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  1. Word in the New$: trade-dependent sectors

    Themiddleground.sg - Finance 03.29 / 00:36 themiddleground.sg
    by Ryan Ong BUSINESS Times just published a report on how Singapore may be experiencing a two-speed economy. By that, it means our entire economy is not operating at the same pace; one side of it is doing very well, and the other side is about to grow its hair long and drop out of school. The divergence seems to be between export oriented businesses, which mainly make money from customers abroad, and domestic businesses that rely on a local customer base. Here’s what it all means: .…
  2. Tesla shares gain on Tencent stake; US stocks flat

    Wall Street stocks were steady in early trading Tuesday with shares of Tesla boosted by news that China's Tencent Holdings took a stake in the US electric car…
  3. Corporate fundraising shrinks in FY17 as capacities sit idle

    Business-standard.com - Finance 03.28 / 19:20 business-standard.com
    Banks' incremental credit-deposit ratio at 22% in FY17; tepid numbers in bonds, ECBs and…
  4. Hanoi to host 10th Ministers’ Conference

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Economy 03.28 / 16:47 hanoitimes.com.vn
    The Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) announced that plans for the 10th Ministers’ Conference are unfolding without any hitches and the event is set to get underway in the capital city of Hanoi this coming A…
  5. The PM suggested WB to provide macro stability support

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Economy 03.28 / 16:47 hanoitimes.com.vn
    On March 23, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received World Bank (WB) CEO Kristalina I. Georgieva in Hanoi, valuing the WB’s role in Vietnam’s socio-economic development, especially in poverty eli…
  6. NC President Deuba vows to open the Tatopani checkpoint at any cost

    Nepalireporter.com - Finance 03.28 / 15:37 nepalireporter.com
    KHADICHOUR, Feb 18: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed commitment to open the Tatopani check point, closed after the Gorkha earthquake, at any cost while addressing a mass gathering organised by NC Sindhupalchowk Constituency-1 at Khadichour on Saturday. “It is my commitment Nepali Congress will open the Tatopani checkpoint- that has been closed after... The post NC President Deuba vows to open the Tatopani checkpoint at any cost appeared first on Nepali …
  7. Levy for not keeping minimum balance in banks should be reasonable: Govt

    Business-standard.com - Finance 03.28 / 15:04 business-standard.com
    Govt adds levy must not be out of line with the average cost of providing these…
  8. Kotak Bank likely to buyout M&M Financial Services

    `Kotak Mahindra Bank may announce buying out Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services in part cash and part stock deal,” said an investment banker based out of M…
  1. Discoms account for 96% of PSU losses in MP

    Financialexpress.com - Business 03.29 / 01:16 financialexpress.com
    Discoms in Madhya Pradesh accounted for more than 96% of the losses incurred by the state’s public sector units (PSUs) in FY2016, a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) revealed. The post Discoms account for 96% of PSU losses in MP appeared first on The Financial Ex…
  2. To generate better returns, EPFO to break from past practice, invest subscription receipts in liquid MFs

    Financialexpress.com - Business 03.29 / 01:16 financialexpress.com
    The finance audit and investment committee (FAIC) of the retirement fund body, which has an annual incremental deposits of around R1,30,000 crore, has already given its go ahead to the proposal. The post To generate better returns, EPFO to break from past practice, invest subscription receipts in liquid MFs appeared first on The Financial …
  3. Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Wednesday Mar 29

    Thestar.com.my - Business 03.29 / 01:11 thestar.com.my
    KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets on Wednesday March…
  4. Trading ideas: Perak Transit, Cypark, Econpile and Astro

    Thestar.com.my - Business 03.29 / 01:11 thestar.com.my
    KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Perak Transit, Cypark, Econpile and Astro to be among the stocks which could see trading interest on Wednesday after their corporate…
  5. Asia stocks gains with US$ early Wednesday, sterling hit by Brexit woes

    Thestar.com.my - Business 03.29 / 01:11 thestar.com.my
    SYDNEY: Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities rallied as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill and focused on an improving outlook for global…
  6. MOEA commission OKs NT$5.09 bil. McDonald’s deal

    Eyeontaiwan.com - Business 03.29 / 01:02 eyeontaiwan.com
    The China Post Date: March 29, 2017 By: The China Post news staff TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Investment Commission (投審會) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved Tuesday a bid by the company invested by Ambassador Hotel President Hubert Lee (李昌霖) to acquire McDonald’s franchise and assets in Taiwan. The investment is estimated to……
  7. S. Korea's manufacturing sentiment up for April: Yonhap

    Rss.ajunews.com - Business 03.29 / 00:45 rss.ajunews.com
    [Aju News DB] South Korean manufacturers' business sentiment for next month improved slightly as local companies expect a steady improvement in exports, data by the central bank showed Wednesday. The business survey index (BSI) of manufacturing firms came to 82 in April, up from 81 in March, according to the Bank of Korea (BOK). A reading over 100 means optimists outnumber pessimists, while a reading below the benchmark means the opposite. An index measuring local…
  8. Bone fragments retrieved from Sewol ferry inspected to be animal origin

    Rss.ajunews.com - Business 03.29 / 00:45 rss.ajunews.com
    Families of missing victims of Sewol ferry disaster mourn the victims at a religious ceremony Tuesday. [Press Corps] All kinds of emotions crossed over South Korean people as bone fragments, which were suspected of the remains of nine missing victims, were found Tuesday on the deck of a transport vessel carrying the Sewol ferry that sank three years ago taking lives of more than 300 people. Sadly, as people were relieved that at least one of the victims has finally found his or…
  1. Asia stocks gains with dollar, sterling hit by Brexit woes

    Theedgemarkets.com - Markets 03.29 / 01:04 theedgemarkets.com
    SYDNEY (March 29): Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities rallied as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill and focussed on an improving outlook for…
  2. Theresa May signs letter to trigger Brexit; 27 EU members to be notified

    Business-standard.com - Markets 03.28 / 23:51 business-standard.com
    It sets the clock for two-year negotiation process for Britain's relationship with EU as…
  3. KLCI to extend gains in tandem with global markets

    Theedgemarkets.com - Markets 03.28 / 23:06 theedgemarkets.com
    KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The FBM KLCI is expected to extend its gains today in tandem with the overnight gains at most global markets. Wall Street followed gains in stocks globally on Tuesday after U.S.…
  4. British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit

    Theedgemarkets.com - Markets 03.28 / 23:06 theedgemarkets.com
    LONDON (March 29): Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European…
  5. Stocks rise, dollar rallies after strong U.S. data

    Theedgemarkets.com - Markets 03.28 / 22:30 theedgemarkets.com
    NEW YORK (March 29): Wall Street followed gains in stocks globally on Tuesday after U.S. consumer confidence soared to a more than 16-year high, while the U.S. dollar bounced from a four-month low to post its best day in nearly a…
  6. Dhanuka Agritech finishes its R80-crore share buyback

    Financialexpress.com - Markets 03.28 / 22:03 financialexpress.com
    Dhanuka Agritech said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that it has bought back 9.41 lakh shares for R80 crore. The post Dhanuka Agritech finishes its R80-crore share buyback appeared first on The Financial …
  7. Government slaps 10% duty on wheat, tur imports

    Financialexpress.com - Markets 03.28 / 22:03 financialexpress.com
    In yet another instance of the Centre’s policy flip-flop with regard to farm imports, it imposed 10% import duty on wheat and tur dal on Tuesday. The post Government slaps 10% duty on wheat, tur imports appeared first on The Financial Ex…
  8. For some fliers, electronics ban makes for a bumpy ride

    Business-standard.com - Markets 03.28 / 21:54 business-standard.com
    Airlines like Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways stand to lose market…
  1. Want to transfer EPF balance to National Pension System? Here are 5 must-know points

    Financialexpress.com - Personal Finance 03.28 / 20:48 financialexpress.com
    PENSION Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) had recently issued a circular detailing the process for transfer of fund balance from Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) to National Pension System (NPS). The post Want to transfer EPF balance to National Pension System? Here are 5 must-know points appeared first on The Financial Ex…
  2. Indian Bank eyeing retailing sector for growth

    Financialexpress.com - Personal Finance 03.24 / 08:27 financialexpress.com
    Public Sector Indian Bank today opened a branch in Kovaipudur in the city, taking the number to 88 in Coimbatore zone, comprising four districts. The post Indian Bank eyeing retailing sector for growth appeared first on The Financial …
  3. Indian Bank eyeing retailing sector for growth

    Financialexpress.com - Personal Finance 03.24 / 08:27 financialexpress.com
    Public Sector Indian Bank today opened a branch in Kovaipudur in the city, taking the number to 88 in Coimbatore zone, comprising four districts. The post Indian Bank eyeing retailing sector for growth appeared first on The Financial …
  4. PEACH holds Money Expo Pattaya for seventh consecutive time

    Pattayatoday.net - Personal Finance 03.24 / 00:30 pattayatoday.net
    Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall (PEACH) was once again the chosen venue for the seventh Money Expo Pattaya, the Eastern Seaboard’s largest financial exhibition of the year. Under the theme “Financial Innovation 4.0”, the three-day event was able to generate 16 billion baht worth of transactions. PEACH’s large exhibition halls were filled with booths from prominent financial institutions pitching new monetary offerings and financial services and showcasing…
  1. Snapdeal may give up 50% space in Gurgaon headquarters to cut cost

    Snapdeal is planning to leave ASF Tower, where it occupies about 1.5 lakh sq ft, and some part of ASF Center, which covers about 3.3 lakh sq…
  2. Earnings, deal talk drive European share rebound, DAX stands out

    Sify.com - Real Estate 03.28 / 17:49 sify.com
    * STOXX 600 up 0.6 pct * Auto stocks help lift DAX near 2 year high * Tenaris rallies as CEO turns bullish on oil tubes market * Wolseley hits near 10-yr high on strong results * EDP gains on plan to buy out renewables subsidiary (Adds details, closing prices) By Helen Reid LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) - European shares staged arecovery on Tuesday, lifted by strong results and the prospectof deal-making. The STOXX 600 ended up 0.6 percent, with rumours ofstake sales moving individual…
  3. It’s Just a Matter of Time–Once Again!

    Pattayatoday.net - Real Estate 03.28 / 16:33 pattayatoday.net
    The article below was written almost nine years ago when our local real estate industry was facing the same obstacles and mistakes faced today; it seems like déjà vu, but the big question now is: will we be as lucky as we were nearly a decade ago? And will we recover as quickly this time? PATTAYA, November 2008—Real estate on the Eastern Seaboard has suffered so many setbacks over the past year or so, with one obstacle after another eradicating most of the incredible growth and momentum we …
  4. Habitat Group set to launch a new project worth 800 million baht

    Pattayatoday.net - Real Estate 03.28 / 16:33 pattayatoday.net
    “X2 Pattaya Oceanphere” The only luxury pool villa for investment in Pattaya Habitat Group Company Limited continues its expansion in the Pattaya market. Starting with the launch of “X2 Pattaya Oceanphere”, a luxury pool villa project that comes with 5-star services, located on Soi Na Jomtien 56, valued at 800 million baht. The project promises high returns of 7 percent rental income per year for 5 years. It is expected to do well despite the slower economy. Chanin Vanijwongse, CEO of Habit…
  5. Maha govt grants extention to BMC to submit draft development plan by May 19

    The DP is a plan for the city's development for the next 20…
  6. WLI Hong Kong: Persuasive Presenting and Public speaking Janine Manning – Roar Coaching

    Asia.uli.org - Real Estate 03.28 / 12:53 asia.uli.org
    WLI Hong Kong was delighted to partner with Nick Fordham of Interactive Voices, a highly experienced coach, for a four-hour workshop on the art of persuasive presenting and public speaking. ...Continue Reading The post WLI Hong Kong: Persuasive Presenting and Public speaking Janine Manning – Roar Coaching appeared first on Urban Land Institute - Asia P…
  7. ULI Singapore supports International Women’s Day: Men + Women = Higher Returns

    Asia.uli.org - Real Estate 03.28 / 12:53 asia.uli.org
    The Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) of ULI Singapore, in celebration of International Women’s Day, organized a lunch time event on 13th March that focused on the business case for diversity in leadership and how men can support the advancement of women in the workplace....Continue Reading The post ULI Singapore supports International Women’s Day: Men + Women = Higher Returns appeared first on Urban Land Institute - Asia Pacif…
  8. Demand to punish errant builders gains momentum in Maharashtra

    Urban planners, activists and developers’ apex body Credai demanded stringent action against the errant builders following the Bombay high court’s order chiding the state government over regularization of illegal str…
  1. DIPP to put idle 8,386 acre land to productive use, farm it out to other central ministries

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 03.29 / 01:16 financialexpress.com
    "We have offered the land, which we are not using, spread across eight states to all the other central ministries on transfer basis," a senior government official said. The post DIPP to put idle 8,386 acre land to productive use, farm it out to other central ministries appeared first on The Financial …
  2. To validate medicines prescribed as alternative therapy: AIIMS project

    AIIMS doctors say many people in India believe and take to alternative therapies, and, in some cases, positive outcomes have been…
  3. 9 AIIMS doctors get Dr B C Roy Award

    Nine AIIMS doctors, including institute director Dr Randeep Guleria, were awarded the prestigious Dr B C Roy Award for excellence in the field of medicine on…
  4. IIT Hyderabad offers fellowship for healthcare entrepreneurs

    The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad's Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship (CHE) is offering a one-year, fully-paid fellowship training…
  5. Some telcos are becoming banks to succeed in e-payments

    Telecomasia.net - Industries 03.29 / 01:04 telecomasia.net
    In this article, we present four insights from the 2017 edition of our Digital Economy Readiness Index (DERI), which evaluates the success factors and challenges of mobile financial services (MFS) initiatives by telecoms operators, technology companies, financial institutions, device vendors, and over-the-top (OTT) players in Europe and North America, the Middle East and North Africa, emerging Asia–Pacific, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Insight 1: Payments and digital identity are becoming i…
  6. APAC to have nearly 1b IoT connections by 2025

    Telecomasia.net - Industries 03.29 / 01:04 telecomasia.net
    Asia Pacific will remain the single largest region for IoT cellular connections through to 2025, with the market accounting for nearly 1 billion connections by this time, Strategy Analytics predicts. The automotive, utility and security vertical markets will drive growth in connections over the forecast period, the research firm said. Strategy Analytics expects IoT cellular connections to grow to more than 2.4 billion in 2025, with automotive, utilities and security together…
  7. Alibaba exploring blockchain to counter food fraud

    Telecomasia.net - Industries 03.29 / 01:04 telecomasia.net
    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will work with Australia Post and natural health firm Blackmores to combat the rise of counterfeit food being sold across China. The partners said they will work together to increase the traceability of food products and reduce the risk of fraud, and will explore new technologies for the initiative. The technologies to be explored include blockchain technology - a decentralised and highly available database - which could obtain crucial details from…
  8. Good times at Flipkart over, employee bonus may be cut, salary hikes set to drop to 15% from 40%

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 03.29 / 00:40 financialexpress.com
    Flipkart will now pay employees a single bonus of 10-15% of their total emoluments or CTC instead of two as it has been doing in the past. The post Good times at Flipkart over, employee bonus may be cut, salary hikes set to drop to 15% from 40% appeared first on The Financial …