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Asian markets bomb as virus fears fuel global turmoil

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:52 AM

Asian and European equities spiralled downwards Friday, extending a collapse in world markets that has wiped trillions of dollars off valuations as the coronavirus spread [...] » More

IMF, World Bank funds ready to fight virus outbreak: spokesman

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 9:37 AM

The International Monetary Fund and World Bank are ready to provide countries in need with immediate emergency funding to fight the coronavirus outbreak, a spokesman said on [...] » More

Burma’s last generation of tattooed headhunters

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Ngon Pok remembers his father and grandfather returning triumphantly to his tribal village in Myanmar’s far north with a human headand the agony of the tattoo he was [...] » More

Oil falls for fifth day as coronavirus spreads outside of China

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Oil prices fell for a fifth day on Thursday to their lowest since January 2019 as a growing number of new coronavirus cases outside of China deepened fears that the global [...] » More

Asia markets extend losses as virus takes hold around world

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets fell again on Thursday as coronavirus infections surged outside China with more new countries reporting cases and analysts warning of more pain ahead for [...] » More

Asian stocks extend losses as pandemic fears grow

27-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:41 AM

Oil and Asian share markets slipped on Thursday, struggling to find a footing as the rapid global spread of the coronavirus left investors on edge and seeking safety in gold [...] » More

Asia markets continue to fall after US stocks tank again on fears of coronavirus

27-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Asia stocks fell Wednesday after US markets tanked again overnight as US health authorities warned Americans to get ready for an inevitable coronavirus outbreak. From Seoul [...] » More

Asian stocks, Treasury yields fall as pandemic fears intensify

27-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Asian shares fell on Wednesday as a US warning to Americans to prepare for the possibility of a coronavirus pandemic drove another Wall Street tumble and pushed yields on [...] » More

Once bulletproof, tech stocks now among market’s biggest losers

27-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Technology sharesa key engine of the stock market’s climb to records over the last several monthsare now among those leading Wall Street’s plunge on growing [...] » More

Economic contagion spreads beyond China to other Asian economiesReuters Poll

27-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The effects of the coronavirus outbreak are likely to reverberate beyond China as most major economies in the region are expected to either slow down significantly, halt or [...] » More

Asian markets take another hit as virus quickly spreads

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

A sea of red washed across Asian markets on Wednesday, with the coronavirus spreading rapidly around the world and health chiefs warning that governments were not prepared [...] » More


27-Feb-2020 Intellasia | FTI Consulting, Strategic Communications Perth | 6:02 AM

HY20 summary of results: * Revenue of $1.0 billion, up 5.3% * Underlying1 EBITDA of $222.0 million, up 10.6% * Underlying1 EBIT(A) of $111.0 million, up 7.7% * Underlying1 [...] » More

Asian markets mixed after virus-fuelled global bloodbath

26-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as bargain-buying after the previous day’s bloodbath tempered fears that the new coronavirus will develop into a pandemic and hammer [...] » More

Asian shares mixed after Dow drops more than 1,000 points

26-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after Wall Street suffered its worst session in two years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average slumping more than 1,000 points on fears [...] » More

Swick reinstates interim dividends, commences strategic review

26-Feb-2020 Intellasia | FTI Consulting, Strategic Communications Perth | 6:02 AM

Highlights: * Group TRIFR at end of 1H FY20 at 6.4 which is the lowest in Swick history a reduction of 65 percent from 18.4 at the end of the prior corresponding period * A [...] » More