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Asian markets build on gains, dollar faces further weakness

04-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian equities continued their positive start to the year on Wednesday following yet another record close on Wall Street, but the dollar faced further selling pressure. [...]
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Asia markets begin 2018 on a high, led by rally in HK

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks mostly kicked off the year with gains on Tuesday as traders drifted back to work after the festive break, with Hong Kong the standout performer, though the [...]
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Asian markets mostly higher as 2018 trading opens

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as 2018 trading began and investors looked ahead to whether the record-setting US equity run will last. KEEPING SCORE: The [...]
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Dollar heads into 2018 on a weaker note, Asia stocks mixed

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The dollar suffered fresh pressure on Friday as traders cash in the recent gains fuelled by Donald Trump’s tax cuts, while most Asian equities were on course to end a [...]
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Asian markets higher on economic optimism

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets were higher on Thursday in a quiet post-Christmas holiday trading as strong economic data from the region and in the US boosted confidence. KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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Asian stocks drift higher on final trading day of 2017

30-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets mostly drifted higher on Friday after Wall Street finished with modest gains. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.3 percent to 22,841.64 and [...]
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Asian markets higher on economic optimism

29-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets were higher on Thursday in a quiet post-Christmas holiday trading as strong economic data from the region and in the US boosted confidence. KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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Asia markets edge up as commodities rise, Apple fears ease

28-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets edged upward Wednesday in thin holiday trading, with investors shrugging off a negative Wall Street lead as fears over lacklustre iPhone demand eased, and [...]
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Asian stocks mixed in quiet holiday trading

28-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian indexes were mixed Wednesday in quiet holiday trading after oil prices erased some of its recent gains and the region generally shrugged off the dip in technology [...]
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From China to Singapore, Asian countries are increasingly uneasy with the rise of bitcoin

26-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Regulators in Asia Pacific have become increasingly uneasy with the rise of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. The latest to sound a warning was the Bank of Japan Governor [...]
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Asia markets enjoy pre-Christmas cheer, euro avoids sell-off

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Victory for Catalan separatists in a snap poll has fuelled fresh uncertainty in Spain, one of the eurozone’s biggest economies, but the euro has managed to avoid a [...]
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Asian markets mostly down as tax cut euphoria wanes

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets fell on Thursday as investors took a step back following recent gains after Donald Trump’s tax reform bill finally passed through Congress, giving him a [...]
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Most Asian shares lower as US tax passage fails to impress

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Most Asian stock markets fell Thursday after the final congressional approval of a sweeping US tax revamp. Chinese markets were mixed after leaders promised Wednesday to [...]
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Asian shares mixed in listless trading on Wall Street fall

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mixed Wednesday in listless trading after the fall on Wall Street that reversed the recent gains over the Republican-backed US tax bill. KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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Asian traders sit pat, with eyes on passage of US tax cuts

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly fell on Wednesday as investors took a breather following recent gains, while US senators voted for a controversial tax overhaul which traders expect to [...]
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