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More emerging market turbulence despite rate hikes

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

Interest rate hikes by Turkey and South Africa failed to stem falls in their currencies Wednesday and the US Federal Reserve piled more pressure on emerging markets by [...]
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Emerging economies hike rates to defend currencies

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

It’s proving contagious. First it was the central bank of India. A day later, on Wednesday, its counterparts in Turkey and South Africa followed suit in raising [...]
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World markets slide anew on emerging markets

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

World markets fell Wednesday as jitters over the prospects for emerging economies resurfaced and investors expected the US Federal Reserve to announce another cut to its [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares set to suffer, bonds benefit from risk aversion

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

Asian shares seemed fated for a punishing session on Thursday after strains in emerging markets returned with a vengeance and the Federal Reserve further scaled back its [...]
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Central banks in emerging markets take action

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

Following a bout of market turmoil that’s weighed on their currencies, central banks in emerging economies are moving fast to contain the damage. Late Tuesday, [...]
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Emerging market turmoil deals setback for Philips

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

Philips forecast a slow start to 2014 as it grapples with currency volatility in Turkey, Argentina, Indonesia and other emerging markets and weak orders for healthcare [...]
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Rupee leads Asia forex gains after surprise India rate hike

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

The rupee led gains among emerging Asian currencies on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)unexpectedly raised interest rates, with corporate demand providing [...]
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Lancers produces $200 million freelancing gigs so far and it is still growing

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

Founded by Akiyoshi Yosuke (pictured below) in 2008, Lancers claims to be Japan’s largest freelancing site, producing over $200 million worth of accumulated freelancing [...]
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Market slide continues on emerging economy woes

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

Global stocks continued to drop on Monday, extending a sell-off from last week that was triggered by concern over an economic slowdown in China and tremors among [...]
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iPhone 5s and 5c launch in Indonesia, but Apple fans shocked by price

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

Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone 5S and 5C are now available in Indonesia, but regular readers would understand by now that it is cheaper to buy iPhones in [...]
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Asian shares drop, yen soars on emerging market anxiety

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

Asian shares took a beating and the yen raced to a seven-week high against the dollar on Monday, as emerging markets remained under pressure with the US Federal Reserve [...]
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Asian stocks sink over global economy fears

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

Asian stock markets tumbled Monday as investors factored in the possibility of slowing growth in China and a further reduction in US central bank stimulus. The global [...]
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Asian investor sentiment index inched higher to 16pts in 4Q13

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

Boosted by better equities. A sharp improvement in Japanese investor sentiment, along with a general warming towards equities, lifted overall regional investor sentiment [...]
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Asia Private Equity Weekly News, January 27, 2014

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

News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters News for the week ending January 24. JANUARY 24 KKR & Co and BlackRock Inc are among leading global investors in [...]
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AsianBondsOnline News Highlights – Week of 20 – 24 January 2014

27-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 12:52 PM

Consumer prices in Hong Kong, China rose 4.3% year-on-year (y-o-y) in December, the same rate of increase as in November. Consumer price inflation in Hong Kong, China [...]
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