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Vietnam gains on PHL to top Asean PMI

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

FACTORIES in the Philippines capped a four-month growth slowdown in February, even as the pickup last month was overtaken by Vietnam’s performance that put that [...]
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Asian shares climb on back of Wall Street highs

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after investors bet big on US stocks Wednesday, pushing the major indexes to record highs. Tokyo shares were buoyed by the dollar’s gain [...]
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Asia markets chase US, Europe surge after Trump speech

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly advanced Thursday, picking up the baton from record performances in New York and Europe where traders cheered upbeat US economic data and Donald [...]
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Asia’s Fastest Growing Economies Have the Fastest Growing Slums

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Fast-growing emerging economies in Asia are grappling with the conundrum that a boom brings: hordes of villagers flocking to cities only for many of them to end up living in [...]
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Asian shares advance, dollar supported by March rate hike bets

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares rose on Thursday as investors were encouraged by President Donald Trump’s less combative tone in his first speech to Congress, which sent Wall Street [...]
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ADB says Asia needs to double infrastructure spending

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Developing countries in Asia and the Pacific will need to spend up to $1.7 trillion a year, or $26 trillion through 2030, to meet their infrastructure needs and to maintain [...]
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Asian markets rise, dollar holds gains ahead of Trump speech

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly gave up their early gains Tuesday and the dollar came under fresh selling pressure as trading floors become cautious ahead of Donald Trump’s speech [...]
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Asia stocks advance ahead of Trump speech, China congress

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after another strong finish on Wall Street as investors awaited a speech by President Donald Trump to the US Congress. KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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Asia must spend $26 tn on infrastructure by 2030: ADB

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The ADB says more infrastructure spending was needed to boost economic growth and respond to the challenge of climate change Asian nations must spend $26 trillion by 2030 on [...]
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Asia stocks erase losses but some investors await Trump talk

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

Asian stocks declined on Monday, led by financials, as a renewed drop in sovereign bond yields on political concerns prompted some investors to move to the sidelines after a [...]
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Asia economies hold trade pact talks after Trump dumps TPP

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

Negotiators from 16 Asian countries are meeting in the Japanese port city of Kobe this week for talks on a regional trade pact seen as a rival to the Trans-Pacific [...]
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Asian stocks seen weak on US cues; bonds eyed

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

Asian stocks erased early losses but stayed below 19-month highs on Monday as a renewed drop in sovereign bond yields on political concerns prompted some investors to move to [...]
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Asian markets starts week with fresh losses

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

Asian markets kicked the week off with broad losses Monday, with Tokyo hit by a stronger yen, as the global Trump rally shows signs of fragility ahead of a key speech by the [...]
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Asian markets lower as investors look to Trump speech

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

Asian stock markets were lower Monday as investors looked ahead to US President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress this week for details of promised tax cuts and [...]
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Caution Prevails for Asia Stocks After Yen Advance: Markets Wrap

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

A positive week for Asian stocks is ending on a cautious tone as a strengthening yen weighed on Tokyo equities and weaker metals prices pulled down shares of raw-materials [...]
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