Get All Access for $5/mo

Friday Flashback: Nikkei Marks its First Annual Decline Since 2011 Know what happened in the APAC region over the past week

By Nidhi Singh

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

You're reading Entrepreneur Asia Pacific, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.

Here's a new series on the big developments that took place in the APAC region over the past one week.

1. Reports say Apple will start assembling its top-end iPhone X series in India through the local unit of Foxconn Technology Co. Ltd. It will be the first time when the Taiwanese firm will be making products in the country.

2. Vietnam now leads Southeast Asia's largest grossing market for initial public offerings in 2018, Ernst and Young data has found.

3. While other major Asian stocks gained momentum this year, Japan's Nikkei225 marked its first annual decline since 2011.

Nidhi Singh

Former Correspondent, Entrepreneur Asia-Pacific

A self confessed Bollywood Lover, Travel junkie and Food Evangelist.I like travelling and I believe it is very important to take ones mind off the daily monotony .

Science & Technology

How to Keep Yourself Relevant in the Age of AI

As AI reaches further into our lives, what can you bring to the table that technology cannot replicate? The new book "The Wolf Is At The Door" offers a whole new way to look at the AI revolution.

Science & Technology

How to Find a Flow State When Your Life Is Filled With Digital Distractions

A prescription for quieting distractions and finding your flow from the new book "The Wolf Is At The Door."

Business News

Jack Dorsey Says It Will Soon Be 'Impossible to Tell' if Deepfakes Are Real: 'Like You're in a Simulation'

Dorsey said we will "not know what is real and what is fake" in the next five to 10 years.

Business News

Controversial Clothing Company Shein Quietly Files IPO in London

Shein is headquartered in Singapore, where it's been since 2021, though most of its operations, including factories, are in China.

Growing a Business

India is the Perfect Location for International Expansion. Here are 5 Things to Consider When Expanding to India

Entering the Indian market brought several discoveries about the business landscape there — some of them unexpected.

Business News

Mark Cuban's Google Account Was Hacked By 'Sophisticated' Bad Actors

The "Shark Tank" star said someone "called and said I had an intruder and spoofed [Google's] recovery methods."