Category: FinanceAsiaSubscribe via RSS Feed

Caution Prevails for Asia Stocks After Yen Advance: Markets Wrap

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A positive week for Asian stocks is ending on a cautious tone as a strengthening yen weighed on Tokyo equities and weaker metals prices pulled down shares of raw-materials [...]
» More

AirAsia plans for single, listed Asean holding company

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The AirAsia group plans to combine its Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines operations under a single, listed Asean holding company. AirAsia Group Chief Executive [...]
» More

Asian stocks fall amid Trump trade policy fears, strong yen

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets slipped in muted trading Friday amid worries over US trade policies that may affect regional economies. A stronger yen weighed on Japan’s exporters. [...]
» More

Asian shares slip from 1-1/2-year high, Trump’s yuan remarks in focus

25-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares took a breather on Friday, slipping from 1-1/2-year highs as material shares were hit by sudden falls in copper and other commodity prices while investors [...]
» More

Asian shares dip as Fed minutes show rate hike expected soon

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares slipped Thursday after the latest Fed minutes raised the possibility that a US rate hike could come sooner than expected. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark [...]
» More

Asia Stocks to Fall as Dovish Fed Minutes Spur Yen: Markets Wrap

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian equities were poised to follow US stocks lower, with Japanese shares vulnerable after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting were deemed dovish enough [...]
» More

Asia stocks pare losses, dollar flounders as lift from Fed, Mnuchin wanes

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks steadied on Thursday after earlier losses, aided by a weaker dollar as markets studied Federal Reserve meeting minutes that indicated both readiness and caution [...]
» More

Asia gains as Wall Street extends record run, dollar slips

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks rose on Wednesday, joining a record-setting session for global markets as investors cheered upbeat factory activity in Europe and solid earnings on Wall Street. [...]
» More

Asia Stocks Gain Even as Topix Swings, Yen Rises: Markets Wrap

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks rose even as Tokyo shares wrestled with a strengthening yen, as markets from Hong Kong to Singapore advanced after US shares reached fresh records. The dollar [...]
» More

Most Asia markets up as HK rebounds

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong led most Asia markets higher Wednesday after the previous day’s HSBC-fuelled plunge but Tokyo struggled under the weight of a stronger yen. Regional traders [...]
» More

Asia stocks consolidate recent gains; China shines

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks held ground on Tuesday though Chinese equities surged to a fresh 2-1/2 month high as domestic funds piled into financial counters on expectations the [...]
» More

Most Asia markets up as rally presses ahead

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly extended their rally Tuesday with Tokyo boosted by a jump in the dollar against the yen after a top Federal Reserve official said the bank could lift [...]
» More

Asian stocks higher after Wall Street long weekend

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors looked ahead to minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s latest meeting and Wall Street prepared to reopen [...]
» More

This Currency Reigns Supreme in Asian Emerging-Market Plays

21-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As the most sensitive emerging Asian currency, South Korea’s won provides the best proxy for investors looking to bet on how the region reacts to US President Donald [...]
» More

Asia shares adrift for US holiday, focus on Unilever

21-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A man walks past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average, the Dow Jones average and the stock averages of other countries’ outside a brokerage in Tokyo [...]
» More