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Asia shares step back, await China economic update

18-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:50 AM

Asian share markets retreated from highs on Monday as disappointing news on US consumer spending tempered risk sentiment ahead of a closely-watched reading on the health of [...] » More

Asian markets struggle after Biden unveils huge stimulus plan

16-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Stock markets struggled Friday as investors weighed mounting coronavirus concerns and President-elect Joe Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion stimulus package appeared to [...] » More

Asian markets mixed after Biden unveils huge stimulus plan

15-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 2:43 PM

Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus proposal was met with a shrug in Asia Friday as observers said the massive spending spree had been largely factored into valuations, [...] » More

Asia shares inch up as US stimulus hopes boost sentiment

15-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:44 PM

Asian shares rose on Friday, brushing off a late Wall Street dip as expectations of large US stimulus under President-elect Joe Biden shored up sentiment while oil prices [...] » More

Bullish bets on Asian FX trimmed as investors eye high US yields: Reuters poll

15-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:03 AM

Investors scaled back long positions in Asian currencies as the outlook for emerging market debt soured after US yields shot up, a Reuters poll found, with bets almost halved [...] » More

Most markets rise in Asia with Biden stimulus plan in focus

15-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 7:03 AM

Asian markets mostly enjoyed fresh gains Thursday as investors await Joe Biden’s proposals for a vast new stimulus as well as comments from the head of the Federal [...] » More

Asia Pacific property markets start recovery this year

15-Jan-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 7:03 AM

Property markets in Asia Pacific are expected to start their recovery by the middle of the year, driven by investor appetite for assets with income stability. In a report, [...] » More

Grab raises $300 million for fintech arm’s ambitious expansion

15-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:03 AM

Southeast Asian ride-hailing and food delivery giant Grab has raised more than $300 million from investors led by South Korea’s Hanwha Asset Management Co. Ltd for its [...] » More

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St rebounds from uncertainty

14-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded, shrugging off uncertainty about a possible new attempt to impeach President Donald Trump over last [...] » More

Asia markets mostly up on stimulus hope, but traders still on edge

14-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Equities mostly rose as investors struggled for traction in Asia on Wednesday following a tepid lead from Wall Street, with hopes for another vast US virus relief package [...] » More

Asian shares make cautious gains after choppy Wall Street session

13-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:09 AM

Asian stocks opened mostly higher on Wednesday, tracking modest Wall Street gains as prospects of an eventual victory against coronavirus shored up recovery hopes, while [...] » More

KKR Raises $3.9 Billion in Biggest Asia Infrastructure Fund

13-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

KKR & Co. raised $3.9 billion for its first Asia-Pacific infrastructure fund, amassing the largest pool of cash in the region for investments in everything from waste [...] » More

Asian stocks swing as virus and unrest offset vaccine, stimulus

13-Jan-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets fluctuated Tuesday as hopes for the rollout of coronavirus vaccines and a new stimulus out of Washington competed with fears over surging infections, new [...] » More

Freezing Weather in Asia Sends Energy Prices Soaring, Catching Markets Off Guard

13-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

China’s coldest winter in decades meant state-owned energy giant Sinopec was desperate to unload heating fuel from a vessel headed to a northern port, yet freezing [...] » More

Asia shares mostly lower amid rising coronavirus cases, Washington turmoil

12-Jan-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:09 AM

Asian stocks were mostly lower on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street declines as political turmoil in Washington and rising coronavirus cases worldwide weighed on sentiment ahead [...] » More