For the past year, the turmoil in energy markets has been the biggest event in global financial markets, says David Mann, chief economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.» Read More
Rising commodity prices are threatening not only the United States but also economies from emerging nations across the globe, Pimco Co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian said on CNBC.
For as long as I've worked the auto beat, I've heard the same thing, "watch out for the Chinese car companies!" The theory/fear being, Chinese automakers will get to the U.S. market and work quickly to make their mark.
In a time of rising food prices, investors should have agricultural stocks in their portfolios, Victor Badin, fund manager at Global Cap, said.
Historic regular flights between Taiwan and China began on Friday, in a show of conciliation between the long-time rivals that could bring large numbers of mainland Chinese visitors to the island.
Taiwan's cabinet announced a plan on Thursday to raise the amount of assets that Taiwan mutual funds can invest in China stocks, the latest in a series of measures to further improve trade ties with China.
China on Wednesday tightened the administration of its capital controls in a move aimed at deterring speculative inflows of foreign currency.
China's main stock index sank more than 3 percent to a fresh 16-month closing low on Tuesday, led by financial and property shares, on worries about rising interest rates and heavy supplies of shares from IPOs.
China's manufacturing sector has lost considerable momentum because of surging costs at home and weak demand from abroad, an official survey showed on Tuesday.
U.S. imports of Venezuelan oil fell 11.7 percent during the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2007, the U.S. government said Monday.
The U.S. fireworks business stands to lose $25 million to $30 million this year because of orders tangled up by Chinese shipping restrictions.
China's National Aviation Fuel Holding , the country's near-monopoly jet fuel distributor, is set to charge domestic airlines about 15% more from July 1, an industry executive said on Monday.
The big spender who won this year's "Power Lunch with Warren Buffett" charity auction with a record high bid of $2,110,100 is Zhao Danyang of the Hong-Kong based Pure Heart China Growth Investment Fund, according to a spokesperson for San Francisco's Glide Foundation. I spoke with Zhao by telephone late tonight. He told me his investment philosophy is very similar to Buffett's and he has "lots of questions" to ask him.
On Monday, I wrote about how the shoe money has dried up for this year's crop of NBA Draft picks. So much so, I'm hearing, that we might not see a single player ink a deal worth more than $2 million annually.
The current dip in gold prices is temporary and demand for the precious metal is likely to rise in the medium term, Ronald-Peter Stoferle, international equities analyst at Erste Bank, wrote in a market note Wednesday.
India and China saw bigger growth in the millionaire population last year than anywhere else, and wealth in the Asia-Pacific is expected to grow nearly 8 percent a year to 2012 despite a slowdown in the world at large, a survey showed.
Visitors to this summer’s Beijing Olympics will get an immediate lesson in the environmental cost of China's break-neck economic development: the world's worst air pollution.
Are surging food & energy prices making emerging markets too risky for investors?
Bunge will buy fellow agriculture company Corn Products International for $4.4 billion in stock, the companies said Monday.
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Washington has been talking tough on oil prices on several fronts, calling for new trading regulations on speculators and reopening offshore oil drilling. But it's successful jawboning two of our major allies that seems to have had the biggest impact on prices this week.