Tuesday, February 24, 2015
As the stock market re-opens today after Lunar New Year, foreign institutions expressed optimism over the market's performance in the new year, predicting the index will hit close to the 10,000-point mark.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Freight shipping prices have plummeted to a historic low, fuelled by a long-standing problem of too many ships and lower demand from China, but experts cautioned against seeing it as a warning on the global economy.
Spanish five-star hotels are serving up white rice for breakfast as Spain offers quicker visas and seeks more direct flights from China to tap into the surging wave of Chinese tourists.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
A strong showing in the local bourse over the Year of the Horse — which started on Jan. 31, 2014 — allowed equity investors to earn more than NT$400,000 (US$12,698) on average, according to statistics compiled by the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
An internal investigation over the World Bank's controversial handling of a US$1 billion loan from China to help poor countries has found no evidence of fraud, according to documents reviewed Thursday by AFP.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Japan Post flexed its muscles with a US$5.07 billion takeover bid for Australia's Toll Holdings Wednesday in a move set to bolster its appeal ahead of what could be one of the world's biggest IPOs later this year.
Every morning, Japan's most-influential business daily, the Nikkei, supplies its three million readers with a host of market-moving news — from earnings to acquisitions — with crystal ball like accuracy.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) yesterday publicized a slew of open data, up to 426 items in total, including bank, securities, credit card, insurance and other financial information.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
India's wholesale inflation eased 0.39 percent in January, a second fall in three months, aided by a drop in fuel prices, data showed Monday.
If China wants to become a moderately prosperous society, it will have to grow at a minimum of 6.5 percent a year economically during the next five-year plan from 2016 to 2020, a Chinese official has said.