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  • UOB's 1Q14 profit to drop by 6% to $724m Singapore Business Review - 3 hours ago
    UOB's 1Q14 profit to drop by 6% to $724m

    Operating expenses expected to grow. According to OCBC, UOB will be releasing its 1Q14 results on 30 Apr.  OCBC analysts are expecting 1Q net earnings of S$724m, down 6% QoQ and flat YoY. Here's more from ...

  • Two businessmen look at an electronic stock quotation board, as cherry blossoms bloom, outside a brokerage in Tokyo

    By Tomo Uetake TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese shares climbed to a two-week high on Monday morning, led by gains in nonbank lenders on a media report the government is considering easing rules in the industry, though trading activity was thin due to the Easter. The benchmark Nikkei gained 0.6 percent to 14,607.98 by the midday …

  • Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo

    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stock markets started the week on a subdued note on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched down 0.1 percent. …

  • A man fishes next to a lake with the reflection of newly-built residential buildings at a park in Shenyang
    A tough sell: insurance against a China financial crisis Reuters - 7 hours ago

    By Vidya Ranganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global … More »A tough sell: insurance against a China financial crisis

    A man fishes next to a lake with the reflection of newly-built residential buildings at a park in Shenyang

    By Vidya Ranganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global economy. But when it comes to China, the world's second-largest economy, the probability of a full-blown crisis is apparently so remote that hardly anyone …

  • Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo
    Asian stocks subdued in holiday thin trade Reuters - 7 hours ago

    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stock markets started the week on a subdued note on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid the absence … More »Asian stocks subdued in holiday thin trade

    Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo

    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stock markets started the week on a subdued note on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid the absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for Easter holiday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched down 0.1 percent. …

  • Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett
    Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett Entrepreneur - 16 hours ago

    One of the first enterprises Buffett is allowing to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name is a real-estate brokerage. More »Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett

    Meet the Real Estate Franchise Backed by Warren Buffett

    One of the first enterprises Buffett is allowing to use the Berkshire Hathaway brand name is a real-estate brokerage.

  • : State stocks 16.5 million trout, kokanee
    : State stocks 16.5 million trout, kokanee Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Saturday marks the opening of the lowland lake trout fishing season. Some anglers will usher in the new fishing season at an overnight fishing derby. Others will haul … More »: State stocks 16.5 million trout, kokanee

    : State stocks 16.5 million trout, kokanee

    Saturday marks the opening of the lowland lake trout fishing season. Some anglers will usher in the new fishing season at an overnight fishing derby. Others will haul the entire family to a favorite water and spend the day fishing.

  • The headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are seen in Washington
    SEC weighs requiring brokers to identify where trades made: Bloomberg Reuters - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing a proposal that would require brokers to tell investors exactly where their stock trades are executed, … More »SEC weighs requiring brokers to identify where trades made: Bloomberg

    The headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are seen in Washington

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing a proposal that would require brokers to tell investors exactly where their stock trades are executed, Bloomberg reported on Saturday. The proposed requirement would give investors more clarity on whether they were getting the best prices for the buy and …

  • Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning
    Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning Entrepreneur - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard discusses how he manages his finances, so he can make smart future investments. More »Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning

    Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning

    Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard discusses how he manages his finances, so he can make smart future investments.

  • Can South Africa lead Africa?
    Can South Africa lead Africa? Al Jazeera - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    The upcoming elections in South Africa might be an opportunity for change in the country and the whole continent. More »Can South Africa lead Africa?

    Can South Africa lead Africa?

    The upcoming elections in South Africa might be an opportunity for change in the country and the whole continent.

  • The Nasdaq exchange advertises China's Weibo in Times Square moments before it began trading on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol WB on April 17, 2014 in New York City
    Questions on bubble as tech momentum fades AFP News - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    "There are some astronomical valuations out there," says Roger Kay, an analyst who follows tech companies at Endpoint Technologies. Twitter shares have tumbled some … More »Questions on bubble as tech momentum fades

    The Nasdaq exchange advertises China's Weibo in Times Square moments before it began trading on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol WB on April 17, 2014 in New York City

    "There are some astronomical valuations out there," says Roger Kay, an analyst who follows tech companies at Endpoint Technologies. Twitter shares have tumbled some 40 percent since peaking last year, but the popular messaging platform still carries a valuation of $25 billion, despite never having posted a profit. Some …

  • This Week In Tech: Google, Heartbleed (Again), Yahoo, And Volvo
    This Week In Tech: Google, Heartbleed (Again), Yahoo, And Volvo Business 2 Community - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    From dipping stocks to combating Heartbleed, this week in tech focused on surviving the ups and downs of our online society. We also see a few companies at the top of … More »This Week In Tech: Google, Heartbleed (Again), Yahoo, And Volvo

    This Week In Tech: Google, Heartbleed (Again), Yahoo, And Volvo

    From dipping stocks to combating Heartbleed, this week in tech focused on surviving the ups and downs of our online society. We also see a few companies at the top of their game, going after the gold, and creating innovative ways to keep our eyes on the road and hands off our smartphones. This is...

  • The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself
    The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself @ Huffington Post - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, he was advising an anxious nation that fear itself was the enemy. A feeling … More »The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

    The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

    When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, he was advising an anxious nation that fear itself was the enemy. A feeling of despair was settling across America, causing a run on banks, a precipitous rise in unemployment, and a sharp drop in consumer spending. According to an …

  • A view taken on January 25, 2013 in Siena shows the headquarters of the Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
    Italian lender backs 5 bn-euro share sale AFP - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government … More »Italian lender backs 5 bn-euro share sale

    A view taken on January 25, 2013 in Siena shows the headquarters of the Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

    Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena gave the go-ahead on Friday to a 5.0 billion euro equity raising that will boost its capital and allow it to repay a government bailout this year. The bank had initially planned a 3.0-billion euro boost, but the amount was changed this week. The Tuscan bank has to pay back by the …

  • Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo
    Nikkei gains on upbeat U.S. corporate earnings, data Reuters - Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average advanced on Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data and corporate earnings bolstered investors' risk appetite. … More »Nikkei gains on upbeat U.S. corporate earnings, data

    Man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average and various countries' stock indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo

    By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average advanced on Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data and corporate earnings bolstered investors' risk appetite. The Nikkei was up 0.4 percent at 14,474.83 in midmorning trade after ending flat at 14,417.53 the previous day.

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  • Rupee falls on dollar demand from oil importers

    Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) The Indian rupee fell to 60.41 against a dollar Monday, on high demand for the greenback from oil importers. …

  • Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive game apps: WSJ
    Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive game apps: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Google Inc are wooing game developers to ensure that top game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating system, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Both the companies are trying to lure game developers by offering premium placement to these games on their app stores' home pages and features lists, the daily said. Apple had struck a deal with Electronic Arts Inc last August to promote the game "Plants Vs …

  • Bitcoin boss Karpeles easily led, not dishonest: mother

    By Lionel Laurent PARIS (Reuters) - Mark Karpeles, CEO of failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was a bright child, but a poor student, a lousy communicator and "too conciliatory", allowing others to take advantage of him, his mother Anne said in a telephone interview. Speaking from her home in Switzerland last week, Anne, 57, said Karpeles was a "terrible" student, but was admitted to Mensa, a global society of those with a high IQ, as a teenager. Mt. Gox, at one point last year the world's …

  • Oil stays above $104 amid Ukraine jitters
    Oil stays above $104 amid Ukraine jitters

    BEIJING (AP) — The price of oil edged down Monday but stayed above $104 per barrel as investors watched simmering tensions in Ukraine. …

  • Reliance Insurance launches online life cover plan

    Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Reliance Life Insurance Company, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, Monday launched an online life cover plan called "Reliance Online Term". "This is one of the most competitive online life insurance plans currently available in the industry, which offers Rs.1 crore of life cover for as low as Rs.15 per day (for a 25 year-old healthy male)," Reliance Life Insurance Company said in a statement here. The unique proposition of Reliance Online Term is that it …

  • Asian stocks mixed after holiday weekend

    BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Monday in light trading after Japan reported a record annual trade deficit and investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China and South Korea. …

  • Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas
    Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. …

  • US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its defaulted bonds. …

Malaysia

  • MAS partners up with Ramco Systems to improve efficiency

    SUBANG (Feb 3): Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) announced its strategic partnership with Ramco Systems, a Chennai-based IT solutions provider, in an effort to optimise its operations and reduce costs. …

  • #Highlight* Taib’s family in 400 firms worth billions and Taib might have broken state law as ...

    KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, who has just stepped down as Sarawak chief minister and become the Yang di-Pertua Negeri (state governor), has led the state imperiously for 33 years; and during these years, his family members have amassed billions of wealth. …

  • #Stock Focus* Spritzer rises 2% on water rationing

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): Bottled-water producer Spritzer Bhd rose as much as 2% amid news of water rationing in the Klang Valley. …

  • Hong Leong lowers Sime Darby's profit forecast, TP to RM10.02

    KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 3): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) trimmed marginally its FY14 core net profit forecast for Sime Darby Bhd to RM3.13 billion to reflect lower oil palm  fresh fruit bunch (FFB) yield assumption. …

  • #Fund Flow* Foreign selling stops, for now

    KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): After selling in 19 out of the last 20 weeks, including the last seven consecutive weeks, foreign investors turned net buyers of Malaysian stocks, according to MIDF Research. …

  • Alliance: TH Heavy may doule EPS with RM400m record orderbook

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): TH Heavy Engineering Bhd may double its earnings per share (EPS) in anticipation that the usage of its fabrication yard will rise to 90%, according to Alliance Research. …

  • Kenanga downgrades KPJ profit, TP

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd has cut its net profit forecast for Hospital operator KPJ Healthcare Bhd and reduced the target price (TP) for the stock. …

  • Airbus’ first facility out of Europe rides on China’s growth

    TIANJIN (China): The first Airbus assembly facility outside of Europe — the Final Assembly Line in Tianjin, China (FALC) — is poised to ride on the growth of the Chinese aviation market. In a recent visit to the facility, Airbus (Tianjin) Final Assembly Co Ltd general manager Andreas Ockel briefed local and foreign media that China is currently Airbus’ No 2 market in terms of deliveries of aircraft. “Out of 626 aircraft [Airbus] produced and delivered last year, 133 were delivered to China,” …

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