Asia shares mixed, China cuts rates as data disappoints

Asia shares mixed, China cuts rates as data disappoints

FILE PHOTO – People pass by an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei share price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei edges up, S&P 500 futures dip PBOC cuts key rates, China data badly miss forecasts Eyes on … Read more

Eneos books strong Q1 results, CEO abruptly resigns

Eneos books strong Q1 results, CEO abruptly resigns

JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp’s Eneos brand logo on a tanker lorry in a train at a station nearby its refinery in Yokohama, Japan February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Japanese oil and metals giant Eneos Holdings Inc (5020.T) announced on … Read more

World shares bounce after U.S. jobs report sell-off

World shares bounce after U.S. jobs report sell-off

Euro STOXX gains 0.8% Wall Street set to gain Markets narrow odds on 75 bp hike ahead of U.S. CPI Dollar falls Oil recoups early losses, tries to rally LONDON/SYDNEY, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Shares gained ground on Monday, recovering their footing after a strong U.S. jobs report last week bolstered the case for more … Read more

Indonesia says Tesla strikes $5 bln deal to buy nickel products – media

Indonesia says Tesla strikes  bln deal to buy nickel products – media

Tesla cars are seen parked at the construction site of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 20, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JAKARTA, Aug 8 (Reuters) – U.S. carmaker Tesla (TSLA.O) has signed contracts worth about $5 billion to buy materials for their … Read more

Chile sinkhole grows large enough to swallow France’s Arc de Triomphe

Chile sinkhole grows large enough to swallow France’s Arc de Triomphe

A sinkhole is exposed at a mining zone close to Tierra Amarilla town, in Copiapo, Chile, August 1, 2022. REUTERS/Johan Godoy Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 7 (Reuters) – A sinkhole in Chile has doubled in size, growing large enough to engulf France’s Arc de Triomphe and prompting officials to … Read more

Stocks slip, investors cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data

Stocks slip, investors cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – European equities slipped on Friday and were little changed on the week as traders waited for U.S. jobs data to give clues as to the health of the world’s largest economy. The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was up 0.1% and set for weekly rise … Read more

South Korea develops nanotech tattoo as health monitoring device

South Korea develops nanotech tattoo as health monitoring device

DAEJEON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – South Koreans may soon be able to carry a device inside their own bodies in the form of a bespoke tattoo that automatically alerts them to potential health problems, if a science team’s project bears fruit. Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in the city … Read more

Morning Bid: In pursuit of Pelosi’s plane

Morning Bid: In pursuit of Pelosi’s plane

A man reads the Global Times newspaper that features a front page article about U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Asia tour at a street display wall in Beijing, China, August 1, 2022. The front page headline reads: “Pelosi visits Asia in the smell of gunpowder.” REUTERS/Thomas Peter Register now for FREE unlimited access … Read more

Chilean authorities investigate mysterious large sinkhole near copper mine

Chilean authorities investigate mysterious large sinkhole near copper mine

SANTIAGO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Chilean authorities started investigating on Monday a mysterious sinkhole about 25 meters (82 feet) in diameter that appeared over the weekend in a mining area in the north of the country. Chilean media showed aerial images of the sinkhole on land operated by a Canadian Lundin Mining (LUN.TO) copper mine, … Read more

Asian stocks slide with U.S. yields on Pelosi jitters; Aussie drops

Asian stocks slide with U.S. yields on Pelosi jitters; Aussie drops

A man wearing a protective face mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, walks past a screen showing Shanghai Composite index, Nikkei index and Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Asia stocks … Read more