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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares on defensive as China fear shakes commodities

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares cautiously rebounded from two-week lows on Thursday though investors were in no mood to embrace risk ahead of a batch of Chinese data that may offer clues about [...] » More

Asia stocks stabilise after China jitters sell-off

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were higher Thursday as jitters over China’s slowdown eased and investors awaited new economic data to digest. Markets were recovering some of their [...] » More

Asian shares mixed on China’s weak data; Nikkei slips 0.1pct

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asian shares traded mixed late Thursday. Domestic data lifted Australian stocks, while weaker-than-expected Chinese economic data limited gains in Shanghai. (Read more: The [...] » More

Asia: Declines on profit-taking, Wall St losses

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:09 AM

Asian markets sank yesterday Wednesday March 12, 2014, taking their lead from another sell-off on Wall Street, while Tokyo took a hit as the yen climbed against the dollar [...] » More

Asian stocks slip, commodities feel China chill

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks fell on Wednesday as economic uncertainty in China and the United States combined with political tensions in Ukraine to keep investors cautious and commodities [...] » More

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies drop on China concern, stocks steady

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Latin American currencies extended their recent slide on Tuesday on lingering concern about falling Chinese demand for the region’s commodities exports, but stock [...] » More

Asia: Most marts tick up after sell-off

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:16 AM

Asia’s markets rose yesterday Tuesday March 11, 2014 following big losses in the previous session, but investors were largely unmoved by Bank of Japan’s (BoJ) [...] » More

Stocks end slightly lower on China growth worries

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish Monday as investors sifted through a blend of discouraging economic data from China and Japan as well as ongoing uncertainty over [...] » More

GLOBAL MARKETS-China concerns hit commodities, little collateral damage as yet

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian markets were set for another tense session on Tuesday as worries about China’s economy continue to reverberate, taking a particularly hard toll on commodity [...] » More

Asia Markets live blog: Japan today, China later

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Investors seem reluctant to come back to Chinese markets this morning after yesterday’s bout of panic selling. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is edging up 0.1 percent [...] » More

Asian stock market steady after sell-off

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets steadied Tuesday after a sharp sell-off the day before. There was a dearth of corporate or economic news for traders to digest and an insipid performance [...] » More

East Ventures raises 3rd fund, will invest in over 20 startups from Southeast Asia

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

East Ventures, an early stage investment fund in Indonesia and Japan, will start its third fund which will focus on Southeast Asia. The money will be put into startups in the [...] » More

Asia: Lower on weak China, Japan data

11-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:05 AM

Asian markets tumbled yesterday Monday March 10, 2014 following a surprisingly poor batch of economic data out of China, while revised Japanese figures showed 2013 growth was [...] » More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities sag on disappointing China trade data, Ukraine crisis

11-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks slipped in early trade on Monday and the dollar stepped back from its recent highs as disappointing Chinese trade data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine [...] » More

Asian and European industrial health under scrutiny this week

11-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Europe’s and Asia’s industrial health will be closely watched in the coming week for an indication of how solid – or weak – a footing the global [...] » More