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Asia: Down on weak China factory data

24-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:46 AM

Markets across Asia fell yesterday Thursday January 23 after data showed China manufacturing activity shrank in January for the first time in six months. Regional markets [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia waits on Chinese news, sterling soars

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

Asian markets got off to a soggy start on Thursday as investors counted down to data on Chinese manufacturing, while diverging outlooks for interest rates sent the British [...]
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Asian shares worn down by China worries

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

Asian markets fell on Thursday after a survey of Chinese manufacturers proved surprisingly soft, while the Australian dollar weakened due to its role as a whipping boy when [...]
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N.Asia trio looks to export, consumption boost in 2014, China lags

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

The first weeks of 2014 showed North Asia’s manufacturing and export giants enjoying mixed fortunes, with South Korea and Japan starting the year positively, while [...]
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Asia: Mostly up as Japan delays new stimulus

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:47 AM

Asian markets were largely higher yesterday Wednesday January 22, with Tokyo reversing early losses after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) said it was winning the war against [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hampered by Fed taper view

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

Asian share markets struggled for inspiration on Wednesday, hampered by expectations of further reductions in the US Federal Reserve’s stimulus and ahead of central [...]
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Asian shares edge up, PBOC cash injection calms China markets

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

Asian share markets gained slightly on Wednesday, led by gains in Chinese shares after China’s central bank poured funds into money markets, easing immediate credit [...]
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DBS in advanced talks to buy SocGen Asia private bank: sources

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

Singapore’s DBS Group Holdings (D05.SI) is in advanced talks to buy Societe generale’s (GLE.PA) Asian private bank, a deal that would help boost its private [...]
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Asia: Shares rise, Nikkei lifted by weak yen

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:49 AM

Asian markets rose yesterday Tuesday January 21, with Japan’s Nikkei index being the standout performer, thanks to a weaker yen, as investors moved in for cheaper [...]
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Want to be Asia’s most promising startup? Apply for Echelon 2014 now!

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

Southeast Asia’s largest tech startup conference, Echelon, will be held on June 10-11. Startups looking to be part of the event can submit their entries now It’s [...]
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NZ dollar surges; Asia eyes China money markets

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

Asian markets got off to a subdued start on Tuesday amid a dearth of major data, with the only action being a spike in the New Zealand dollar on talk interest rates could [...]
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Most Asian Stocks Rise as BOJ Meets, China Adds Funds to Banks

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks rose as the Bank of Japan starts a two-day policy meeting and China’s money-market rates dropped after the central bank pumped funds into the financial [...]
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Buyback to Return AB InBev to Expanding Asian Market

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV’s $5.8 billion deal to buy back South Korea’s Oriental Brewery will give the brewing giant more exposure to fast-growing Asian markets, [...]
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Sales of PCs tumble in Asia on mobile competition

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

Sales of personal computers fell 10 percent in the Asia Pacific last year due to sluggish economic growth and tough competition from mobile devices, an industry analyst said [...]
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Asia shares rally as China cools money rates, yen slips

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

Asian markets sprang higher on Tuesday as Japanese stocks rebounded and Chinese money rates eased, while the US dollar got a fillip from a report the Federal Reserve would [...]
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