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  • Recently, the bio-engineered cornea "Acornea" of China Regenerative Medicine International Limited (CRMI) was listed as one of the five key science projects in the special report "China's Science Revolution" of BBC. Pork is big business in China, and this farm in the Guangdong Province in the south of the country has 2,000 …

  • Net Asset Value(s) Business Wire - 48 minutes ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FUND ¦ db x-trackers Harvest FTSE China AH 50 INDEX UCITS ETF (DR) DEALING DATE ¦ 24-May-16 NAV PER SHARE ¦ USD18.9952 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE ¦ 250,000 CODE ¦ (7.7316) View ...

  • Singapore exchange in talks to buy London's Baltic Exchange Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    SINGAPORE/LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is in exclusive talks to buy London's Baltic Exchange, which has been at the heart of the global shipping industry for centuries, the two companies said on Wednesday. Founded in 1744, the Baltic Exchange is no longer a forum for chartering vessels but owns …

  • Cameron says bids for Tata UK "encouraging" Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    NAGOYA, Japan/LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - Tata Steel (BSE: TATASTEEL.BO - news) 's has received an encouraging number of serious offers for its British assets Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday but also said there were no guarantees of a successful conclusion. Tata's decision has turned the spotlight on the …

  • FOREX-Dollar strong at 2-month highs on Fed rate view Reuters - UK Focus - 1 hour 42 minutes ago

    The dollar hit a two-month high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday on expectations the Federal Reserve is on course to raise interest rates in the coming months. The euro, though held its ground and rose against the yen on relief that there was progress in Greek bailout talks. The dollar index was at 95.616 …

  • Asia hotbed of IT piracy despite economic growth: report

    The Software Alliance -- which includes giants like Microsoft, Apple, Intel, Oracle and Adobe -- said in a report that the unlicensed software in Asia had a value of $19.1 billion last year

  • 5 Things to Know About Obama's Trip to Japan The Wall Street Journal - 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in Japan on Wednesday to attend the annual summit of the Group of Seven leaders and make a historic visit to Hiroshima. Here are five things to know about his visit to Japan.

  • Procurement Agreement Business Wire - 3 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- China Nonferrous Gold Limited 中国有色黄金有限公司 (“CNG” or the “Company”) Procurement Agreement China Nonferrous Gold Limited 中国有色黄金有限公司 (AIM: CNG), the mineral exploration and mining ...

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday there have been an encouraging number of serious offers for Tata Steel (BSE: TATASTEEL.BO - news) 's assets in Britain but that there were no guarantees of a successful conclusion. "We continue to work towards trying to get a good outcome for Tata in south Wales, …

  • Asia stocks surge on global rally as oil rebounds

    Energy stocks soared in Hong Kong and Sydney as oil prices rebounded, while in Tokyo exporters were lifted by a weaker yen

  • (ShareCast News) - London stocks were seen starting higher following positive leads in the US and Asia amid rising oil prices, as investors digest news that Greece has reached a deal with it international ...

  • The dollar hit a two-month high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday on expectations the Federal Reserve will raise rates in the near term, but it gave up gains against the euro on relief that there was progress in Greek bailout talks. The dollar index was flat at 95.536, after rising as high as 95.661 earlier in …

  • 10 things you need to know in markets today Business Insider UK Finance - 6 hours ago
    10 things you need to know in markets today

    Eurozone finance ministers have reached a deal with Greece after marathon talks to unlock €10.3 billion (£8.2 billion, $12 billion) in vital bailout cash, a European source said early Wednesday. French Finance Minister Michel Sapin also said that a "deal had been reached" at the meeting in Brussels, but did not give a figure …

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and Nuorkivi Consulting analysed the suitability of Finnish heat distribution centres for Chinese conditions. China, which is already the world's biggest user of district heating, currently uses traditional joint district heating centres. China could benefit from energy-efficient …

  • Argentine energy firm Axion Energy, partially owned by China's CNOOC Ltd, will invest $1.5 billion to expand a local refinery, Argentina's Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay said on Tuesday. The International ...

  • Technavio’s latest report on the passenger vehicle market in China provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020. Siddharth Jaiswal, a lead analyst from Technavio, specializing in research on automotive manufacturing sector, says, “Electric and hybrid vehicles …

  • The world's largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev gained EU antitrust approval on Tuesday for its $100 billion-plus acquisition of SABMiller (Xetra: BRW1.DE - news) on condition it sell almost the whole of SABMiller's beer business in Europe. Reuters was the first to report that AB InBev's concessions to sell substantial …

  • nuTonomy Inc., the leading developer of software for self-driving cars, announced today the completion of a $16M Series A funding led by Highland Capital Partners. The funding included significant participation from prior investors Fontinalis Partners and Signal Ventures. In Singapore, where nuTonomy has strong governmental …

  • Swiss approve dissolution of bank in Malaysia scandal

    The office building entrance where the Swiss bank BSI is located is seen in Singapore on May 24, 2016

  • The consumer products licensing program for Angry Birds breaks through to the next level this month, as products in regions across the world start to hit shelves in the wake of the soaring debut of The Angry Birds Movie -- which has smashed into the box office at No. 1 in 44 markets and counting, including the United …

  • Asia report: Markets retreat as investors watch Fed Sharecast - Tue, May 24, 2016 12:05 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Most markets in Asia ended lower on Tuesday, with Japan and China leading the pack lower as investors in the region took after their US counterparts in playing wait-and-see with the ...

  • C&C Group continues to ramp up its international expansion in Asia-Pacific with the announcement of its fourth strategic partnership in the recent months. C&C Group is proud to confirm the signing of a new distribution agreement with Vandergeeten for the distribution of its Tennent’s portfolio in China. C&C Group …

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares climb as markets play Fed waiting game Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, May 24, 2016 10:21 BST

    Oil prices fell for a fifth consecutive day on Tuesday and financial markets were volatile as investors wait to see whether U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . Asian shares stumbled to near 2-1/2-month lows overnight though Europe was in better form as confirmation that Germany's economy had a solid start to the year added …

  • Swiss approve dissolution of scandal-hit bank AFP - Tue, May 24, 2016 09:59 BST
    Swiss approve dissolution of bank in Malaysia scandal

    The office building entrance where the Swiss bank BSI is located is seen in Singapore on May 24, 2016

  • Europe open: Stocks in the red as Fed remains in focus Sharecast - Tue, May 24, 2016 09:42 BST

    (ShareCast News) - European stocks edged lower in early trade, taking their cue from downbeat US and Asian sessions.

  • Singapore kicks out Swiss bank linked to Malaysia's 1MDB

    Singapore's central bank has ordered the closure of the local branch of Swiss bank BSI, which has been linked to a scandal at Malaysia's troubled state fund 1MDB

  • (ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open a touch lower on Tuesday following downbeat US and Asian sessions, and amid weaker oil prices.

  • One of the most comprehensive surveys of airline customers worldwide reveals that passengers now not only expect broadband services to be offered as standard during flights, but more than half would prefer in-flight connectivity to in-flight meals. The In-Flight Connectivity Survey was conducted by Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), …

  • Are China's aluminium smelters ramping up production again? The latest figures from the International Aluminium Institute (IAI) showed a collective annualised run-rate outside of China of 25.1 million tonnes in April. The world outside of China is widely believed to be in supply deficit.

  • Technavio’s latest report on the data center cooling market in Southeast Asia provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020. Rakesh Kumar Panda, a lead analyst from Technavio, specializing in research on data center sector, says, “The evolution of cloud-based …

  • FOREX-Dollar plummets against yen on G7 meeting, Japanese data Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, May 23, 2016 20:39 BST

    The U.S. dollar tumbled nearly 1 percent against the yen on Monday on Japanese trade data and Washington's resistance to currency intervention by Tokyo, but was little changed against the euro as investors awaited fresh U.S. economic data. The dollar was last down 0.86 percent at 109.19 yen, near a session low, after data …

  • World's longest rail tunnel a 'godsend' for Europe: EU official

    The Gotthard Base Tunnel, set to become the world's longest railway tunnel when it opens on June 1, will displace Japan's 53.9-kilometre Seikan tunnel as the world's longest train tunnel

  • 5 Things to Know About China's Yuan Policy The Wall Street Journal - Mon, May 23, 2016 18:56 BST

    Nine months ago, China’s central bank announced a surprise shift in how it sets the yuan's value, pledging to make it more market-based. Interviews with officials and minutes from previously undisclosed meetings show how it has abandoned the policy. Here's what the backpedaling means.

  • LendingClub's shares rise as Shanda Group acquires stake Sharecast - Mon, May 23, 2016 18:53 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Singapore-based investment company Shanda Group has acquired an 11.7% stake in under-pressure LendingClub, pushing the beleaguered shares up more than 8% today.

  • Director dealings: Jardine Matheson's Keswick sells shares Sharecast - Mon, May 23, 2016 18:18 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Simon Keswick, a descendent of the founders of Jardine Matheson, has sold US$425,608-worth of shares in the legendary Asian conglomerate.

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