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Huobi Will Now Take Your Bitcoins as Stock Trading Collateral

Huobi has launched a service allowing users to mortgage their bitcoins in return for Chinese yuan (CNY) loans to purchase real shares on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.The platform, Caimao, allows investors disappointed with the recent slump in bitcoin price to put that value to use in an asset class that has grown 125% in the past year.Customers will use the Caimao […]

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Dow’s Worst Day Since January Despite Crude Buying Panic

Despite rate-cut-fest, and crude buying panic, stocks stumbled for the 2nd day in a row…Stocks held steady through the Asia session despite a plethora of rate cuts (and shitty Japanese data) then legged lower on weak EU PMIs only to stumble hard on more misses and weakness in US data… that was followed by the now ubiquitous v-shaped recopvery that […]

SiamSquared Lands $800K To Help People In Asia Invest In The …

StockRadars, a Bangkok-based service that aims to demystify investing in Asia’s stock markets, has scored a deal of its own after parent company SiamSquared closed a Series A round from Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures and East Ventures.The deal is undisclosed, but TechCrunch understands that it is around $800,000 and at a $5-10 million valuation for the Thai startup. StockRadars currently covers the public markets in Thailand […]

Algos Gone Wild? "Technical Glitch" Halts New Zealand Stock …

While New Zealand’s stock market is the 3rd smallest among AsiaPac exchanges, it is not immune from the “glitches” even the largest exchanges have become used to in the new normal era of ‘liquidity providers’. For the 2nd time this month, equities trading in New Zealand (the entire market) is halted after a “technical fault” at the operator of the […]

AsiaInfo-Linkage expands – opens another European office

[at noodls] – AsiaInfo-Linkage expands – opens another European office Copenhagen operation will support Telenor transformation BEIJING/SANTA CLARA, Calif; Copenhagen, Denmark; 11 February 2014: AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc., … moreView todays social media effects on ASIAView the latest stocks trending across Twitter. Click to view dashboardSee who AsiaInfo is hiring next, click here to view […]

Dismal year for Thai stock market – The Nation

The index plummeted to 1,286.70 points during the day. It peaked on May 21 at 1,643.43 points and the lowest level was registered on August 28 at 1,275.76 points. The average daily turnover this year rose by 55 per cent to Bt48 billion, against Bt31.08 billion last year. The market capitalisation dropped by 3 per cent on year to […]

Big-data strategies could boost revenue 25%, survey suggests – The …

Almost half of the firms surveyed in the Asia-Pacific region believe that big data can improve revenue by 25 per cent or more, with HDS projecting a potential US$250-billion (Bt8 trillion) revenue increase among the more than 500 companies surveyed. However, more than half of firms have made little or no progress in their big-data strategies. Wikipedia defines “big data” […]

AsiaInfo-Linkage Solution Enables China Mobile to lead TMF Excellence Awards

[at noodls] – Beijing / Cambridge, UK, April 4, 2013–Hot on the heels of the launch of its Verisâ„¢ product suite in Europe, AsiaInfo-Linkage (NASDAQ: ASIA), China’s leading supplier of BSS systems, has had its work … moreView todays social media effects on ASIAView the latest stocks trending across Twitter. Click to view dashboardSee who AsiaInfo is hiring next, click […]