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Asia business sentiment improves in Q1, global worries continue to weigh

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

Business sentiment among Asia’s top companies edged up in the first quarter, as solid improvement in the Philippines and South Korea outweighed weakness in China, India [...]
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Asia: Upbeat US data lifts markets

19-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 9:11 AM

Asian markets rose yesterday Tuesday March 18, 2014 following a Wall Street rally as traders shrugged off growing tensions between the West and Russia following [...]
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High-tech goods to lead trade growth over next 15 years: HSBC

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

Exports of high-tech products will grow more quickly than exports of other goods over the next 15 years as emerging Asia moves away from being a low-cost production hub for [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares up slightly, yen slips as Crimea tensions ease

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

Asian shares rose on Tuesday and the yen remained well off recent highs as the threat of immediate military conflict in Ukraine receded, though investors remained cautious [...]
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Asia stocks rise on data, narrow Russia sanctions

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

Asian stocks rose Tuesday on stronger US factory production and relief that sanctions imposed on Russia following the Crimea reference avoid its vital economic interests. Oil [...]
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Asia: Marts mixed on tensions in Crimea

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:25 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Monday March 17, 2014 on renewed concerns over Ukraine after Crimea voted to break away from the former Soviet republic and join Russia, [...]
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31 startups in Asia that caught our eye

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

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or tell us about your [...]
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DBS buys Societe generale’s Asian private banking business

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

Singapore’s DBS Bank said Monday it had agreed to buy the Asian private banking business of French lender Societe generale in a deal worth $220 million, boosting its [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares under pressure as diplomatic tensions rise on Crimea

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

Asian shares got off to a shaky start on Monday after citizens of Crimea overwhelmingly voted to break with Ukraine to join Russia, prompting the US and the European Union to [...]
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AsianBondsOnline News Highlights – Week of 10 – 14 March 2014

18-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 6:00 AM

The Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee decided on 12 March to reduce the policy rate by 25 basis points (bps) to 2.00 percent. Bank Indonesia’s Board of [...]
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Here’s an opportunity map by country for startups in Southeast Asia

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

A few weeks ago I put together a high-level Internet opportunity map for Southeast Asia. Based on feedback, readers wanted country-level opportunity maps. In this article, I [...]
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14 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

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

Transport, marketplace, and food startups seem to be the winners for the past week, from Indonesia-based online food catering site Berry Kitchen raising $43,700 in seed [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares hit as Crimea vote to spur sanctions against Moscow

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

Asian shares hovered around one-month lows on Monday as Western countries issued fresh warnings of more sanctions on Moscow after Crimea voted overwhelmingly to break from [...]
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Asia Private Equity Weekly News, March 17, 2014

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

News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters News for the week ending March 14. MARCH 14 INDIAN SILK and jewellery retailer Kalyan Group is holding separate [...]
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IntellWho? — Can you spot the difference?

IntellWho? — Can you spot the difference?

17-Mar-2014 Intellasia | | 10:15 AM

So what’s in a name and who ‘owns’ it? Does anyone have the right to ‘own’ all contractions/truncations/abbreviations or derivatives of a single word used in a [...]
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