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World markets roiled by emerging economy woes

27-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Global stock markets sold off Friday as investors were spooked by a possible slowdown in emerging economies, the main engine of growth since the 2008 financial crisis, and [...]
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Asia Pacific wine trade loses $1b a year to red tape: Apec

27-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Red tape is costing the Asia Pacific’s wine industry $1.0 billion a year, Apec said Friday, as it vowed to simplify the procedures to take advantage of growing demand [...]
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Asia Roundup: Marts extend losses on US weakness

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:58 AM

Asian markets sank yesterday Friday January 24, extending the previous day’s losses after disappointment on Wall Street over data showing the first fall in Chinese [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares sag on Chinese growth anxiety, emerging currencies

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were off-colour on Friday, extending the previous day’s weakness as disappointing Chinese manufacturing data raised concerns over the economy, and [...]
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Nikkei drops to 1-month low on concern over emerging markets, China

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Nikkei share average dropped 1.9 percent to a one-month low on Friday as declines in emerging market currencies spooked investors and the previous day’s [...]
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Asia: Down on weak China factory data

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:46 AM

Markets across Asia fell yesterday Thursday January 23 after data showed China manufacturing activity shrank in January for the first time in six months. Regional markets [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia waits on Chinese news, sterling soars

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets got off to a soggy start on Thursday as investors counted down to data on Chinese manufacturing, while diverging outlooks for interest rates sent the British [...]
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Asian shares worn down by China worries

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets fell on Thursday after a survey of Chinese manufacturers proved surprisingly soft, while the Australian dollar weakened due to its role as a whipping boy when [...]
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N.Asia trio looks to export, consumption boost in 2014, China lags

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The first weeks of 2014 showed North Asia’s manufacturing and export giants enjoying mixed fortunes, with South Korea and Japan starting the year positively, while [...]
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Asia: Mostly up as Japan delays new stimulus

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:47 AM

Asian markets were largely higher yesterday Wednesday January 22, with Tokyo reversing early losses after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) said it was winning the war against [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hampered by Fed taper view

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian share markets struggled for inspiration on Wednesday, hampered by expectations of further reductions in the US Federal Reserve’s stimulus and ahead of central [...]
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Asian shares edge up, PBOC cash injection calms China markets

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian share markets gained slightly on Wednesday, led by gains in Chinese shares after China’s central bank poured funds into money markets, easing immediate credit [...]
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DBS in advanced talks to buy SocGen Asia private bank: sources

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s DBS Group Holdings (D05.SI) is in advanced talks to buy Societe generale’s (GLE.PA) Asian private bank, a deal that would help boost its private [...]
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Asia: Shares rise, Nikkei lifted by weak yen

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:49 AM

Asian markets rose yesterday Tuesday January 21, with Japan’s Nikkei index being the standout performer, thanks to a weaker yen, as investors moved in for cheaper [...]
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NZ dollar surges; Asia eyes China money markets

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian markets got off to a subdued start on Tuesday amid a dearth of major data, with the only action being a spike in the New Zealand dollar on talk interest rates could [...]
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