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10 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

Education and marketplaces seem to be hot favourites this past week, and here’s a roundup of startups with fresh cash in their pockets. Congratulations! 1. GoCoin | [...]
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Asian stocks edge up on hopes of China stimulus

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks edged higher in a cautious start to the week on Monday, with investors holding out hope that China would take steps to stimulate its economy. European shares [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-euro sags as yields fall, emerging stocks rally

01-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The euro was wallowing near three-week lows in Asia on Friday as speculation intensified that the European Central Bank might ease policy further, while bond yields and gold [...]
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US stocks end off highs, Dow up for week; gold at six-week lows

31-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Global equity markets ended higher on Friday but US stocks sharply pared gains after a late selloff in biotechnology shares, while euro zone government bond yields fell on [...]
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World stocks gain on US data, China stimulus hopes

31-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

World stock markets pushed higher Friday after a measure of US consumer spending rose and expectations grew that China will move to counter its economic slowdown. Market [...]
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Asia: Marts mixed, Japan rises on weak yen

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:38 AM

Asia’s markets were mixed yesterday Thursday March 27 with Japanese shares lifted by a weaker yen, although traders remain on edge over the Crimean crisis. Tokyo rallied [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares make feeble start after Wall St stumbles

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian markets got off to a skittish start on Thursday following a late dip on Wall Street amid talk of tougher sanctions on Russia and a drop in technology stocks. Yet [...]
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Japan shares rebound, China tech stocks track US fall

28-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian markets were in skittish mood on Thursday following a soft finish on Wall Street and amid simmering tensions over Ukraine, while Chinese tech stocks took a tumble in [...]
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Asia: Up on strong US consumer confidence

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:18 AM

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday Wednesday March 26 following a rally on Wall Street as dealers welcomed a better-than-expected jump in United States consumer confidence [...]
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As BRICS economies grow up, 10 upstarts emerge

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, Bangladesh and Ethiopia are among 10 countries set to take over as emerging economies from the powerful BRICS nations as they struggle with growing pains, a French [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares edge up as upbeat data brighten US outlook

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares edged higher in early trade on Wednesday on fresh signs of strength in the US economy and diminishing concerns over the diplomatic standoff between the West and [...]
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Asia shares hit two-week highs on upbeat US data, Ukraine hopes

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares raced to two-week highs on Wednesday, with investor confidence getting a much-needed boost from upbeat US data and diminishing concerns over the Ukraine/Crimea [...]
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Emerging Asia Earnings: Indonesia, Beat; Korea, Thailand, Miss

27-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:00 AM

By now, most companies have reported their 2013 earnings. Citi Research compiled earnings beat versus miss tables for us, and noted that in emerging Asia, Indonesia is the [...]
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Asia: Mostly lower as traders book profits

26-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:45 AM

Asian markets were mostly down yesterday Tuesday March 25 as traders booked profits after the previous day’s rally, while Wall Street provided another negative lead in [...]
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Tech In Asia Meetup Jakarta: the art of spending money

26-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

At our third Tech In Asia Meetup in Jakarta, we will be inviting Eka Himawan, co-founder of Bilna, to share some tips with us about the art of spending money. All startups [...]
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