Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific Snapshot
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,7765,7555,76570.13%
TWITrade Weighted Index80.4880.4880.480.000.00%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,5233,4983,513100.29%
NI225Nikkei 22520,14220,01420,0201680.83%
HSIHang Seng28,08927,59228,0612330.84%
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • April 27th: The wrong solution

    03:33 | 28/4/15
    The Economist
    LABOUR announced its latest scheme to help first-time home-buyers: exempting them from stamp duty, a tax on buying property, when they pay less than £300,000. The party says this will ... The DUP's eight seats could be vital in helping a party ... more»
  • Nepal earthquake: what the thousands of victims share is that they are poor

    03:11 | 28/4/15
    The Guardian
    And she saw rows of other patients on old beds, stretchers, or just the floor. Opposite was ... The earthquake will have broken all the sewers and pipes so the water supply will be contaminated,” said Dr Sameer Thapa, as he looked out over a carpark ... more»
  • Burger King 1Q same-store sales rise 6.9% in US, Canada

    03:11 | 28/4/15
    Nation's Restaurant News
    Value promotions, premium menu items and a stronger economy helped Burger King's first quarter same-store sales rise 6.9 percent in the U.S. more»
  • dunnhumby Ltd. and Kroger Announce New Relationship

    03:11 | 28/4/15
    Under the new arrangements dunnhumby Ltd and Kroger will replace their existing exclusive joint venture with a new long-term license and service agreement and the acquisition of certain assets from dunnhumbyUSA by Kroger. more»
  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stock Update

    02:48 | 28/4/15
    Bidness ETC
    Moreover, the e-commerce giant and China Telecom Corporation Limited aligned last week to kick start an initiative to sell low cost mobile phones, which will be embedded with software, geared especially for mobile online shopping to incite growth and ... more»
  • AIRBUS GROUP (EADSY): Celebrating A380's 10 Years In The Sky

    02:37 | 28/4/15
    Bidness ETC
    Airbus has been facing issues with the demand of its A380, as airlines which cover smaller distances, such as Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited, Kingfisher Airlines Ltd and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ADR)(OTCMKTS:DLAKY) prefer smaller aircraft. Moreover ... more»
  • Comparison of the gut microbiota of people in France and Saudi Arabia

    02:24 | 28/4/15
    Using a subsequent limited cycle PCR on 1 ng of each PCR product, Illumina sequencing adapters and dual-index barcodes were added to each amplicon. more»
  • Nepal quake's victims overwhelm hospitals

    02:15 | 28/4/15
    Gant Daily
    Gupta washes up using sterile water and iodine poured from a bottle rather than hot water from a scrub sink. Instead of electric drills, he relies on saws of the variety usually only used in war zones and natural disasters due to the lack of ... more»
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