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Asian markets mostly up but investors remain wary

HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday (Feb 13), tracking another rally in New York after last week's battering, but early gains were tempered and Tokyo ended down on lingering uncertainty and worries about further turmoil. While some stability has returned to trading floors, investors ......

Tokyo 2020 Games budget to benefit from fresh reforms

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will benefit from a fresh batch of International Olympic Committee (IOC) reforms, despite having already slashed their initial budget by roughly US$2.5 billion (£1.8 billion), the IOC said on Tuesday....

China’s Didi, SoftBank target Japan in taxi-hailing push

SHANGHAI/TOKYO: China's Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Group Corp will roll out a venture in Japan later this year to provide ride-hailing services, amid a global battle to control the technology increasingly central to urban transport. The move into Japan underscores a recent push by Didi to beef up .....