Asia Pacific

How Wealthy Entrepreneurs Around the World Spend Their Time

A new study reveals the different ways high net-worth business owners make use of their days.<p>Work-life balance can be crucial to anyone’s success and well-being. And for busy entrepreneurs, it seems like it would be an especially big challenge. Turns out -- that may not be the case.<p>In a recent …

Work-life Balance

Expedia named as the most 'mobile ready' brand in Asia Pacific

Ansible’s MDEX Study has revealed Asia Pacific’s top 'mobile ready' brands, with Expedia topping the list.<p>The study, an extension of an earlier …

Mobile Marketing

Ransomware attack spreads to 64 countries including the Asia-Pacific region

Caterpillar: Keep On Digging?

Shares of <b>Caterpillar</b> (CAT) have soared this year as investors bet on a recovery among its customers. Should investors be worried that expectations …

Markets

The Drum hosts launch party for The Drum Digital Trading Awards Asia Pacific

The Drum is holding a launch party for its first ever Digital Trading Awards in Asia Pacific - and you are invited.<p>The evening drinks event will take …

China

Henkel taps into megatrends

German industrial giant Henkel is tapping into China's megatrends through market-driven innovations and developing leading technologies amid rising …

China

Asia Pacific financial stocks rally after Fed clears US bank payouts

Financial stocks were lifting bourses across the Asia Pacific region after the US Federal Reserve cleared big US banks to pay out almost all their …

Markets

A Long View of American Policy in Asia: On Michael Green’s By More Than Providence

By Graham Webster In Michael J. Green’s rich and ambitious history of US strategic thinking toward Asia, one question stands out: What are Americans …

Foreign Policy

HK cuts tax to boost aviation leasing

HONG Kong has cut taxes on aircraft leasing companies as the offshore yuan hub seeks to grow into an international aviation leasing center on par …

Hong Kong

Vishal Sinha Appointed CEO of CWT India

<p>CARLSON WAGONLIT Travel (CWT) has appointed Vishal Sinha as Chief Executive Officer of CWT India. He will be based in CWT India’s head office in …

India

Fast Asia Open: Vietnam Q2 GDP, Japan retail sales

Regulators have given US banks the go-ahead to pay out almost all their earnings to shareholders this year in a signal of their confidence in the …

Markets

This city has the most ultra-rich residents in the world

The New York metropolitan area remains the top magnet for the world’s ultra rich, attracting 8,350 residents with a net worth of at least $30 million in 2016, according to a Wealth-X report released Tuesday.<p>Compared with 2015, the ultra-high-net-worth individuals residing primarily in New York, New …

Wealth

HSBC's Maldonado Sees Valuations Converging

HSBC Global Asset Management CIO, Asia-Pacific Bill Maldonado discusses his outlook for the markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." …

Business

Email marketing must be mobile, automated & personalised to deliver ROI

<b>According to a recent Econsultancy report, marketers feel that email marketing delivers better ROI than any other digital channel.</b><p>The annual Email …

Digital Marketing

Marketers Are Not Yet Ready For GDPR: Experian Study

Email marketers have been told many that they must comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) if they’re doing business in Europe. But …

General Data Protection Regulation

PCCW group MD says companies need to invest in emerging technologies for future growth

Without investing in new, emerging technologies, companies cannot hope to grow in the longer term, the group managing director of Hong Kong-based …

Innovation

India now has Facebook's largest share of users in Asia Pacific

In the same week Facebook announced it hit the 2bn mark, India has become Facebook's largest market in Asia Pacific by share (32.6%) of users, …

Facebook

Fast Europe Open: UK house prices, France consumer confidence

A global cyber attack has hit some of the world’s largest companies taking out computers, ATMs and supermarket checkouts.<p>Companies including Rosneft …

House Prices

Fast Asia Open: Japan small business confidence, J Front Retail earnings

President Donald Trump’s struggle to deliver a fiscal stimulus this year has prompted the International Monetary Fund to cut back its growth …

International Monetary Fund

Global Markets Higher; Australia Is the Exception -- Update

Stocks extended gains in Asia-Pacific trading Tuesday, though advances were modest, while Australian equities continued to lag behind as its utility and mining stocks declined.<p>Mining stocks had given some support to Australia's market a day earlier, but miners were hit Tuesday after industrial and …

Markets

Asia markets mixed as oil prices stabilise

Asia Pacific markets were mixed on Tuesday as oil prices firmed following a choppy previous session.<p>In Australia the S&P/ASX 200 was down 0.4 per …

Oil

MSCI’s China move leaves Australia exposed

When Chinese stocks won admission to MSCI’s indices last week, Australia was not the first market many people looked to — but it is arguably one of …

Markets

Cindy Pace, Ed.D.

AVP, Global Diversity & Inclusion, MetLife<p>Cindy Pace, Ed.D. is a thought leader and scholar practitioner in the areas women in global leadership, …

Lifestyle

AWS Batch is Now Available in Sydney, London, Frankfurt, and Columbus

• US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1<br>• US West (Oregon) us-west-2<br>• US East (Ohio) us-east-2<br>• EU West (Ireland) eu-west-1<br>• EU (London) eu-west-2<br>• EU (Frankfurt) …

Cloud Computing

Survey shows CEOs in China are confident for future

More than 90 percent of China's CEOs are confident in the growth outlook of their companies, a higher percentage than their global counterparts,a …

Central Asia

Deutsche Bank's Aussie staff question Asia bigwigs on bonuses

Deutsche Bank's local staff got their chance to pepper regional management with questions on compensation on Monday.<p>Street Talk understands …

Deutsche Bank

HP gives further details regarding expansion of Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer

The past fortnight has been a busy time for HP. The U.S. company has made several announcements relating to the expansion of their Multi Jet Fusion …

Industry 4.0

Cliffs Maintains U.S.-Centric Strategy With Plans For New Ohio Plant

, Contributor<p>Cliffs Natural Resources has announced plans to set up a hot briquetted iron production plant in Ohio, which is in line with the company’s strategy to focus on its profitable U.S. operations. Construction on the 1.6 million ton production capacity facility will commence in 2018 and is …

Iron Ore

Siah Hwee Ang: Asean is becoming a sound investing alternative to China

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) leaders link arms during the opening ceremony of the 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines April …

New Zealand News

Pacific

Written on 26 Jun 2017<p>Primacom to double broadband speeds by efficiently leveraging SES Networks’<br>fully-managed Maritime+ service<p>LUXEMBOURG, 26 June …