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Most Asia stocks inch higher ahead of Yellen talk

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Seattle Times | 6:00 AM

Most Asian stock markets inched higher Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world’s biggest economy is gaining [...] » More

Asian equities mixed on weak China flash PMI; Jackson Hole eyed

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks traded mixed on Thursday, with Chinese shares significantly lower after a lower-than-expected preliminary reading of mainland manufacturing activity. Trading was [...] » More

SE Asia Stocks – Indonesia up before court verdict; Thai at more than 14-month high

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:38 AM

Stocks in Indonesia recouped early losses and closed near a 15-month high on Thursday ahead of a court ruling on the presidential election, while Thai shares edged up after [...] » More

SE Asia economic integration could worsen inequality: study

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

A plan by Southeast Asian countries to establish a European Union-inspired single market next year could worsen inequality and is likely to benefit men more than women, a new [...] » More

Asia shares sour on China, US dollar in demand

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

Asian shares came under pressure on Thursday as a disappointing survey on Chinese manufacturing overshadowed better news from Japan, while the US dollar was buoyed by [...] » More

China manufacturing drags on Asian stock markets

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

Asian stock markets were dampened by a weak China manufacturing survey Thursday, but Japan gained on the prospect of a stronger dollar after Fed minutes showed policymakers [...] » More

SE Asia Stocks-Thai SET index hits 1,550; Indonesia over 14-month high

21-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:29 AM

Southeast Asia stock markets rose on Wednesday, in line with other Asian stock markets, with Thai benchmark topping its psychological mark of 1,550, a day before the [...] » More

Asia stocks make slight gains, await Yellen speech

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

Asian stock markets got a slight boost Wednesday from positive US economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar. KEEPING [...] » More

Asean’s Top 8 Biggest Internet Companies

21-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

With the IPO of Alibaba this year and a host of other Asian tech companies expected to follow suit including Malaysia’s MySpace, all eyes are on Asia’s tech [...] » More

Seven Firms Shortlisted to Buy $16bn Minority Stake in Sinopec Unit

21-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Asia’s biggest internet firm, China’s largest insurer and a Canadian retailer are among seven firms shortlisted to buy a $16bn minority stake in China’s [...] » More

Climate change to cut South Asia’s growth 9pct by 2100: ADB

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

Climate change will cut South Asia’s growth almost 9 percent by the end of the century unless world governments try harder to counter global warming, the Asian [...] » More

Standard Chartered fined $300 mn over laundering controls

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

New York state’s banking regulator hit Standard Chartered Bank with a $300 million fine and restrictions on its dollar-clearing business for not detecting possible [...] » More

BitX, a Bitcoin wallet and exchange for emerging markets, raises $800k

20-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

Bitcoin, the world’s leading cryptocurrency, is being touted for its benefits to emerging markets. Its peer-to-peer nature enables seamless cash transfer across [...] » More

Asian shares, dollar lifted by hopes for Ukraine progress

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

Asian stocks rose on Tuesday after Wall Street climbed to its highest level since late July, while the dollar got some help from a rebound in US Treasury yields and hopes of [...] » More

Asia Private Equity Weekly News, August 18, 2014

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

News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters News for the week ended August 15. AUGUST 15 SINGAPORE SOVEREIGN wealth fund GIC said it acquired an 18.5 percent [...] » More