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Oil shares pull Asian stocks higher; yen slips

30-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Oil shares pulled regional stock markets higher on Thursday after OPEC members agreed to curb output in a surprise deal, though investors were wary of chasing markets higher [...]
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Asian markets down, energy firms hit by oil deal woes

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tokyo stocks led a retreat in Asian markets Wednesday as the yen recovered, while regional energy firms struggled with crude prices on concerns about the chances of success [...]
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Goldman Sachs’ top Southeast Asia investment banker to leave: sources

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The head of Goldman Sachs’ (GS.N) investment banking division in Southeast Asia, Michael Smith, is set to leave the bank, two people familiar with the matter said on [...]
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Asia stocks edge down on Europe bank woes, lower oil

29-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were lower on Wednesday, with European banking sector concerns and lower crude oil prices dulling investors’ appetite for riskier assets. Spreadbetters [...]
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Asia stocks, Mexico peso bounce as markets score one for Clinton

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares recovered from an early bout of nerves while the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday as investors awarded the first US presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton [...]
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ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steady

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Developing economies in Asia are holding steady and will grow at the earlier forecast rate of 5.7 percent this year and next, buoyed by resilience in the region’s two [...]
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Asia growth holds stable thanks to China and India: ADB

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday that growth across the region was holding stable despite global headwinds, with resilience in China and India keeping it on track. [...]
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Asian stocks mixed as traders follow US presidential debate

28-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as traders followed the US presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. KEEPING SCORE: Hong [...]
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Asian Stocks Drop With Japan as Yen Firms; Energy Shares Decline

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks fell as Japanese shares declined with a stronger yen, while commodity shares dropped after Saudi Arabia said it doesn’t anticipate any decision on supply [...]
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Goldman Sachs Said to Plan 25pct Cut to Asia Investment Bank Jobs

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. plans to cut about a quarter of its investment-banking jobs in Asia, excluding Japan, because of a slump in deal-making in the region, according to a [...]
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Australia’s SAI Global backs $760 million Baring Asia private equity buyout

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australian risk compliance services firm SAI Global Ltd is backing a A$1 billion ($761 million) takeover from Hong Kong-based Baring Asia Private Equity, two years after KKR [...]
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Asian shares fall, brace for bruising US presidential debate

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares began the week under a cloud on Monday after losses on Wall Street, and as investors’ attention turned from central banks to American politics ahead of the [...]
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Asian markets slip as Fed rally vanishes

27-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets slipped at the start of the new trading week, picking up where they left off after last week’s Fed-inspired rally ran out of steam. After a burst of [...]
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Asia shares hold near 14-month peak on Fed relief, JGB yields fall

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares held near 14-month highs on Friday as investors restored bets the Federal Reserve is settling into a phase of very gradual interest rate rises, while Japanese [...]
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Asian traders step back after Fed-fuelled rally

24-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Investors took their foot off the pedal in Asia Friday after two days of strong gains while the dollar recovered some ground on the yen after the Federal Reserve’s [...]
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