first_img United Business Media (UBM) yesterday posted a 5.3 per cent drop in full-year pre-tax profit as the events and publishing group increased investment in data services and emerging markets.UBM, which has rationalised its print titles as advertising has moved online and shifted its focus to events and data services in faster-growing emerging markets and the US, said it had made a good start to the year.Chief executive David Levin said: “We’ve come through the massive shock of the wider financial markets in the last couple of years and in addition to that we’ve had to grapple with the structural change in our industry.”He said the group’s performance was bolstered by 20 per cent revenue growth in China, India and Brazil, and strong trading in events, such as the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, which accounted for 54 per cent of profit. KCS-content whatsapp UBM invests in emerging markets as shifts focus Tuesday 1 March 2011 7:26 pm Show Comments ▼ whatsapp More From Our Partners Killer drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Share Tags: NULLlast_img