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Asian stocks gain on hopes of slowing covid19 crisis

Slowing rate of news infections is providing some much-needed buoyancy to equities as investors eye an easing of lockdown restrictions

09 Apr 2020 9:52 AM

Asian markets rise on hopes of slowing coronavirus crisis

Asia extended Monday's rally following a surge on Wall Street, as fresh cases were slowing in Spain, Germany, Italy and France

07 Apr 2020 9:55 AM

Asia markets extend Wall Street losses on coronavirus fears

Traders' focus has returned to the devastation wrought on populations and the long-term impact of the pandemic

02 Apr 2020 11:03 AM

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street rally but traders remain nervous

After another rally on Wall Street, which saw all three main indexes jump more than three percent, Asia picked up the baton

31 Mar 2020 11:27 AM

Asian shares extend losses as toll from pandemic surges

Dollar suffered its biggest weekly decline in more than a decade last week

30 Mar 2020 10:00 AM

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Badminton boss Thomas Lund fires back at 'disappointing' virus criticism

He says it was a difficult call in a highly fluid situation, with government advice and measures differing from country to country

27 Mar 2020 2:20 PM

Asian markets mostly up, dollar sinks on stimulus pledges

Markets are on course to end the week with healthy gains following a barrage of stimulus and monetary easing

27 Mar 2020 2:07 PM

Goldman Sachs to raise USD 8 bn for new buyout fund: sources

The company has raised about USD 47 billion since inception across eight funds, according to industry data provider Preqin.

07 Feb 2020 11:39 AM

Oil prices soar more than 4 per cent after Iranian general killed

Brent surged 4.4 per cent to USD 69.16 and WTI jumped 4.3 per cent to 63.84.

03 Jan 2020 12:08 PM

Five dead, dozens injured in Hong Kong bus crash

Police said five people were certified dead at the scene with dozens injured.

18 Dec 2019 4:25 PM

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Hong Kongers mark half year protest anniversary with huge rally

Semi-autonomous Hong Kong has been battered by increasingly violent demonstrations.

08 Dec 2019 1:57 PM

'Will fight for freedom until I die': Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark with rally

In a statement on Saturday, govt appealed for calm and said it has 'learned its lesson and will humbly listen to and accept criticism.'

08 Dec 2019 1:07 PM

18 Indians on Hong Kong vessel kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast

The Hong Kong-flagged 'VLCC, NAVE CONSTELLATION' was attacked by pirates during the evening hours of Dec 3 while transiting through Nigeria.

05 Dec 2019 2:52 PM

Hong Kong set to record first budget deficit in 15 years

The city has been battered by 6 months of protests triggered by rising public anger over China's rule and police's response to protests.

03 Dec 2019 3:11 PM

Hong Kong: Protesters thank Trump over support to anti-govt protests

The protestors showed 'gratitude' for US support of anti-government protests that have roiled the financial hub for nearly 6 months.

01 Dec 2019 3:36 PM

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'This is not over': Hong Kong protesters return to the streets

Hong Kong's protests began in opposition to a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China.

01 Dec 2019 2:17 PM

'Clearly interfering': Furious China warns US of retaliation on backing Hong Kong protesters

More than 5,800 people have been arrested since June, the numbers increasing exponentially in October and November, as violence escalated.

28 Nov 2019 1:49 PM

After weeks of violence, Hong Kong votes for district elections

Nearly 400,000 new voters have registered, however, which is widely interpreted as a positive sign for the pro-democracy camp.

24 Nov 2019 4:46 PM

Hong Kong students' escape through 'smelly' sewer filled with snakes thwarted

The university on Kowloon peninsula is the last of 5 that protesters had occupied to use as bases from which to disrupt the city.

21 Nov 2019 2:32 PM

Alibaba eyes USD 12.9 bn Hong Kong IPO after setting price: reports

Asia's biggest company has called the listing a multi-billion-dollar vote of confidence in the city's markets.

20 Nov 2019 10:44 AM

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