NEW YORK, March 6- A robust U.S. jobs report raised concern in markets that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates sooner than previously thought, hammering U.S. stock and bond prices on Friday. "Any sign of undue strength will raise the specter of rates climbing sooner than expected, and we were already expecting rates to rise this year," said Bruce McCain, chief...» Read More
Singapore's non-oil exports rebounded in December, smashing consensus expectations. Economists told CNBC this jump could help propel recovery.
Rising costs of living in Singapore, one of the world's richest countries, is a major concern for the young population, a new survey shows.
Daniel Martin, Asia Economist at Capital Economics, and Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Associate Professor at Chulalongkorn University, explain the economic and political impact of Bangkok's protests.
Jesper Koll, MD & Head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan, says the latest core machinery orders indicates that growth is back in action.
A Forbes commentary about Singapore facing an economic bubble has yielded a strong official statement from Singapore's Monetary Authority. CNBC's Martin Soong and Sri Jegarajah discuss.
Andrew Burns, World Bank, provides an outlook on the global economy for 2014. Growth appears to be strengthening in both high-income and developing countries, Burns says.
A commentary warning that Singapore is facing an Icelandic-style economic crash has yielded a response from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
In an exclusive interview, the Chairman and CEO of China Investment Corporation, Ding Xuedong, explains how the fund is planning to diversify its asset holdings.
With Bangkok still in a state of paralysis following Monday's "shutdown," how resilient can Thailand's economy prove to be? CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.
India does not appear to have much wind in its sails going by recent disappointing economic data, raising doubts over a sustained recovery.
Ahead of Hong Kong's annual policy address, Anthony Nightingale, Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings, lists out issues that the government needs to tackle.
Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says he's positive about Chinese economic growth given their strong track record.
Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says Japan should liberalize its trade in order to attract more foreign investment.
Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says Thailand must maintain political stability in order to continue high economic growth.
China's debt sentence is the biggest "known unknown" risk to global financial markets in 2014, one analyst told CNBC.
The U.K.-based Centre for Economics and Business Research says China won't eclipse the U.S. economy until later than some analysts have suggested.
Now that the dreaded taper has begun, investors in Asia have little need to worry, according to investment firm Invesco.
The founder of Kynikos Associates said the U.S. market is facing more risk than at any time in recent memory.
Solving China's massive pollution problem means money and the will to reverse years of environmental destruction. Experts say that will take a long time.
North Korea's execution of a high-ranking official suggests a ruler threatened by the economic elite's power. And the purge is likely far from over.