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Asian stocks rallied to their highest levels this year on Monday, fueled by Wall Street's best week in four months and upbeat sentiment toward U.S. earnings in the second quarter.
Ending his first official visit to China, the United States energy secretary, Steven Chu, said the two nations had agreed to plan joint studies on ways to improve the energy efficiency of buildings, a major issue in addressing China’s contribution to climate change.
Most Asian markets extended gains Friday as key U.S. earnings reports beat expectations, fueling hopes that the global recession is receding, but deadly explosions at two Jakarta hotels weighed on Indonesia stocks and the rupiah.
Global stocks were higher Friday on hopes that the global economic slowdown is receding after key U.S. companies reported better-than-expected earnings. Experts tell CNBC their forecasts for the future and how investors should position themselves.
China's annual GDP growth accelerated to 7.9% in the second quarter as a surge in bank lending and government spending made it the best-performing major economy in the world!
Global stocks and oil prices were rocky Thursday as investors await results from JPMorgan and Google to determine the corporate earnings climate. Experts tell CNBC that oil is likely to fall sharply at the end of the year.
Asian markets jumped Thursday, buoyed by strong U.S. earnings and global recovery hopes after China's economy grew faster than forecast in the second quarter.
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Virtually every positive story for the U.S. market today can be linked back to China and Premier Wen Jiabao's stimulus plan. How can you ride the China wave?
Asian markets extended gains Wednesday as blockbuster results from Intel seemed to augur well for the U.S. earnings season and for consumer demand globally. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index also managed to breach the 18,000 level.
Stocks limped out of the gate on Tuesday as the first real test of the new earnings season brought mixed results and invetors fretted over inflation concerns. Larger-than-expected gains in producer prices and retail sales for June presented conflicting signals on the economic front. Producer prices rose 1.8 percent on the strength of autos and energy sales, while retail sales were up 0.6 percent primarily, also on the energy-auto movement. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
When U.S. energy and commerce officials arrive in Beijing on Tuesday, they will confront policies that protect China’s solar panel and wind farm industries.
Asian stocks bounced Tuesday, extending gains as a rally in U.S. financial shares helped Japan break a 10-session losing streak, while also reversing a little of the recent safe-haven rush into the yen.
Japan's Nikkei fell for a ninth straight session Monday as concerns about company earnings outlooks weighed on Asian stocks, while oil languished near a six-week low as faith in a rapid economic recovery faded.
Mounting signs suggest Beijing's $586 billion stimulus is starting to show results. How should you game it?
Uncertainty on earnings and economic recovery prospects saw Japanese shares finish at seven-week lows Friday, while prices for commodities such as oil and copper looked to build a floor after recent declines.
The uptrend in stock markets which started after they hit their lows in March has ended, Royce Tostrams, technical analyst at Tostrams Groep said Friday.
Here’s a hint: Communists are better free-market players than capitalists these days.
An IMF forecast suggests by next year the economies of at least two BRIC nations could be on fire. Should you strike while the iron's hot or will you just get burned?
Asian markets were mostly lower Thursday with Japanese stocks tumbling after the yen spiked to a five-month high against the dollar, with investors seeking to trim riskier bets amid growing concerns about the health of the global economy.