Archive for March 18th, 2017

Escape Trump and Find Hidden Jewels in Japan Small Caps, Says One CEO

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:47 AM

Smaller Japanese companies may have more to offer investors than their big brothers, says Jesper Koll. The Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers Index has climbed 12 percent so far in [...]
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Tokyo Has More Than Two Job Openings for Every Applicant

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:46 AM

Graduate recruitment inJapanlooks a bit like a scene from the movie “The Matrix.” Hordes of students dressed in identical black suits and white shirts make the [...]
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U.S Treasuries; BOJ holds policy steady

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:46 AM

Japanese government bonds firmed on Thursday after the Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady, with JGBs tracking gains in US Treasuries when the Federal Reserve hiked [...]
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Japan agrees with US that N Korea’s weapons ‘not permissible’

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:46 AM

Japanese Foreign minister Fumio Kishida said on Thursday he agreed with visitingUSSecretary of State Rex Tillerson thatNorth Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes were [...]
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BOJ chief Kuroda sets high hurdles for tapering, rate hike in wake of Fed move

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:45 AM

Bank ofJapanGovernor Haruhiko Kuroda said an uptick in inflation toward 1 percent won’t immediately trigger an interest rate hike, signalling thatJapanwill stick to its [...]
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Japan minister agrees to share Toshiba case information with US: Kyodo

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:44 AM

Japan’s industry minister said on Thursday he had agreed with theUSenergy and commerce secretaries to share information on developments involving Toshiba Corp and its [...]
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Bank of Japan holds fire eying US economy, Brexit risk

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 7:44 AM

Japan’s central bank gave an upbeat assessment of the world’s number three economy on Thursday, but it flagged risks including “developments” in [...]
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US Fed hike will hit Singapore home loan customers

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Today | 7:44 AM

While the three-month Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (Sibor) has declined since January, analysts expect the benchmark rate to which most residential property loans are [...]
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Singapore exports rise at fastest pace since 2012

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | FT | 7:43 AM

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports grew at the fastest rate in five years last month as outbound shipments of electronics and other goods expanded. Outbound shipments [...]
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Singapore’s Plan to Woo More Unicorns Would Be a ‘Game Changer’

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Fortune | 7:42 AM

Singapore ‘s plans to become the first Asian bourse to allow dual class share listings is catching the attention of tech entrepreneurs and could help turn a staid [...]
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Singapore’s Central Bank Seen Holding Fire as Growth Recovers

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:42 AM

Singapore’s recovery from a contraction last year may give the central bank little incentive to adjust its policy stance next month as it monitors the impact of [...]
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Singaporeans Become Uber Drivers to Get Around High Car Prices

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:41 AM

In one of the most expensive countries in the world to own a car, Peter Chiu is finding a novel way to pay for one. The 58-year-old retired policeman rents a car inSingapore, [...]
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MAS seeks feedback on proposed limits for using coins in payments

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo Finance Singapore | 7:41 AM

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is seeking public feedback over the maximum number of coins that can be used to pay for a single transaction. In a press release [...]
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Taiwan’s Military Claims It Can Strike Deep Into Chinese Territory

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Dailycaller | 7:40 AM

Taiwan’s military announced publicly for the first time Thursday that it could carry out strikes on the Chinese mainland in the event of a conflict. Reporting on the [...]
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Taiwan to upgrade F-16 jets, seek stealth capability

18-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Defense News | 7:40 AM

Taiwan is planning to upgrade its F-16 fighter jets and will seek cutting-edge stealth aircraft from the United States in the face of a growing military threat from rival [...]
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