• Why HK stocks remain 'relatively attractive'   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 9:05 PM ET
    Why HK stocks remain 'relatively attractive'

    Even after a blistering rally, stock valuations in Hong Kong remain "fair" and earnings are headed in a good direction, says Xavier Denis, global strategist at SG Securities.

  • How important is China for Crystal Cruises?   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 8:47 PM ET
    How important is China for Crystal Cruises?

    While the mainland market is growing, Crystal Cruises will not focus specifically on Chinese guests or guests departing from China, says president and COO Edie Rodriguez.

  • SHANGHAI, April 24- China must use macroeconomic policy tools and expand "reform and opening" to achieve the stable growth that it needs, as well as to withstand downward economic pressure, Premier Li Keqiang said.

  • Cramer Remix: And then there were three... Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 7:03 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer’s revealing the triple threat in this market.

  • Skechers exec: 'We could have gone much higher' Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 6:40 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk by a Skechers store in New York.

    Jim Cramer speaks with Skechers COO/CFO on what set this stock on fire, and where it could be headed this year.

  • Cramer: Insanely easy to own this stock right now Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 6:31 PM ET
    A menu sits on a table at a Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Louisville, Ky.

    Jim Cramer is salivating over this stock and how easy it is to own in the current market environment.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude highest since December   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Crude highest since December

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Yemen helps push crude higher, and production in the US declined slightly.

  • LONDON/ SYDNEY/ NEW YORK, April 23- Business activity weakened in China and Japan in April and growth slowed in Europe and the U.S., suggesting the global economy may be less robust than policymakers are predicting. In China, where the government has been engineering a rebalancing of its economy towards domestic spending and away from reliance on exports of...

  • Caterpillar crawls past estimates   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 10:33 AM ET
    Caterpillar crawls past estimates

    Eli Lustgarten, Longbow Research senior research analyst, discusses Caterpillar beating estimates and the company's future operations and global competitors.

  • China challenges US dominance in Asia Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 9:39 AM ET
    China President Xi Jinping (L) sits with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during their meeting in Islamabad, on April 20, 2015 Xi Jinping his maiden visit to Pakistan on Monday.

    President of China announced plans for $46 billion of new infrastructure spending in Pakistan, reports The Fiscal Times.

  • BEIJING, April 23- China's booming e-commerce industry and the ability of the country's small businesses to export hazardous materials are posing a safety concern for the country's air transport industry, the head of the International Air Transport Association warned on Thursday. Ensuring the safe transport of lithium batteries is of particularly...

  • *German, UK yields fall after Wednesday's sell-off. *Wall Street set for subdued start. European stock markets initially opened higher, spurred by multi-year highs in Asia, but sluggish euro zone and German purchasing manager data and conflicting numbers from France sent indexes into the red.

  • Volvo prepares to send 'Made in China' cars to US Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 7:18 AM ET

    CHENGDU, China— On the verge of exporting the first "Made in China" cars to the United States, Volvo is determined to show they are as good as vehicles it produces in Europe. Once a month, or three times as often as in Europe, Volvo tears apart a finished car in Chengdu to examine the quality of welds and other work. It is built by Volvo and is Volvo quality, and of course...

  • The sudden drop in the euro zone flash composite Markit Purchasing Managers' Index was driven by sharply slower growth in manufacturing orders in Germany and France, suggesting recent optimism about the euro zone may be overdone. Factory order growth slowed particularly in France, but also in major goods exporter Germany, and the euro zone's No. 1 economy,...

  • *China to cut export tariffs on aluminium products from May 1. LONDON, April 23- A soft reading on factory activity in top metals user China sent copper to a month low on Thursday, reinforcing worries about tepid demand, while aluminium slid on news that China will remove export taxes on rods and bars. "We haven't seen a strong pickup in demand in China after the New Year...

  • HONG KONG, April 23- Chinese telecom gear manufacturer ZTE Corp has published a letter accusing Huawei Technologies Co Ltd of copying its camera technology and threatened legal action, a sign that smartphone patent battles have begun in earnest in China. Patent battles among Chinese smartphone manufacturers are expected to rise in the wake of Qualcomm Inc's...

  • *Japan shares make another 15- year top amid bullish sentiment. *Bunds claw back some of sell-off, UK yields flat. European stock markets opened higher, spurred by multi-year highs in Asia, but the mood soured after sluggish euro zone and German purchasing manager data followed another dire set of numbers from France.

  • SHANGHAI, April 23- China stocks rose to fresh seven-year highs on Thursday, with weaker-than-expected factory activity data reinforcing expectations of fresh government stimulus. The flash HSBC/ Markit Purchasing Managers' Index showed that China's factory activity in April contracted at its fastest pace in a year, suggesting that economic conditions...

  • *Japan shares make another 15- year top amid bullish sentiment. Among the milestones were a 15- year peak for Japan, seven years for both China and Taiwan and a near four-year top for South Korea. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.5 percent to reach ground last trod in early 2008..

  • Chinese market nearing overvalue: Analyst   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 1:45 AM ET
    Chinese market nearing overvalue: Analyst

    Jonathan Fenby, director of China at Trusted Sources, says the Chinese market could be nearing "overvalued territory quite quickly."