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Asia: Advances on positive Wall St lead

24-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:54 AM

Asian markets rose for a second straight day yesterday Friday May 23 following a positive lead from Wall Street, but Bangkok retreated after the army announced a coup [...]
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Asian leaders see fitful progress on trade pact

24-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Talks on a Pacific Rim trade pact are making progress, Asian leaders say, though the outlook for a deal this year remains uncertain. Singapore’s prime minister, Lee [...]
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TPG closes $3.3 billion Asia fund, taps co-investment deals

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

Global private equity firm TPG Capital Management LP has raised $3.3 billion in a new buyout fund, its sixth for Asia, a senior executive told Reuters, with a reshuffle of [...]
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Asian shares scale one-year highs on hopeful global economic signs

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

Asian shares edged up to one-year highs on Friday as investors welcomed signs of improving momentum in the world’s biggest economies, with Tokyo’s Nikkei poised [...]
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ADB: Private investment lags in Southeast Asia

24-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An Asian Development Bank official warned Thursday of a largely unnoticed crisis in Southeast Asia: private investment in infrastructure has not recovered in the nearly two [...]
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Asia shares hit 1-year high on China PMI relief, Fed support

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:59 AM

Japanese stocks led a surge in Asian equities to a one-year high on Thursday, after an upbeat reading on China’s factory sector burnished risk appetite and blunted some [...]
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Asia: Mostly higher following China data

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:52 AM

Asian shares mostly rose yesterday Thursday May 22 as data indicated an improvement in Chinese manufacturing activity and minutes from the United States Federal Reserve [...]
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Asian stocks rise as China manufacturing improves

23-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were higher Thursday after a manufacturing survey suggested the slowdown in China’s economy is flattening out and Fed minutes reinforced expectations the [...]
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Asia: Mixed after US sell-off, BoJ decision

22-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:36 AM

Asia’s markets were mixed yesterday Wednesday May 21 after a tumble on Wall Street, with Tokyo weighed by a stronger yen as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) held off fresh [...]
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Global Gold Demand Holds Steady Despite Lower Asian Demand: WGC

22-May-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Gold demand in leading consumers China and India fell in the first-quarter from the preceding year’s record levels, the World Gold Council has said, but taken together [...]
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Asia-Pacific trade talks to intensify, no accord yet

22-May-2014 Intellasia | Post.us | 6:00 AM

Asia-Pacific trade ministers said Tuesday they would intensify talks on a vast trans-Pacific free trade agreement, but offered no clue on when a final accord would be [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia hurt by Wall Street loss, dollar dips

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

Asian shares caught Wall Street’s gloom in early trading on Wednesday, while the dollar languished for a sixth straight session against the yen. The dollar was unlikely [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street gloom stifles Asian shares, dollar dips

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

Asian shares caught Wall Street’s gloom on Wednesday, while the dollar was on track for a sixth losing session against the yen after the Bank of Japan upgraded its view [...]
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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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