Archive for December 1st, 2016

Local shares rebound on risk taking

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 1:48 PM

Shares rebounded on the last day of November on the two exchanges after a four-day losing run as low stock valuations encouraged risk taking and foreign investors started to [...] » More

Indexes turn around

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 1:48 PM

Four days of falls come to an end as foreign investors target VNM and push up prices. All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock market closed higher and ended four days of [...] » More

Business Briefs December 1

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 1:47 PM

* Nam Long Investment Corporation (NLG) has announced December 8 as the ex-dividend date to pay a 2016 first round dividend in cash for shareholders at 2.49 percent. Payments [...] » More

Asia markets, oil struggle ahead of key OPEC meeting

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets struggled Wednesday as oil prices staged a mild recovery from the previous day’s sharp sell-off, with investors growing uneasy over the chances of an [...] » More

Asia stocks trim gains as liquidity fears jolt China markets

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks tried to stabilise after a rocky November month drew to a close, but Wednesday’s session brought new anxieties as Chinese equities and commodities tanked [...] » More

Asian stocks mixed as markets await OPEC meeting results

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday, as investors awaited the results of a key meeting of oil producing nations. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 was flat at [...] » More

HK stocks rise on Wall Street gains, China slips

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks edged up on Wednesday morning, taking their cue from Wall Street, but gains were capped as investors remained cautious ahead of an OPEC meeting and [...] » More

HK’s anti-China lawmakers lose appeal over ban

HK’s anti-China lawmakers lose appeal over ban

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two pro-independence Hong Kong lawmakers lost their appeal Wednesday against a ban preventing them from taking up their seats in parliament as Beijing faces accusations of [...] » More

China’s communist party organ calls for armoured vehicles seized by HK to be ‘melted down’

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

The Global Times, an online publication of the Communist Party’s official People’s Daily, has in an editorial said that the armoured vehicles impounded by the [...] » More

Can the fruits of democracy survive in HK?

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

On the eve of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty, Rem Koolhaus, architectural arbiter of 1990s neoliberal decadence, dubbed Hong Kong a quintessential [...] » More

Singapore states intent to recover army vehicles held in HK

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Singapore on Tuesday (November 29) stated its intention to recover military equipment stuck in Hong Kong, as the city-state’s defence and foreign ministers made their [...] » More

Senior Chinese official calls for HK to oppose independence

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s government hopes Hong Kong will oppose independence, a top Communist Party official said on Tuesday in a meeting with a pro-Beijing group from the southern [...] » More

Tsang decision hinges on ‘what is best for HK’

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun- wah says it isn’t about him, but what’s best for Hong Kong that lies at the heart of whether he will run for chief executive. [...] » More

HK seeks to ban third pro-democracy member of parliament

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Government to file lawsuit against Lau Siu-lai, who took 10 minutes to read her 77-word oath of allegiance The Hong Kong government will seek to ban a third member of the [...] » More

Disqualified Separatist HK Lawmakers Lose Appeal

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Two separatist Hong Kong lawmakers lost their appeal Wednesday against a ruling disqualifying them from office because they altered their oaths with an anti-China insult. The [...] » More