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Dollar drops further in Asia trading – Financial Times

Dollar drops further in Asia tradingFinancial TimesThe dollar put its worst foot forward in Asia morning trade on Wednesday, weakening against a raft of major currencies and extending a fall that has seen it drop 2.1 per cent for the year to date. The dollar index tracking the greenback against a …and more » Source: Asia

Lazard Hires Former Greenhill Asia Secondaries Banker – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Lazard Hires Former Greenhill Asia Secondaries BankerWall Street JournalLazard Ltd. hired the banker who led Greenhill & Co. 's secondary advisory practice in Asia to drive more trades of secondhand private-equity assets in the region. Dominik Woessner joined Lazard as a director overseeing the origination and execution of … Source: Asia

Fast Asia Open: Australia home loans, Singapore exports – Financial Times

Fast Asia Open: Australia home loans, Singapore exportsFinancial TimesCitigroup has swung to its first annual loss since 2009 after the Republican tax reforms forced the US bank to take a $22bn accounting hit, one of the biggest such charges in corporate history. The larger-than-expected write-down disclosed on Tuesday … Source: Asia

Big Brands From Banks to Casinos Unite to Fight Slavery in Asia – Voice of America

Voice of America Big Brands From Banks to Casinos Unite to Fight Slavery in AsiaVoice of AmericaFrom hotel chains to clothing brands, a group of companies in Asia is hoping that a corporate-backed movement to end modern slavery will succeed where activists have failed. The casino and hotel giant MGM China Holdings Ltd. recently signed […]

Asia energy stocks climb as Brent hovers near $70 – Financial Times

Financial Times Asia energy stocks climb as Brent hovers near $70Financial TimesAsia Pacific currencies were trending weaker on Tuesday as an extended fall by the dollar eased in morning trading. The US dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of peers and sank to a three-year intraday low of 90.279 on Monday, was […]

Asia stocks take a breather to trade mixed – Citywire.co.uk

Citywire.co.uk Asia stocks take a breather to trade mixedCitywire.co.ukAsian equities were trading mixed on Tuesday in morning session, taking a breather from an upbeat start for the year, in the absence of fresh catalysts to spur the rally on and as the dollar nursed overnight losses. The MSCI Asia Pacific index slipped …and more » Source: […]

Fast Asia Open: Japan PPI, Australia vehicle sales – Financial Times

Fast Asia Open: Japan PPI, Australia vehicle salesFinancial TimesCitigroup has become the first big Wall Street bank to disclose internal data on gender pay, bowing to an activist shareholder that last year launched an unsuccessful campaign against six of the largest US financial institutions. The disclosure is … Source: Asia

Scientists: Cooperation to Curb Asia's Climate Risks Still Too Rare – Voice of America

Voice of America Scientists: Cooperation to Curb Asia's Climate Risks Still Too RareVoice of AmericaWhen heavy monsoon rains triggered unprecedented flooding last August in the area around western Nepal's Babai and West Rapti rivers, the swollen waters crossed the border into India within a few hours. But swift warnings from Nepali authorities to the … […]

Asia Pacific currencies' gains push dollar to fresh 3-year low – Financial Times

Asia Pacific currencies' gains push dollar to fresh 3-year lowFinancial TimesAsia Pacific currencies firmed against the US dollar on Monday as the dollar index fell to a fresh three year low. Japan's yen strengthened 0.3 per cent at ¥110.64 against the greenback while the Australian dollar was up 0.5 per cent at $0.7953 and the […]

Why 2018 Will Be A Renaissance Year For Asia IPOs, Undercutting New York – Forbes

Forbes Why 2018 Will Be A Renaissance Year For Asia IPOs, Undercutting New YorkForbesHong Kong ended 2017 placing third in the global IPO race. That's the first time in three years that the city lost its coveted fundraising top spot to New York — and the first time ever to fall behind Shanghai. But early […]