Monday, 27 June 2016

Asia Pacific

  • The Climate Change Agreement You Might Not Have Heard About

    02:03 | 27/6/16
    Care2.com
    Called the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, the initiative recognizes UN figures that show major cities around the world spew about 75 percent of total carbon emissions, contributing to man-made climate change. The same cities consume ... more»
  • Why the First Olympic Refugee Team May Not Be the Last

    01:07 | 27/6/16
    Truth-Out
    While "durable solutions" are worked out, aid workers try to meet refugees' immediate needs: housing, food, water and medical care. Humanitarian aid becomes all the more important in a world where resettlement options are limited, and interventions to ... more»
  • When you dial 911 and Wall Street answers the call

    00:11 | 27/6/16
    Alaska Dispatch News
    Today, people interact with private equity when they dial 911, pay their mortgage, play a round of golf or turn on the kitchen tap for a glass of water. Private equity put ... Firefighters with Rural/Metro, long one of the nation's largest ambulance ... more»
Asia Pacific Snapshot
CodeNameHighLowLastChange
NZ50NZSX 50 Index6,8536,6686,6681542.25%
TWITrade Weighted Index74.4274.4274.420.040.05%
STIStraits Times - Singapore2,8082,7162,735582.09%
NI225Nikkei 22516,38914,86414,9521,2867.92%
HSIHang Seng21,03419,66320,2596092.92%
 
 
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • Veggies grown on Mars-like soil found safe for humans

    23:43 | 26/6/16
    Times of India
    Business · Business · India Business · International Business · Markets · Photos · Videos .... Nobody, not even NASA, could tell us what would happen," even just by simply adding water, he said. .... To verify, just follow the link in the message ... more»
  • 'Racist' abuse scrawled on Polish cultural centre

    23:37 | 26/6/16
    Littlehampton Gazette
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  • Part of A1 closed after huge sinkhole opens up

    22:41 | 26/6/16
    Littlehampton Gazette
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  • Labour's John McDonnell: Jeremy Corbyn 'not going anywhere'

    21:22 | 26/6/16
    Newmarket Journal
    ... the biggest mandate of any political leader in our country, and he is not going anywhere. "The people who are sovereign in our party are the members. more»
  • Hospital in Gozo can be leased for 99 years, not 30 as previously declared ...

    21:06 | 26/6/16
    Times of Malta
    In the deal between Malta Industrial Parks Ltd and Vitals, negotiated by then health and energy minister Konrad Mizzi, a total of 72,880 square metres of land in Gozo, including other buildings besides the hospital, will cost Vitals €2.15 per square ... more»
  • Asian Paints to invest Rs 4000 crore in new units at Karnataka, AP

    20:48 | 26/6/16
    Economic Times
    MUMBAI: Asian Paints Ltd is investing around Rs 4,000 crore on setting up two manufacturing plants in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, although it has cautioned that demand conditions in the current fiscal "still remain uncertain" on account of the global ... more»
  • Can Britain Hold a Second EU Referendum?

    20:37 | 26/6/16
    Heavy.com
    Nevertheless, Cameron made it quite clear at the World Economic Forum in May that Thursday's vote was final regardless of the outcome and that Britain would not hold a second EU Referendum. more»
  • Poland Spring reaches high water mark

    19:52 | 26/6/16
    Press Herald
    Mark LaPlante, Poland Spring's natural resources manager, is a hearty, outdoorsy guy with a ready smile and a warm, friendly manner. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ506,6681542.25%
COMP4,7082024.12%
DJI17,4016103.39%
SP5002,037763.59%
DAX9,5577006.82%
FTSE6,1391993.15%
NI22514,9521,2867.92%
TWI74.420.040.05%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1100.0252.20%
NZDUSD0.71130.00680.95%
AUDUSD0.74680.00861.14%
NZDAUD0.95080.00020.02%