Former DBS dealer s spoofing case

Singapore A FORMER dealer at the brokerage unit on Friday of DBS Group Holdings Ltd was convicted by a Singapore court for spoofing the securities market in the first such criminal case in the city. Dennis Tey Thean Yang, 33, pleaded guilty to eight of the 23 charges he faced, including

Wall Street almost unanimous on US rate increase next week: survey

[NEW YORK] Wall Street’s top banks were almost unanimous on the perspective the Federal Reserve increases interest rates at its policy meeting following a more powerful-than-prediction February US payrolls report, a Reuters survey showed on Friday. 235,000 workers last month was hired by companies the 190,000 prognosis among economists polled by Reuters . A fall in unemployment, more individuals seeking …

Turkey Retail Sales YoY

Retail sales quantity in Turkey fell by 2 percent year-on-year in January 2017, following an upwardly revised 2.8 percent fall in the preceding month. It was the fourth straight month of decline, as sales dropped for: Automotive fuels (-6.9 percent from -12.3 percent in December) and other non-food items (-1.3 percent from -0.4 percent). By contrast, sales of food, beverages …

Turkey Retail Sales mother

Retail Sales in Turkey fell 0.60 percent in January of 2017 over the preceding month. Retail Sales mother in Turkey averaged 0.62 percent from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5.10 percent in August of 2013 and a record low of -7.30 percent in December of 2008. Export Data API Access Please Paste this Code in your …

Citigroup names new Asean head for corporate, investment banking

Singapore CITIGROUP declared on Friday a recently selected head for corporate and investment banking (CIB) for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). 41, David Biller, will assume the new job along with his present job as head of diversified industrials for the

Debris and ash in Mosul museum retaken

MOSUL, Iraq – AP The antiquities museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul is in ruins. A huge fire in the building’s cellar as well as lots of debris fill exhibition halls has reduced hundreds of manuscripts and rare books to ankle deep drifts of ashes. Associated Press reporters were allowed rare access to the museum on March 8 after …

‘Macbeth’ with City Theatres on stage

ISTANBUL The Istanbul City Theaters staged a premier of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” on March 8 with an extra twist: puppets. The play will be on stage at the Harbiye Muhsin Ertuğrul Stage on March 11, 15, 16, 17 and 18 before going to the Ümraniye Stage on March 30 and April 1. The manager of the play, Ulviye Karaca, said …

China is not going to devalue yuan to arouse exports: PBOC deputy governor

China is not going to devalue its currency to stimulate exports, a deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) said. PICTURE: BLOOMBERG [BEIJING] China WOn’t devalue its currency to stimulate exports, a deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) said. “China will undoubtedly not devalue the yuan to stimulate exports, it’ll undoubtedly not take part in …

Australia, NZ dollars -week lows on powerful greenback

[SYDNEY] The Australian and New Zealand dollars remained on course for their second straight weekly loss on extensive greenback strength, near two-month lows on Friday. Bonds were also under pressure as anticipations of a US rate rise next week battered on Treasuries. Returns on Australian 10-year paper soared to their highest since late 2015 at 2.98 per cent, up 24 …