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Asian markets mostly up but killer virus fuels new SARS fears

23-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian investors shifted cautiously Wednesday after the previous day’s sharp losses but they remained on edge after a deadly virus from China was confirmed to have [...]
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Asian shares higher after selloffs spurred by Chinese virus

23-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after US stocks tumbled overnight as a virus outbreak in China rattled global markets. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index climbed [...]
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Asia ramps up defence against coronavirus

22-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asia stepped up its defences Tuesday against a new SARS-like virus, introducing mandatory screenings at airports of arrivals from high-risk areas of China as authorities move [...]
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As China seeks to spark night economy, on-demand chauffeurs for drunk drivers see surge

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

It was freezing and the streets were slick as substitute driver Liu Pengfei bade farewell to his mother, wife and son before riding into Beijing on his tiny scooter. Liu, 33, [...]
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Rupiah could take baht’s crown as Asia’s strongest currency in 2020

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The Thai baht was Asia’s best-performing currency by a country mile last year. This year’s winner looks to have been already decided: the Indonesian rupiah. The [...]
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Asian markets mixed after recent gains but mood remains upbeat

21-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Most Asian markets were mixed Monday as investors took a step back after last week’s rally, though the mood remains upbeat after the China-US trade pact was signed, and [...]
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UBS restructures Asia wealth unit with Khan making his mark

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

UBS Group AG is revamping its wealth management business in Asia as the Swiss bank implements a sweeping global shakeup driven by new wealth co-head, Iqbal Khan. LH Koh, head [...]
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Asian shares firm as China’s GDP raises hopes of recovery

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Asian shares rose on Friday after global stock indexes and Wall Street posted more records, and as China’s economic growth matched expectations in spite of US trade [...]
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Buoyant mood, upbeat data help Asia stocks to further gains

18-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian equities mostly rose Friday as investors, still buoyed by the China-US trade deal, turned their focus on earnings season and the global outlook, while they were also [...]
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Asian markets rise as China, US finally put pen to paper on deal

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 7:02 AM

Asian markets rose early Thursday as details were released of the China-US trade deal signed in Washington, with analysts saying it would allow investors to turn their focus [...]
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Asia trades lower as investors await signing of US China trade truce

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Market sentiment dragged in Asia on Wednesday ahead of the US and China signing a phase one trade deal. The Nikkei 225 in Japan fell 0.45 percent to 23,916.58 while the Topix [...]
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Asian markets retreat as US, China prepare to sign trade pact

16-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets mostly fell on Wednesday as investors took their foot off the pedal following weeks of gains, with focus on the signing later in the day of the China-US trade [...]
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Most Asian markets, yuan boosted by easing China-US tensions

15-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asia equities extended a global rally on Tuesday, with the US decision to no longer designate China a currency manipulator a further sign of easing tensions between the [...]
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Global markets subdued ahead of US-China trade pact signing

15-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Global stock markets were subdued Monday ahead of the signing of an interim US-Chinese trade pact and as concerns about US-Iranian tensions eased. Indexes in Europe were [...]
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Asian shares rise ahead of US-China ‘Phase 1′ trade deal

15-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian shares mostly followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday amid optimism that a trade deal between the US and China will be a boon for the regional economy. Japan’s [...]
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