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Corporate News 01 May 2017 | 5:59 AM

Macau gambling revenue rises more than 16pct in April

HONG KONG: Revenue at the world's biggest casino hub of Macau rose 16.3 percent in April, as new resorts helped draw high rollers and casual gamblers to the country's only legal casino hub.

Economy 01 Apr 2017 | 1:35 PM

Macau gambling revenue rises 18 pct in March as high rollers return

HONG KONG: Revenues from gambling in Macau rose 18 percent in March, beating expectations and posting an eighth consecutive monthly increase as wealthy gamblers took their chances in China's only legal casino hub - the world's biggest.

Business 30 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Kenanga sees good Q1 for gaming sector

PETALING JAYA: Kenanga Research expects a better performance in the first quarter of the 2017 calendar year for the gaming sector due to seasonality factors.

Business 30 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Macau works hard to attract non-casino tourists

MACAU: Overseas visitors are an increasingly common sight in China’s gambling territory of Macau which is trying to diversify an economic model that has depended on mainland high rollers for more than a decade.

Business 02 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Macau gambling revenue at 2-year high in February

HONG KONG: Macau’s gambling revenue rose for a seventh month and hit a two-year high in February, in the strongest signal yet the casino hub was firmly on its path to recovery from a slump triggered by China’s anti-corruption campaign and slow economic growth.

Business 01 Mar 2017 | 6:45 AM

Macau signals rebound as gambling revenues hit 2-year high in Feb

HONG KONG: Macau’s gambling revenue rose for a seventh month and hit a two-year high in February, in the strongest signal yet the casino hub was firmly on its path to recovery from a slump triggered by China’s anti-corruption campaign and slow economic growth.

Business 07 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Mitigating extreme investment strategies

LIVING on the edge is often perceived as a sheer act of stupidity by people with low risk appetites. But for thrill-seekers, i.e. stuntmen, rock climbers or gamblers, such lifestyles promise excitement and fulfilment – something that cannot be quantified by mere dollars and cents.

Business 12 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Asia’s gambling binge looks fun, may end in tears

AMID much protest, Japan’s lawmakers are considering a bill this week that would open their doors to opulent gambling houses. Analysts have dubbed it “manna from heaven” and the “holy grail.” Yet as any gambler will tell you, appeals to the divine are a sure sign of a weak hand. Japan’s casino project, like Asia’s gambling binge in general, is unlikely to end well.

Business 09 Dec 2016 | 3:37 PM

S&P, Nasdaq hit highs on gains in health, tech stocks

NEW YORK: US stocks opened higher on Friday, extending a post-election rally, with gains in healthcare and technology sectors lifting the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to fresh all-time highs.

Corporate News 13 Nov 2016 | 7:38 AM

Australia's Crown says China releases one of 18 detained casino employees

SYDNEY, Nov 13: Australia' top casino operator Crown Resorts said on Sunday that one of 18 staff arrested in China in October for suspected "gambling crimes" had been released from detention. Crown gave no more details.