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Asian investors take breather after latest stocks surge

08-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday as traders took a step back after their latest rally, with a run of upbeat economic data offset by fears over a spike in new virus [...] » More

Asian markets rally on recovery hopes, despite virus surge

07-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets rallied out of the blocks Monday, with further signs of economic recovery continuing to resonate with investors more than a surge in coronavirus infections [...] » More

Asia shares climb as China blue chips hit five-year peak

06-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:30 AM

Asian shares scaled four-month peaks on Monday as investors counted on super-cheap liquidity and fiscal stimulus to sustain the global economic recovery, even as surging [...] » More

Asian stocks extend gains as US jobs trump virus worries

04-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian investors welcomed a forecast-busting US jobs report to send Asian equities higher on Friday, though an acceleration in the virus through the world’s top economy [...] » More

Coronavirus accelerates shift to online shopping as consumers fear contracting the disease from handling banknotes

03-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The deadly and highly contagious coronavirus pandemic is speeding up consumers’ preference for contactless and digital payments as hygiene concerns about handling [...] » More

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on vaccine hopes

03-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday as hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine competed with concern about rising US infections. Benchmarks in [...] » More

Asia stocks rise as recovery signs offset new lockdowns

03-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Asian markets rose Thursday following a record lead from Wall Street, with investors cheered by hopes for a vaccine, more positive economic data and further lockdown easing [...] » More

Most Asian markets up on economy hopes despite virus fears

02-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Markets mostly rose in Asia on Wednesday as investors looked past spiking coronavirus infections and warnings of a US surge in the disease, with eyes on the economic recovery [...] » More

Asia stocks up as China PMI, U.S. data cheer markets worried over coronavirus surge

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:04 PM

Asian shares rose on Tuesday after data showed China’s manufacturing sector grew more than expected in June, a hopeful sign for a global economy still struggling to recover [...] » More

Asian shares slide, following Wall St selloff on virus fears

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Shares fell Monday in Asia, tracking losses on Wall Street as rising virus cases cause some US states to backtrack on pandemic reopenings. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index lost [...] » More

Asian markets track Wall St drop as new virus cases spike

30-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian equity markets fell Monday after a surge in coronavirus infections in several countries, including the US, prompted officials to reimpose containment measures that have [...] » More

Asia stocks slip as coronavirus cases surge

29-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:17 AM

Asian share markets got off to a shaky start on Monday as the relentless spread of the coronavirus finally made investors question their optimism on the global economy, [...] » More

Asian stocks mostly up after Wall St rally, eyes on second wave

27-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Equity markets bounced back Friday from the previous day’s steep losses following a strong lead from Wall Street, but an increase in infections across the planet is [...] » More

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on bank news

27-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after US regulators removed some limits on banks’ ability to make investments. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Sydney and [...] » More

Asian markets gain after US banks’ stress test results

27-Jun-2020 Intellasia | MarketWatch | 6:02 AM

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after US regulators removed some limits on banks’ ability to make investments. The Nikkei 225 NIK, +1.13 [...] » More