Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific Snapshot
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,2115,1985,208611.18%
TWITrade Weighted Index77.0777.0777.070.020.03%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,1923,1803,181130.42%
NI225Nikkei 22515,11114,82015,1115793.98%
HSIHang Seng23,29023,05223,070470.20%
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • Pan Am Games horse hopefuls put through paces

    13:11 | 21/10/14
    MetroNews Canada
    Tango, a lovely chestnut horse with a white blaze and four matching socks, got “good boy” reassurances from rider Craig Jackson midway through his round of jumps. more»
  • Five statewide amendments will be on the ballot Nov. 4th

    13:11 | 21/10/14
    It asks voters to allow the state to borrow up to $50 million from the state's Capital Improvement Trust Fund to improve National Guard armories. If passed, the loan would ... It would not affect current laws relating to eminent domain, trespass, or ... more»
  • Fletcher gets all clear over Chch asbestos

    13:00 | 21/10/14
    NZ City
    Construction company Fletcher Building has dodged charges over its handling of asbestos in Christchurch's quake-damaged houses. more»
  • Ebola's negative economic impact to spread in Africa

    12:48 | 21/10/14
    The Malay Mail Online
    The International Monetary Fund yesterday cut its forecast for economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa this year to five per cent from 5.5 per cent, due in part to “economic spillovers starting to materialise” from the outbreak. more»
  • Norwalk's second firewood sale goes well, again

    12:48 | 21/10/14
    "The second firewood sale was another success, with this round selling out in five minutes," said John Kydes, city councilman and chairman of the Mayor's Energy and Environmental Task Force. "We started this as a pilot program to test ... The next pick ... more»
  • Former U.K. Environment Agency Chairman to Lead Shale Gas Group

    12:15 | 21/10/14
    The Task Force on Shale Gas is financed by utility Centrica Plc, shale driller Cuadrilla Resources Ltd., oil engineer Weir Group Plc, energy company Total SA and Dow Chemical Co., which has benefited from a boom in cheap shale output in the U.S.. The ... more»
  • Apple Pay Aims to Make Plastic Passé

    12:15 | 21/10/14
    E-Commerce Times
    Apple on Monday launched its Apple Pay mobile payment system in the United States, for use with Apple's latest iPhones and to a limited extent its new iPads, as well. ... Apple Pay addresses another possible attack vector by combining Touch ID with NFC. more»
  • Ebola's Economic Fallout Can't Be Quarantined in Africa

    12:15 | 21/10/14
    “The investors generally have all been concerned,” said Peter Sullivan, chief executive officer of Australia's Resolute Mining Ltd. (RSG), which mines for gold in Mali, bordering Ebola-stricken Guinea. “For some of them, what you find is a degree ... more»
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