Why There's A Big Opportunity In Asia-Focused Hedge Funds – Benzinga

Why There's A Big Opportunity In Asia-Focused Hedge Funds – Benzinga

For the first time in several years, investors have begun expressing an interest in opportunities in Asia. Investors have shared increasing concerns about the high valuations of both the U.S. equity and fixed income markets (pushed further by the Trump rally in the U.S. equity markets). In addition, as many U.S. and European based managers’ […]

Committing to Asia trade is committing to a prosperous future – The Hill (blog)

Committing to Asia trade is committing to a prosperous future – The Hill (blog)

Five months into his first term, President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpBloomberg: Trump will win reelection because ‘the Democratic Party is going to be torn apart’ Russian diplomat cancels meeting over new US sanctions Committing to Asia trade is committing to a prosperous future MORE continues to challenge convention and make waves throughout the world. Many Americans […]

Skytrax Awards: Air Asia is world's best low-cost airline – Inquirer.net

Skytrax Awards: Air Asia is world's best low-cost airline – Inquirer.net

FILE PHOTO PARIS, France— Malaysia’s Air Asia Group was named the world’s best low-cost airline during the so-called Oscars of the aviation industry on Tuesday. This was the ninth year in a row that Air Asia has bagged this recognition at the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Air Asia, which is based in Malaysia, has […]

Japan sends biggest warship on Southeast Asia mission – Financial Times

Japan sends biggest warship on Southeast Asia mission – Financial Times

Japan has sent its biggest warship on a mission to tighten ties with Southeast Asian countries it sees as potential allies in an effort to keep China’s regional sea territory claims in check. Military officers from 10 Southeast Asian states have joined the Izumo helicopter carrier on a tour of waters that Tokyo invaded 75 […]

Asia tech stocks pick up baton from Wall Street peers – Financial Times

Asia tech stocks pick up baton from Wall Street peers – Financial Times

Tuesday 05:00 BST Overview Equities were mixed in Asia with tech stocks carrying over momentum from Wall Street peers while shares in big Australian banks slipped after a ratings cut by Moody’s. Hot topic Tokyo-listed stocks were buoyed by a softer yen and upbeat sentiment from the US, where the benchmark S&P 500 equity index […]

Meltwater acquires Hong Kong-based Klarity to boost social media monitoring in Asia – TechCrunch

Meltwater acquires Hong Kong-based Klarity to boost social media monitoring in Asia – TechCrunch

Meltwater, the self-described ‘media intelligence’ company, continues on an acquisition spree. Following the purchase of Oxford Uni spinout Wrapidity in February, it has acquired Hong Kong-Based startup Klarity to enhance its social media monitoring and analytics capabilities in Asia. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed, although I understand the acquisition is a mixture of cash […]

Asia mixed in early trade as markets await political developments in Europe – CNBC

Asia mixed in early trade as markets await political developments in Europe – CNBC

CNBC Asia mixed in early trade as markets await political developments in EuropeCNBCA report during early Asia hours said a van reportedly drove into a crowd of people in the Finsbury Park Area of London and that police reported a number of casualties and one person had been arrested. “Enquiries continue,” the metropolitan police … […]

Militant Islamists shift focus to Southeast Asia – Financial Times

Militant Islamists shift focus to Southeast Asia – Financial Times

Islamist extremists are yet to fulfil their dream of a caliphate in Southeast Asia but each day that passes in the bloody, weeks-long siege of a Philippine city is a warning of their growing strength. The militants still occupying parts of Marawi in defiance of aerial bombardment and the national army have shown the havoc […]