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Promise of more keeps investors hooked on Asia’s frothy markets

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Calling the top in financial markets is never easy. Asian stock and bond markets may appear frothy at their near-record levels after a multi-year rally, but global investors [...]
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Asia stocks mostly higher after US gains

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday, cheered by a rise on Wall Street and a sense that Ukraine tensions are easing, but trading was muted by holidays. KEEPING [...]
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Asian shares edge up, poised for weekly rise

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares pulled higher on Friday, on track for a winning week, while the euro remained close to nine-month lows after downbeat data raised expectations of more European [...]
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SE Asia Stocks-Mixed; Philippine shares hit over 1 year high

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:06 AM

The Philippine index rose to its highest in more than a year on Thursday on wide interest in shares of its top telecom firm, while other Southeast Asian markets were mixed. [...]
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As money leaves Russian stocks, China, other BRICS benefit

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

With the threat of further Western economic sanctions hanging over Russia, foreign investors are deserting Moscow’s equity markets and funnelling cash into other BRICS [...]
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Australian stocks lead Asia on healthy earnings

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday, with Australia’s benchmark leading gains on a crop of healthy earnings reports. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark [...]
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SE Asia Stocks -Most up; Thai, Jakarta hit over 1-year high; foreigners buy

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:48 AM

Thai and Indonesian stockmarkets rose to more than one-year closing highs on Wednesday, while most other Southeast Asian markets were slightly firmer amid caution among [...]
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Weak July lending data pulls down China, HK share indexes

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Banks in China made 385.2 billion yuan ($62.54 billion) of new yuan loans in July, slowing sharply from 1.08 trillion yuan in June and well below market forecasts of 727.5 [...]
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Asia Stocks Fluctuate on Earnings, Japan Economic Data

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks swung between gains and losses as investors weighed earnings reports and awaited economic data from the region’s biggest economy. Eclat Textile Co. slumped [...]
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Asian shares restrained by gloomy data, Ukraine woes

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares eked out modest gains on Wednesday, as investors remained cautious after downbeat data from China and Japan and as the crisis in Ukraine threatened a fragile [...]
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China’s Hanergy buys US developer of thin-film solar cells

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese clean energy generator Hanergy Holding Group Ltd on Wednesday said it has broadened its solar power technology portfolio with the purchase of Alta Devices Inc, a [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares pressured on Ukraine anxiety, euro wobbles

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares struggled on Wednesday after Wall Street snapped a two-day rally with the crisis in Ukraine sapping investor confidence as it threatens a fragile economic [...]
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FOREX-euro off lows – China data, BOE report to set tone

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The euro nursed only modest losses early on Wednesday, having regained quite a bit of ground as markets got over a closely watched report that showed a slump in German [...]
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Japan suffers biggest economic slump since 2011 quake as tax hike bites

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Q2 GDP falls annualised 6.8 percent vs f’cast -7.1 percent * BOJ seen unfazed, but weak data to keep it under pressure * Economics minister signals potential extra [...]
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India June industry output grows at surprisingly slow 3.4pct

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

India said Tuesday industrial output expanded by an unexpectedly slow 3.4 percent in June from a year earlier while inflation accelerated, dimming prospects of a quick [...]
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