Global funds are piling back into Asia’s bellwether for emerging markets, buying $795 million of debt so far this year and sending yields down about 90 basis points from their October peak as the Federal Reserve looks to take a more cautious approach to policy tightening. After plunging almost 9 percent over the first nine months of last year, the currency roared back in the fourth quarter as Indonesia raised interest rates to 6 percent, intervened in the foreign-exchange and bond markets and curbed imports to help rein in the trade gap.
With artificial intelligence to detect falls, virtual reality to combat isolation and "powered" clothing to assist the incapacitated, the tech world is stepping up its effort to "disrupt" aging. Some systems took a page from the gaming world of youngsters to help seniors "travel" to new places and connect with loved ones. "Everyone knows seniors get lonely but that isolation can also lead to a lot of medical problems, including the acceleration of dementia," said Kyle Rand, founder and chief executive of Rendever, a startup which works with assisted living homes to give seniors a way to virtually visit remote locations.
The latest earnings announcement EBOS Group Limited (NZSE:EBO) released in June 2018 confirmed that the business benefited from a strong tailwind, leading to a double-digit earnings growth of 12%. Below, Read More...
News of Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie Bezos divorcing sparked questions about how the split could affect the world’s most valuable company’s stock. While there were questions, there wasn’t panic. Investors are in wait-and-see mode. The news, which came Wednesday via a tweet from Jeff Bezos, barely moved Amazon’s share price. It closed
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A day after its officers went without a paycheck for the first time during the government shutdown, the Transportation Security Administration drew in almost 200 people still interested in the airport security job during a fast-track hiring event Saturday in Tennessee.
In 2014 Martin Mercer was appointed CEO of ARQ Group Limited (ASX:ARQ). First, this article will compare CEO compensation with compensation at similar sized companies. Then we'll look at a Read More...
SEATTLE (AP) — Riding the momentum from November's elections, Democratic leaders in the states are wasting no time delivering on their biggest campaign promise — to expand access to health care and make it more affordable.