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Most Asian markets up but trade row rumbles on

21-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Most Asian markets rose Monday after Donald Trump showed signs of conciliation in his trade wars but investors remain on edge over the China-US standoff with some concerns [...]
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Asian shares mixed as Huawei sanctions stir trade fears

18-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were mixed on Friday amid worries that US economic sanctions on Huawei would cast a pall on trade negotiations with China. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 0.4 [...]
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Asian markets mixed after US rally, Brexit back to haunt pound

18-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets were mixed Friday as another rally on Wall Street and data indicating a strong US economy were offset by the increasingly tense trade and technology stand-off [...]
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Asian markets sink as Trump further stokes trade war fears

17-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as Donald Trump’s ban preventing US companies from using foreign telecoms equipment jolted investors who saw it as targeting Chinese [...]
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China, HK stocks gain on trade, stimulus hopes

16-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese stocks broke a two-day losing streak as traders hoped for fresh stimulus on weak economic data and an end to the US-China trade impasse. The Shanghai Composite gained [...]
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Asian shares see moderate losses after meltdown on Wall St

15-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares declined moderately in Asia on Tuesday after a dismal day on Wall Street as investors fled uncertainty over the China-US trade standoff. The Shanghai Composite index [...]
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Asia’s equity markets extend global sell-off, taking the cue from Wall Street’s $1 trillion wipeout overnight as trade war escalates

15-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Asian equity markets extended the global sell-off of stocks, taking cues from the $1 trillion wipeout overnight on Wall Street, as investors sought shelter in safe havens [...]
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Asian markets track big losses on Wall St after China retaliates

15-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets extended a global sell-off Tuesday following hefty losses on Wall Street that came in response to China’s hike in tariffs on $60 billion of US imports, [...]
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Shares fall in Asia after no deal in China-US trade talks

14-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares retreated in Asia on Monday after trade talks between the US and China wrapped up without an agreement and with Beijing threatening to retaliate over President Donald [...]
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Asian markets enjoy much-needed rally but tariffs tensions reign

11-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:53 AM

Shanghai led gains across Asian markets Friday at the end of a torrid week for equities, with investors keeping a nervous eye on China-US trade talks and taking heart from [...]
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Asian shares mostly lower amid jitters ahead of trade talks

10-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday amid investor jitters ahead of the latest round of trade talks between the US and China. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 was down [...]
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Asian markets bounce after Trump-fuelled plunge

08-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday, paring some of the previous day’s painful losses as investors welcomed news that Chinese trade negotiators will travel to Washington [...]
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Asian markets mixed following losses on Wall Street

04-May-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Benchmarks in Asia were mixed with thin trading on Friday after a discouraging day on Wall Street. News reports highlighting obstacles in the way of a China-US trade deal [...]
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Asian markets plod along as investors await US jobs report

04-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets were mixed heading into the weekend Friday with energy firms again taking a hit from a plunge in oil prices, while investors look ahead to the release of key US [...]
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HSBC first-quarter profit rises 34 per cent to $4.13 billion on growth in Asia despite weaker markets

04-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

HSBC said on Friday its profit rose 34 per cent in the first quarter, driven in part by growth in its Asian business and gains in its retail and wealth management operations, [...]
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