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Stocks sink, oil prices jump on Ukraine war threats

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

Stocks slid while oil prices shot up on Monday, after Russia bloodlessly seized a part of Ukraine, escalating tensions between Russia and the West to a level not seen since [...]
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AsianBondsOnline News Highlights – Week of 24 – 28 February 2014

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 1:50 PM

Hong Kong, China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 3.0% year-on-year (y-o-y) in 4Q13 following a 2.8% rise in 3Q13. The biggest contribution came from domestic [...]
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Asian shares mixed after upbeat Yellen testimony

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

Asian markets were mixed on Friday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen provided an upbeat view of the US economy and hinted the bank could ease up on its stimulus taper [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares rally on US economic data; euro hits year high

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

Most stocks on Wall Street surged to record highs on Friday, overcoming jitters about Ukraine and a downward revision of economic growth, while the euro hit its highest level [...]
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Asia’s Week: ‘Fragile’ Indonesia Stays Cool in the Shadows

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Maybe lying low in Asia this week was the better part of valor. China and Thailand occupied much of the coverage, and not for happy reasons as concerns grew over their [...]
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Indonesia Leads Asian Debt Gains as Region’s Fund Outflows Slow

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Dollar-denominated bonds sold by Indonesia’s corporates and sovereign are the best performing notes in Asia this month as outflows from the region’s debt funds [...]
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Asia: Mixed after upbeat Yellen testimony

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:25 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Friday February 28, 2014 after US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen provided an upbeat view of the United States economy and hinted the [...]
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Asian shares slightly weaker; Japan data in focus

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asian equities were a mixed on Friday, despite overnight gains on Wall Street and as investors digested a raft of Japanese economic data. US stocks rose Thursday after [...]
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Asian stocks advance, take comfort from Yellen’s comments

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

Asian stocks shook off their gains and headed south on Friday, as unrest in Ukraine offset comforting words from US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that markets took as [...]
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Asia: Broadly up, Qantas hit by huge net loss

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:03 AM

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday Thursday February 27 in cagey trade following a positive close on Wall Street and before the congressional testimony of US Federal Reserve [...]
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Asian Stocks Slip as Won Drops; Copper Falls With Aussie

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Australian (GACGB10) dollar weakened against major peers and shares in Sydney dropped after private investment fell the most since 2009. Gold held a decline from a [...]
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Asian shares soft as Ukraine dampens risk sentiment

28-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares struggled to find a solid footing on Thursday as escalating tensions in Ukraine sent investors scurrying to the safety of the dollar and US Treasuries. Japanese [...]
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Asia: Mostly higher despite weak US data

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:55 AM

Asia’s markets mostly rose yesterday Thursday February 26 as investors brushed off a weak batch of data from the United States, while the dollar edged up against the [...]
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Ministers cite progress at Pacific free trade talks – but no deal

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asia-Pacific trade ministers negotiating a huge US-led free trade area said Tuesday they were making headway but differences remain over market access. In a joint statement [...]
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Trans-Pacific Partnership: No deal at Singapore meeting

27-Feb-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

An ambitious 12-nation free trade plan, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), has hit a new roadblock after four days of negotiations in Singapore. Sticking points over market [...]
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