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Andreas Ismar

Andreas Ismar is a financial journalist with 14 years' experience covering South-East Asia, particularly Indonesia. Previously the deputy Indonesia editor at Cogencis, he previously worked in the newsroom of Dow Jones and Reuters. A fan of Liverpool FC, he loves to tour Java using small-engine motorbike and do bit of farming. 

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Hang Seng index
Hang Seng at two-week low on latest China tech clampdown

Other Asia-Pacific markets were mixed as investors’ risk appetite eased

Andreas Ismar02:46, 7 July 2022
Tencent logo on a mobile phone
Tencent leads investment in South African fintech firm Ozow

Ozow will use the fund to find acquisition targets and expand into other parts of Africa

Andreas Ismar03:32, 13 June 2022
Malaysia new prime minister
Malaysian markets get reprieve with new PM appointment

Malaysian currency and stocks inch higher as political crisis eases

Andreas Ismar03:21, 1 June 2022
June 3, 2021, 2021, Brazil. In this photo illustration the Teladoc Health logo seen displayed on a smartphone screen
Teladoc stock forecast: What’s next after a 70% decline?

Can Teladoc recover in 2022? Find out in this TDOC stock forecast.

Andreas Ismar07:01, 2 March 2022
Xpeng booth showroom in Shanghai Pudong International Auto Show. Car exhibition and vehicle promotion
XPeng stock forecast: is there room for growth?

What’s next for the Chinese EV maker Xpeng? Read in our Xpeng stock forecast

Andreas Ismar11:47, 25 January 2022
Equipment and medical devices in a hospital
Australia’s EBOS (EBO) to acquire LifeHealthCare for $838m

The company seeks to scale up its medical device business in Asia-Pacific

Andreas Ismar09:35, 9 December 2021
Passengers boarding Garuda Indonesia plane in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta court to decide Garuda’s (GIAA) $9.8bn debt recast

Garuda faces a ruling on Thursday to decide if it can go through with court-mandated restructuring

Andreas Ismar08:58, 9 December 2021
Australian central bank building in Sydney
Australia central bank sees weak case for a retail CBDC

The RBA is weighing between retail digital Aussie dollar and privately issued stablecoins

Andreas Ismar05:12, 9 December 2021
Ford Everest SUVs touring the countryside lush with paddy field
Ford (F) to invest $900m to modernise Thai factories

The investment will create 1,250 new jobs, bringing its workforce in Thailand over 9,000

Andreas Ismar04:02, 9 December 2021
Unidentified people use ATM in Melbourne, Australia
Australia to regulate crypto, digital wallets in rule revamp

The Reserve Bank of Australia is also looking to introduce retail and wholesale CBDCs

Andreas Ismar10:10, 8 December 2021
Binance logo layered with financial charts
Binance to buy 18% stake in Singapore-licenced Hg Exchange

The move comes as the crypto exchange waits for its licence from Singapore central bank

Andreas Ismar06:53, 8 December 2021
NAND flash drive plugged into a computer
Silicon Motion (SIMO) announces $200m stock buyback

The stock price of the NAND flash controller’s producer up 1.3% in pre-market on Nasdaq

Andreas Ismar09:25, 7 December 2021
A Toyota dealership in US
Toyota (7203) picks North Carolina for its $1.3bn battery plant

The plant is part of Toyota’s $3.4bn investment in battery for electric vehicle in the US

Andreas Ismar07:45, 7 December 2021
Pedestrians walk past financial display boards in Hong Kong
Asian stocks up as investors less wary on Omicron

Tech stocks rebound from Monday’s slump helped lift major bourses in the region

Andreas Ismar05:07, 7 December 2021
Residential apartments in Guangzhou
China’s developer Sunshine 100 (2608) defaults on $170m bond

The property developer’s $170m principal and $8.9m interest payments lapsed on Sunday

Andreas Ismar09:17, 6 December 2021

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