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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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Most Asia markets up, dollar holds gains despite N. Korea fears

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

Most Asian markets edged up Wednesday and the dollar held gains against its peers on expectations for further interest rate hikes while traders await the release of Donald [...]
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ADB keeps Asia 2017 growth outlook at 5.9pct, flags risks from Fed unwinding

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

Developing Asia is on track to grow faster this year and next, the Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday, buoyed by a pick-up in world trade and China’s expansion, but [...]
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ADB Raises Developing Asia 2017 GDP Forecast to 5.9pct; 2018 5.8pct

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

The Asian Development Bank raises Developing Asia’s 2017 growth forecast to 5.9 percent from 5.7 percent in its latest Asian Development Outlook Update. China growth [...]
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These Asian Billionaires Don’t Have Any Women on Their Boards

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

Even by Asia’s low standards when it comes to having women on corporate boards, the progress of the region’s billionaires is lagging: Most of the richest men in [...]
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Asian Tech Stocks Fall, Energy Gains as Korea Threat Seen Muted

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

Asian technology stocks fell, weighing on the benchmark index, as investors largely shrugged off the latest threats from North Korea. Energy stocks gained. The MSCI Asia [...]
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N Korea fears send Asia markets lower, safe havens rally

27-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets sank and safe-haven assets rallied Tuesday as US-North Korea tensions flared up again after Pyongyang accused Donald Trump of declaring war on the country and [...]
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Asian stocks little changed after Wall Street tumble

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

Asian stocks were little changed Tuesday as investors watched US-North Korean tensions after a decline in tech shares dragged down Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s [...]
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Asian shares droop, yen gains as Korean tensions rise

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

Asian shares withered on Tuesday and the yen firmed against the backdrop of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, and as investors awaited fresh signals about the US [...]
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Asia Trade Talks Stall as TPP Bounces Back From Trump’s Blow

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

As negotiators race to wrap up a 16-nation Asia trade pact they face a new and unexpected threatmomentum in a rival trade deal that nine months ago appeared doomed. When [...]
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Asian shares mixed as investors mull weekend vote results

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

Asian shares were mixed on Monday as investors turned their attention to global politics and evaluated weekend election results from Germany and New Zealand. KEEPING SCORE: [...]
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The next wave in fintech in Asia involves mostly M&As rather than new startups

25-Sep-2017 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

It is a completely new ecosystem of modern services creating new consumer experience Despite the slowdown in the growth of fintech (in terms of new investments), the industry [...]
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