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Asian stocks higher after Wall Street long weekend

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

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors looked ahead to minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s latest meeting and Wall Street prepared to reopen [...]
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This Currency Reigns Supreme in Asian Emerging-Market Plays

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

As the most sensitive emerging Asian currency, South Korea’s won provides the best proxy for investors looking to bet on how the region reacts to US President Donald [...]
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Asia shares adrift for US holiday, focus on Unilever

21-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A man walks past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average, the Dow Jones average and the stock averages of other countries’ outside a brokerage in Tokyo [...]
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Asian shares muted ahead of earnings, Fed minutes this week

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

Asian stocks were muted on Monday as a lack of fresh leads kept investors on the sidelines while they awaited economic and corporate earnings reports and Fed meeting minutes [...]
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Asia equities dip as Trump rally fades

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

Most Asian markets eased further Friday as investors cashed out following a healthy run-up over the past week and after Wall Street’s Trump-fuelled surge finally came [...]
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Asia shares ease after run of gains; oil lifted by OPEC cut extension hopes

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets took a breather on Friday from their recent surge as investors booked profits, while the dollar inched up after Thursday’s slide and optimism over [...]
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Asian shares slip after Wall Street fall and Samsung arrest

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

Asian shares slipped Friday following a drop on Wall Street as the stronger dollar sent Japanese issues lower and the arrest of an executive at Samsung weighed on Korean [...]
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Asia’s Biggest Rate Cutter Is Turning Cautious

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

Bank Indonesia, Asia’s biggest interest-rate cutter last year, is turning cautious as inflation pressures mount. After lowering the benchmark rate six times last year [...]
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Asian stocks test new 19-month highs, some markets seen overvalued

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

Asian stocks inched to new 19-month highs on Thursday with thanks to an ongoing rally on Wall Street and bolstered by gains in Chinese stocks while the dollar came in for a [...]
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Asian stocks mixed on upbeat US data, rate hike expectations

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were mixed Thursday as investors took profit amid expectations that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates more aggressively than expected following [...]
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Most Asian markets higher after new Wall Street high

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Most Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after US stock indexes hit a new high and the American central bank chief said it could raise interest rates as early as next month. [...]
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Asia stocks at 19-month high, dollar up as Yellen puts March rate hike in play

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

Asian stocks scaled 19-month peaks on Wednesday, helped by a record-setting night on Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen flagged a possible interest rate [...]
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Southeast Asia Just Minted Its Second Paint Billionaire

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

Surging stocks for coatings companies worldwide have created Southeast Asia’s second paint company billionaire. Prachak Tangkaravakoon founded closely held TOA Group in [...]
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Asia shares eke out 19-month top, cautious ahead of Yellen

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares inched to 19-month highs on Tuesday as the potential for economic stimulus in the United States underpinned the dollar, bond yields and Wall Street stocks. Yet [...]
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Asian markets retreat after Trump rally

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

Asian markets dipped Tuesday after a three-day rally but analysts said there was likely room for further gains as traders bet Donald Trump will help fire up the US economy. [...]
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