8:21 am April 17, 2014 | No Comment
Narendra Modi’s quest to lead India’s 1.2 billion people may ultimately lie in the hands of three women who wield clout as regional power brokers and have attacked him on the campaign trail.
7:56 am April 17, 2014 | No Comment
India, the world’s second-largest gold consumer, will probably keep restrictions on imports to control the current account deficit and defend the rupee, said the managing director of the country’s biggest refiner.
10:34 am April 16, 2014 | No Comment
As cheap money and a shortage of housing in Australia’s biggest cities spurs home values to new heights, first-time buyers face a choice of taking on more debt or dropping out of the market. Australia’s housing debt equaled a record 134.6 percent of disposable income at the end of 2013, up from 130.9 percent a year earlier, according to the central bank.
8:58 am April 16, 2014 | No Comment
Palm oil production in Southeast Asia, the largest growing region, is at increasing risk from the probable onset of an El Nino later this year after estates were already hurt by dryness in the first quarter.
8:41 am April 16, 2014 | No Comment
Cocoa purchases by Indonesia, the third-biggest grower, will probably increase fourfold to a record this year as the government plans to scrap an import tax, according to the country’s grinders association.
8:30 am April 16, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia will have a chance to ease monetary policy next year as inflation slows, after maintaining a tight stance in 2014, Bank Indonesia deputy governor Halim Alamsyah said.
6:54 pm April 15, 2014 | No Comment
A former American Express employee was fined S$24,000 ($19,150) by a Singapore court after he was convicted of misusing client data.
5:06 pm April 15, 2014 | 2 Comments
Singapore’s March home sales dropped to a three-month low as first-quarter private residential prices fell the most in five years.
4:59 pm April 15, 2014 | No Comment
China’s broadest measure of new credit fell 19 percent from a year earlier and money supply grew at the slowest pace on record, underscoring risks of a deeper slowdown as the government tries to curb financial dangers.