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Asian stocks rise ahead of US-China trade pact

14-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 12:35 AM

Asian stock markets rose Monday ahead of the signing of a US-Chinese trade pact as investors shrugged off weaker-than-expected American jobs data. Benchmarks in Shanghai, [...]
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Asian markets mostly up as focus moves to China-US pact

14-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 12:34 AM

Asian markets mostly rose Monday as investor attention turned from the Middle East to the global economic outlook and this week’s planned signing of the China-US trade [...]
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Asian markets mostly higher as Iran fears recede, eyes on US jobs

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

Asian markets rose Friday but investors were struggling to maintain a rally triggered by easing US-Iran tensions the previous day as focus turned back to the global economic [...]
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Asian shares rise after US stocks set records as fears fade

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

Asian shares rose Friday as worries receded the United States and Iran might be stepping closer to the edge of war, and US indexes hit records. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei [...]
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US stocks jump, oil reverses course as markets exhale

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

Markets unclenched on Wednesday, and US stocks neared records on hopes that the United States and Iran are backing away from the edge of war. The rally capped a whirlwind day [...]
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Asian equities jump, safe havens slip as US-Iran tensions ease

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

Asian equities rallied and safe-haven assets such as gold and the yen retreated Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief that tensions between the US and Iran were [...]
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Sun shining after economy’s difficult year: World Bank economist

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

The sun has come out for the global economy, as trade tensions appear to be receding. But whether that leads to a resurgence in investment that can boost growth remains to be [...]
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Global economy faces tenuous recovery beset by risks: World Bank

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

Recovery in a handful of countries will boost global growth slightly this year but the outlook is riddled with potential pitfalls that could derail this tepid upswing, the [...]
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Asian stocks tumble after Iran missile attack on US troops

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

Oil prices rose and Asian stock markets fell Wednesday after Iran fired missiles at US bases in Iraq in retaliation for the killing of an Iranian general. Brent crude [...]
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Asian markets pull back losses after turmoil over Iran attack

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

Asian markets pared their morning losses and oil prices came down slightly from their earlier gains Wednesday after Iran said it had “concluded” for now its [...]
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Asia stocks track US gains as Iran fears ease but traders on alert

08-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 7:54 AM

Equities rebounded while safe havens such as oil and gold retreated Tuesday as fears of a Middle East conflict abated for now, though investors remained on alert for any [...]
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Asian markets slide on alarm over Mideast tensions

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

Shares skidded in Asia on Monday, with Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index shedding 1.9 percent on concern over escalating tensions in the Middle East following the killing by a [...]
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Deal bankers see slowest M&A activity in Asia-Pacific outside Japan since 2014: Dealogic

07-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Asia-Pacific excluding Japan occurred at its slowest pace in five years in 2019 as concerns about a slowing global economic [...]
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Asian markets lifted by China support and trade optimism

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

Asian markets started the new decade on the front foot, with most rallying out of the blocks Thursday on lingering trade optimism, while China’s central bank announced [...]
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Asian markets mostly higher on optimism about US-China deal

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

Asian shares were mostly higher on optimism about a US-China trade deal as regional markets opened the new year’s first day of trading Thursday. Australia’s [...]
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