MediaTek, the leading supplier of chips for Chinese mobile phones, has said it aims to steal market share from Qualcomm. The FT reports.» Read More
Companies are getting out and traveling in search of growth, Frits van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide president & CEO, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Thursday.
With a seemingly never-ending debt crisis which has prompted a slowdown in consumer spending, investing in Europe might not appear particularly attractive right now. But Bosideng, a Chinese fashion brand specializing in down-filled clothing, thinks differently.
If you've never heard of Ulan Bator, that's about to change.The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Growing demand for electricity in China is going to increase power generation beyond the resource-rich Northern and Western regions of the mainland, benefiting independent producers, upstream gas players and copper companies, according to Macquarie Securities.
Global automakers struggling with falling sales in China and Europe are now looking at the United States, which with its high level of pent up demand, could be the next growth market they are looking for, say analysts.
London Metal Exchange shareholders voted on Wednesday to accept the $2.2 billion takeover offer by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), which will give the commodities trading platform further access to China, but one analyst says the deal is “a potential disaster” for the Hong Kong Exchange.
Even as China keeps a tight rein on the property sector, an expected boost in consumer spending is making the retail space especially attractive to investors, say market observers.
The "Mad Money" host points to five stocks that are exacting their revenge on the market to prove that even losers get lucky once in a while.
Asian technology stocks slumped on Wednesday after Apple’s quarterly earnings missed expectations, and analysts say there could be further weakness for the tech giant’s regional supply chain in the coming months because of declining iPhone sales.
A 5 percent drop in Apple’s shares after quarterly results missed market estimates does not have analyst Brian White concerned – he’s sticking to his bullish $1,111 target for the shares because of the tech giant’s “exciting” product line up.
CNOOC's planned $15 billion takeover of Canadian oil producer Nexen shows the Chinese Communist government will not stand in the way of state enterprises' ambitions, paving the way for similar deals in future, experts told CNBC on Tuesday.
Rising fuel costs and competition from low cost rivals is pushing premium airlines in Asia to consolidate, which will lead to a spurt in M&A activity in the sector, says a recent Citi report.
China’s economic resilience is under the spot light following a slowdown in growth rates in recent months. The big question facing investors in China and the global economy is can the world’s second biggest economy avoid a hard landing.
Last year, the Honduran Congress passed a constitutional amendment allowing for the creation of special development regions. In theory, they would function as semi-autonomous city-states with their own governing charters and a degree of foreign oversight, the global Post reports.
Hong Kong’s residential property market, which has seen dramatic price gains over the past decade because supply has not kept up with demand, is set for a slowdown as the new administration comes good on its pledge to increase land supply for housing, says an industry expert.
While a key private sector indicator shows Chinese factory activity picked up in July, experts tell CNBC economic conditions in the mainland still remain fragile and expect policymakers to provide further stimulus in the coming months.
Commodities bulls betting on further easing from major central banks to revive sagging prices may be setting themselves up for disappointment.
The key question for the Shanghai Index is its ability to successfully test support near 2,140, which was created in December 2011 and January 2012. This is a critical level. Failure of support at 2,140 confirms the continuing strength of the downtrend and sets a new downside target near 2,000.
Investors will be looking to China’s second-quarter GDP growth data for a hint on commodity demand for the rest of the year, but one market watcher says he expects more bad news for natural resources no matter which way the economy turns.
The start of the week will likely prove to be the worst part as Europe, China, and US concerns will all be front and center. With no central bank cavalry set to arrive this week, the markets will not be bailed out and must probe new levels to adjust for the added risk premium.