Asian markets

Tech firms, manufacturers at front line of trade war escalation

THE announcement of another round of US tariffs on Chinese imports, set to commence on Sept 1, reignited simmering trade tensions and sent Asian markets down on Friday.

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Momentum in the East: How Asia will lead the pack in blockchain integration

IN BOTH Asia and the West, regulatory uncertainty surrounding blockchain abounds. And yet, despite this lack of direction, Asia is establishing itself as the clear leader in the race to provide...