Julian Evans-Pritchard, China Economist at Capital Economics, explains the timing behind the People's Bank of China's interest rate cut.» Read More
Market turmoil in Europe and the U.S. may have made financial institutions in Asia—particularly China—even more attractive sources of credit for Latin American banks.
China’s banks have been putting aside more money to prepare for rising losses from loans to local governments. According to a recent report by China Construction Bank, mainland lenders have already put aside double their expected non-performing loans (NPLs) as reserves.
The debt crisis drags on in Europe and inflation is up down under — it's time for your FX Fix.
New Zealand is shaking off the economic effects of the February earthquake, and that's creating a trading opportunity.
Inflation bites in China, Italy and Greece sting the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.
The discovery of huge deposits of so-called 'rare earth' minerals, used in high technology products, on the Pacific sea floor should ease long-term supply constraints and end a Chinese monopoly, which had been causing strategic concerns in the West, analysts said.
Higher rates in China, lower ratings in Portugal - time for your daily FX Fix.
China bank stocks fell on Wednesday after Singapore sovereign wealth investor, Temasek, sold down part of its stakes in Bank of China and China Construction Bank. But some analysts say the move could be positive for the stocks and shows there is still plenty of demand for the sector from long-term investors.
Get ready for more opaque comments on interest rates: a slew of central banks will meet this week. Here's how to trade accordingly.
All is not well in China and the interbank market in the country is sending baffling signals, according to First Global Chief Strategist Devina Mehra.
The end of the Federal Reserve’s second round of quantitative easing this week will have little impact on Asia as the highly accommodative monetary policies in the region mean there's likely to be plenty of liquidity to support economies, according to HSBC.
China's premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Hungary on Friday as part of a five-day tour of Europe that analysts expect will see the Chinese government attempt to reassure markets over its economic management and lend rhetorical support to Europe's economies.
The dollar rides some good economic news, for a change, and the Bank of England's Mervyn King delivers a scolding — time for your FX Fix.
A confidence vote looms in Greece, and a Bank of England official goes all dovish - it's time for your FX Fix.
U.S. consumers, hobbled by debt and high unemployment, have been deleveraging, a process that will take another 3 to 5 years, Stephen Roach, Morgan Stanley’s non-executive chairman and the author of The Next Asia told CNBC on Tuesday.
Chinese stocks have seen a correction off late, but one fund manager, who's been shorting Hong Kong stocks since November, believes the market has hit bottom.
Corrupt Chinese officials smuggled an estimated Rmb800bn ($123.6 billion) of ill-gotten gains out of the country over a 15-year period, according to a report released by China’s central bank. The FT reports.
Until 1990, Japan was the most successful large economy in the world. Almost nobody predicted what would happen to it in the succeeding decades. Today, people are in awe of the achievements of China. Is it conceivable that this colossus could fail? The answer is: yes, according to FT's Martin Wolf
With Europe embroiled in the sovereign debt crisis and the US economy not recovering as quickly or as strongly as hoped, investors have now turned their attention to a slowdown in Chinese economic activity.
China's May lending data have put policymakers in a dilemma over whether to tighten, loosen or pause monetary policy, according to Barclays Capital.