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Asia dominates global skyline in tallest buildings of 2013

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

2013 was the second-most successful year on record for skyscraper construction, seeing 73 buildings at 200 meters or taller completed, according to the Tall Trends report [...]
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Macau gambling tycoon is Asia’s ‘richest man’

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

Macau gambling tycoon Lui Che-woo has replaced Hong Kong multi billionaire Li Ka-shing as Asia’s richest man, according to Bloomberg on Friday. Lui, the head of Macau [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks, dollar subdued after Wall St losses

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

Stocks got off to a lacklustre start and the dollar was on the back foot in early Asian trading on Friday after downbeat results cast a shadow over Wall Street. MSCI’s [...]
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Asia Roundup: Marts mostly higher after Wall St record

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:41 AM

Asia’s markets mostly rose yesterday Thursday January 16 following a record-breaking close on Wall Street as investors welcomed fresh positive United States data and an [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares inch up as data show US growth intact

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

Asian shares ticked higher on Thursday after a set of robust US data and upbeat earnings from Bank of America helped squash concerns of a slowdown in the world’s [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar regains swagger, Asian shares tiptoe higher

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

The dollar rose to a one-week high against the yen on Thursday, as robust US data and upbeat earnings from Bank of America helped offset concerns of a US slowdown following [...]
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Asia Roundup: Marts mostly higher after US retail data

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:45 AM

Asia’s markets mostly rose yesterday Wednesday January 15 fter a surprisingly strong batch of retail data out of the United States eased concerns about the [...]
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Japan leads Asian stocks lower after US sell-off

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

Most Asian stock markets sank Tuesday, led by Japan, as investors took their cues from a big sell-off in the US US stocks had their worst day so far this year, with the major [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks gain on US retail data, yen nurses losses

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

Asian shares made guarded gains on Wednesday as surprising strength in US consumer spending reassured investors the recovery in the world’s largest economy had not been [...]
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Asia shares bounce back, tracking US gains

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

Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, tracking gains in the US that were spurred by stronger-than-expected retail sales. Japan’s Nikkei 225 climbed 1.8 percent to [...]
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Asia Private Equity Weekly News, January 15, 2014

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

News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters News for the week ending January 10. JAN. 10 PRIVATE EQUITY firm CVC Capital has agreed to invest over $200 million [...]
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Asia Roundup: Marts mostly lower after Wall St losses

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:45 AM

Asian markets mostly suffered a sell-off yesterday Tuesday January 14 after heavy losses on Wall Street fuelled by last week’s worse-than-expected United States jobs [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares wobbly, Nikkei set to tumble as yen near 4-wk high

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

Asian shares dipped on Tuesday, hurt by a tumble on Wall Street, while the dollar hovered near a four-week low against the yen as last week’s surprisingly weak jobs [...]
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Japan leads Asian stocks lower after US sell-off

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

Most Asian stock markets sank Tuesday, led by Japan, as investors took their cues from a big sell-off in the US US stocks had their worst day so far this year, with the major [...]
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Asian Stocks Drop Most in Five Weeks; Yen Falls While Bonds Rise

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks fell, led by the biggest plunge in Japan’s Topix (TPX) index in five months. The yen weakened after a two-day surge, while the yuan and Australian bonds [...]
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