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Asian stocks lifted by vaccine hopes, but new cases cause concern

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

Hopes for a vaccine helped push Asian equities higher Friday following another tech-inspired record on Wall Street, with investors brushing off a surprisingly weak US jobs [...] » More

World Bank chief warns extreme poverty could surge by 100 million

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:26 AM

The coronavirus pandemic may have driven as many as 100 million people back into extreme poverty, World Bank President David Malpass warned Thursday. The Washington-based [...] » More

Asian shares retreat after Fed minutes bring reality check

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian shares slipped Thursday after sobriety set in on Wall Street, and the US Federal Reserve minutes laid out challenges for the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. [...] » More

Asian markets track US losses as Fed raises economy concerns

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

Asian markets dropped Thursday after a sobering Federal Reserve assessment of the US economic outlook, as talks on a stimulus that bank officials say is needed remain [...] » More

Bulls move deeper on most Asian currencies on recovery hopes: Reuters poll

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

Long positions across most Asian currencies were comfortably raised, a Reuters poll found, as investors turn increasingly optimistic of the region’s economic rebound [...] » More

Bank of East Asia interim profit jumps on efforts to contain bad loans from ill-fated strategy in mainland China business

21-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Bank of East Asia (BEA) said efforts to arrest a surge in bad loans in its mainland China business are paying off, as earnings improved from its worst year in a decade [...] » More

EHR Progresses Naujaat Diamond Project with Funding Commitment

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | FTI Consulting | 6:02 AM

EHR Resources Ltd (ASX: EHX; “EHR” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it is now in a position to earn a 40 percent interest in the Naujaat [...] » More

Ageing Asia investors turn to income funds to preserve nest eggs

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Asian investors, spooked by a pandemic with seemingly no end in sight, are flocking to a growing segment of the mutual fund industryincome funds backed by corporate debt that [...] » More

Asian stocks tick up after Wall Street cracks more records

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:24 AM

Asian equities were mostly firmer on Wednesday after a strong Wall Street session in which the S&P 500 hit an all-time high, rebounding from huge losses caused by the [...] » More

Asia shares mixed after tech rally takes S&P 500 near record

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday, after buying of technology stocks nudged the S&P 500 closer to the record high it set in February before the pandemic crunched the [...] » More

Asian markets struggle as traders await crucial US stimulus

19-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian stocks drifted Tuesday with traders struggling to build on the previous day’s broad advance and record lead from Wall Street, with confidence kept in check by [...] » More

Every major Asian market has a Nasdaq-wannabe. Can HK or Shanghai tech boards close the gap?

18-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

If Nasdaq looks in its rear-view mirror, it will see Hong Kong and Shanghai are speeding up behind. Could either become the world’s next top tech fundraising centre [...] » More

Asian markets mixed with eyes on China-US tensions, stimulus

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

Asian markets were mixed in early trade Monday as investors weighed ongoing China-US tensions and the struggle by Washington lawmakers to hammer out a much-needed new [...] » More

Asia shares pause near highs, eyes on US yields

17-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:20 AM

Asian shares dozed near recent highs in quiet trade on Monday as investors waited to see if the recent sell-off in longer-dated US Treasuries would extend, and maybe take [...] » More

Successful Completion of Placement and Accelerated Institutional Component of A$85 million Equity Raising

17-Aug-2020 Intellasia | FTI Strategic Communications Perth | 9:19 AM

* A$61.3 million raised in heavily oversubscribed placement and accelerated institutional component of fully underwritten A$85 million equity raising * A$35.0 million raised [...] » More