Meet Asia's Biggest Hedge Fund. (It Also Makes iPhones.)

Meet Asia's Biggest Hedge Fund. (It Also Makes iPhones.)

In operation for more than 40 years, this outfit has grown to $106 billion in assets with investments in more than a dozen countries. Most of that is in China.  Its returns probably wouldn’t have you popping champagne — 12.8 percent last year on a return-on-equity basis, 4.6 percent if you’re looking at return on assets. But it has […]

Asia Argento Fires Back After Catherine Breillat Defends Harvey Weinstein

Asia Argento Fires Back After Catherine Breillat Defends Harvey Weinstein

1:11 PM PDT 3/31/2018 by Ariston Anderson The Italian actress and director responded to an interview given by the French director, in which she criticized the #MeToo and French #BalanceTonPorc movements. Italian director and actress Asia Argento has fired back after French director Catherine Breillat gave a scathing interview on the podcast Murmur defending Harvey Weinstein and criticizing […]

Tokyo's textbook rules spark protest from South Korea

Tokyo's textbook rules spark protest from South Korea

SEOUL • South Korea has summoned Tokyo’s ambassador to protest against new educational guidelines requiring high school students to be taught that disputed islands belong to Japan. Seoul has controlled the islets in the Sea of Japan, also known as East Sea, since 1945, when Tokyo’s brutal colonial rule on the peninsula ended. Tokyo also […]

Lufthansa Eyes Asia Growth, Relauches Munich-Singapore

Lufthansa Eyes Asia Growth, Relauches Munich-Singapore

Lufthansa Group expects to strengthen its presence in Asia with Lufthansa Airlines’ March 27 relaunch of a route connecting Munich and Singapore with an Airbus A350-900. The five weekly flights increase the group’s capacity between the two countries by 40 percent. Lufthansa chief commercial officer Steffen Harbarth said passengers can connect to between 75 and […]

Facebook: Asia On The Verge Of Breaking Out

Facebook: Asia On The Verge Of Breaking Out

Editor’s note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Devil Is in the Detail as a new contributor. It’s easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more » Emerging potential AsiaPac made […]

Asia Stocks Fall After US Tech Slump; Yen Drops: Markets Wrap

Asia Stocks Fall After US Tech Slump; Yen Drops: Markets Wrap

Equities in Asia declined after a sell-off in technology shares spooked investors assessing threats to earnings growth for the industry that propelled last year’s rally. The yen slipped and 10-year U.S. yields consolidated below 2.8 percent. Stocks retreated across the region with the biggest losses in Japan and South Korea. Earlier, American tech shares suffered […]

Global Stocks Climb as Trade Fears Ease

Global Stocks Climb as Trade Fears Ease

Europe, Asia-Pacific stocks follow U.S. higher Global investors watch for trade talks European M&A also in focus Global stocks added to an early-week rally as fears of a trade war between the U.S. and China subsided. European stocks rebounded, with the Stoxx Europe 600 climbing 1.1%, more than recouping its Monday losses. U.S. futures pointed […]

How Asia Could Circumvent US-China Trade War

How Asia Could Circumvent US-China Trade War

The world’s two biggest economies have swapped tariff hikes in a tit-for-tat escalation that threatens a global trade war. With financial markets reeling and the Asia-Pacific region fearing the fallout, is there a way out before it gets serious? On March 22, fulfilling previous campaign pledges, U.S. President Donald Trump announced the imposition of $60 […]

IN PHOTOS: Despite controversies, fans flock ComicCon Asia 2018

IN PHOTOS: Despite controversies, fans flock ComicCon Asia 2018

It may have had the roughest of starts, plagued by headlining guests cancelling their scheduled appearances, but that didn’t stop Filipinos from dressing up as their favorite superhero, anime and videogame characters as they flocked the inaugural ComicCon Asia 2018.  Dedicated fans descended on the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on Saturday, decked out […]

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