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China Frees Head of Crown"s Global High-Roller Program

The release of Jason O’Connor, who was convicted of gambling-related crimes, caps a case that captivated a global casino industry fearful that business from lucrative Chinese VIPs would dry up......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 13th, 2017

Asia Casinos Drop as Crown Detentions Spur China Crackdown Fears - Bloomberg

BloombergAsia Casinos Drop as Crown Detentions Spur China Crackdown FearsBloombergCasino shares fell in Hong Kong after employees of Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd., including the head of its international high-roller operations, were detained in China.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 16th, 2016

Crown Plunges After China Detains High-Roller Gambling Chief - Bloomberg

BloombergCrown Plunges After China Detains High-Roller Gambling ChiefBloombergBillionaire James Packer's Crown Resorts Ltd. plunged in Sydney trading after Chinese authorities detained 18 of the casino company's employees including the head of int.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 16th, 2016

Global stocks, euro push higher as ECB stimulus plan looms

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares climbed to a near three-month high on Thursday as encouraging China data and a record high Wall Street kept traders upbeat ahead of an expected extension of the European Central Bank's already generous stimulus program......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 8th, 2016

Engagement UK-Style--Who Controls The Boardroom?

Fotolia Dr. Hans-Christoph Hirt is co-head of Hermes EOS, the stewardship team of Hermes Investment Management. He leads and oversees the global engagement program and the quality of Hermes EOS services. Hans also leads high-profile stewardship activities.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 17th, 2016

China market: HTC enjoys strong pre-orders for Vive Focus

HTC has seen higher-than-expected pre-orders for its standalone VR head-mounted display (HMD), the Vive Focus, in China, with the device's high popularity to benefit HTC's December results, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimes21 hr. 22 min. ago

China must prioritise financial stability over rapid economic growth: IMF

China's credit-to-GDP ratio is very high by global standards and consistent with a high probability of financial distress, the IMF said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 7th, 2017

Global MOSFET suppliers seeking capacity support from Taiwan, China players

With global shipments of electric cars seen to grow sharply in 2018, the supply of vital components, particularly high-voltage MOSFET (metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor) chips, is increasingly falling.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 5th, 2017

China stocks suffer mauling, Fed leaves dollar in a daze

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar was on the defensive Thursday, a day after its worst drubbing in five months, as the biggest slump in Chinese stocks in almost two years took the shine off another record high in a global equities bull run......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 23rd, 2017

Asian shares touch 10-year high

Saudi Arabia's crown prince cracked down on corruption; spurs concerns of Middle Eastern money pulling out of global financial markets.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 6th, 2017

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed detained in corruption inquiry

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi authorities detained a billionaire global investor and the head of the National Guard as part of an anti-corruption purge that consolidates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's hold on power......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2017

A Chinese ‘Minsky Moment?!?!’ Global Markets Shudder at the Thought

Just what is that "Minsky Moment" the head of the People's Bank of China is warning about and why are markets worried?.....»»

Category: blogSource: barronsOct 19th, 2017

Alibaba to spend over US$15 billion on global R&D

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba has announced that it will invest over CNY100 billion (US$15.177 billion) in the next three years into a global technology research and collaboration program......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 15th, 2017

Asia shares at 10-year high ahead of U.S. data, China Congress

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks edged to a 10-year high on Friday thanks to expectations of brisk global growth, although investors held off chasing shares higher ahead of U.S. economic data and next week's Chinese Communist Party Congress......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 13th, 2017

A Chinese tech behemoth just announced a new $15 billion initiative

As part of the global R&D program, Alibaba will set up research labs in China, the U.S., Russia, Israel and Singapore......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2017

Exclusive: One Ford, two systems - U.S. carmaker revamps China strategy amid EV push

BEIJING/DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co is overhauling its China plans as its global "One Ford" strategy is holding it back in the world's biggest auto market, two high-ranking company insiders told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 3rd, 2017

Global Stocks Hit Fresh Record High As Dollar Rally Fizzles

It's deja vu all over again. In a repeat of yesterday's session, where US equities and the dollar levitated in a one-way trade, Tuesday's muted session - where in addition to closed China and South Korean markets, Ger.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2017

Airbus looks to China for A380 jumbo amid sluggish global sales

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese airlines could need between 60 and 100 Airbus A380 jets over the next five or so years as passenger traffic grows, the plane maker's China head said on Tuesday, amid rising questions over future demand for the super jumbo......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 19th, 2017

Children get a head start on learning through YMCA’s early education program

Studies demonstrate that high-quality early education improves a child’s health and dramatically improves development and learning. Since 85 percent of brain growth occurs by the time a child reaches age 3, ensuring exposure to high-quality early .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

China frees top Australian Crown casino executive from jail

Australia's foreign minister says Chinese authorities have released from jail a top Australian executive at a casino company following the completion of his sentence on gambling-related offenses......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 12th, 2017

World stocks shrug off slowing China trade to hit record high

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks inched up to a new all-time high on Tuesday, shrugging off weaker-than-expected China's trade data that clouded an otherwise bright outlook for global growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2017