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Nikkei falls, most Asia markets shut for holidays

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

Japan’s Nikkei stock index fell Friday as the yen strengthened, but the handful of other Asian markets open during Lunar New Year holidays gained after US corporate [...]
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When it comes to cloud computing, privacy is the main concern for companies in Asia Pacific

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

Although cloud computing has become more widely acceptable with a big players like Amazon providing the service, there are still some myths and skepticism surrounding the [...]
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Markets recover amid solid US growth news

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

Markets recovered their poise Thursday amid signs of stabilisation in emerging markets and after solid US growth figures reinforced hopes that the recovery of the [...]
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Emerging-Market Tremors Shake the World Economy

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Emerging-market crises were supposed to be passe – a relic of the rocky 1990s, when investors suffered through the Tequila Crisis and the Asian Contagion in rapid [...]
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Emerging-Market Currencies Tumble

01-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

It’s been a chaotic 2014 for the Argentine peso, the Turkish lira, and South Africa’s rand. A falling currency alarms investors and risks inflation, but defending [...]
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US growth boosts markets, steadies emerging currencies

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

Strong US growth figures brought a reprieve to markets on Thursday after a Federal Reserve stimulus cut rattled emerging economy currencies despite rate rises by India, South [...]
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The 25 cities that received the most foreign visitors in 2012

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

Asia has emerged as the leading destination of choice among travellers in a recently released report that tracked the number of international tourist arrivals in 2012. [...]
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Asia dominates list of most popular destinations: report

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

Hong Kong and Singapore retained their top spots as the most popular international destinations, receiving the most foreign visitors in 2012. That’s according to [...]
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Asian shares dive as Fed cut sparks emerging market fears

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

Asian markets slumped Thursday, extending a global rout on renewed fears about emerging economies after the US Federal Reserve pressed ahead with its stimulus reduction and [...]
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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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