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Asia stocks fall as stimulus hopes fade

15-Aug-2012 Intellasia | marketwatch | 10:48 AM

Asian stocks traded lower Wednesday, as investors reassessed the chances of central-bank stimulus to support the global economy. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HK:HSI [...]
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Avnet Technology Solutions Launches Cloud Services in Singapore

15-Aug-2012 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 9:25 AM

Avnet Technology Solutions, a global IT solutions distribution leader and operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), today announced the launch of Avnet Cloud Services to the [...]
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Asia Roundup: Mood still buoyant

15-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:16 AM

Asian markets rose in quiet trade yesterday Tuesday August 14 following a muted lead from Wall Street, while sentiment remained high on expectations of policy moves by [...]
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Japan’s Isuzu plans China, India truck plants

Japan’s Isuzu plans China, India truck plants

15-Aug-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:39 AM

Japan’s Isuzu Motors will spend 30 billion yen ($382 million) to build new factories in China and India to tap rising demand for pickup trucks in the fast-growing [...]
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Julius Baer bulks up in Asia with Merrill deal

Julius Baer bulks up in Asia with Merrill deal

15-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Swiss private bank Julius Baer (BAER.VX) is to buy Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s (BAC.N) overseas wealth-management business for up to 860 million Swiss francs ($882 [...]
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ING talks down Asia fund-arm sale expectations

ING talks down Asia fund-arm sale expectations

15-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Foxbusiness | 7:01 AM

Dutch bank ING Groep (ING) has warned that the planned disposal of its euro 43 billion Asian fund business could fetch less than half the euro 500 million anticipated in May. [...]
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IMF says currency flows reversing as trade slows

IMF says currency flows reversing as trade slows

15-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Businessweek | 7:01 AM

Just three months after the biggest developing economies sold dollars to support their currencies, policy makers from Colombia to China are moving to weaken exchange rates [...]
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Asia: Markets end lower

14-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:13 AM

Asian markets mostly fell yesterday Monday August 13 as dealers awaited fresh stimulus drives by the central banks of the United States, Europe and China, while Japanese data [...]
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UBS denies report it abets German tax evasion with Singapore link

UBS denies report it abets German tax evasion with Singapore link

14-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 7:01 AM

Swiss banking giant UBS AG UBS +0.46 percent Friday denied a newspaper report which alleges that the bank is moving German funds to Singapore ahead of the implementation of a [...]
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2012 Spikes Asia Campaign Created by JWT Singapore

13-Aug-2012 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 1:45 PM

Spikes Asia, the regional creative advertising and communications festival for Asia Pacific, has partnered with JWT Singapore for the third year running to produce the 2012 [...]
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Indonesia to sell $750m samurai bonds, $1b global sukuk

13-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Indonesia plans to sell $750 million of samurai bonds this year, and also $1 billion of global sukuk in late October, a finance ministry official said on Friday. Roadshows [...]
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Weak Asia data shows growing toll from downturn

Weak Asia data shows growing toll from downturn

13-Aug-2012 Intellasia | ABC News | 7:01 AM

A slew of gloomy economic reports from Asian nations show that Europe’s debt crisis and the broader global downturn are taking a growing toll on the region even as [...]
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Private equity fund of funds Asia Alternatives raises over $1.5b

13-Aug-2012 Intellasia | reuters | 7:01 AM

Some of the fund managers that Asia Alternatives has backed in India include CX Partners, ChrysCapital and Tano Capital. Asia Alternatives Management LLC, one of the largest [...]
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Personal relationships key to Facebook’s Asia advertising success

Personal relationships key to Facebook’s Asia advertising success

13-Aug-2012 Intellasia | ZDNet | 7:01 AM

Social networking giant has successfully monetised in the emerging markets of Asia through social games, however, it now needs to focus on pushing advertising to marketers in [...]
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Asia Roundup: Selling pressure

11-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:20 AM

Asian markets mostly fell yesterday Friday August 10 as weak Chinese trade data reinforced concerns of a slowdown in the world’s number two economy, while profit-taking [...]
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