Asia


Uber to Sell Southeast Asia Business to Rival Grab

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc has agreed to sell its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Sunday, in…

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Asian Markets Mixed Following Wall Street Gains

Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street’s gain and China’s appointment of a new central bank governor and other top economic officials. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.2…

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At Least 14 Dead in Papua New Guinea Quake

Up to 14 people were killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands, police and a hospital worker said on…

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Asian Shares Extend Global Losses After Wall Street’s Rout

Asian shares were mostly lower Monday, extending global stock losses after Wall Street’s big sell-off on deepening investor anxiety over rising bond yields and disappointing quarterly earnings. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei…

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Asia Stocks Saunter Toward Historic High

Asian shares crept toward all-time peaks on Monday after Wall Street boasted its best start to a year in over a decade, with brisk economic growth and benign inflation proving…

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Asian Shares Near Decade Highs

Asian shares marched towards a decade high on Thursday, on track for their best annual performance since 2009 as investors bet on a bright outlook for the global economy with…

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Asia Stocks Subdued as U.S. Tax Cuts Slug Bonds

Asian markets offered a muted reception on Thursday to the passage of U.S. tax cuts as benefits to company bottom lines were already baked into stock prices, while bonds were…

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