Philippine conglomerate Ayala
Corp on Thursday said it would invest $237.5 million in
Myanmar's Yoma Group in search of growth in multiple sectors, in
a deal the pair called the Philippines' biggest private
investment in Myanmar.
Australian shares edged up on Thursday,
recouping some of the losses from the previous session on the
back of gains for healthcare and tech firms, though activity was
subdued on uncertainty around an anticipated initial China-U.S.
U.S. President Donald Trump
on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk
away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system,
calling it a "very serious challenge" to bilateral ties, even
though he described a meeting between the two leaders as