Category: FinanceAsiaSubscribe via RSS Feed

Stock markets in retreat as China-US tensions return to fore

28-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:50 AM

Asian equities were mixed Wednesday as profit-taking and worries about deteriorating China-US relations were weighed against optimism over the gradual reopening of economies [...] » More

Equities rally as reopenings trump geopolitical tensions

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

A further easing of lockdown measures across the planet continued to push equities higher in Asia on Tuesday, with the reopening of bars, cafes, pools and beaches [...] » More

Dollar dips as virus recovery optimism holds

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

The dollar inched lower today as growing optimism about a global recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic supported riskier currencies, though concerns about Sino-US tensions held [...] » More

Asian shares up as recovery hopes overshadow virus worries

27-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Shares rose in Asia on Tuesday as some regions in Japan resumed close-to-normal business activity, with hopes for economic recovery overshadowing worries over the coronavirus [...] » More

Japan shares reach 10-week high, look past Sino-US tension

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:55 AM

Asian shares crept ahead on Tuesday following an upbeat session in Europe and further gains in US stock futures as investors looked past Sino-US trade tensions to a [...] » More

Asia stocks mostly up on lockdown easing but HK extends losses

26-May-2020 Intellasia | bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Most Asian markets rose Monday as a further opening up of economies from lockdown offset worries over worsening China-US tensions, while Hong Kong sank again after the city [...] » More

Asia stocks up as lockdowns eased, HK reverses early loss

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

Global stock markets were firmer Monday, buoyed by the prospect of further easing of coronavirus lockdowns despite sharp increases in case rates in some countries such as [...] » More

Asian shares climb, Tokyo gains on hopes for reopening

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

Asian shares are mostly higher, with Tokyo stocks gaining on expectations that a pandemic state of emergency will be lifted for all of Japan. But shares fell in Hong Kong on [...] » More

Global Markets: Asian shares tick up, eyes on China-US trade relations

25-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:19 AM

Asian shares started cautiously on Monday as central bank largesse globally boosted sentiment but rising trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies dulled [...] » More

Fresh HK fears spark sell-off across Asia

23-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong led a sell-off across Asian equities Friday after China introduced proposals to enact a national security law for the city, fanning geopolitical tensions and [...] » More

Asian shares fall on US friction with China, HK fears

23-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Shares slipped in Asia on Friday as tensions flared between the US and China and as more job losses compounded the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Hong [...] » More

Alibaba, Deere, Foot Locker earnings on deck: What to know in markets Friday

22-May-2020 Intellasia | YahooFinance | 9:36 AM

Three big earnings announcements from Alibaba (BABA), Deere (DE) and Foot Locker (FL) will be in focus Friday. Chinese tech giant Alibaba’s cloud and sales will be [...] » More

Asia shares set to fall as Sino-US strains hit confidence

22-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:35 AM

Asian shares were set for another retreat on Friday as US-China tensions curbed investor risk appetite and caused global equity markets to stumble. Hong Kong futures fell [...] » More

Asian markets swing as uncertainty tempers reopenings

22-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Stock markets mostly fell Thursday after rallying for much of the week, with any gains dragged by profit-taking while concerns over the long-term impact of the virus and [...] » More

Asian markets little changed as Japan reports plunge in exports

22-May-2020 Intellasia | MarketWatch | 6:02 AM

Asian markets were little changed in early trading Thursday, after Wall Street bounced back and Japan reported miserable exports data. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, 0.20 percent [...] » More