Thursday, 05 March 2015

Asia Pacific

  • Prison reform plan gets unanimous approval

    14:07 | 5/3/15
    Tampabay.com (blog)
    Barney Bishop, president of the Smart Justice Alliance, called the oversight commission “a level of bureaucracy that is not needed. more»
  • Things to do in and around Greenwich

    13:56 | 5/3/15
    Greenwich Time
    Zoey is an amazing, goofball of a dog in need of a loving home!!! About 2 Year Old, Zoey is incredibly smart, and has learned some awesome obedience tricks while at the shelter. more»
  • Truck review: Hino's FC tipper

    13:56 | 5/3/15
    Stuff.co.nz
    There are a couple of good-sized storage bins above the windscreen and some in the back of the centre seat, but storage room for paperwork is limited, especially if the centre seat is used. Good interior lighting is available, including a decent ... more»
Asia Pacific Snapshot
CodeNameHighLowLastChange
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,8945,8665,87440.06%
TWITrade Weighted Index79.9879.9879.980.530.67%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,4303,4153,41670.19%
NI225Nikkei 22518,73318,58718,7041120.59%
HSIHang Seng24,70624,43924,4652370.96%
 
 
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • GDC 2015: John Carmack on the Future of Mobile VR

    13:45 | 5/3/15
    Maximum PC
    Gear VR, meanwhile, needs only a mobile phone slapped into a headset, though it is admittedly currently limited to a small handful of Samsung phones. more»
  • China Lowers Growth Target to About 7%

    13:24 | 5/3/15
    Wall Street Journal
    That could fuel an equity bubble and let industries off the hook about tackling overcapacity, widely evident in the property sector. In a scene playing out nationwide, dozens of residential towers ringing the northeastern port city of Dalian sit empty ... more»
  • Should you take part in the Macquarie Group Ltd share purchase plan?

    13:22 | 5/3/15
    Motley Fool Australia
    Following on from Macquarie Group Ltd's (ASX: MQG) announcement to buy a $US4 billion aircraft leasing portfolio from AWAS Aviation Capital Limited yesterday, eligible retail shareholders have the opportunity to take part in its share purchase plan (SPP). more»
  • China Rongsheng Won't Proceed with Warrant Issue

    13:11 | 5/3/15
    Wall Street Journal
    Rongsheng said it didn't know the details surrounding investigations into Mr. Wang but said the company had been unable to contact him. This cast doubt over the ability of the subscriber to fulfill its obligations with respect to the warrant issue ... more»
  • Valdosta State, Ogeechee Tech sign articulation agreements

    13:00 | 5/3/15
    Statesboro Herald
    Pathways students can expect 51 or more transferable credit hours to be applied to either of the two articulated programs, Bachelor of Science in organizational leadership or Bachelor of Applied Science in human capital performance, both of which are ... more»
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    13:00 | 5/3/15
    Charlotte Observer
    The case and a parallel federal suit will get their days in court, but on more limited grounds than plaintiffs hoped. Those limits suggest ... The divide is nothing new in the Tar Heel state, and echoes generations-long friction between eastern and ... more»
  • Gov. Kate Brown: Investigate $12 million in tax credits for solar scheme

    12:48 | 5/3/15
    OregonLive.com
    The Justice Department's Criminal Investigation Division was initially asked to look into the matter last week by Michael Kaplan, the director of the Oregon Department of Energy. Kaplan reacted after an investigation by The Oregonian/OregonLive that ... more»
  • Here's why you shouldn't buy Rio Tinto Limited and BHP Billiton Limited shares ...

    12:37 | 5/3/15
    Motley Fool Australia
    Unless you've been living on a tropical island with no internet connection (if so, can I come visit?), you'd know Australia's mining boom is slowing down… and fast! more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,852220.38%
COMP4,963170.35%
DJI18,203850.47%
SP5002,096120.55%
DAX11,374940.83%
FTSE6,919300.44%
NI22518,7041120.59%
TWI79.980.530.67%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1070.0110.96%
NZDUSD0.75860.00300.40%
AUDUSD0.78220.00010.01%
NZDAUD0.96940.00350.36%