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Asian shares at one-year high, bonds fly high on ECB hopes

30-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares inched up to a one-year high on Thursday while global bond prices surged, pushing their yields to multi-month lows, supported by expectations of easier monetary [...] » More

Asia: Upward trend resumes after Wall St record

29-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:39 AM

Asian markets resumed their upward trend yesterday Wednesday May 28 following another record-breaking close on Wall Street, where strong economic data buoyed sentiment as [...] » More

Asian stocks muted by China-Vietnam tensions

29-May-2014 Intellasia | CTV News | 6:00 AM

Falling mining stocks helped push the Toronto stock market lower Tuesday, but the TSX found some lift from financials after Scotiabank posted earnings that beat forecasts. [...] » More

Asian Futures Rise on S&P 500 Record as Golds Holds Slump

29-May-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks rose, with the regional index heading for the fourth increase in five days, after China reported on industrial profits. Gold slid to a more than 15-week low, [...] » More

Asian shares scale one-year highs on brightening US economic prospects

29-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Strong economic data in the United States shored up Asian stocks to one-year highs on Wednesday, with another record close for the S&P 500 underpinning risk appetite and [...] » More

Asia: Mostly down on lack of catalysts

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:47 AM

Asian markets mostly fell yesterday Tuesday May 27, retreating from the previous day’s gains, but Tokyo bucked the trend as the yen dipped against the dollar. Tokyo [...] » More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares waver, euro steady but ECB talk weighs

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks eased slightly in a timid session on Tuesday, while the euro steadied but remained vulnerable after overnight comments from the European Central Bank chief [...] » More

Asian shares mostly lower on regional tensions

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Bradenton | 6:00 AM

Shares were muted in Asia on Tuesday as tensions flared between China and Vietnam, while hopes for further monetary easing in Europe helped push Japan’s benchmark to [...] » More

Asia: Mostly up after Wall St record Wall St close

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:47 AM

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday Monday May 26 following a record close on Wall Street that was fuelled by upbeat United States data, while Tokyo was boosted by a weaker [...] » More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hit 1-year high on Wall St rally, Ukraine vote

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares hit one-year high on Monday thanks to a strong session on Wall Street and a decisive win for billionaire Petro Poroshenko in Ukraine’s presidential [...] » More

The World Economic Forum on East Asia in Manila

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Mirror | 6:00 AM

THE 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia (WEF-EA) opened last Wednesday with about 600 delegates from 30 nations who gathered in Manila to discuss regional issues, such as [...] » More

Asia Stocks Rise on US Economic Optimism

27-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets mostly rose Monday on investor optimism about the US economy, hints from China about further stimulus and weakness in the yen. Markets in Asia were [...] » More

AsianBondsOnline Newsletter (26 May 2014)

26-May-2014 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 1:42 PM

News Highlights – Week of 19 – 23 May 2014 Consumer price inflation in Hong Kong, China eased to 3.7% year-on-year (y-o-y) in April from 3.9% in March. The [...] » More

Regional treasury centres key driver of yuan adoption in Singapore: Analysts

26-May-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore has been growing as an offshore yuan centre, recently surpassing London to become number two globally, after Hong Kong. In an addenda to President Tony Tan Keng [...] » More

World markets gain but Thailand shaken by coup

26-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

World stock markets were mostly higher Friday after Russia promised to respect election results in Ukraine, suggesting an easing in the region’s crisis. [...] » More