9:39 am February 23, 2015 | No Comment
For anyone who thought this month’s surprise interest-rate cut in Australia would deliver gains for the nation’s bond market, you thought wrong.
11:20 pm February 20, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia’s main stock index hit another record high on Friday as investors maintained an upbeat earnings outlook for companies that they believe should brace for surging consumer demand.
8:58 pm February 20, 2015 | No Comment
As the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index closes in on the all-time high it reached in March 2000, investors are facing a market that barely resembles the go-go era of 15 years ago.
11:09 am February 20, 2015 | 4 Comments
Shares of Holcim Indonesia and Semen Indonesia have both lost at least 14 percent from their July peaks, wiping out gains fueled by bets President Joko Widodo’s $18 billion infrastructure spending pledge would lead to an earnings windfall.
10:12 am February 20, 2015 | No Comment
The euro struggled to pick up in Asia on Friday ahead of Greece’s last-minute funding talks with its European creditors, while the dollar was supported by expectations US interest rates will go up this year.
12:55 pm February 18, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia’s stocks are poised to reclaim their record high as Nomura Holdings and Ashmore Asset Management said the central bank’s first interest-rate cut in three years may benefit banks and homebuilders at the expense of a weaker currency.
10:08 am February 17, 2015 | No Comment
Shares in commodities firm Noble Group fell sharply for a second straight day on Tuesday, after a negative report by a little known short-selling firm and a ratings review by a local brokerage.
9:51 am February 17, 2015 | No Comment
China’s world-best stock market rally made January the busiest month for IPOs in a year. It also created a bundle of new billionaires.
9:09 am February 17, 2015 | No Comment
Australia’s Macquarie Group is stepping up its presence in energy markets, considering acquisitions in futures, physical oil and refined products businesses as falling oil prices help drive client activity.
12:21 pm February 16, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia’s rupiah rose the most in three weeks as the dollar extended losses after US retail sales missed estimates and on optimism Greece will stay in the euro.
9:25 am February 16, 2015 | No Comment
Temasek Holdings sold shares in Alibaba Group Holding in the fourth quarter as the Chinese Internet firm’s shares rallied following its initial public offering, and put more money into pharmaceuticals maker Gilead Sciences.