Archive for December 16th, 2016

Vietnam shares rise for second day

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNA | 1:16 PM

Shares edged up for a second day on December 15 on both exchanges despite December 14′s decision by the US Federal Reserve to hike its benchmark interest rate. The VN [...]
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SAB now second-highest market cap on HSX

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 1:15 PM

Sabaco records eight successive day of increases on December 15 as VN30-Index the only main index to close down. The VN30-Index was the only main index to fall on December [...]
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Business Briefs December 16

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | | 1:13 PM

* The Ministry of Transport has approved the resignation of Tran Ngoc Thanh as chair of Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR), with effect from December 16, Thanh Nien newspaper [...]
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Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Japan for territorial talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Japan for territorial talks

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AP | 9:24 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Japan on Thursday for a two-day summit that marks his first official visit to a G-7 country since Russia’s 2014 annexation [...]
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Asian shares extend losses after Fed rate hike, dollar eases

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

Shares bounced in and out of negative territory in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates overnight. The quarter percentage point rate increase, the [...]
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Asia stocks, currencies wobble as Fed flags more hikes

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

Asian shares and currencies softened on Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised rates for the first time in a year and hinted at the risk of a faster pace of tightening [...]
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How Trump’s visa crackdown could help HK and China’s tech hubs

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | BIV | 6:00 AM

Donald Trump’s pledge to tighten up the working visa policy could prove to be a boon for Asian technology hubs, says a United States immigration law specialist. Reaz [...]
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HK Luxury Market To Remain Stable Despite Double Stamp Duty

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mansionglobal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong residential sales overall are expected to decrease in December due to the impact of the double stamp duty and seasonal factors, while the luxury segment is poised [...]
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The System for Choosing HK’s Leader Is Rigged in Beijing’s Favour. But It’s Not Without Hope

The System for Choosing HK’s Leader Is Rigged in Beijing’s Favour. But It’s Not Without Hope

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Anson Chan was a Chief Secretary of the Hong Kong government, both before and after the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997. She is also the founder of the [...]
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HK’s future leader?

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Seekingalpha | 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. Five contenders have [...]
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HK faces new rules on illegal timber flooding China

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

Campaigners say new global rules to protect endangered tree species will be a test for Hong Kong, already grappling to deal with its role as a conduit for illegal timber [...]
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Meitu Set For H.K.’s Biggest IPO Since Opening Shenzhen Link

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

Chinese selfie-apps developer Meitu Inc. stood little changed from its offer price Thursday, a less-than-stellar debut for the biggest initial public offering since the start [...]
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HK hikes borrowing costs after Fed move

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

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority hiked interest rates after the US Federal Reserve raised borrowing costs by 25 basis points Hong Kong followed the Federal Reserve and hiked [...]
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HK Property Shares Turn Toxic as Mortgage Costs Spike

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

Hong Kong’s property developers are fast falling out of favour among investors as surging mortgage costs and punitive taxes threaten to choke home sales. A gauge of [...]
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Taiwan, US, Japan: Annual Security Dialogue Takes Place

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Stratfor | 6:00 AM

An annual security dialogue between experts from Taiwan, the United States and Japan took place December 14 in Taipei, Taiwan Today and The China Post reported. The seminar [...]
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