bigger, cheaper SUV models popular in the world's largest auto market.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Chongqing, Hyundai Motor


Rupee weakens; soft crude likely to limit fall

The rupee opened weaker on Monday tracking Asian peers due to strong U.S. jobs data that bolstered expectations of faster rate hikes there.
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China and US set for new global arms race in artificial intelligence

China and the United States are locked in a new arms race for dominance in artificial intelligence, a contest that may lead to geographical spheres of dominance, according to leading mainland venture capitalist Li Kai-fu.Underscoring... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, US, United States, Li Kai


‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ rocks the competition, becomes the new box-office champion

Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is the new box-office champion with a $50 million opening weekend that ranks among the best debuts for any movie based on a musician -- real or fictional. The post ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ rocks the competition, becomes the new box-office champion appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, Weekend Box Office, Movies & TV, Box Office Hits And Misses, Bohemian Rhapsody


Former Malaysian state chief detained, face graft charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's anti-graft agency says the former leader of a timber-rich eastern state has been arrested and will face corruption charges as it widens its crackdown on graft.The agency said Musa Aman, the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Musa Aman


Oil prices fall as U.S. grants Iran sanction waivers to major importers

Oil prices fell on Monday as the start to U.S. sanctions against Iran's fuel exports was softened by waivers that will allow major buyers to still import Iranian crude, at least temporarily.
Tags: Money, Iran, businessNews


Why this Auckland man created all-female ridesharing service DriveHer for women

An Auckland ridesharing service designed for women only is gearing up to launch next month and give competitors Uber and Zoomy a run for their money.DriveHer, founded and funded by 23 year-old Joel Rushton, has been set up with... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Joel Rushton


Four-day week champion takes up new cause

Four-day work-week pioneer Andrew Barnes has taken up a new cause: the rights of the "gig economy" worker.The Aucklander gained global coverage earlier this year when he shifted his staff at Perpetual Guardian to a four-day work... [Author: [email protected]]
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10 Tips and Tools For Writing Like a Pro

When you’re handling some or all of the writing for your company’s content marketing needs, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. After all, you’re not a professional writer. You don’t have a master’s degree in journalism or years of experience writing for publication. But what you do have is a deep knowledge of your customers, the ability to communicate your business’ unique value proposition, and a voice that’s all your own in a crowded market place. There is a wide range of options for creating c...
Tags: Google, Sales, Writer, Nora Roberts, Blog & Grow, Hillary Rettig


Probe into NZ banks: All you need to know

The Review of Bank Culture and Conduct A big report into New Zealand banks has been released today by the Reserve Bank and Financial Markets Authority, spurred by Australia's Royal Commission into misconduct in the financial services... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, Nz, Reserve Bank, Financial Markets Authority, Royal Commission, Review of Bank Culture


Probe into NZ banks: what you need to know

The Review of Bank Culture and Conduct A big report into New Zealand banks has been released today by the Reserve Bank and Financial Markets Authority, spurred by Australia's Royal Commission into misconduct in the financial services... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, Nz, Reserve Bank, Financial Markets Authority, Royal Commission, Review of Bank Culture


ITBP Head Constable Dresser Veterinary Vacancy

Head-Constable (Dresser Veterinary) Vacancy in ITBP Online applications are invited from Indian citizens for recruitment of  following 20 Sarkari Naukri vacancies of  Head Constable (Dresser Veterinary) in  the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)  : Vacancies  Head Constable (Dresser Veterinary) :  20 posts  (Male-17, Female-03), Pay Scale :... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog com)]
Tags: Jobs, Online, Veterinary, Armed Forces, Constable, ITBP, Sarkari Naukri


Global Markets: Asian shares fall on trade, Fed rate hike fears, pound hits 2-week top

Asian stocks were hammered on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war dented risk sentiment, while sterling jumped to two-week highs on hopes of an orderly Brexit.
Tags: Money, businessNews, United States, Fed, Global Markets


Vying for Vuitton: China's e-commerce rivals seek luxury stranglehold

China's online giants Alibaba and JD.com are taking their battle for relevance in the lucrative luxury goods market to a new level, as they aim to crack e-commerce tie-ups with top brands that usually shun selling through third parties.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Alibaba, Vuitton


South Australian woman charged after Woolworths cash-out blunder

A south Australian mother is facing criminal charges and a A$12,000 (NZ$12,988) legal bill after a trip to Woolworths took a shocking turn earlier this year.Belinda Howell, from Mount Gambier in the state's southeast, popped into... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Woolworths, Belinda Howell, Mount Gambier


China's Xi promises market opening as import fair begins

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping has promised to open China's market wider as he opened a trade fair meant to promote the country's image as an importer, but he offered no response to U.S. and European complaints about technology... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Beijing, Xi Jinping


Where Jeff Bezos' private jet flies most - and what it might say about Amazon's second headquarters

Amazon.com executives toured all 20 of the finalist locations the company is considering for its second headquarters and its 50,000 jobs.But how many of the cities has company founder Jeff Bezos visited himself in search of the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, Jeff Bezos


Up until 25, I used to think about suicide: A R Rahman

You wouldn’t expect somebody like AR Rahman to have been through suicidal feeling, right? Well, he lost his dad at the age of 9, went through a lot of hardships and there was a phase in his life where he felt like a failure and thought about ending his life almost every day. Up until [...] The post Up until 25, I used to think about suicide: A R Rahman appeared first on NextBigWhat..
Tags: Business, Rahman, Culture & More


Oil prices fall as U.S. grants Iran sanction waivers to eight importers

Oil prices fell on Monday as the start to U.S. sanctions against Iran's fuel exports was softened by waivers that will allow some countries to still import Iranian crude, at least temporarily.
Tags: Money, Iran, businessNews


Chinese chipmaker's ambitions hit hurdle with U.S. indictment

Chinese state-backed semiconductor maker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd billed itself as a national leader in the tech industry. It planned to drive a shift towards locally made chips and end a heavy reliance on imports, especially from the United States.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd


Rivals China, India cautiously watch Sri Lankan crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — China and India are closely watching the constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, which has been a battleground in their struggle for geopolitical supremacy in South Asia. Chinese and Indian diplomats have been careful not to overtly take sides in the political turmoil, which has seen President Maithripala Sirisena oust Prime […]
Tags: Business, News, China, India, Sri Lanka, Colombo Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, Nation & World, Rivals China India


The best subreddits

So you've just joined the wonderful world of Reddit and want to explore it. With so many subreddits, however, navigating the "front page of the internet" can be daunting. You're in luck -- we've gathered 23 of the best subreddits to help get you started on the site. The post The best subreddits appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Reddit


Prophet Kofi Danso Discusses Mental Health, Praying, and Meditation

Prophet Kofi Danso is the founder of Miracle Arena for All Nations and a long-term minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. As an avid traveler that visited countless countries and helped millions of people, he works on spreading the message of love and hope.  Having started his Toronto-based organization in 2011, it is now one of the largest of its kind in the world. In fact, rapid growth led to a formation of 18 branches that help convey his message all over the world. Prophet Kofi Danso a...
Tags: Life, Toronto, Sales, Prophet, Jesus Christ, Prophet Kofi Danso, Kofi Danso



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