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A graduate of the Vietnam Trade University and University of Amsterdam in Holland, Nguyen Tuan Cuong (Cuong Nguyen) is the co-founder of Amanotes, which is listed in the top 15 of Android application developers in the US.

Asia stocks edge up in positive start to 2017, dollar resumes climb

Global markets marched confidently into 2017 on Tuesday, with Asian stocks extending gains after European shares surged to their highest in a year, while the dollar resumed its climb after last week's stumble. 

Snapchat files for one of the biggest tech IPOs in years: sources

 Snapchat has filed for an initial public offering, sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday, which puts the messaging app a step closer to the biggest U.S. stock market debut since 2014.

Oil rally suggests supply worries wane, but for how long?

A rally in U.S. crude oil prices recently has put the market on its firmest footing since the rout started in 2014, with the spread between prices for near-term delivery and future delivery narrowing,

Global stocks dip, dollar on tenterhooks for Fed; oil bounces

 Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday while the dollar dithered as markets waited anxiously for the Federal Reserve to provide guidance on the risk of U.S. rate hikes this year.

Scramble for safety boosts yen, gold and bonds

 Fresh cracks appeared in global markets on Thursday as investors sought the safety of Japanese yen, gold and top-rated bonds while dumping U.S. dollars on bets the Federal Reserve could be done raising interest rates.

Asia stocks skid as crude fails to sustain bounce

Asian shares and the dollar surrendered their gains on Thursday as recently volatile crude oil prices seesawed lower, although European shares were still expected to mark opening gains.

Davos leaders look beyond 2016's early market mayhem

 Blood-letting in global markets is dominating corridor talk as business leaders and policymakers meet in Davos, although so far the view is that it doesn't signal a financial crisis.

Asian shares rally as China drops circuit breaker, firms yuan setting

 Asian shares rebounded on Friday, led by strong gains for battered Chinese stocks after China suspended its market circuit breaker system and set a firmer midpoint rate for yuan trading for the first time in nine days.

TPP to benefit software outsourcing firms

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese software outsourcing firms can now compete with rivals in many other countries in Asia Pacific for customers when the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement takes effect.

Chip firms eye global markets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese semiconductor companies will have an opportunity to introduce their businesses to global producers during a business mission that finishes tomorrow.

Agriculture sector faces tough times ahead

Experts of the Institute for Policy and Strategy of Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD) have warned that Vietnam’s agricultural sector will continue to face tough times ahead due to fiercer competition and oversupply on global markets.

US shares end choppy day with big jump

 Shares on Wall Street finished with their biggest rise in four years ending another rocky day of trading on global markets.

PM remains confident in VN economy

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday said he does not expect recent turmoil in global markets to trigger a change in the government's macro economic targets.

Skill training for youth critical: ILO expert

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has made important achievements in the labor and employment area but many issues remain to be solved. Gyorgy Sziraczki, country director of the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Vietnam,

Gov't spends big on promoting IT

 VietNamNet Bridge – At least two per cent of the State Budget is set to be spent on boosting the nation's IT sector each year, according to a draft resolution compiled by the Ministry of Information and Communications.