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Staff picks: 7 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

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

This week, Bitcoin takes a step forward in Asia, China lifts its game console ban, Xiaomi gains a new convert, and Tech in Asia launches Techlist, a platform for connecting [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares off to slow start, gold hits month high

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

Asian share and bond markets were in a cautious mood on Monday in the wake of surprisingly weak US jobs numbers that revived speculation the Federal Reserve could keep policy [...]
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Asia stocks mixed after US jobs shock; Thailand watched

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were mostly higher on Monday as bargain hunting offset weakness from last week’s dismal US payrolls report, but volumes were thin with Japanese markets [...]
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Asian shares mostly firmer, gold gains as dollar skids

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

Asian shares and currencies were mostly firmer on Monday in the wake of surprisingly weak US jobs numbers that added to the case for the Federal Reserve to keep rates low for [...]
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7th Asian Financial Forum opens in HK

14-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

More than 2,400 business leaders and senior government officials from around the world shared their insights on major Asian economic issues at the Seventh Asian Financial [...]
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AsianBondsOnline News Highlights – Week of 6 – 10 January 2014

13-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 2:07 PM

Consumer price inflation in the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) slowed in December to 2.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) from 3.0% in November due to  a decrease in [...]
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Asian shares mixed as focus moves to US jobs data

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

Asian markets were mixed Friday following another weak lead from Wall Street as investors await the release of key US jobs data, while Shanghai eased after China said its [...]
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Asia: Mixed as eyes on US job data

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:42 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Friday January 10, 2014 following another weak lead from Wall Street as investors await the release of key United States jobs data, while [...]
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Which Asian countries get along best with Bitcoin? Here’s our guide

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

Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer virtual form of money created back in 2009, first caught our attention back in 2011 when Ruxum launched its Bitcoin exchange in Asia. But Bitcoin hype [...]
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Ford Delivers Record Performance for Asean in 2013

11-Jan-2014 Intellasia | PRNewswire | 6:00 AM

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) today announced that overall retail sales for the Asean region in 2013 rose more than seven percent year-over-year to an all-time best 95,906 [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia left adrift by mixed China data, frets on US jobs

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

Asian share markets stayed soggy on Friday after Chinese trade data proved to be a mixed bag, leaving investors with little incentive to take positions ahead of the US jobs [...]
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Asia: Mostly down after losses in New York

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:00 AM

Asian markets mostly fell yesterday Thursday January 9 following losses on Wall Street, as minutes from the Federal Reserve’s recent policy meeting showed officials are [...]
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Asian shares mixed after upbeat US trade data

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian markets ended mixed on Wednesday, but Tokyo surged in response to a weaker yen and a Wall Street rally sparked by stronger US economic data. Investors are also awaiting [...]
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Apple sets the date for its Asia Red Friday sale

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

The annual event designed to celebrate the Lunar New Year will take place on January 10. On that date, and for one day only, the Apple website and official Apple Stores in [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease; dollar firms after Fed minutes

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

Asian shares got off to a weak start on Thursday after a lacklustre performance on Wall Street overnight and ahead of Chinese inflation data, while the dollar stood tall [...]
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