Friday, 18 April 2014

Asia Pacific

  • Asia Pacific Market: Stocks head higher, rally fades in Japan, China

    23:36 | 17/4/14
    Business Standard
    Headline indices of the Asia Pacific share market closed mostly higher on Thursday, 17 April 2014, on tracking rally on Wall Street overnight fuelled by an upbeat report on the U.S. more»
  • Bain Capital Raises $7.3 Billion for Buyout Fund

    23:26 | 17/4/14
    New York Times
    The fund, which will focus on investments in North America, attracted $6.5 billion from outside investors, exceeding its target of $6 billion, said the person, who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. more»
  • TRNS News Notes — 4/17/14

    23:15 | 17/4/14
    Talk Radio News Service
    The U.S. is close to authorizing a limited shipment of nonlethal aid to Ukrainian forces, including medicine and clothes (coats…) • “We don't need a war,” President Obama told CBS ... It would settle for Ukraine not in NATO or the EU and in a trade ... more»
Asia Pacific Snapshot
CodeNameHighLowLastChange
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,1035,0885,10380.16%
TWITrade Weighted Index79.6979.6979.690.020.03%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,2593,2473,25410.02%
NI225Nikkei 22514,50114,35214,41800.00%
HSIHang Seng22,85922,65822,760640.28%
 
 
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • McAuliffe to dismantle port authority board

    23:15 | 17/4/14
    Daily Press
    NORFOLK - Gov. Terry McAuliffe will replace five of the 11 political appointees on the Virginia Port Authority's Board of Commissioners - and he's tapped for removal a handful of businessmen aligned with former Republican Gov. more»
  • Smart Boards Should Now Be A Core UC Component

    23:15 | 17/4/14
    No Jitter
    One of the more interesting presentations that made me think a bit about the evolution of UC was from Rob Spicer, Global Distribution Manager of Enterprise Solutions from SMART Technologies, maker of "smart boards." Smart boards ... While I found value ... more»
  • Marathon Completes Successful Sprite Zone Winter Drilling Program, Valentine ...

    23:06 | 17/4/14
    Wall Street Journal
    The Leprechaun Gold Deposit is located near the south-western end of the Valentine Lake property, and the Victory Gold Deposit is located 13 kilometers along strike to the north-east. These gold ... The Victory Gold Deposit (formerly Valentine East ... more»
  • Let's support oil exploration...

    23:03 | 17/4/14
    New Vision
    Uganda's external vulnerability to global or local financial shocks will also be limited. Much as petroleum ... The Oil and Gas Revenue Management Policy developed by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development provides for using revenue ... more»
  • Delek to Raise $613 Million From Unit Sales to Develop Leviathan

    22:53 | 17/4/14
    Bloomberg
    Delek is the best performer on the TA-25 index in the past 12 months as the company sold stakes in non oil-and-gas assets and its Tamar field started production. more»
  • Clearing away the mush and gush of the State visit

    22:52 | 17/4/14
    Irish Times
    'There is an island in the south Pacific whose people adhere to a cargo cult and - so it's said - regard the queen's husband as a god. more»
  • Cut off from the world, Gazans consumed by poverty

    22:45 | 17/4/14
    swissinfo.ch
    Living on U.N. handouts of rice, flour, canned meat and sunflower oil, with limited access to proper health care or clean water, families like the Mustafas - seemingly permanent refugees from ancestral lands now part of Israel - have no money, no jobs ... more»
  • Sofia Vergara On Her Menage a Trois in Woody Allen's 'Fading Gigolo'

    22:41 | 17/4/14
    Contactmusic.com
    The movie - easily the least talked about bit of cinema ever - has a limited release in the U.S this weekend. Fading Gigolo ... "He's got an energy that is so communicative," said French actress Vanessa Paradis of her director. In the film, Paradis ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,103130.25%
COMP4,086521.29%
DJI16,4251621.00%
SP5001,862191.05%
DAX9,31910.01%
FTSE6,59170.10%
NI22514,41800.00%
TWI79.690.020.03%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.3860.0040.28%
NZDUSD0.86070.00170.20%
AUDUSD0.93430.00240.26%
NZDAUD0.92160.00130.14%