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Asian markets track Wall St up as US jobs come into view

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets edged up in muted trade on Thursday while the dollar held gains following a third-straight record close on Wall Street and more positive US data. With attention [...]
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World Bank raises Asia growth forecast, warns of NKorea risk

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The World Bank raised its growth forecast for the developing economies of East Asia and the Pacific on Wednesday but warned that risks included rising protectionism and [...]
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Shares in Asia gain ahead of US jobs report

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Share prices mostly rose in Asia on Thursday following a day of meager gains on Wall Street. Investors are awaiting a US government jobs data following a report by payroll [...]
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Tokyo, HK lead Asia gains but dollar retreats

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tokyo and Hong Kong led gains on most markets in Asia Wednesday following a record close on Wall Street but the dollar eased slightly as attention begins to focus on the [...]
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Japan, HK shares follow Wall St higher in quiet trade

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday in holiday-thinned trading as investors took their lead from Wall Street’s latest advance into record territory. KEEPING [...]
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World Bank raises 2017, 2018 East Asia growth forecasts, sees geopolitical risks

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The World Bank raised its economic growth forecasts for developing East Asia and Pacific for this year and 2018, but added the generally positive outlook was clouded by risks [...]
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Asia FX falters as dollar gains offset upbeat China news

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian currencies slipped on Monday as higher US yields supported the dollar, offsetting data showing stronger-than-expected growth in China’s manufacturing sector. The [...]
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Asia markets gain after Wall Street notches up records

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets gained Tuesday following fresh records on Wall Street, with investors cheered by the release of strong economic data. All three US indices ended at records, [...]
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Japan, HK shares track Wall Street advance

04-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shares in Japan and Hong Kong gained Tuesday, tracking an overnight rally on Wall Street, where indexes set fresh record highs. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell, and [...]
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Asian shares advance on strong factory data for China, Japan

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

Shares in Asia are higher after China and Japan reported stronger than expected factory data. Many markets in the region were closed Monday for national holidays. KEEPING [...]
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Asia markets up, tracking Wall Street gains

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

Asian markets rose Monday following records on Wall Street last week on hopes that President Donald Trump’s tax reforms would breathe new life into the US economy. Both [...]
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Asia markets up after Trump tax plan, China trade data eyed

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s long-awaited tax cut plans buoyed some Asia-Pacific exchanges Friday with Chinese trade data in focus, but a rise in the yen dragged [...]
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Asian shares slightly higher, though Japan is exception

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

Asian shares were slightly higher Friday following a record high close on Wall Street, except for Japan, where a pause in the dollar’s strengthening dampened optimism [...]
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Asia Stocks Set to Snap the Longest Monthly Rally in a Decade

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The “sell in May” theory has finally happened… in September. After eight straight months of gains, the longest rally since 2007, Asia’s benchmark [...]
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Asian shares mixed despite release of US tax reform plans

29-Sep-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Asian indexes closed mixed on Thursday, after US equities advanced and the greenback rose following the unveiling of a long-awaited tax reform plan stateside. The Nikkei 225 [...]
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