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Asia FX falters as dollar gains offset upbeat China news

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian currencies slipped on Monday as higher US yields supported the dollar, offsetting data showing stronger-than-expected growth in China’s manufacturing sector. The [...]
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Asia markets gain after Wall Street notches up records

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets gained Tuesday following fresh records on Wall Street, with investors cheered by the release of strong economic data. All three US indices ended at records, [...]
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Japan, HK shares track Wall Street advance

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares in Japan and Hong Kong gained Tuesday, tracking an overnight rally on Wall Street, where indexes set fresh record highs. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell, and [...]
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Asia markets up, tracking Wall Street gains

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets rose Monday following records on Wall Street last week on hopes that President Donald Trump’s tax reforms would breathe new life into the US economy. Both [...]
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Asian shares advance on strong factory data for China, Japan

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares in Asia are higher after China and Japan reported stronger than expected factory data. Many markets in the region were closed Monday for national holidays. KEEPING [...]
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Asia markets up after Trump tax plan, China trade data eyed

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s long-awaited tax cut plans buoyed some Asia-Pacific exchanges Friday with Chinese trade data in focus, but a rise in the yen dragged [...]
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Asian shares slightly higher, though Japan is exception

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were slightly higher Friday following a record high close on Wall Street, except for Japan, where a pause in the dollar’s strengthening dampened optimism [...]
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Asia Stocks Set to Snap the Longest Monthly Rally in a Decade

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The “sell in May” theory has finally happened… in September. After eight straight months of gains, the longest rally since 2007, Asia’s benchmark [...]
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Asian shares mixed despite release of US tax reform plans

29-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asian indexes closed mixed on Thursday, after US equities advanced and the greenback rose following the unveiling of a long-awaited tax reform plan stateside. The Nikkei 225 [...]
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ADB keeps Asia 2017 growth outlook at 5.9pct, flags risks from Fed unwinding

28-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Developing Asia is on track to grow faster this year and next, the Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday, buoyed by a pick-up in world trade and China’s expansion, but [...]
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Most Asia markets up, dollar holds gains despite N. Korea fears

28-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Most Asian markets edged up Wednesday and the dollar held gains against its peers on expectations for further interest rate hikes while traders await the release of Donald [...]
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ADB Raises Developing Asia 2017 GDP Forecast to 5.9pct; 2018 5.8pct

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Asian Development Bank raises Developing Asia’s 2017 growth forecast to 5.9 percent from 5.7 percent in its latest Asian Development Outlook Update. China growth [...]
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These Asian Billionaires Don’t Have Any Women on Their Boards

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Even by Asia’s low standards when it comes to having women on corporate boards, the progress of the region’s billionaires is lagging: Most of the richest men in [...]
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Asian Tech Stocks Fall, Energy Gains as Korea Threat Seen Muted

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian technology stocks fell, weighing on the benchmark index, as investors largely shrugged off the latest threats from North Korea. Energy stocks gained. The MSCI Asia [...]
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N Korea fears send Asia markets lower, safe havens rally

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets sank and safe-haven assets rallied Tuesday as US-North Korea tensions flared up again after Pyongyang accused Donald Trump of declaring war on the country and [...]
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