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Asia Roundup: Mixed after upbeat US data

30-May-2013 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:16 AM

Asian shares were mixed yesterday, Wednesday May 29 2013 after upbeat United States economic data sent Wall Street soaring to a fresh all-time high and pushed the greenback [...]
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Asian Stocks Advance With Japan on US Optimism; Aussie Weakens

30-May-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

European stock-index futures fell with Treasuries and Australian bonds on concern the Federal Reserve will pare debt purchases as strength in the US economy gathers pace. The [...]
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Asian shares pause as US rally raises Fed QE doubts

30-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares and the Australian dollar eased on Wednesday as strong economic data rallied US stocks to record highs, throwing market focus back on to the possibility of [...]
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KKR, Carlyle said to eye bids for SingTel’s $1.9 billion Australia unit

30-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Private equity firms KKR and Carlyle Group are among the suitors lining up bids for Singapore Telecommunications Ltd’s (STEL.SI) Australian unit, Optus Satellite, [...]
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Barclays Australia CEO resigns – source

29-May-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The head of Barclays PLC Australian unit, Cynthia Whelan, has resigned to take up a corporate role, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Jeff Deck, [...]
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Jet Air to Buy More Boeing Planes as AirAsia Enters India Market

29-May-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Jet Airways (India) Ltd (JETIN) plans to order more aircraft as it prepares to fend off competition from Asia’s biggest budget carrier, which seeks to start operations [...]
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Asia Stocks Extend Longest Losing Streak Since November

29-May-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks rose, ending a five-day losing streak for the regional equities benchmark, as a weakening yen boosted the earnings outlook for Japanese exporters and China [...]
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Nikkei jump spurs yen selling; direction awaited

29-May-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese stocks strengthened as Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, although investors were still awaiting direction from US and UK markets when they resume trade after [...]
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Asia stocks gain amid modest Nikkei recovery (AP)

28-May-2013 Intellasia | | 1:40 PM

(AP) – Investors seeking bargains helped push Japan’s benchmark stock index higher Tuesday after a sharp sell-off the day before. Other Asian markets registered [...]
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Asian stocks stressed as Nikkei slides 3.2pct

28-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Nikkei index slid more than three percent on Monday, extending last week’s severe volatility and leading investors to worry that a bout of profit-taking [...]
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Asian stocks still shaky as Nikkei slides 3pct

28-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Nikkei index slid 3.0 percent in early trade on Monday, following on from a 3.5 percent slide last week in breath-taking volatility that no doubt left many [...]
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AsianBondsOnline News Highlights – Week of 20 – 24 May 2013

27-May-2013 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 1:36 PM

Hong Kong, China’s consumer prices rose 4.0% year-on-year (y-o-y) in April, following a 3.6% increase in March, due to rising food prices. Consumer price inflation in [...]
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Asia Stocks Cap Worst Week Since XXXX; Japan Plunges

27-May-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian equities fell the most since July this week as Chinese manufacturing data missed estimates and amid concern that the US might begin to unwind stimulus. Japanese shares [...]
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Asian stocks shaky, Nikkei still seen vulnerable

25-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese stocks turned negative on Friday and the yen reversed early losses, keeping intact worries that the Nikkei’s largest one-day drop in two years may be the start [...]
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Tokyo plunges more than 7pct as Asian markets fall

25-May-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets fell Thursday with Tokyo plunging more than seven percent as investors took profits after weak Chinese data and signs the US Federal Reserve could start [...]
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