Archive for January 25th, 2019

China’s slowing growth improves the chances for an ‘advantageous’ trade deal: Jim Cramer

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* China’s economic weakness raises the odds for a US-China trade resolution, CNBC’s Jim Cramer argues. * China announced Monday that, in 2018, its economy grew at [...]
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Bond default by China’s best-performing stock this year sends shares slumping in Shanghai

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The one-way ride on the most speculative stock on China’s market this year seems to be unravelling. Shares of Wintime Energy, the best performer on the CSI 300 Index [...]
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China’s Union Life to sell majority stake, draw local, overseas bidders sources

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

* Plans to sell up to 51 percent with option to go to 100 percent later * Union Life expected to be valued between $1.5-$2 billion * AIA, Prudential and Chinese insurers [...]
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China’s Belt and Road Initiative will add $117 billion to global trade this year, a new study shows

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Merchandise trade between China and the countries targeted by its “Belt and Road Initiative” is predicted to grow by $117 billion this year, according to new [...]
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China gives Ivanka Trump 5 new trademarks as trade talks continue

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Ivanka Trump has been granted five trademarks from China as her father’s administration continues to negotiate with the Asian powerhouse over trade and ethics experts [...]
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Japan logs first trade deficit since 2015

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan logged a trade deficit last year for the first time since 2015, with export growth slowing amid tensions between the country’s two biggest trading partnersChina [...]
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Japan’s Abe: Putin and I are determined to resolve island row

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin had confirmed their determination to find a solution to a decades-long territorial [...]
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Tokyo to turn famed fish market to conference centre

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

After 80 years of selling fish and seafood of all types, the site of Tokyo’s world-famous Tsukiji market will become an international conference centre under plans [...]
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Subaru halts Japan car output on defective part, shares slide

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Subaru Corp said its sole car factory in Japan accounting for roughly 60 percent of global production could be out of action for almost two weeks after it discovered a [...]
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Subaru says Japan car output halted due to defective part

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Subaru Corp said its sole car factory in Japan accounting for roughly 60 percent of global production had halted output a week ago after it discovered a defect in a component [...]
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Bank of Japan lowers inflation forecasts again

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s central bank again revised down its inflation forecasts on Wednesday, a further sign that authorities are losing the battle to boost prices in the world’s [...]
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Renault to play safe with French replacements for Ghosn

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Carlos Ghosn’s momentous years at the helm of Renault are expected to come to an end this Thursday, with the French group set to announce tried-and-tested executives [...]
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Singapore joins established maritime nations in offering war risk insurance for ships

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore now offers war risk insurance for ships, joining the likes of established maritime nations such as Greece, Japan, Norway and Britain. Almost 800 [...]
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Singapore still faces strong threat from terrorism: MHA

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Vigilance remains high amid menace of ISIS, uncovering of more radicalised people here The terrorism threat to Singapore remains high as more radicalised individuals here are [...]
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SMEs will be future drivers of Singapore economyif they move now to expand abroad

25-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be the future drivers of Singapore’s growth, provided they make the move now to go overseas, said DBS senior economist [...]
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