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Asia’s cryptocurrency arbitrage boom fizzles, but profits persist

04-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When China closed its local cryptocurrency exchanges late last year, an underground ecosystem of bitcoin “mules” and peer-to-peer platforms sprung up to allow [...]
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Asian markets mostly higher in muted Easter holiday trading

03-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets were mostly higher in muted trading Monday, as Hong Kong and Australian markets were closed for Easter, and Wall Street and other global markets have been [...]
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Tokyo drives Asia stocks higher in light holiday trade

03-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tokyo stocks led Asian markets higher on Monday, shrugging off disappointing business confidence data to climb slightly higher in thin holiday trade. With no direction from [...]
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Asia markets drift higher even after China rolls out tariffs

03-Apr-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asia Pacific stocks finished the first trading day of the quarter on a weaker note as markets reversed gains seen earlier in the day. Markets also digested new tariffs on US [...]
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Tokyo stocks lead Asia higher in thin holiday trade

31-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese stocks led the way in Asia on Friday, climbing higher following a rally on Wall Street but the majority of Asian markets were closed for the Easter holiday. Easing [...]
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Asia markets see more losses as Easter break approaches

30-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks fluctuated on Thursday as a volatile week draws to an early close in many markets, while bubbling trade tensions and another painful day for Wall Street [...]
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Asian shares gain on easing of US-China trade war fears

28-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares rose Tuesday as news that the US and China are open to negotiating to avert a trade war put investors in a buying mood. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark [...]
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Asian markets suffer fresh losses on trade war fears

27-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Most Asian markets extended last week’s worldwide losses as investors fret that Donald Trump’s controversial tariffs on $60 billion of Chinese goods will spark a [...]
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Asian stocks fall for 3rd day on US-China trade tensions

27-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks fell for a third day Monday amid mounting fears about US-Chinese trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.6 percent to 3,100.91 points [...]
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Asian markets tumble with Wall St as Trump sparks trade war fears

24-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets plunged Friday following a sell-off in New York as Donald Trump sparked fresh trade war fears by imposing huge tariffs on Chinese imports and Beijing unveiled [...]
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Phan Van Khai, First Vietnamese prime minister to Visit Washington, Dies at 84

24-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Phan Van Khai was born on December 25, 1933, in the Cu Chi District of HCM City, then called Saigon, according to the Vietnamese news media. He later studied economics and [...]
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Asian shares mixed after Fed raises interest rates

23-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after US stock indexes finished with small losses following the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s [...]
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Asian markets tumble with Wall St as Facebook breach hits tech

21-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The sharp morning sell-off in Asian markets Tuesday eased later in the day but investors remain on edge ahead of a key Federal Reserve policy meeting. Regional equities [...]
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Asian shares track US tech slump, focus on Fed meeting

21-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares skidded Tuesday following an overnight decline on Wall Street after Facebook reported its worst loss in four years. Investors are awaiting the first Federal [...]
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Asian markets mixed following Wall Street gains

20-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street’s gain and China’s appointment of a new central bank governor and other top economic officials. [...]
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