Some say China's 20-percent bounce in recent months is the beginning of a new bull market. No way, says Ron Insana. Here's why.» Read More
Oil prices could spiral out of control and potentially herald deeper economic hardship for Europe if the European Union joins the US in banning Iranian oil imports, analysts warned on Friday.
The flight to safe havens in the latter part of 2011 hurt emerging market equities, but strategists believe it may be time to pick up some devalued emerging market stocks.
Land sales slowed sharply in China last year, according to a series of industry reports that highlight the deepening woes of debt-laden local governments that depend on land auctions as a crucial revenue source.
A French bond sale fails to lift the euro, and the dollar is edging up - it's time for your FX Fix.
Any European embargo of oil imports from Iran would have a direct effect not just on Iran, but also on the most prominent consumers of Iranian oil and refiners in the Mediterranean, according to a series of recent reports.
Multi-billion dollar corruption in India and a whopping 36 percent cut in the salary for Singapore's prime minister have once again raised the question: How much should politicians be paid?
Tim Condon, Chief Economist, Asia, Head of Research, Asia, ING Financial Markets, says China is experiencing an export-led slowdown of electronics, and that China might suffer a year of slow economic growth.
China is poised to unveil measures to bolster the country’s nascent short-selling industry in an effort to deepen its capital markets, according to securities officials and fund managers. The Financial Times reports.
By several measures, Asian currencies are bargains - but be careful.
China's top economic planners removed the auto industry from its list of industries in which foreign investment is encouraged. Caixin reports.
As China’s state-owned enterprises expand across the globe, few are leaving a more indelible mark than Sinohydro. Although hardly a household name, the infrastructure group has built more than half the dams in China and is increasingly active overseas, with projects in 55 countries from Africa to South America. The FT reports.
President Hu Jintao has said China must strengthen its cultural production to defend against the West’s assault on the country’s culture and ideology, according to an essay in a Communist Party policy magazine published this week. The publication of Mr. Hu’s words signaled that a new major policy initiative announced in October would continue well into 2012.
China has banned advertisements during dramas and movies on television in the Communist party’s latest move to assert control over the country’s increasingly commercial media industry. The FT reports.
The risk of a break-up of the euro zone is “vastly overplayed” and a collapse of the single currency area is out of the question, Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group told CNBC on Tuesday.
Good news lifts the euro, but hedge funds aren't so sure - it's time for your FX Fix.
Why he thinks it's important to have at least one international stock in your portfolio.
The risks from Europe's debt crisis and a global slowdown have left investors in Asia reeling in 2011, but analysts tell CNBC, Asian equities will outperform and push global markets higher in 2012 because of further policy easing and better valuations.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
As China’s influence in the Pacific rises, Samoa is planning to cancel Friday, going directly from Thursday to Saturday, to synchronize trade with China, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Risk appetite falls as Italian bond auction disappoints - it's time for your FX Fix.