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China’s GDP grew at its slowest pace in three years in the second quarter, but other less-cited indicators are already signaling that the world’s second-largest economy may be starting to turn around.
Zena Hao, a 24-year-old publicist, avid follower of fashion trends and proud owner of four Prada handbags, has a new passion: fashion magazines.
The Chinese market is likely to hover around six-month lows barring major policy announcements from the government.
A slowdown in the broader Chinese economy hasn’t had an impact on the advertising market, WPP Group CEO Sir Martin Sorrell, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Friday.
Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold CEO Richard Adkerson, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Thursday he expects copper prices to be higher longer term. He's not alone in his bullishness.
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"I think Apple is starting to understand that there is massive demand for their products, people in China absolutely love the products you see sales have gone up 600 percent in the last two years and now Apple is managing the process a little bit better," Shaun Rein, managing director at China Markets Research, told CNBC.
The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.
Record high prices of corn and soybean brought on by the worst U.S. drought in 56 years may be triggering a sense of de ja vu for Asia concerned about a repeat of the food scare in 2008, but most economists are downplaying those fears, for now.
Rumors of yet another possible cross-border merger between two stock exchanges gathered pace on Friday, after a British newspaper reported that Singapore and London bourses are in takeover talks. Still, most analysts believe a deal is unlikely to materialize, because the benefits of a tie-up are simply not compelling.
From breakfast cereal to chips to Coca-Cola, the price of corn has an impact on a wide range of food products at the grocery store, but commodities investor Dennis Gartman says it’s the cost of packaging that tends to impact consumer’s wallet more.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
The Chinese market has gained for three consecutive sessions, despite the fact that the benchmark index is still trading near six-month lows.
The worst drought in U.S. history is hurting food companies in China and margins are likely to suffer in the second half of the year, even as firms battle rising wages, analysts tell CNBC.
There are plenty of investors and analysts who are optimistic. After three straight months of outflows, emerging market equity funds tracked by EPFR Global attracted more than $700m of investments in the first two weeks of July, reports the Financail Times.
Even as the proverbial battle of supremacy between emerging economic giants China and India continues to polarize views, it seems the South Asian nation may have an edge when it comes to demography.
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Lack of clarity on future policy may keep the Chinese market trading in a narrow range on Thursday.
Despite the recent slump in several high-profile emerging markets, the group remains a promising investment opportunity, according to a panel of top money managers at at CNBC-Institutional Investor 2012 Delivering Alpha conference in New York.
Soldiers danced in Pyongyang's plazas as North Korea announced Wednesday that leader Kim Jong Un was named marshal, a title cementing his status atop the authoritarian nation's military as he makes key changes to the 1.2 million-man force.