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Asian stocks fall as political uncertainties loom

18-May-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock benchmarks were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors watched for the latest developments in the standoff between US President Donald Trump and his former FBI [...]
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Asian currencies brush aside concerns over cyber attack, N Korea threats

17-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Most Asian currencies edged up against the dollar on Monday, shrugging off threats from a ransomware attack that locked up more than 200,000 computers in more than 150 [...]
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Asia stocks at two-year highs, look pricey; oil climbs

17-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks climbed to a fresh-two year high on Tuesday on the back of an overnight rise in Wall Street, while oil extended gains after major producers Saudi Arabia and [...]
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Asia’s Most Overworked Hope to Gain `Right to Rest’ in Korea

17-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Koreans work the longest hours in Asia, getting instructions from bosses well into the night and foregoing many of their allotted days off. Some relief could be on the [...]
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Most Asian markets start week with gains

16-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Most Asian markets rose Monday, with Hong Kong heading for a sixth successive gain as traders brushed off another set of disappointing US economic figures. Investors were [...]
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Some businesses in Asia disrupted by cyber attack, authorities brace for more

16-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian governments and businesses reported some disruptions from the WannaCry ransomware worm on Monday but cybersecurity experts warned of a wider impact as more employees [...]
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Asia stocks shrug off cyberattack, N Korea threats to hit two-year high, oil jumps

16-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Resilient Asian stocks edged up to a two-year high on Monday, shaking off threats from by a ransomware attack that locked some 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries at [...]
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Asian shares pull back, but on track for winning week

13-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were hobbled on Friday by a downbeat performance on Wall Street though they remained on track for weekly gains, while oil prices extended a rally on hopes for [...]
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Most Asian markets retreat after upbeat week

13-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Most Asian markets turned lower Friday following a healthy run-up in the week, tracking a sell-off on Wall Street where a plunge in retail giant Macy’s fanned concerns [...]
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Asian stocks mostly lower as Trump uncertainty weighs

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

Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as investors remained cautious amid US political uncertainty. Weak US retail data added to worry over consumer spending. KEEPING [...]
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Asia markets rally as oil prices bounce

12-May-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets rose Thursday with energy firms providing strong support after a surge in oil prices, while the dollar held gains against the yen as a top Federal Reserve [...]
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Asian Stocks Set to Advance as Yen Weakens: Markets Wrap

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Stocks in Japan look set to be buoyed by a weaker yen, spurred by strength in the dollar on bets for a US interest-rate increase next month. Equity-index futures in Japan, [...]
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Mitsubishi Motors sees profit surge on higher Asia sales, cost savings

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors Corp on Tuesday forecast a near 14-fold rise in operating profit this year, as higher sales and cost savings from its alliance with Nissan [...]
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IMF says Asia facing risks from rise in protectionism

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund said Asia’s economic outlook faces “significant” uncertainty and downside growth risks from any sudden tightening in global [...]
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Asian markets largely quiet following Monday’s rally

11-May-2017 Intellasia | Market Watch | 6:00 AM

Bank stocks slump in Australia, but gain in Singapore ReutersPeople walk amongst “supertree” structures in Singapore, where banks continued their earnings-season [...]
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