Archive for December 15th, 2016

Market shows best performance since August

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomic Times | 2:01 PM

Although VNM fell, the market shot up to finish trading above the 650 point level. The VN Index increased robustly today by 10.84 points (1.6 per cent), the highest increase [...] » More

Business Briefs December 15

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 1:59 PM

* Nam Kim Steel Company ( KG) has issued 16 million shares for-strategic investors via a private placement, raising its total outstanding volume to 66.03 million shares. The [...] » More

Stocks rebound on new confidence

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 1:59 PM

Shares bounced back on December 14 as investors showed better confidence and tried to scoop up speculative stocks that were hit by strong selling. The benchmark VN Index on [...] » More

Asia ready for Fed hike, anxious on rate outlook

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

Asia shares crept cautiously higher on Wednesday while a hush settled on the US dollar as investors felt certain the Federal Reserve would raise rates for the first time in a [...] » More

Strategists Predict Growth in Asian Markets for 2017

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Political chaos, subzero interest rates and smartphone explosions may have rocked Asian equities in the last 12 months, but most markets in Asia are still in the black. [...] » More

China wants HK’s future leaders to win public test

China wants HK’s future leaders to win public test

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China may have the final say on who becomes Hong Kong’s next leader, but candidates will still have to pass a tough popularity test at home. Following news that current [...] » More

HK’s Money Market Squeeze Sends Sell Signal on Stocks

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As pressure in Hong Kong’s money market builds, the risks to the city’s equities and currency are mounting. Funding costs surged for an 11th day on Tuesday to a [...] » More

HK regulator launches cybersecurity review after breaches

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

Hong Kong’s securities regulator is reviewing brokers’ internet and mobile trading systems to see how resilient they are to cyber attacks after some customer [...] » More

Taiwan To Provide Emergency Assistance To Chinese Military Planes

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Defense World | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has given permission for the Chinese military aircraft to land on its air defense zone in case of mechanical failures based on humanitarian grounds. “Because the [...] » More

Taiwan to deal with Chinese aircraft encroachments ‘fearlessly’: MND

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

In the event that a Chinese military aircraft enters Taiwan’s air space, the ROC military will handle the situation “fearlessly without evasion or [...] » More

Taiwan’s new representative to Singapore assumes duties

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

Taiwan’s new representative to Singapore Francis Liang (???) arrived in the Southeast Asian city state Tuesday to take up his post, vowing to boost bilateral relations [...] » More

Taiwan-US-Japan security dialogue set for December 14

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

An annual seminar on security dialogue involving Taiwan, the United States, Japan and their Asia-Pacific partners will take place Wednesday in Taipei, the Ministry of Foreign [...] » More

Taiwan wants good relations with US, stable cross-strait ties

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

The goal of Taiwan’s foreign policy is to build good relations with the international community and maintain a stable cross-Taiwan Strait relationship, the Presidential [...] » More

Donald Trump took Taiwan’s call for one reason only

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

In his own words, Trump didn’t take Tsai’s call because they were fellow democrats, as some hot headed Republicans presumed, but because Taiwan has the [...] » More

China might punish Taiwan: media

15-Dec-2016 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

The media in the US has given a mixed response to Trump’s latest foreign policy outburst, with some saying he may be trying to use Taiwan as a bargaining chip in [...] » More