Saturday, 26 July 2014

Asia Pacific

  • Merger Rush for Offshore Inversion Tax Break Bets on Stalemate in Congress

    03:11 | 26/7/14
    Bloomberg BNA
    The potential legislative risk to the deals isn't deterring companies from acting in a competitive market, said Juliane Keppler, a managing director of the global, tax and regulatory team at the NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. “Companies are going ... The clause ... more»
  • Forgotten Flicks: Scarlett Johansson's obscure roles

    03:11 | 26/7/14
    USA TODAY
    Background: Widely regarded as a colossal failure and one of the most regrettable movies of all time, this adventure fantasy follows a young boy (Elijah Wood, pre-Middle Earth) as he divorces his parents - yes, you read that right - and travels the ... more»
  • North East pair out to tempt us with Peruvian street cuisine

    03:00 | 26/7/14
    The Journal
    “The Boiler Shop Steamer is the perfect backdrop to our food because you can have our 'flavour on a stick,' as we've been referring to it, in one hand and a drink in the other while enjoying the entertainment.” Adam and Dave aren't looking to give up ... more»
Asia Pacific Snapshot
CodeNameHighLowLastChange
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,1945,1675,194250.48%
TWITrade Weighted Index79.5679.5679.560.240.30%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,3573,3393,35040.11%
NI225Nikkei 22515,45815,34215,4581731.13%
HSIHang Seng24,24724,08924,216750.31%
 
 
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • Aon Q2 broking operating income up 7%

    02:37 | 26/7/14
    Post Online
    The firm said the overall improved result for its broking business was chiefly driven by return on investments in the business, expense discipline and savings as a result of restructuring programmes. more»
  • Photo: Contributed - Lee Olinger

    02:26 | 26/7/14
    Castanet.net
    The Wildfire Management Branch said all evacuation orders and alerts have been dropped for the Smith Creek fire, which forced about 2,500 from their West Kelowna homes last week. more»
  • GDP growth boosts regional economy

    02:15 | 26/7/14
    bdaily
    George Beveridge, Deputy Managing Director of Sellafield Ltd and Chair of the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, said: “The economic recovery, coupled with targeted investment programmes such as the Regional Growth Fund, has brought about record ... more»
  • Here are 5 fun things for you to do this weekend!

    02:15 | 26/7/14
    WPTV
    Enjoy live music, a cellograff wall, food trucks/outdoor bistro area and entertainment by Path/Plan Beats. Located at Webber Gallery and J Street parking lot (across from post office) and North K St. Artists will be painting murals downtown Friday ... more»
  • LaPolice out to challenge incumbent

    02:15 | 26/7/14
    High Plains Journal
    As the Kansas Farm Bureau and Kansas Livestock Association have decided to remain neutral in the primary, some of the group's individual leaders have placed their names as members of LaPolice's agriculture policy committee. ... He believes in ... more»
  • VanDuzee Street Building Chosen as Future Home of North Side Improvement ...

    01:52 | 26/7/14
    Newzjunky.com
    A storage warehouse at 475 VanDuzee St. will become the new location for the North Side Improvement League. At a Thursday evening ... Mr. Lundy will pay off the group's estimated $11,000 in back city taxes and $96,000 debt as part of his anticipated ... more»
  • Taos celebrates the memory of jazz icon Frank Morgan

    01:52 | 26/7/14
    taosnews
    It's a monster, heroin. It's a seductive, slinky evil that rolls into town in a limo, flashing million-watt smiles and sparkly bling. more»
  • Parade, fireworks, duck dash to highlight Memphis Festival Days

    01:52 | 26/7/14
    New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
    Holy Family Church hosts three days of family fun on their property including games, entertainment and food. ... 1, the annual festival parade will beginning lining up entrants at 5:30 p.m. more»
Global Indices
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COMP4,440320.71%
DJI16,9731110.65%
SP5001,98260.30%
DAX9,701930.95%
FTSE6,794280.40%
NI22515,4581731.13%
TWI79.560.240.30%
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