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HK warns Asia over financial reforms

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Financial Times | 7:01 AM

Asian institutions would be “unbelievably stupid” to ignore the mistakes of western finance in their own regulation, Hong Kong’s lead market regulator [...]
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Burma: Gold mine or sink hole?

29-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

Private-equity firms are divided over whether Myanmar will be a source of huge profits, or just another place to endure losses. Some private-equity funds already are [...]
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Asia: Mostly up after Greece loan deal

28-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 1:45 PM

Asian shares mostly rose yesterday Tuesday November 27 after a multi-billion euro loan deal for Greece but Shanghai closed near a four-year low over growing pessimism about [...]
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Revenge of the nerds as banks see risk, compliance hiring boom

28-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Tough regulations aimed at banks have jolted demand for compliance, risk and legal officers, creating one of the few bright spots in an otherwise dismal job market for the [...]
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Asia: Mostly higher on China data

27-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 11:35 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Monday November 26 as investors awaited the outcome of a meeting later in the day aimed at finalising a bailout deal for Greece, amid a [...]
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Asia Roundup: Mostly in ‘plus’ side

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:59 AM

Asian markets were mostly up yesterday Friday November 23 following a rally in the previous session, while dealers await another meeting on Greece’s bailout and the [...]
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Interest shifts to SE Asia

Interest shifts to SE Asia

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

Some of the world’s biggest private-equity firms have stepped up their presence in Southeast Asia this year, eager to benefit from the region’s growth. But even [...]
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Bullish bankers struggle to adjust to bonus cutbacks

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Self-confidence and betting on long odds are part of their DNA and so, while expecting the financial industry to slash bonuses this year, many bankers think it will not [...]
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Asia to head mobile subscriber growth

Asia to head mobile subscriber growth

24-Nov-2012 Intellasia | ZDNet | 7:01 AM

The addition of new mobile subscribers from Asia-Pacific’s emerging markets will help propel the region to the top of the pile in terms of worldwide mobile subscription [...]
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Asia: Mostly higher on China data

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:08 AM

Asian markets mostly climbed yesterday Thursday November 22 as Chinese manufacturing data indicated the economy continues to pick up, while the euro extended its gains on [...]
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Asia’s regional bond markets expand but many risks loom

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | ADB | 7:01 AM

Emerging East Asia’s local currency bond markets continue to expand and are performing well, but risks loom large on the horizon, warned the Asian Development [...]
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Australia welcomes IMF move to count A$ as reserve currency

Australia welcomes IMF move to count A$ as reserve currency

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Australia has hailed as an endorsement of its economic strength IMF moves to count its dollar as a foreign reserve currency, though its central bank chief downplayed it as a [...]
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Singapore firm sues Muddy Waters for libel

Singapore firm sues Muddy Waters for libel

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | CNN | 7:01 AM

Olam has launched a libel suit against Muddy Waters and its founder, Carson Block, sharply escalating its dispute with the investment firm. The suit, filed in Singapore on [...]
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Google enters debate on UN Internet control

Google enters debate on UN Internet control

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

Google has jumped into the debate over a UN telecom gathering set to review regulations affecting the Internet, claiming it is “the wrong place” to make decisions [...]
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HSBC China ambitions seen as untarnished by Ping An sale

23-Nov-2012 Intellasia | Businessweek | 7:01 AM

HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA) can reap a windfall from its $9.2 billion stake in a Chinese insurer without eroding the bank’s commitment to its most profitable emerging [...]
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