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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares edge up, dollar index slumps

08-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks edged up and the dollar index slumped on Friday, as investors looked toward the US nonfarm payrolls report later in the session for confirmation that the US [...]
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Asia stocks gain on China prospects, US data

08-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks mostly rose Friday, buoyed by a third all-time high on a key Wall Street index this week and signs that China will follow up on pledges to further open the [...]
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Asia: Marts rise as leaders hold Ukraine talks

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 9:15 AM

Asian markets rose yesterday Thursday March 06, 2014, as Western and Russian leaders try to broker a deal to end the Ukraine crisis, while Wall Street provided a tepid lead [...]
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Asia stocks up as Ukraine tensions continue to ebb

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday as the standoff over Ukraine between Russia and the West continued to ease and the yen weakened. Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares win reprieve, euro hobbled ahead of ECB

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares could enjoy a reprieve on Thursday as diplomatic efforts moderate the crisis over Ukraine, while the euro comes under pressure as investors speculate whether the [...]
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Emerging markets output growth slows to 5mth low in February -HSBC survey

07-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Business activity across emerging markets expanded in February at the slowest pace in five months, weighed down by weaker manufacturing in big developing countries such as [...]
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Asia : Mostly higher as Ukraine fears recede

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:11 AM

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday Wednesday March 05, 2014, following a global rally on easing fears about Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin played down the [...]
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Standard Chartered mulls selling divisions

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Standard Chartered bank is seeking to sell about six units in Asia, Europe and the Middle East, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday citing people familiar with the [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, dollar ride higher on Ukraine relief

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks rose and the dollar held firm in early trade on Wednesday, after remarks from Russian President Vladimir Putin allayed fears of an imminent military conflict in [...]
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Asian shares jump, yen licks wounds on Ukraine relief

06-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks jumped and the safe-haven yen licked its wounds after a sharp tumble on Wednesday, following remarks from Russian President Vladimir Putin that allayed fears of [...]
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Asia : Mixed but investors still wary

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:03 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Tuesday March 04, 2014 after the previous day’s global sell-off, but investors remained on edge as they awaited world leaders’ response [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares under pressure as Ukraine tensions mount

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were on the defensive on Tuesday as tensions over Ukraine showed no sign of abating, with Russia tightening its grip on Crimea while the West sought measures to [...]
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Asian stocks muted on Ukraine crisis

05-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were subdued Tuesday after investors around the world took fright at how the crisis in Ukraine might escalate. Oil prices settled somewhat after spiking [...]
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Asia: Mixed after upbeat Yellen testimony

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:17 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Monday March 03, 2014 after US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen provided an upbeat view of the United States economy and hinted the bank [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks pressured, yen, Swiss franc rise on Ukraine anxiety

04-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Escalating political tensions in Ukraine pressured Asian stocks on Monday, forcing anxious investors to cut their exposure to riskier assets in favour of traditional safe [...]
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