China is losing competitiveness to lower-cost producing countries like Vietnam and Indonesia, which is pressurizing its manufacturing sector, says Stanley Szeto, Chairman & CEO of Lever Style.» Read More
China's official manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI), due out Thursday, is expected to show factory activity contracted for the first time in 10 months.
As the breakneck growth in the global smartphone market eases, Japanese companies that make the robots that build the phones are looking to automakers to take up the slack.
Introduced last October and February, Microsoft's Surface tablets have yet to make any profit as inconsistent sales have been overcome by advertising and other costs.
Chrysler posted a 16 percent rise in second-quarter earnings and its CEO said he expects stronger numbers in the second half—though results are still expected to miss targets.
Pessimism about China's economy and uncertainty about Japan's attempts to end two decades of economic stagnation are reflecting growing concerns about these Asian countries.
One of Apple's big suppliers employed underage workers and pressured employees to work illegal overtime, according to a Chinese workers' rights group. The Financial Times reports.
Japan's industrial output fell by a worst-than-expected margin in June, sparking concerns whether the government's radical economic revival plans are having enough of an impact.
The automaker is on a path to become the favored auto brand of the world after demonstrating strong quarterly results in all major global regions, and that could seriously lift shares.
One look at the BMW i3 and you'll know this is not your typical BMW.
Siemens CEO Peter Löscher will fight the group's plans to oust him, German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Monday, saying the chief of the industrial group will only step down if the company's chairman also quits.
As margins shrink on tablets and smartphones, Samsung attempts to reinvent itself through disruption — again. The GloalPost reports.
Heath Carr, CEO, Shinola, talks about the watches his company makes and why he decided to locate his company in Detroit. The company has 75 employees in its detroit headquarters. With Richard Bernstein.
German business morale improved in July, figures from the German Ifo institute released on Thursday showed.
Gernot Nerb, researcher at IFO, comments on the better-than-expected German IFO figure.
In a rare move, Consumer Reports has rated a large sedan from a U.S. automaker as the best in its category - the first time in more than 20 years a domestic model has been rated the best sedan.
General Motors on Thursday posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on strong demand in North America and cost-cutting in its struggling European business.
3M posts a slightly higher quarterly profit, helped by revenue increases across most of its business lines, and raises the number of shares it expects to buy back this year.
General Motors CFO Daniel Ammann talks to CNBC's Phil LeBeau about the company's earnings beat and how GM is progressing in Europe, led by cost control and new products.
Vasu Menon Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank says that Beijing is adamant to restructure the economy and will therefore, not resort to stimulus measures anytime soon.
Crude fell sharply on Wednesday, with U.S. oil ending the session barely above $105 as weak China data renewed concerns over demand growth.