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Asian shares mostly higher as focus turns to central bankers

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

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a mixed finish on Wall Street. Investors were turning their focus to policy meetings by central bank boards in Japan and [...]
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Asia’s Top-Performing Currency Is Missile-Proof

21-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

After three years of losses against the dollar, South Korea’s won didn’t begin 2017 looking like a winnerwith the US raising interest rates and tensions rising [...]
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Asia’s Top-Performing Currency Is Missile-Proof

20-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

After three years of losses against the dollar, South Korea’s won didn’t begin 2017 looking like a winner — with the US raising interest rates and tensions [...]
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Asian markets pressured as dollar tumbles on US health-care news

19-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Market sentiment in Asia was dampened on Tuesday as the dollar dived on headlines related to stalled efforts to reform US health care. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 [...]
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Most Asia markets up after Wall St record, China growth stable

18-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Most Asian markets rose Monday following another record close on Wall Street, while Shanghai stocks pared steep early losses as data showed China’s economy grew more [...]
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Some of Asia’s most powerful companies may be teaming up against Uber

18-Jul-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Uber’s rival in Southeast Asia could be getting a huge influx of money from some powerful investors. SoftBank (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 9984.T-JP) is considering investing [...]
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ADB warns climate change ‘disastrous’ for Asia

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A business-as-usual approach to climate change will be “disastrous” for Asia, undoing much of the phenomenal economic growth that has helped it make vast inroads [...]
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Cheapest Currency in Southeast Asia Gives Malaysia an Edge in Export Race

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When the global trade rebound came this year, Malaysia held one advantage over its peers: the cheapest currency in Southeast Asia. The ringgit is down more than 7 percent [...]
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Asian markets heading into weekend with gains after healthy run

15-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian traders headed into the weekend cautiously upbeat Friday following a broadly positive week across global equity markets after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen [...]
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Asia’s Best Stock Market Faces Earnings Hiccup on New India Tax

14-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The rally that’s made India the best-performing stock market in Asia is up against a new tax law. Businesses were forced to adjust inventories as the government slotted [...]
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Asian shares advance, tracking rally on Wall Street

14-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Shares rose in Asia early Thursday following a broad rally on Wall Street that nudged the Dow Jones industrial average to a new high after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen [...]
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Asia’s Trade Bellwether Shrugs Off Politics For Record Results

13-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Global demand for new smartphone models is driving Taiwan’s trade surplus and corporate revenues to record highs, underlining the strength of Asian trade even in the [...]
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Asian markets mostly lower before Fed chair speech

13-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday as investors eyed US political risks and cues about the direction of monetary policy from the Federal Reserve chair. KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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Asia’s Financial Crisis Still Has 5 Things to Teach Us Now

12-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Twenty years ago, I was working at the International Monetary Fund in Washington that would scramble — like almost everyone else — to understand and respond to [...]
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Asian shares edge higher ahead of Yellen testimony

12-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares edged higher in Asia on Tuesday following a listless day of trading on Wall Street. Investors are awaiting Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen’s testimony to [...]
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