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Asia Roundup: Markets in the red

27-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 9:04 AM

Asian markets were lower yesterday Friday October 26 as dealers looked ahead to the release later in the day of US economic growth figures, while Hong Kong eased on [...]
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In a time of corporate gloom, SE Asian companies bring some light

27-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

Southeast Asia is becoming one bright spot in a world of gloomy corporate earnings, with strong profit growth powered by a population of 600 million people increasingly [...]
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Japan’s own ‘fiscal cliff’ threatens to roil JGBs

Japan’s own ‘fiscal cliff’ threatens to roil JGBs

27-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

Time is running out before Japan faces its own version of a “fiscal cliff” as political wrangling prevents the passage of a bill to raise the debt ceiling, [...]
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Japan banks hedge bets over new US swap rules

27-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

Japanese banks appear to be hedging their bets in response to new US rules tied to the Dodd-Frank market overhaul. Officials say they may cut back on trading financial [...]
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Banks look to strengthen hand in sovereign restructurings

27-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The world’s biggest banks are drawing up tactics to strengthen their hand in future sovereign debt restructurings, as they seek to avoid another situation similar to [...]
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Big listings bring Bursa Malaysia to fore

27-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Financial Times | 7:01 AM

Tajuddin Atan, chief executive of Bursa Malaysia, cannot quite believe what has happened to his exchange. From being a sleepy southeast Asian backwater dwarfed by the markets [...]
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Asia Roundup: Mostly higher

26-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:02 AM

Asian markets were mostly higher yesterday Thursday October 25 after the US Federal Reserve said it would keep its loose monetary policy in place until there is stronger [...]
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Singapore pips HK on best regulatory environment, World Bank reports

Singapore pips HK on best regulatory environment, World Bank reports

26-Oct-2012 Intellasia | The Asset | 7:01 AM

Singapore has the most business-friendly regulatory environment for small and medium enterprises for the seventh consecutive year, according to the latest World Bank and [...]
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Private Banker International Reveals Drop in Assets Under Management in Asia for 2011 Despite Buoyant Market

Private Banker International Reveals Drop in Assets Under Management in Asia for 2011 Despite Buoyant Market

25-Oct-2012 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 8:36 AM

Private Banker International’s Top 20 Asia-Pacific AuM Benchmark, a survey of the region’s leading private banks released today reveals that assets under [...]
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Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards 2012 Winners Announced

Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards 2012 Winners Announced

25-Oct-2012 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 8:35 AM

Private Banker International (PBI), the leading journal for the global wealth management industry has announced the winners of the 2012 Private Banker International Global [...]
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Asia Roundup: Markets end mixed

25-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:00 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Wednesday October 24 as the effect of big Wall Street losses sparked by weak reports and forecasts from top US companies was offset by an [...]
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As Asia investment banks cut staff, clients also dumped

25-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

As well as firing thousands of staff, investment banks in Asia are quietly culling clients, too. The region’s initial public offering boom has slowed – the $20 [...]
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China yuan hits record high on major banks’ dollar selling

25-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 7:01 AM

China’s yuan rose to a record high against the US dollar late Tuesday on heavy dollar selling flows from major Chinese banks, though the central bank offered no clear [...]
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Double A Promotes CSR Initiative at the 11th Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility

Double A Promotes CSR Initiative at the 11th Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility

24-Oct-2012 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 8:49 AM

Double A, the maker of sustainable premium copy paper brand, partners with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) at the 11th Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility [...]
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Asia Roundup: Marts take a breather

24-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:39 AM

Asian markets were mostly flat or lower yesterday Tuesday October 23 as traders took a breather from recent rallies and Wall Street provided a weak lead. Tokyo closed mixed [...]
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