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AsianBondsOnline Newsletter (21 April 2014)

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 1:44 PM

The People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate slowed to 7.4% year-on-year (y-o-y) in 1Q14 from 7.7% in 4Q13. The GDP growth rate [...] » More

White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The White House is focusing President Barack Obama’s upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns [...] » More

Asia: Marts mostly higher in quiet trade

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:43 AM

Asian markets mostly rose while the dollar edged up in holiday-narrowed trade yesterday Friday April 18 following a mixed lead from Wall Street and news of a deal between [...] » More

Topix Rises After Yen Weakens as Ukraine Tensions Recede

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese shares rose in thin trading volume, with the Topix (TPX) index headed toward its biggest weekly gain this month, after the yen fell as tensions in Ukraine eased and [...] » More

Asia: Mixed after US report, profit-taking

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:38 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Thursday April 17 as a positive report on the United States economy and the Federal Reserve chief’s pledge to keep interest rates at [...] » More

Asian stocks creep ahead, tech sector a drag

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian share markets crept higher on Thursday as dovish comments from the head of the US Federal Reserve lifted Wall Street while weighing on the dollar, with trade light [...] » More

Asia: Broadly higher on Wall St rally

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:55 AM

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday Wednesday April 16 following a second straight rally on Wall Street, while Chinese economic growth came in slightly above forecasts in the [...] » More

World stocks drop on Ukraine, China jitters

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

World markets turned lower on Tuesday amid concerns about instability in Ukraine, the value of technology stocks and an economic slowdown in China. Ukraine has sent tanks and [...] » More

GLOBAL MARKETS-On edge for China growth data, Nikkei tries to rally

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian markets took some comfort from a late spurt by Wall Street on Wednesday as investors tensed for a reading on Chinese economic growth, while rising tensions in Ukraine [...] » More

Asian shares up on China relief, Softbank stars

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian share markets made broad gains on Wednesday after China reported economic growth a touch above forecasts, a relief for investors who had feared a much weaker outcome. [...] » More

Asia shares rise, shrug off slower China growth

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares rose Wednesday in Asia as positive sentiment from strong corporate earnings outweighed Ukraine’s crisis and slower economic growth in China. The Nikkei jumped [...] » More

Asia: Marts mixed after Wall St rebound

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:45 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Tuesday April 15, with Wall Street providing a strong lead after rebounding from a two-day sell-off, thanks to better-than-expected retail [...] » More

Asian shares turn lower as China growth concerns resurface

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nerves got the better of Asian share markets on Tuesday as they turned lower after an upbeat US retail sales report was eclipsed by soft data from China, providing a stark [...] » More

Asia: Marts mixed after fresh Wall St losses

15-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 10:12 AM

sian markets were mixed yesterday Monday April 14 following another heavy sell-off on Wall Street while concerns over the crisis in Ukraine resurfaced. Investors are also [...] » More

Staff picks: 5 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

15-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

Huge blip in Southeast Asia this week, as a favourite local startup in Singapore gets acquired and a Thai ebookstore gets funded, putting its valuation at $70 million. [...] » More