Economy

EU chief ponders special place in hell for some Brexiteers

EU chief ponders special place in hell for some Brexiteers

07 February 2019 – European Council President Donald Tusk took a swipe at some Brexit-backers in Britain, wondering aloud what “special place in hell” might be reserved for those who...

US stocks jump after Fed indicates patience on rate increases

Rising interest rates send US stocks tumbling

31 January 2019 – U.S. stocks finished sharply higher last night after the Federal Reserve signaled it could hold off on interest rate increases in the coming months, citing muted...

China to give Cambodia US$600m in grant aid

China To Give Cambodia US$600m In Grant Aid

23 January 2019 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, making a four-day visit to China, said today that Beijing has agreed to provide his nation with nearly $600 million in...

UK businesses plead for deal to prevent no-deal Brexit

UK Businesses Plead For Deal To Prevent No-Deal Brexit

19 December 2018 – Britain’s five leading business groups are pleading with the government to act to prevent the country’s departure from the European Union without a deal. In...

US stock indexes edge higher after a big gain

Rising interest rates send US stocks tumbling

28 November 2018 – Stocks wobbled last night as large high-dividend stocks rose and smaller companies sank. Major indexes were coming off big gains the day before. Big health care...

Tokyo stocks high as Osaka wins Expo 2025 bid

Tokyo stocks high as Osaka wins Expo 2025 bid

26 November 2018 – Tokyo stocks advanced today as investors welcomed the news that Osaka was picked to host the World Exposition in 2025, lifting construction, hotel and other...

Tokyo stocks fall as tech stocks and Nissan slide

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

20 November 2018 – Tokyo stocks dropped today as technology companies receded on weakness in their U.S. counterparts and Nissan Motor fell after its Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested...

D-Day for May as draft Brexit deal prepared

D-Day For May As Draft Brexit Deal Prepared

14 November 2018 – British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to persuade her divided Cabinet today that they have a choice between backing a draft Brexit deal with the...

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

19 October 2018 – The Nikkei index briefly fell to its lowest level in around a month and a half today amid concern over the worsening of relations between Washington...

Christian Brothers Financial Services set date for Asian Investment Conference

Christian Brothers Financial Services set date for Asian Investment Conference

11 October 2018 – Christian Brothers Financial Services will host its annual Asian Investment Conference at its Hong Kong headquarters on Wednesday 21st November 2018. Christian Brothers Financial Services’...