Vietnam 

Vietjet shares forecast to be added into ETF investee list – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A Vietjet aircraft. The aviation firm’s shares may be purchased by the US-listed fund VanEck Vectors Vietnam EFT in the upcoming quarterly portfolio review. – Photo ndh.vn HÀ NỘI — The US-listed asset management fund VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF (VNM ETF) may purchase shares of the new generation carrier Vietjet in its upcoming quarterly portfolio reshape. The projection is made by Bảo Việt Securities Co (BVSC). In this projection, VNM ETF will buy more than 19.2 million Vietjet shares to increase the number of Vietnamese companies in its portfolio to…

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What you need to know about the Chinese supercomputer firms added to US trade blacklist

First it was China’s telecommunications champion Huawei Technologies. Now it is China’s developers of supercomputers that have found themselves in Washington’s cross hairs, after the US Commerce Department on Friday added them to the Entity List, which effectively bars them from purchasing American technology.The department said it was adding Sugon, the Wuxi Jiangnan Institute of Computing Technology, Higon, Chengdu Haiguang Integrated Circuit and Chengdu Haiguang Microelectronics Technology –… Source link

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Shanghai posts sixth straight day of losses while Hong Kong gains as fears of oil glut are added to jitters around ongoing trade war

The Shanghai Composite Index posted its sixth straight trading day of losses, while Hong Kong bounced into slight gains near the close, as a global oil glut added to existing worries over the ongoing US-China trade war.The Shanghai Composite began down Thursday and stayed down, ending with a loss of 1.17 per cent to 2,827.80, helping to pull the first week of June trading into a 2.45 per cent decline. That was its lowest level since February 22. It posted a weekly gain last week.Meanwhile the… Source link

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Singapore 

Jazz, popular music and music in multimedia added to O-level syllabus, Singapore News

Secondary school students who are musically inclined now have opportunities to learn more about jazz, popular music and music in multimedia. Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said the O-level music syllabus has been revised to include these new areas of study, on top of the existing Asian music and western classical tradition. Mr Ong was speaking at the finale concert for the Lion City Youth Jazz Festival at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre on Saturday (May 18). He told the gathering: “Jazz will be featured in the O-level syllabus, and…

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Smartphone giant Xiaomi, Tencent Music among a dozen stocks to be added to MSCI China Index

Smartphone giant Xiaomi and online video platform Iqiyi are among a dozen listed companies to be added to MSCI’s benchmark Chinese equities gauge, the global index compiler announced on Monday. The inclusion of the stocks in the MSCI China Index at the end of February is likely to benefit them in the long term because they may attract global funds that track such indexes, said analysts. MSCI claims to serve “99 of the top 100 largest money managers”. “Those funds will not buy and sell frequently but [they will] hold…

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