Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific Snapshot
NZ50NZSX 50 Index6,1546,0666,071821.34%
TWITrade Weighted Index70.8770.8770.870.020.03%
STIStraits Times - Singapore2,6232,5682,623652.53%
NI225Nikkei 22516,66916,02616,0859195.40%
HSIHang Seng19,39819,23019,2881050.55%
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • Obama increases IT spend to $89B in 2017 budget proposal

    12:26 | 10/2/16
    In a call with reporters on Tuesday, federal CIO Tony Scott touted that the government now spends 8.2 percent of its IT budget on provisioned services like cloud computing, uses agile development for half of its software projects and spends 25 percent ... more»
  • About the Zika virus

    12:15 | 10/2/16
    13abc Action News
    To date, local vector-borne transmission of Zika virus has not been identified in the continental United States. Limited local transmission may occur in the mainland United States but it's unlikely that we will see widespread transmission of Zika in ... more»
  • Many Launch Players Chase Limited Demand

    12:03 | 10/2/16
    Aviation Week
    ... pay for the space services they hope to supply. Participants in the annual FAA space commercialization conference in Washington Feb. 2-3 heard a lot of optimism, as in years past, but still no concrete business case for the capabilities that are ... more»
  • NEPRA hearing Sindh objects to LNG-based power plants in Punjab

    11:18 | 10/2/16
    The Express Tribune
    The opposition came at a public hearing conducted by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) to consider a request for the grant of electricity production licence to the Quaid-e-Azam Thermal Power Private Limited, which has planned to ... more»
  • Willis Towers Watson Reports Quarterly and Full-Year Results

    11:07 | 10/2/16
    09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson plc (NASDAQ:WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today reported individual fourth quarter and fiscal second quarter results for Willis Group Holdings plc ("Willis Group") and ... more»
  • South Gardiner man sentenced for having child pornography

    11:07 | 10/2/16
    Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
    He was prohibited from using or possessing devices capable of accessing the Internet and he had to report weekly in person to the Maine Pretrial Services office in Augusta and to report in daily by phone. Nichols was sentenced Tuesday at the Capital ... more»
  • Amazon Drops Hints It Could Be Building a Global Shipping Business

    10:56 | 10/2/16
    Amazon rival Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has been asserting greater control over its logistics network in China, spending billions on buying stakes in package delivery companies and launching a logistics arm that has been investing in warehouses. more»
  • Augusta council to consider improvements to Western Avenue

    10:56 | 10/2/16
    Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
    The staff team's recommendations for city work to beautify the avenue included seeking $100,000 in capital improvement plan funding to clean, fill cracks in, and paint medians on the avenue green. more»
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