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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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Asian stocks little changed after Wall Street tumble

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

Asian stocks were little changed Tuesday as investors watched US-North Korean tensions after a decline in tech shares dragged down Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s [...]
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Asian shares droop, yen gains as Korean tensions rise

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

Asian shares withered on Tuesday and the yen firmed against the backdrop of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, and as investors awaited fresh signals about the US [...]
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Asia Trade Talks Stall as TPP Bounces Back From Trump’s Blow

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

As negotiators race to wrap up a 16-nation Asia trade pact they face a new and unexpected threatmomentum in a rival trade deal that nine months ago appeared doomed. When [...]
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Asian shares mixed as investors mull weekend vote results

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

Asian shares were mixed on Monday as investors turned their attention to global politics and evaluated weekend election results from Germany and New Zealand. KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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The next wave in fintech in Asia involves mostly M&As rather than new startups

25-Sep-2017 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

It is a completely new ecosystem of modern services creating new consumer experience Despite the slowdown in the growth of fintech (in terms of new investments), the industry [...]
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Asian stocks slip, yen and franc rise as N Korea moots H-bomb test

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

Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on Friday after North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean and escalated a war of words [...]
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Bond prices, yen rise on N Korea concerns

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

US Treasury and gold prices rose while the Japanese yen strengthened on Friday as a fresh exchange of barbs between North Korea and the United States fueled geopolitical [...]
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Asia Trade Talks Stall as TPP Bounces Back From Trump’s Blow

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

As negotiators race to wrap up a 16-nation Asia trade pact they face a new and unexpected threat – momentum in a rival trade deal that nine months ago appeared doomed. [...]
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Asian central banks hold their own after Fed signals stimulus rollback

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

As the Federal Reserve signals an end to its decade of unconventional monetary stimulus, divergence between the policies of the US and Asian central banks is growing, a stark [...]
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Asia markets down and dollar weaker, N Korea back in view

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

Asian markets turned lower Friday as investors cashed in at the end of a mostly positive week while the dollar weakened against its main peers with analysts questioning the [...]
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Asia stocks edge lower, focus turns to China markets after ratings cut

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

Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on Friday after North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean and escalated a war of words [...]
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