Archive for September 7th, 2016

Vietnam’s stocks mixed for a second day

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 1:34 PM

Vietnamese shares were mixed on September 6 for a second day as blue chips fell on late selling and energy stocks rebounded on rising crude prices. The benchmark VN Index [...]
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Business Briefs Sep 07

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | | 1:33 PM

* Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) will sell III million shares in five hydropower firms, Geruco Song Con, VRG Bao Loc, VRG Dak Nong, VRG Phu Yen and VRG Ngoc Linh, by lot at the [...]
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Asian shares mixed in quiet trading as US takes holiday

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares were mixed in quiet trading on Tuesday after U.S. markets were closed for the Labor Day holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rose 0.3 percent [...]
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Asian shares advance, Australia slips as RBA rate decision awaited

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares advanced on Tuesday, while Australian equities remained in negative territory after the Reserve Bank of Australia left rates unchanged as expected. European [...]
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Marketaxess bolsters bond trading platform in Asia

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Marketaxess Holdings Inc has expanded its operations in Asia by offering support services for its electronic corporate bond trading platform to all market participants. The [...]
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G-20 Pledges to Reduce Excessive Imbalances in Global Economy

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Group of 20 leaders pledged to use all available tools to help prop up global growth that’s weaker than it should be while avoiding competitive currency devaluations. [...]
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China Suffers HK Setback as Voters Elect Young Activists

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China will face new challenges managing Hong Kong’s demands for democracy after a record turnout of voters sent a crop of younger, more radical lawmakers to the [...]
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Hong Kong to launch fintech ‘sandbox’ as rivals pull ahead

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong on Tuesday said it would establish a regulatory regime known as a “sandbox” for financial technology innovation in the banking sector, amid fears the [...]
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HK anti-China activists celebrate vote victory

HK anti-China activists celebrate vote victory

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A new generation of young Hong Kong politicians advocating a break from Beijing became lawmakers for the first time Monday in a result likely to rattle China. It was the [...]
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HK democrats retain veto bloc in lawmaking body

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong democrats retained their one-third veto bloc in the city’s 70-seat legislative council on Monday as the final votes from the weekend election were tallied. A [...]
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Vote in HK Deepens a Thorn in China’s Side

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

In Canada, it is the Quebecois. In Spain, the Catalans. In Britain, the Scots. Now, China must deal with its own version of a democratically elected indigenous movement, [...]
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Q&A with HK’s youngest legislator

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Nearly two years ago, young students boycotted classes and began a mass civil disobedience movement in downtown Hong Kong to protest against a controversial electoral reform [...]
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Cathay Pacific launches HK-Gatwick A350 service

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Buying Business Travel | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific has launched its Hong Kong-Gatwick service. The airline will operate the four-times weekly flights with its new A350-900 aircraft. This is the third of [...]
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Wife Of Jailed Chinese Billionaire Takes Control Of Hong Kong Credit Firm

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Sino Credit Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed financial services firm, has completed a stock sale through which control of the business has switched to the wife of jailed Chinese [...]
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Issues stack up with Hong Kong IPO cornerstones

07-Sep-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

A senior equities banker received a call last week from a client whose company he helped float in Hong Kong last year. How, asked the client, can we increase trading volume [...]
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