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Central banks in emerging markets take action

30-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Following a bout of market turmoil that’s weighed on their currencies, central banks in emerging economies are moving fast to contain the damage. Late Tuesday, [...] » More

Market slide continues on emerging economy woes

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Global stocks continued to drop on Monday, extending a sell-off from last week that was triggered by concern over an economic slowdown in China and tremors among [...] » More

iPhone 5s and 5c launch in Indonesia, but Apple fans shocked by price

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone 5S and 5C are now available in Indonesia, but regular readers would understand by now that it is cheaper to buy iPhones in [...] » More

Lancers produces $200 million freelancing gigs so far and it is still growing

29-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

Founded by Akiyoshi Yosuke (pictured below) in 2008, Lancers claims to be Japan’s largest freelancing site, producing over $200 million worth of accumulated freelancing [...] » More

Asian shares drop, yen soars on emerging market anxiety

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares took a beating and the yen raced to a seven-week high against the dollar on Monday, as emerging markets remained under pressure with the US Federal Reserve [...] » More

Asian stocks sink over global economy fears

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets tumbled Monday as investors factored in the possibility of slowing growth in China and a further reduction in US central bank stimulus. The global [...] » More

Asian investor sentiment index inched higher to 16pts in 4Q13

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Boosted by better equities. A sharp improvement in Japanese investor sentiment, along with a general warming towards equities, lifted overall regional investor sentiment [...] » More

Asia Private Equity Weekly News, January 27, 2014

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters News for the week ending January 24. JANUARY 24 KKR & Co and BlackRock Inc are among leading global investors in [...] » More

AsianBondsOnline News Highlights – Week of 20 – 24 January 2014

27-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 12:52 PM

Consumer prices in Hong Kong, China rose 4.3% year-on-year (y-o-y) in December, the same rate of increase as in November. Consumer price inflation in Hong Kong, China [...] » More

Fear of slowing growth drags down global markets

27-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Associated Press | 6:00 AM

Fear is back in the market. Investors are worried about slower economic growth in China, a gloomier outlook for US corporate profits and an end to easy-money policies in the [...] » More

World markets roiled by emerging economy woes

27-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Global stock markets sold off Friday as investors were spooked by a possible slowdown in emerging economies, the main engine of growth since the 2008 financial crisis, and [...] » More

Asia Pacific wine trade loses $1b a year to red tape: Apec

27-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Red tape is costing the Asia Pacific’s wine industry $1.0 billion a year, Apec said Friday, as it vowed to simplify the procedures to take advantage of growing demand [...] » More

Asia Roundup: Marts extend losses on US weakness

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:58 AM

Asian markets sank yesterday Friday January 24, extending the previous day’s losses after disappointment on Wall Street over data showing the first fall in Chinese [...] » More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares sag on Chinese growth anxiety, emerging currencies

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were off-colour on Friday, extending the previous day’s weakness as disappointing Chinese manufacturing data raised concerns over the economy, and [...] » More

Nikkei drops to 1-month low on concern over emerging markets, China

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Nikkei share average dropped 1.9 percent to a one-month low on Friday as declines in emerging market currencies spooked investors and the previous day’s [...] » More