Global business leaders are voicing increasing concern over heightened political tensions between China and Japan, sparked by a maritime dispute in the East China Sea. They fear an escalation may have a spill-over effect on their regional operations and damage trade ties between the world's second and third-largest economies.
Shrugging off rumors of a collapse, China continues to grow, and here's how to play it, Rutledge Capital Chairman John Rutledge says.
Talk that China, the biggest holder of Japanese government bonds, may sell its Japanese debt to force Tokyo to cede ground in a heated islands dispute will remain just that, say analysts, with Beijing unlikely to pursue a course of action that could prove harmful to its own economy.
Almost half of China’s ultra-rich saw their wealth shrink in the past year as the Chinese stock markets slumped, according to an annual survey of the country’s 1000 richest individuals, with those in the solar and textile sectors the hardest hit.
Many multinational companies simply create a new product or two specifically for the Chinese market. But the Estée Lauder Companies, which already sells 12 of its 28 cosmetics brands in China, is taking that concept further: adding an entirely new brand. The NYT reports.
China’s economic slowdown is not good for the U.S., as exports to China create jobs for Americans. And economists doubt that China will return to its previous growth rates, the Fiscal Times reports.
Italian fashion house Prada has been a bright spot in a slowing global luxury retail space, and its latest earnings report underscores the resilience.
Taiwan’s Foxconn, a major supplier for Apple, saw its stock price fall almost three percent on Monday after news that it was forced to shut its factory in Northern China after a brawl between workers left 40 people injured.
A dispute between the U.S. and China over illegal trade practices, which has sparked worries over a potential trade war between the world’s two largest economies, has “more bark than bite”, according to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Director General Pascal Lamy.
John Rice, President & CEO, Global Growth and Operations at GE says that are tremendous opportunities in the transportation, aviation and the oil & gas sectors in China.
When a Chinese investor bought a farm outside this village a few years back, he was pleased enough to name it Golden Land. The soil was rich, the sunshine and rain bountiful. The NYT Reports.
Market euphoria over the Federal Reserve’s open-ended monetary easing and rallying stocks are obscuring bigger worries about China, an economic powerhouse that’s becoming increasingly susceptible to a dreaded “hard landing” scenario.
All the central bank stimulus is turning investors away from safe havens and toward riskier currencies, giving this strategist a plan.
The Fed's QE3 has Brazil talking currency wars, and it's also pushing up commodity prices. This strategist sees a trade.
After generations of manufacturers have folded because they were unable to compete with imports, meet a New York business that has managed to crack the code.
Spain bailout hopes lift the euro and Brazil fires a warning shot — it's time for your FX Fix.
Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates founder, & CIO, discusses his concerns about China's deteriorating economy, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin. Also, Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO, weighs in on the risks of investing in China. "When you buy exposure in China you are subjecting yourself to a very unlevel playing field," he says.
Phillip Chan, Director, Shenyin Wanguo Securities and Nicholas Smith, Director and Strategist, CLSA discuss the economic and trade impacts of China and Japan's dispute over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands.
The Chinese government’s recent $150 billion infrastructure push has helped improve sentiment among the country’s business community, shows a private-sector survey.
Economic reports from China and Europe have been disappointing, but for this strategist, they suggest a bullish trade.