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Asian markets drop as rate fears trump Powell reassurances

25-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 7:03 AM

Asian markets suffered fresh losses Wednesday as concerns about rising inflation and frothy equity prices continued to sap confidence, with investors unmoved by reassurances [...] » More

HSBC ramps up Asia pivot as pandemic hammers profits

24-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:56 AM

HSBC ramps up Asia pivot as pandemic hammers profits HSBC on Tuesday vowed to accelerate its Asia pivot despite spiralling tensions between China and the West after it [...] » More

Asian markets mostly up but optimism tempered by inflation fear

24-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:56 AM

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday, fuelled by growing hope that vaccine rollouts will allow the global economy to get back on track, but the optimism was tempered by niggling [...] » More

Climate change: HSBC launches first yuan-denominated green certificate of deposit in Asia

24-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:56 AM

HSBC is offering Asia’s first yuan-denominated green certificate of deposit (CD) to retail customers in Hong Kong, the latest climate product by one of the city’s [...] » More

HSBC curbs profit and payout ambitions, bets on Asia wealth

24-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:56 AM

HSBC Holdings PLC on Tuesday abandoned its long-term profitability target, and unveiled a revised strategy focused mainly on wealth management in Asia after the COVID-19 [...] » More

Asian stocks slip as global rally skids on inflation fears

23-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:14 AM

Asian stocks dipped on Tuesday as rising U.S. Treasury yields and inflation prospects led to a further rotation out of the big tech stocks responsible for a major Wall Street [...] » More

Asia’s climate optimism

23-Feb-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Optimism is in the air in Asia, where the new Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership has brightened prospects for a post-pandemic recovery and a revival of [...] » More

Asian shares mixed as investors await progress on stimulus

23-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian shares were mixed on Monday as hopes for a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic with the global rollout of vaccines were countered by worries about inflation and [...] » More

Banking on the unbanked

23-Feb-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Southeast Asia’s fintech scene is going from strength to strength, with the regional industry valued at up to $100 billion at the end of last year. Yet it has so far [...] » More

THACO exports over 200 automobiles, auto parts to Japan, Korea, other countries

23-Feb-2021 Intellasia | ElevenMyanmar | 6:02 AM

THACO shipped more than 200 Kia vehicles and auto parts to Thailand, Myanmar, Japan, and South Korea on February 17. The conglomerate’s largest export consignment to [...] » More

Knowledgehook to boost maths attainment across Australia

Knowledgehook to boost maths attainment across Australia

22-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Media OutReach | 10:20 AM

Knowledge aims to accelerate recent improvements in math attainment levels, across all age groups, in Australia. The Learner First to distribute Knowledgehook technology [...] » More

Shares make guarded gains as bond yields, resources spike

22-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:15 AM

Asian share markets inched up on Monday as expectations for faster economic growth and inflation globally battered bonds and boosted commodities, though rising real yields [...] » More

G7 says to counter ‘non-market’ policies from China to ensure free trade

20-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:38 AM

Group of Seven leaders on Friday said they would seek a collective approach to China to counter “non-market oriented” policies and practices and to ensure a fair [...] » More

Asian markets slip as recovery pace fuels rate-hike fear

20-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Fears that the global recovery will fire inflation continued to weigh on Asian stocks Friday as traders faced up to the fact that interest rates will not be kept at record [...] » More

Asian stocks set to fall as Wall Street slips on recovery doubts

19-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:02 AM

Asian stocks were set to pull back on Friday, following a dip on Wall Street as disappointing US jobs data fanned concerns the economic recovery from the coronavirus was [...] » More