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Asia Pacific digital economy seen as a ‘threat’

Almost half (47 per cent) of employees in Asia Pacific (APAC) see the rising digital economy as a threat to their jobs, according to a new report by Workday, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.  In a study conducted by Workday and global market intelligence firm, IDC, titled ‘The Drive […]

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Asean should relook policies in transformative digital economy

KUALA LUMPUR: Asean needs to relook at its various policy initiatives, including trade and investment policies, in response to the transformative digital economy, said CIMB Asean Research Institute. It also said addressing the challenges in digital and telecommunications infrastructure investment was fundamentally crucial in helping micro, small and medium sized enterprises of Asean to integrate […]

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Focus on fundamentals could help ASEAN currencies

SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) — Southeast Asian currencies have had a rough year so far but the pressure on them could ease in coming months as trade tensions settle, returning focus to the region’s strong growth prospects and the fundamentals weighing on the U.S. dollar. Many banks say that the outlook is positive for the Singapore […]

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