SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Singapore index was on track for its fourth week of gains, with shares inching up for a fourth consecutive session on Friday, even as investors remained cautious ahead of US job data.
CHINA is fully confident of reaching its target of 7.5 per cent growth in total trade this year, as its exports get a boost from the improving global economic outlook and a recovery in developed markets, its top commerce official said.
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - China's balmy holiday island of Hainan, long touted as a place where the country could liberalise gambling, will not permit casinos, senior officials announced this week.
TOKYO (REUTERS) - Like other bitcoin evangelists, Mr Ken Shishido is ready to write off the money he lost in the bankruptcy of Tokyo-based virtual currency exchange Mt. Gox as the price of revolutionising global finance.
Property developer Ho Bee Land has agreed to buy a freehold property in London for 171 million pounds (S$361.5 million).