Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights Ericsson and Telstra have announced achieving the encryption of data while in transit over a 100Gbps link between Australia and the United States by using telecommunications equipment and software provider Ciena’s 100Gbps wire-speed ultra-low latency encryption solution. Using optical encryption technology, the companies claimed the ability to secure data […]

China’s Central Government Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit

China’s Central Government Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit

China’s Central Government Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit Monday, China’s Central authorities released a guideline document on encouraging entrepreneurial spirit and creating a favorable environment for entrepreneurship. The guideline, the 1st of its kind focused on entrepreneurial spirit, was released by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council in a move to drive […]

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News By David Morgan at HKJC Group 1 stars Beauty Only, Mr Stunning, Peniaphobia and Contentment will step out for the first time this term at Sunday’s (1 October) National Day race meeting at Sha Tin Racecourse. Hong Kong’s 2017/18 Group race programme kicks off with twin features, the G3 National Day […]

Singapore Racing: PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE

Singapore Racing: PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE

PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE Singapore Turf Club (STC) will be hosting the annual Sakura Day @ The Racecourse in conjunction with the running of the $700,000 Group 1 Panasonic Kranji Mile on Sunday, 1 October 2017. The Panasonic Kranji Mile is the first Leg of the Singapore Triple Crown Series, […]

Trade Fair Opens in North Korea

Trade Fair Opens in North Korea

It was a tale of just two economies when the 13th Pyongyang International Trade Fair opened in the North Korean capital on Monday, with two-thirds of the exhibitors domestic firms, and almost all the others Chinese. Eight sets of progressively tighter United Nations Security Council sanctions imposed on Pyongyang over its nuclear and ballistic missile […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Fortescue Metals Group chief executive Nev Power will step down in February after seven years in charge of the mining company. The world’s forth-biggest iron ore exporter said Mr Power’s decision was consistent with its long-term succession plan to enter a period of growth in other business opportunities. […]

United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX:U11) HEFFX Highlights

United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX:U11) HEFFX Highlights

United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX:U11) HEFFX Highlights Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 23.32. The projected upper bound is: 24.09. The projected lower bound is: 22.83. The projected closing price is: 23.46. United Overseas […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers boss Richard Goyder is going out on a high, taking home a record $12 million pay packet for his final full year at the helm of the retail conglomerate. The bumper pay packet brings the AFL commission chairman’s total remuneration since his appointment as Wesfarmer’s managing director in 2005 […]

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights Singtel has been fined $150,000 for a fixed-lined telephone service disruption that left some 7,400 subscribers in Ang Mo Kio unable to make and receive calls for about five hours in 2015. This brings the total fines imposed on Singtel this year for fixed-line telephone service breakdowns to $350,000. […]

Did World War 3 Just Start?

Did World War 3 Just Start?

Did World War 3 Just Start? For some reason the World is still handling North Korea as a Diplomatic issue when clearly it is a Military problem, a self proclaimed enemy state that has sold weapons to terrorists in the past now has Nuclear weapons. It has to be time to act before the entire […]

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon China will roll out a negative list for foreign investment, which has been tested in pilot FTZ’s (free-trade zones). The negative list model, which states the sectors and businesses that are off limits to foreign investment, will be adopted nationwide as early as Y 2018. “Introduction of […]

China: Guangdong is Booming

China: Guangdong is Booming

China: Guangdong is Booming UC Browser, a mobile internet software developed on the Chinese mainland, has provided services to over 150 countries and regions with over 1,000 million overseas users. Its market shares in India and Indonesia have reached 55.4% and 47.5% respectively. Meanwhile, Kingsoft Game, though scarcely known in China, has become very popular […]

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk

Australian Sires: Honorius Begins his Career at Larneuk Honorius is a son of Danehill’s highest ever rated 2YO Holy Roman Emperor, a Champion 2YO himself and internationally successful Group One producing sire. Holy Roman Emperor’s 54 stakes winners include Hong Kong Horse Of The Year, Designs On Rome and his progeny have also enjoyed Group […]

Travel Warning: Bali in Immanent Danger of Volcanic Disaster

Travel Warning: Bali in Immanent Danger of Volcanic Disaster Ignore calls from the Indonesian Government pronouncing Bali as safe for tourists, it simply is not. The eruption alert was actually raised to the highest level on Friday following a “tremendous increase” in seismic activity. For context, from midnight to noon on Friday, a total of […]

It is Clear, President Trump Means Business About NKorea

It is Clear, President Trump Means Business About NKorea

It is Clear, President Trump Means Business About NKorea President Donald Trump’s blunt talk at the UN let the world know that there will be consequences “for the destabilizing activities of NKorea. The President’s speech at the UN General assembly surprised many buy his plainspokenness, as those diplomats are not used to that kind of […]

President Trump Will Get NKorean ‘Rocket Man’ to Stand Down

President Trump Will Get NKorean ‘Rocket Man’ to Stand Down

President Trump Will Get NKorean ‘Rocket Man’ to Stand Down The Trump Administration faces a “dilemma” with NKorea, but “they will work their way out of it by … getting “Rocket Man” to stand down,” former Trump domestic policy adviser Ken Blackwell said on TV Friday. “But I am sure it is a tough dilemma,” […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights Andrew Mackenzie, boss of mining giant BHP Billiton, doubled his take-home pay this year, after the reinstatement of his short-term bonus. Mr Mackenzie earned $4.55m (£3.35m) in the year to June 30, compared with $2.24m the year before, the company’s annual report revealed. The rise was largely because BHP […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights All four of Australia’s biggest banks have decided to stop charging customers of other banks a $2 fee to withdraw cash from their ATMs. The Commonwealth Bank was the first to announced early on Sunday the abolition of the fee, citing ongoing consumer unhappiness with it. NAB, ANZ and […]

HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong) (HKG:0005) HEFFX Highlights

HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong) (HKG:0005) HEFFX Highlights

HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong) (HKG:0005) HEFFX Highlights HSBC has admitted it was “wrong” to predict a deep dive in the value of the pound this year, as the banking giant’s bearish currency analysts were forced to revise up their forecasts. The bank had previously said sterling might end the year at $1.20 and parity […]

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights China Telecom Ltd could participate in a plan to inject fresh capital into Oi SA, the Brazilian phone carrier under bankruptcy protection, a senior executive at the Brazilian firm said on Friday. Ricardo Malavazi Martins, Oi’s chief financial officer, said at the sidelines of an event in Rio […]

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights A Bank of China executive has backed the City of London to help manage the risk posed by Beijing’s mammoth infrastructure programme, the belt and road initiative. Sun Yu, general manager of the bank’s London branch, said the capital’s powerhouse financial sector could be a “solution provider” for […]

China to Continue Tourism Push

China to Continue Tourism Push

China has launched a new world tourism organization to push for cooperation in boosting tourism globally. The World Tourism Alliance, a global network linking non-governmental players in the industry, was established in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China on September 12, 2017 during the 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, (UNWTO).  It […]

Travel News: Korean Shopping Festival

Travel News: Korean Shopping Festival

Travel News: Korean Shopping Festival Two major department stores said Sunday they will offer up to 80 percent discounts on some items during the incoming nationwide shopping festival as South Korea is seeking to boost consumption. Lotte Department Store, the country’s leading retailer, said some 750 brands will participate in the special bargain sales event […]

North Korea Pushing on to World War 3

North Korea Pushing on to World War 3

North Korea Pushing on to World War 3 In a statement on Friday, Kim described US President Trump as a “mentally deranged dotard,” after which Ri referred to the US president as “Mr. Evil President” in an almost cartoonish escalation of the World War 3 rhetoric between the two nations, which is terrifying. Thousands of […]

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations  Chinese tourists becoming the Key driver of global tourism China’s travel industry is projected to grow at an average rate of 8% Y-Y annually from Y 2017 to Y 2027, outpacing other major economies like India and the US, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. The upcoming 1 […]

No Debt Crisis in China

No Debt Crisis in China

China’s central bank, the China Banking Regulatory Commission, and the State Council have all take explicit actions in 2017 to reduce the expansion of debt — especially the mounting indebtedness of state-owned enterprises, said Roach. “These efforts now seem to be having a positive impact. According to the Bank for International Settlements, China’s ‘credit gap’ […]

Belt and Road a Game Changer for China

Belt and Road a Game Changer for China

Belt and Road a Game Changer for China China’s Belt and Road Initiative can contribute to realizing the dream of the Asian Century through enhancing regional economic integration. HEFFX has a very bullish out look on Asia and China as the Belt and Road Initiative rolls out across the world. Speaking at a seminar entitled […]

US Flys Bombers Over North Korea

US Flys Bombers Over North Korea

US Flys Bombers Over North Korea The USA issued a stern warning to North Korea, invading their airspace unchallenged with the world’s most powerful bombers in a practice run. The US has flown B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by F-15 fighters off North Korea’s coast venturing the “farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone,” separating the two […]

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics”

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics”

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics” $JPM JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon said NKorea a ‘terrible threat’ but markets should not expect a bad outcome. Mr. Dimon explained it would be a mistake for investors to rush to rash decisions on concerns of a nuclear war. “I think there’s a higher chance of […]

World War 3: North Korea Continues Nuclear Progress

World War 3: North Korea Continues Nuclear Progress

World War 3: North Korea Continues Nuclear Progress While the World waits and talks North Korea is busy expanding and improving there Nuclear Weapons, something that will be devastating for the world in the years to come. Japanese news agency Kyodo reports that the quake was caused by a “suspected explosion” at the site. Lassina […]

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) Ready for Global Growth

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) Ready for Global Growth

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) Ready for Global Growth “Arena of Valor” (AOV), the overseas version of Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700)’s top-grossing game “Honor of Kings”, will be launched this winter on Switch, a popular gaming console developed by Japanese company Nintendo. “The launch of AOV on a mainstream global console is a milestone for the […]

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO Fairfax Media’s shareholders are set to vote on spinning off its lucrative property advertising division, the Australian publishing giant said Friday. Like its international peers, Fairfax — the owner of major mastheads The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review — has seen profits hit by […]

China Downgrade Unwarranted

China Downgrade Unwarranted

China Downgrade Unwarranted China hit back Friday at the S&P Global Ratings’ downgrade of the country’s sovereign credit rating, with the finance ministry calling it a “wrong decision.” The Ministry of Finance (MOF) website described the decision as “perplexing,” with the economy on a firm footing. S&P said Thursday that it had lowered China’s long-term […]

President Trump Boldly Defends America

President Trump Boldly Defends America

President Trump Boldly Defends America He called out North Korea and Iran for the lying evildoers that they are. President Trump called out North Korea and Iran for the lying evildoers that they are. It is becoming difficult to believe that the ever-more-silly entertainment world, an echo chamber of escalating primal imbecilic utterances in a […]

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money $BTCUSD, $IBM Cryptocurrencies are not a store-of-value or a safe-haven for anyone’s money or assets.  In the beginning, Bitcoin was something of a revolution to me. The digital currency represented everything from my rebellious youth. It was a decentralized, denationalized, and digital currency […]

Thailand Begins Campaign to Promote it High Quality Coffee Beans

Thailand Begins Campaign to Promote it High Quality Coffee Beans

Thailand Begins Campaign to Promote it High Quality Coffee Beans Chiang Mai province in Northern Thailand Wednesday launched a Lanna Thai Coffee Hub campaign to promote the production and sales of quality Coffee beans. In a press conference, Chiang Mai provincial Governor Pavin Chamniprasart said the 5-year campaign, set to begin next year, will be […]

Australian Racing: Sword Of Light

Australian Racing: Sword Of Light

Australian Racing: Sword Of Light One of the most interesting horses in regards to pedigree at last Saturday’s Flemington meeting was , determined winner of the Gr.2 Let’s Elope Stakes. It was win number five from 19 starts for the classy mare who also won last year’s Gr.3 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview. What a fascinating […]

Impressive Debut for Casares

Impressive Debut for Casares

A number of well related fillies lined up in a 1170m maiden at Wangaratta on Tuesday, a couple of whom were well supported in the betting. But it was one unwanted by punters who would upstage them, the Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra trained Casares proving too strong. Jumping the fastest of the nine runners, […]

F1: The Singapore GP Verdict, Vettel “Fears” Verstappen

F1: The Singapore GP Verdict, Vettel “Fears” Verstappen

F1: The Singapore GP Verdict, Vettel “Fears” Verstappen $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel’s “fear” of Max Verstappen was a Key factor in the Singapore GP Turn 1 pile-up last Sunday, that according to this week’s F1 Report. The 3-car crash, which has had huge ramifications for Mr. Vettel’s championship bid, was the latest flashpoint in […]

Bitcoin Debate Heats Up, Split Coming

Bitcoin Debate Heats Up, Split Coming

Bitcoin Debate Heats Up, Split Coming $BTCUSD at 3,952.73 Wednesday Bitcoin is likely to split again this November, creating a 3rd version of the world’s largest cryptocurrency as miners and developers pursue separate visions to scale up its growing market. Major industry players say consensus between opposing camps looked increasingly unlikely. That opinion was echoed […]

Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation

Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation

 Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation $BTCUSD Wednesday, Bitcoin is trading at 3938+, rising about 20% from the lows marked last Friday, as concern eases that a crackdown by Chinese regulators will hinder the growth of the alternative method of exchange. After marking a record high at 4,921 on 1 September, […]

Crooked Hillary & Company Helped Nuclearize NKorea

Crooked Hillary & Company Helped Nuclearize NKorea

Crooked Hillary & Company Helped Nuclearize NKorea US President Donald Trump slammed “Crooked Hillary” Clinton Wednesday for criticizing his speech to the United Nations as “very dark, dangerous” on a TV show, and blamed her and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, with helping NKorea develop its dangerous nuclear arsenal. “After allowing North Korea to research […]

President Trump at UN: US May Have to Totally Destroy NKorea

President Trump at UN: US May Have to Totally Destroy NKorea

President Trump at UN: US May Have to Totally Destroy NKorea Tuesday morning, US President Donald Trump warned that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge. Adding, NKorean leader Kim Jong Un is a “rocket man” on a suicide mission. President Trump issued […]

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word $JPM, $BTCUSD The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said Monday, that the world’s central banks cannot ignore the growth in cryptocurrencies and may at some point have to consider whether it makes sense for them to issue their own digital currencies, “Whether or not a central bank should provide […]

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money $VXX, $SPY Warning: Betting against stock-market volatility is a recipe for investment disaster. Trading the benchmark S&P 500 (NYSEArca:SPY) Index and evaluating stocks on an individual basis, and not trying to outsmart the CBOE Volatility Index aka VIX, (NYSEARCA:VXX) a measure of expected stock volatility, aka […]

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World $UAL, $BA, $EADSF Gulf carriers dominate when it comes to ultra long-haul flights Qantas recently made headlines when it announced its decision to re-route its daily Sydney to London service via Singapore instead of Dubai. But the concept of a stopover could soon be abandoned altogether. The Australian carrier […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Fortescue Metals Group, the world’s fourth largest iron ore exporter, said on Friday its chief executive Nev Power would step down in February after seven years in the role. The Australian mining group did not name a successor but said it was confident of finding a replacement for Mr […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Australian bank Westpac has decided the time is right to bring its Distributed System Access service in-house, rather than continue an arrangement that saw it tended by IBM. The Register understands that Distributed System Access (DSA) is the Bank’s authentication infrastructure and is used to manage user accounts, group […]

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights Spotify has long been linked with going public in the U.S. — it is speculated to be preparing for an IPO-less listing next year — but it has emerged that the company rebuffed the opportunity to sell to a major tech name earlier this year: Tencent, the Chinese internet […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP $RACE Sebastian Vettel took his 3rd pole position of the 2017 F1 season by outpacing the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo by over 3/10’s sec Saturday night at Singapore’s Marina Bay circuit. On the final qualifying lap, Mr. Vettel touched the wall […]

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea US President Donald Trump will meet with the leaders of Japan and SKorea next week at the United Nations to discuss how to confront NKorea’s provocations, after the Pyongyang regime launched a 2nd ballistic missile over Japan in less than a month. The Trump Administration […]

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview $RACE Niki Lauda has named Ferrari as the favorite to win this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix. The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship battle continues this weekend with round 14 taking place in Singapore at the Marina Bay Circuit. The circuit is lit up with 1,500 halogen lamps. It is […]

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 588, September 15, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) marks a fundamental change from Barack Obama’s priorities. It could also create a policy vacuum in Asia, as the US is no longer the driving force behind regional […]

HEFFX Bitcoin Outlook, $2500 then a Rally

HEFFX Bitcoin Outlook, $2500 then a Rally

HEFFX Bitcoin Outlook, $2500 then a Rally China banned initial coin offerings (ICOs), referring to them as an unauthorized fundraising tool that may involve financial scams. The Chinese central bank said those who have already raised money should pay it back. China accounts for about 90 percent of all bitcoin trading on exchanges, and demand […]

China Economy Remains Strong

China Economy Remains Strong

Industrial output, a gauge of the activity of large enterprises, grew 6 percent year on year in August, down from the 6.4-percent pace a month earlier and retreating to the lowest level this year. Fixed asset investment fell short of expectations with a 7.8-percent rise in the January-August period, the weakest since 1999. Retail sales […]

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade One of the Key solutions is to expanding business in China is online.  e-Commerce can add billions of RMB Yuan companies sales every month. An increasing number of companies in ASEAN are seeing e-Commerce as a new growth engine for China-ASEAN trade. e-Commerce giants are also trying to tap into a […]

Queensland Nickel Saga Continues

Queensland Nickel Saga Continues

Queensland Nickel Saga Continues Queensland Nickel is a company owned by businessman and politician Clive Palmer. Queensland Nickel owns and operates the Palmer Nickel and Cobalt Refinery at Yabulu in North Queensland. On 19 January 2016 the company entered into voluntary administration. In April 2016 the companies’ creditors voted for liquidation. Queensland Nickel Collapse History […]

North Korea Fires Warning Shot at USA

North Korea Fires Warning Shot at USA

North Korea threatened Friday to take “stronger” actions against the United States in a warning that came hours after the launch of a missile over Japan. The North fired an apparent intermediate-range ballistic missile from Pyongyang earlier in the day. It marked the first launch after the U.N. Security Council (UNSC) slapped new sanctions on […]

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials Inglis graduates will be represented in 10 of the 12 season-opening 2YO barrier trials at Canterbury on Monday. Among them are several well-bred youngsters including Inglis Classic graduate Mia Stella Rose (Written Tycoon x Fantastic Glen), a filly which sold for $350,000 at this year’s inaugural Gold Riband […]

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale By Kristen Manning Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale kicks off early at Oaklands Junction on Wednesday October 4 with Dean and Phoebe Grass to lead one of the first into the ring. Lot 4 – an eye-catching Super VOBIS qualified son of Exceed And Excel’s dual […]

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan NHK Television urged residents in Hokkaido and Tohoku regions to take shelter as the projectile passed over Japanese airspace near Hokkaido at around 7.06am local time. “North Korea fired an unidentified missile eastward from the vicinity of Pyongyang this morning,” the JCS said. The missile reached an altitude of […]

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs China’s investment in other countries has taken a deep dive since Beijing tightened controls to cool surging spending on assets deemed unneeded for Chinese economic development. Outward investment, aka FDI (foriegn direct investment), in the 1st 8ht months of this year fell 41.8% rom a year earlier to $68.7-B, […]

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally China’s economy has been optimized in both growth and structure guided by the five development concepts of innovation, coordination, greening, opening up and inclusiveness, according to economists. The “Greening” part is driving high-grade Iron Ore prices and will continue to do so in the future. The rapidly increasing […]

World War 3: North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on USA, Japan, South Korea

World War 3: North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on USA, Japan, South Korea

World War 3: North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on USA, Japan, South Korea The 15-member United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously approved a new round of sanctions on Monday, targeting North Korea’s textile exports and oil imports following Pyongyang’s sixth nuclear test. The US will face the “greatest pain and suffering” and “permanent extinction” if […]

Rohingya Muslim Crisis is Fake News

Rohingya Muslim Crisis is Fake News Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, on Wednesday alleged a “huge iceberg of misinformation” was distorting the picture of the Rohingya crisis, which has forced 125,000 of the Muslim minority to flee to Bangladesh. The reality is that the many of the Rohingya Muslims are […]

North Korea is a Serious Nuclear Threat

North Korea is a Serious Nuclear Threat

North Korea is a Serious Nuclear Threat North Korea’s has become a serious Nuclear threat to the world as demonstrated by the country’s progress in massively increasing the yields of its nuclear weapons, heightening the threat posed by its ballistic missiles, according to a U.S. website monitoring the region. 38 North said it is significant […]

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai Hong Kong, Shanghai and Sydney property prices have reached risky levels, says S&P Global Ratings. “Asset prices, especially property prices, today are as stretched as they were before the Asian crisis,” Elena Okorochenko, head of Asia-Pacific ratings, said at a conference in Singapore yesterday. Combined with increased […]

USD Rebounds in Asia, Markets Fall

USD Rebounds in Asia, Markets Fall

USD Rebounds in Asia, Markets Fall The dollar pressed on with its recovery against the yen on rekindled hopes for Donald Trump’s tax plan, lifting Japanese stocks for a fourth day but most other Asian markets struggled to build on the week’s gains. Wall Street provided another positive lead with a second-straight record for all […]

Malaysian School Fire Kills 25

At least 25 people, including students and teachers, have been killed in the fire that erupted at a religious school in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. The officials initially gave a death toll of 25 people, but later revised it to 22 students and 2 wardens. Kuala Lumpur police chief Amar Singh told reporters the […]

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning $JPM, $BTCUSD, $ETH/USD Wednesday, Bitcoin dove by more than 10%, as investors sold the cryptocurrency after a warning by JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon that it “is a fraud” and will eventually “blow up.” Bitcoin, the original and biggest cryptocurrency, has rallied strong in recent months, hitting a […]

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi By Kristen Manning Popular Moe trainer Peter Gelagotis looks to have another smart one in the shape of Levendi, impressive winner of his first two starts. Sent out favourite in a BM64 contest at Mornington on Wednesday, Levendi was not completely at home in the heavy conditions but was […]

Australian Sires: Maurice

Australian Sires: Maurice Champion Miler and six-time Group 1 winner Maurice will shuttle to Arrowfield from the 2017 southern hemisphere breeding season onwards. Maurice was named Japan’s 2015 Horse of the Year, Champion Sprinter & Champion Miler. He was also honoured with a Special JRA Award for his 2016 victories in the Tokyo Tenno Sho […]

Richemont Thrives in Hong Kong and China

Richemont Thrives in Hong Kong and China

Richemont Thrives in Hong Kong and China Luxury brands group Richemont reported today that double digit sales increases in most markets, including Hong Kong and China, helped lift sales in the Asia Pacific by 23 percent in the five months ended August. Compagnie Financière Richemont, reported that total sales for the five months ended August […]

China is Still Growing Says Auto Indicator

China is Still Growing Says Auto Indicator

China’s auto sales continued to increase in August, evidence of the steady growth of the world’s largest car market, data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) showed Monday. Some 2.19 million vehicles were sold last month, up 5.3 percent year on year, maintaining momentum in July that saw sales rise 6.2 percent. Meanwhile, […]

North Korea is a Growing Threat

North Korea is a Growing Threat

Pyongyang promised to accelerate its weapons program. “The DPRK will redouble the efforts to increase its strength to safeguard the country’s sovereignty and right to existence and to preserve peace and security of the region by establishing a practical equilibrium with the US,” a statement from North Korean Foreign Ministry said, as cited by KCNA […]

HEFFX to Offer Stock Loans in Asia

HEFFX to Offer Stock Loans in Asia

HEFFX to Offer Stock Loans in Asia A stock loan allows borrowers the flexibility to gain access to the locked up value of their freely traded stock position without having to actually liquidate their position in the open market. The Squadron stock loan program is designed specifically for corporations, its employees, officers and major holders […]

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior By Kristen Manning What a timely victory it was by Stone Warrior at Sandown last Wednesday with Carin Park just days before announcing the arrival of the promising gelding’s sire Shamoline Warrior. A member of the Anthony Freedman stable, Stone Warrior was having his first run since May and was double […]

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia Godolphin’s profile in Australia’s famous G1 handicaps is already high, with domestic flag-bearer Hartnell allotted second top weight of 57.5kg in the Melbourne Cup and topweight of 58kg in the Caulfield Cup. But, on the other side of the world, trainers Saeed bin Suroor and Charlie Appleby are […]

World War 3: US Makes Bold Moves in Asia

World War 3: US Makes Bold Moves in Asia

World War 3: US Makes Bold Moves in Asia The UNSC unanimously approved a new resolution on sanctions against Pyongyang on September 11. Following a series of behind-the-scenes negotiations Sunday, diplomats agreed not to ban oil exports into North Korea. Instead, the ninth set of restrictive sanctions against Pyongyang authorized an annual cap of 2 […]

SKorea’s US Navy Seal Team Six Trained Kill Unit Instills Fear in NKorea’s Leader

SKorea’s US Navy Seal Team Six Trained Kill Unit Instills Fear in NKorea’s Leader

SKorea’s US Navy Seal Team Six Trained Kill Unit Instills Fear in NKorea’s Leader South Korea has assembled a “decapitation unit” in its military in a threat to NKorean leader Kim Jung Un and his Top aides as they escalate a nuclear missile program. SKorean defense minister, Song Young-moo, told lawmakers a Special Forces Brigade […]

BHP Billiton Limited(ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited(ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights Australian iron ore producers fell on Monday after the price of the steel making ingredient slipped on Friday. BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Foretescue Metals Group were among the worst performers on Australia’s benchmark S&P/ASX 200, after iron ore with 62 per cent iron content for delivery to Qingdao […]

World War 3: Tough Sanctions on North Korea

World War 3: Tough Sanctions on North Korea

Following a series of behind-the-scenes negotiations Sunday, diplomats agreed not to ban oil exports into North Korea. Instead, the ninth set of restrictive sanctions against Pyongyang, unanimously adopted by the 15-member UN Security Council, following North Korea’s sixth nuclear test earlier his month, authorized a cap of 2 million barrels a year of sales of […]

Cellos Singapore Share Scandal Heads to Court

Cellos Singapore Share Scandal Heads to Court

Cellos Singapore Share Scandal Heads to Court We covered this story from the beginning, and now it is time to say “we told you so”. As we reported, after snatching control of the company the new Cellos Board of Directors fired up the printing press and issued over 300 million new shares to selected investors, […]

Media Rush to the Aid of Rohingya Terrorists

Media Rush to the Aid of  Rohingya Terrorists

Media Rush to the Aid of Rohingya Terrorists While the headlines of Genocide fill western media and the UN’s cheif terrorist supporter Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein denounced the “brutal security operation” against the Rohingya in Rakhine state, which he said was “clearly disproportionate” to the terrorist attacks carried out last month, he did not say how […]

China May Slap Brakes on Bitcoin

China May Slap Brakes on Bitcoin

China May Slap Brakes on Bitcoin Caixin reported that China was planning to shut down local crypto-currency exchanges. On Monday, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal issued similar reports, saying that China was drafting a plan to ban commercial trading of all virtual currencies. Bitcoin was trading lower by around 1.6 percent at $4,160. Speculation […]

Dubawi Runners are Flying

Dubawi Runners are Flying

Dubawi Runners are Flying Dubawi’s runners are well and truly flying at the moment and on Sunday, 10 September he reached a new high, even by his own remarkable standards, when siring the first three home in the G1 Prix Vermeille at Chantilly. The 12-furlong contest was won by Francis-Henri Graffard’s charge Bateel, who battled […]

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On By Kristen Manning The Gr.2 Theo Marks Stakes, the Gr.3 Sheraco Stakes and the Gr.2 Run To The Rose – three features contested at Rosehill last Saturday, won by horses – Deploy, Ravi and Menari – with genes in common. And not just those prepotent Danehill genes; Deploy […]

President Trump to Call for UN Naval Blockade of NKorea

President Trump to Call for UN Naval Blockade of NKorea

President Trump to Call for UN Naval Blockade of NKorea The United States’ effort to further isolate NKorea with tough measures including a a Crude Oil embargo will also call for a partial naval blockade. The draft United Nations resolution authorizes naval vessels of any US member state to inspect North Korean ships suspected of […]

Bitcoin Investment Opportunities

Bitcoin Investment Opportunities

Magical Internet Money Hits $5k The decentralized currency Bitcoin has rallied hard this year, climbing from $1,000 per BTC on January 1st to $5,000 per BTC on the first of September. The digital asset had a substantial market capitalization of approx. $82.6B with only 16.5 million bitcoins currently in circulation. Further, bitcoin trade volume has […]

North Korea Celebrate Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea Celebrate Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea warned Saturday that it will watch every move of the United States as Washington pushes to impose new U.N. sanctions on the regime for its latest nuclear test. Defying international warnings, North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful yet nuclear test Sunday, claiming it was a hydrogen bomb that can be loaded […]

South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) Could Hit $5

South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) Could Hit $5

South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) Could Hit $5 SOUTH32 FPO closed up 0.030 at 3.120. Volume was 6% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 10% wider than normal. Technical Outlook Short Term: Overbought Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on […]

China and UAE to Boost Trade

China and UAE to Boost Trade

The 6th session of the UAE-China Joint Economic Committee held in China’s capital of Beijing, has concluded with the two sides reporting their achievements in the development of cooperative frameworks in several vital areas of common interest. The UAE delegation was headed by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, while the Chinese side […]

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