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Asia: Marts climb following Wall St gains

21-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:50 AM

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday Tuesday May 20 following gains on Wall Street, but Thailand’s main index slipped after the army declared martial law following [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares edge higher on Internet, healthcare stocks

21-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Global equity markets edged higher on Monday as Wall Street rose on Internet and healthcare stocks, while declining yields on government debt also initially provided US [...]
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Asian Index Futures Pace US Stock Gains While Thai Baht Slips

21-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

Japanese shares rose from a one-month low, as the benchmark Asian stock index fluctuated, while bonds in the region followed US Treasuries lower. Thailand’s baht [...]
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Nikkei rises on slightly weaker yen; Yahoo Japan soars

21-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Nikkei share average rose on Tuesday, snapping a four-day losing streak supported by a slightly weakening yen, while Yahoo Japan Corp soared after dropping its [...]
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Asian shares inch down, dollar steadies

21-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares slipped on Tuesday despite a solid performance on Wall Street, while the dollar wallowed close to its lowest level against the yen in more than three months. [...]
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Dollar firms in Asia as crisis-hit Thailand’s baht slips

21-May-2014 Intellasia | The News | 6:00 AM

In Tokyo afternoon trading, the greenback fetched 101.55 yen, up from 101.45 yen in New York Monday afternoon. The euro rose to $1.3711 from $1.3709 and 139.20 yen from [...]
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Asia: Mostly down despite Wall St uptick

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:54 AM

Asian markets broadly fell yesterday Monday May 19 despite an uptick on Wall Street, while traders keep an eye on the release of key indicators out of China and Japan later [...]
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Asian shares soft, China slowdown fears resurface

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian share prices eased on Monday while European shares were called slightly higher as investors waited to see if the world’s major central banks will continue to keep [...]
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Asian Stocks Drop as Ringgit, Nickel Climb; Wheat Slides

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks fell, with the regional index slipping a second trading day, while Malaysia’s ringgit strengthened after the economy grew faster than economists estimated. [...]
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Nikkei drops as stronger yen, China worries hurt sentiment

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Nikkei share average dropped on Monday, extending losses from Friday as a stronger yen made investors risk averse, while sentiment was also hurt by weak China [...]
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Plans to de-risk “too-big-to-fail” banks face hurdles in Europe, Asia

20-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Global plans to prevent taxpayers from having to pay for big bank failures are at risk because banking supervisors in Europe and Asia do not fully support some of the [...]
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AsianBondsOnline Newsletter (19 May 2014)

19-May-2014 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 12:34 PM

News Highlights – Week of 12 – 16 May 2014 Real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in Japan accelerated to 1.5% quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) in 1Q14, up from 0.1% [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares rise after early declines on growth worries

19-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Global equity markets turned higher in a late-day rebound on Friday after being down most of the session on concerns about economic growth, while government debt prices fell [...]
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Asia: Mixed after another Wall St sell-off

17-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:26 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Friday May 16 following another sell-off on Wall Street and worse-than-expected eurozone data while Mumbai hit a record high as [...]
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Stronger yen hits Japan shares, lower yields pressure dollar

17-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares came under pressure on Friday, with Japanese stocks skidding as the yen rose against the dollar, which has struggled in recent days as US Treasury yields fell. A [...]
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