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BEIJING, Dec 9- The Beijing offices of Shequ001, a start-up delivering supermarket goods booked via smartphone, stand almost deserted. Zhang, who gave only his family name, is one of fewer than three dozen workers left at a company that last year was worth 2 billion yuan. In China's hottest tech sector, hundreds of "online to offline" start-ups like Shequ001, which draw...
*BTG Pactual Commodities has only modest physical assets. LONDON, Nov 30- Brazil's Grupo BTG Pactual SA is reviewing its assets and may sell part of its commodities unit to raise capital after the arrest of the bank's chief executive, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. The bank is now seeking to shore up its balance sheet, after Esteves' arrest prompted...
Business investment by Australian companies slumped a record 9.2 percent in the September quarter, causing the Aussie to drop 0.4 percent.
Hans Jakob Hegge, CFO of Statoil, says his company is still investing in a range of projects despite low oil prices.
Michele Della Vigna, head of European energy research at Goldman Sachs, says he expects the biggest contraction of capital expenditure since the early 1990s to occur over the next three years.
Alexei Yakovitsky, CEO and chairman of VTB Capital, says he sees some capital coming back into Russia and that his business will hopefully make a profit this year.
Wong Kok Hoi, MD & CIO at APS Asset Management, says “new economy” stocks listed in China's A-share markets will outperform in the long run.
Nick Hungerford, CEO of Nutmeg, discusses Zurich Insurance, which may be considering a takeover bid on British insurer RSA.
Standard Chartered halved its dividend and said it would raise capital from investors if needed, as new chief executive, Bill Winters, discussed reviving the bank.
Rett Wallace, Co-Founder and CEO of Triton Research, explains the difference between public and private initial public offerings (IPOs).
David Kostin, Goldman Sachs chief US equity strategist, discusses challenges for U.S. markets, jobs, and a raise in rates.
Jouko Ahvenainen, co-founder and executive chairman of Grow VC Group, explains how it stands out from other crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter.
Companies – even new ones – appear to be skipping out on capex, but that spending may just not get counted because your kid is playing with it, UBS said.
Maria Contreras-Sweet, U.S. Small Business Administration, discusses the growing industry of small businesses and what the U.S. Small Business Administration is doing to improve things.
Post-9/11 veterans struggle as their unemployment rate stands at 6.7 percent, versus 5.5 percent for the general population.
Fmr Rep. Barney Frank joins CNBC's Steve Liesman to discuss stress tests, unemployment and capital.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest economic data on business supplies.
CNBC's Jeff Cox talks about capital expenditure and how this has been the missing link for the economy.
Peter Redward, Principal, Redward Associates expects U.S. fiscal tightness to dissipate and says America is on the verge of a pick up in business investment.
The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.