Zhiwei Zhang, chief China economist at Nomura, tells CNBC that demand in China is still very weak so he would remain cautious on the growth outlook.
With multiple investment banks signposting the end of the commodity supercycle, a World Bank director has warned developing countries that have benefited from the surge to protect themselves against a price crash.
Francis Lun, Chief Executive Officer of GEO Securities, tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he's unconcerned about China's latest PMI readings.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management explains his take on the Chinese economy after the HSBC and official PMI numbers pointed in different directions.
Fred Meyer is recalling a $20 Easter toy sold in four western states because the music it plays is too loud and could possibly cause hearing damage.
Gary Greenberg, head of emerging markets at Hermes, discusses emerging markets, the slowdown in India, the "too cheap" Russian market, and explains why his preferred stock is a Chinese dairy company.
Hugh Young, Managing Director at Aberdeen Asset Management warns of a big disconnect in the reality on the ground and the much talked about global growth recovery.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold passed $1,400 today in light of weak economic data and could continue higher. The draw on gasoline inventories helped push prices higher, and natural gas hovered around the $4 mark.
A Chinese national pleads guilty to attempting to export defense technology from the U.S. to China, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Rodolfo Martell, BlackRock, provides strategies for investing in growing economies such as Brazil, Korea, Taiwan and South Africa.
China's largest acquisition to date of a U.S. company, Smithfield Foods, is raising eyebrows among market watchers who question China's interest in taking possession of one of America's largest food producers.
Smithfield Foods bought by China's largest meat producer, Shuanghui, is facing regulatory and political scrutiny, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Shaun Rein, managing director at China Market research Group, discusses Hong Kong's strong retails sales, but argues for caution as middle class consumers are "fairly negative".
Chris Brooke, President & CEO at CBRE China, tells us why investing in China's volatile housing market is not necessarily risky business.
Campbell Wilson, CEO of Scoot talks about the airline's innovative social media strategy, expansion plans and competing against Chinese airlines.
C.V. Ramachandran, Head, Asia at Alix Partners speaks about the shift in China's changing consumer landscape and growth opportunities in the sector.
A letter sent to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg contained ricin, and Rep. Michele Bachmann won't seek a 5th term in Congress, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Cisco's CEO John Chambers about the company's recent acquisitions, the Sprint-SoftBank deal and challenges in China's market.
China's Shaunghui International announced plans to buy pork producer Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Eamon Javers; Peter Navarro, University of California; and Mayor Carter Williams of Smithfield, Virginia discuss.
China is buying America's biggest pork company Smithfield Foods for more than $4.5 billion, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.