David Dodwell, executive director at think tank Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Group, talks about the protests rocking the city, and the trade war between the U.S. and China.
Mark Vassella, managing director and chief executive officer at Bluescope Steel, discusses first-half earnings, guidance for 2H, expansion of their North Star project in Ohio, what the steel market is telling him about the health of the global eco...
19 Aug 2019 - The ASX shot up at the open following on from positive leads from Wall St and is now tracking 0.8% higher at noon. Construction firm Lendlease (ASX:LLC) saw their shares to rise almost 10% despite reporting a 41% drop in annual profi...
Jason Pang, portfolio manager for Asia fixed income at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses China's new reference rate for bank loans and what it means for the fixed income market.
Sandeep Biswas, chief executive officer of Newcrest Mining Ltd., talks about the company's projects and business outlook. Australia's biggest gold producer reported annual earnings jumped 22% on higher output as it flagged a management shuffle and...
Alicia Garcia Herrero, chief economist of Asia Pacific at Natixis SA, talks about the Hong Kong economy and the stimulus package announced by the government. Hong Kong's economy contracted more than originally estimated in the second quarter as br...
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is shaking things up as he prepares to pass on power to a new generation. During his annual National Day rally speech Lee said the city-state must stay independent in the conflict between its two biggest tr...
China's central bank said it'll start releasing a new reference rate for bank loans, a further step in a long-awaited reform to interest rates that's set to bring lower borrowing costs to the country.
19 Aug 2019 - Animal nutrition solutions Ridley Corporation (ASX:RIC) has appointed Quinton Hildebrand as its new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (CEO).
19 Aug 2019 - Services contractor MACA (ASX:MLD) is pleased to announce the award of a Construct Only contract with Main Roads Western Australia for Stage 3 of the Karratha / Tom Price Road.
Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied heavy rain to march for an 11th straight weekend, as more moderate leaders sought to reset the pro-democracy movement after violent scenes at the airport last week threatened to sap support among th...
Dan Zwirn, chief executive officer and chief investment officer at Arena Management, discusses which assets he thinks are poised for a correction, the bond market, falling business investment, Fed policy, where he's seeing opportunity and his outl...
Jessie Lu, economist at Continuum Economics, discusses Japan's July trade data and what it means for the economy.
19 Aug 2019 - Construction firm Lendlease Group (ASX:LLC) report a 41 per cent drop in annual profit after tax from $793 million last year to this year's $467 million for the year ended June 30.
19 Aug 2019 - Beach Energy (ASX:BPT) released its FY19 Full Year results today showing their underlying NPAT was up 86 per cent to a company-record $560 million.
Brendan Sobie, chief analyst at Capa Centre for Aviation, discusses the changes at the top of Cathay Pacific as a result of the protests in Hong Kong and what this means for the company moving forward.
Sunny Bangia, deputy portfolio manager at Antipodes Partners, talks about Asian and U.S. stocks, corporate earnings and his investment strategy.
Anne Anderson, head of fixed income at UBS Asset Management Australia, discusses negative yielding bonds and Federal Reserve communication.
19 Aug 2019 - INTECSEA Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Worley Parsons (ASX:WOR), has been awarded a project management consultancy contract by Reliance Industries for the MJ Field deep-water gas and condensate project.
19 Aug 2019 - BlueScope (ASX:BSL) reported a FY2019 net profit after tax (NPAT) of $1 billion, and an underlying NPAT of $966.3 million, that's up 17 per cent on FY2018.
President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "doing very well with China, and talking!" in a Twitter message sent hours after Larry Kudlow, his top economic adviser, laid out a potential timeline for the resumption of substantive trade talks with Beiji...
19 Aug 2019 - Following positive leads from US markets, the Australian share market looks set to open higher this morning. US stocks saw a rebound on Friday despite a rollercoaster week. Investors were bolstered by talk of a German economic stimul...
It is among the cleanest cities in India and wants to regain its title as the cleanest. Trash is sorted, and it's collected on a regular basis. The municipality operates a recycling facility. Ragpickers are recruited to join the sanitation workforce.
Mariendonk Abbey is home to 27 nuns. Most are old. There is only one novice. The community has to support itself, but without fresh blood things are getting difficult.
We meet German YouTube star Alexibexi. He is a role model for many youngsters, earning big bucks with his videos. Schoolkids dream of such a career, and the advertising industry sees there is money to be made here.
Shortages occur in socialist planned economies and in capitalist societies. One theoretician of shortages is Janos Kornai.
Electricians, bakers and other skilled tradespeople are adapting to the modern world. That means mastering lots of hi-tech. 3D printing, for example, is set to revolutionise saddle-making! Apprentices can be way ahead of their employers.
The construction industry is booming in Germany. Skilled tradespeople - electricians, plumbers, plasterers and the like - are in short supply, especially in the big cities. MADE checks out a construction site.
Japanese society is still largely governed by traditional assumptions. Asuka Otani is challenging those attitudes with gender neutral underwear. We meet the young entrepreneur.
Waldemar Zeiler is the epitome of Generation Y entrepreneurship. His colleagues work when they want to and take many decisions themselves. He says change begins with business; he's brought some young movers and shakers together in Berlin.
Educated, independent-minded and determined - members of Generation Y are reshaping the world of work. For one thing, they have to explain the digital economy to aging bosses.
The country has the world's largest oil reserves but is in economic free fall and political crisis. We explore the reasons for the chaos that has caused millions of citizens to flee.
Sharad Mishra, Partner at Sharad Mishra & Associates, gives an overview of Nifty and Nifty bank and shared his suggestions on trading Nifty to get the best returns. Mishra sounds positive on IDFC First Bank and says the trend is likely to continue...
As the economic slowdown is spreading, there is an emerging consensus among FMCG majors that the impact of the slump is more evident in rural India and that north is the worst-hit, suggest reports. The impact of the consumption slowdown has reache...
With only three trading days this week, we take a look at how the markets fared. We also take look at the factors that are likely to drive the markets in the coming week. The week saw major sectors such as auto, IT, healthcare, telecom and power s...
Telsey Advisory Group's Joe Feldman discusses Walmart Inc.'s second-quarter results on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close.
Michelle Girard, chief U.S. economist at NatWest Markets, discusses consumer confidence and the Fed on "Bloomberg Markets."
On this edition of "Options Insight," Option Pit founder Mark Sebastian discusses the performance of U.S.
Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan said this week's bond-market turmoil has been driven by issues outside the U.S., and that recession risks are low in the country as consumer spending remains strong. He spoke to Bloomberg's Da...
According to a group of young Oxford University researchers, it's your own fault if you think life is getting worse. In terms of poverty, life expectancy and infant mortality, global statistics show positive improvement.
Traditionally, the Maasai people's women don't hold jobs - least of all as wildlife conservationists. But now several Maasai women are being trained as park rangers in Amboseli National Park.
Soffia Theodorsdottir lives in a typical Icelandic home in the south of the country. She campaigns against water in plastic bottles, and in her spare time she likes to play on her old Bluthner piano.
Don Gogel, chairman and chief executive officer at CD&R, has had a front row seat to private equity for four decades. He discusses private equity's role in the current economic environment, today's pressure on CEOs, and his role as a leader in the...
Bhanu Baweja, deputy head of global macro strategy at UBS, discusses the possibility of a debt default by Argentina on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
Darrel Cronk, Wells Fargo Investment Institute President and CIO, and Stephen Stanley, Amherst Pierpont chief economist, discuss the U.S. housing market.
President Donald Trump reportedly wants to buy Greenland, the world's biggest island. But Denmark is not selling.
Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan discusses the likelihood of a global recession and the outlook for the U.S.