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London's creative professionals are heading west to White City

[Sponsored Article] The former home of BBC Television in London, White City is earning a new reputation as a world-leading center for education, media, science and technology. £8 billion (HKD 82.6bn) in public and private investment is funding a spate of new developments and creating around 20,000 new jobs within the next five years, along with 6,000 new homes to meet the high demand from the influx of creative professionals to the area. In the past, creative development in London has… Source link

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China’s currency is heading for a volatile year – and that may be a good thing

The renminbi’s recent roller-coaster ride is not over yet. China’s currency is adrift in a sea of global uncertainty – and there’s not much Beijing can do to stop it. The renminbi is pitching about on huge swells of economic and political risk which have little chance of easing in the coming months. This means tough times ahead for investors trying to get a better handle on the currency’s outlook this year. Increased volatility and risk are likely to mark 2019 for the renminbi.  Currency markets may be challenging for…

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Stuck between a US and China heading for war, Asia’s no safe place to be | This Week In Asia

Imagine how frightening it would be if a dragon and an elephant were fighting in your living room. That’s exactly how it felt when the world’s two largest economies and most influential nations clashed at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit last weekend. For the first time in its 25-year history, the summit failed to agree a formal joint statement – and the US-China confrontation was to blame. “You know, the two big giants in the room.” That was the response of summit chairman Peter O’Neill, the prime minister of…

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