Watch CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum Asia: Technology & Innovation

[The stream is slated to start at 2 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Click on the stream above to watch to CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum. Friday’s session from Asia focuses on technology and innovation. The fourth industrial revolution is also going to be … Read more

Watch CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum Asia: Money & Investing

[The stream is slated to start at 2 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Click on the stream above to watch to CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum. Thursday’s session from Asia focuses on money and investing. We turn the spotlight on money flows and how … Read more

Australia should change laws to accommodate crypto, its Senate committee says

A terminal to accept payments using bitcoins is displayed on the bar at the Old Fitzroy pub in Sydney, Australia. Cameron Spencer | Getty Images Australia needs to introduce new regulations for digital asset miners, such as tax discounts and a licensing regime for crypto exchanges, to be “competitive with Singapore, the UK and the U.S.”, a … Read more

Australia’s farmers are not opposed to net zero emissions target, minister says

Australia’s farmers are not opposed to net zero carbon emissions, but they want don’t want climate change policies to burden them, Agriculture Minister David Littleproud said Wednesday. “I think what they want to do is be part of the global community,” the minister said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia.” “They want to make sure that … Read more

Watch CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum Asia: Industry Response

[The stream is slated to start at 2 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Click on the stream above to watch to CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum. Wednesday’s session from Asia focuses on the industry’s response. It’s time to talk targets and check the promises … Read more

From clean energy to health, Morgan Stanley picks India stocks set to see strong growth

A man counts Indian rupee banknotes for a photograph near the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India. Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg | Getty Images After outpacing other emerging markets, India’s stocks are poised to see strong earnings growth in years to come, Morgan Stanley said. Source link

Jack Dorsey says Square may build a bitcoin mining system, adding to bitcoin price surge

Square CEO Jack Dorsey said late on Friday the company might jump into the bitcoin mining business. Dorsey tweeted that the company is considering a “bitcoin mining system based on custom silicon and open source for individuals and businesses worldwide.” The price of bitcoin rose above $62,000 following Dorsey’s string of tweets, as the world’s … Read more

China’s central bank says Evergrande is unique and most real estate developers are stable

An exterior view of China Evergrande Centre in Hong Kong, China March 26, 2018. Bobby Yip | Reuters BEIJING — The People’s Bank of China said Friday that indebted developer China Evergrande is its own case, and that most real estate businesses in the country are stable. Property giant Evergrande has $300 billion in liabilities … Read more

China risks making ‘big mistakes’ with widespread crackdown, says ex-IMF chief economist

China risks making “big mistakes” as it cracks down on large swathes of its economy from technology, to private tutoring and real estate, said a former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund. “I worry a lot about China because to some extent they’re attacking the basis of their growth so far,” Raghuram Rajan told … Read more

Indonesia’s Bali is reopening to tourists — but visitors from Australia and Singapore may have to wait

The holiday island of Bali reopened to tourists from select countries Thursday in what Indonesian authorities have called a “baby steps” approach to resuming international travel. Indonesia closed its borders to foreign travelers some 18 months ago. Vaccinated tourists from 19 countries — including China, India, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand, as well as … Read more