Peter Attard Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura International, talks about the South African mining sector, the potential rise of further union unrest and the impact it would have on the country's economy.» Read More
Adrian Mowat, JPMorgan Securities, explains his firm bearish stance on three of China's largest sectors and recommends the banks as a short.
Aaron Freedman, Moody's, explains why the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will not have an immediate impact on the country's sovereign rating.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks exclusively with CNBC Chief International Correspondent Michelle Caruso-Cabrera at the 2013 YPO Global Leadership Summit in Istanbul about the United States putting arms into Syria and the recent U.K. downgrade from Moody's.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top businesses headlines, including the Dow and S&P nearing all-time highs; JC Penney's larger-than-expected fourth quarter loss; and two big banks downgrading Groupon.
David Riley, Fitch Ratings, explains how the implementation of automatic spending cuts may threaten the nation's AAA credit status.
Britain's finance minister, George Osborne, says markets are still confident in his austerity policies, despite the Moody's downgrade on Friday.
MILAN, Feb 12- Ratings agency Fitch has put Finmeccanica's "BBB-" long-term rating under review for a possible downgrade following the arrest of the Italian defence group's chairman and chief executive Giuseppe Orsi in a corruption probe in India.
HONG KONG, Jan 22- India's economy will grow "no better than" 5.7 percent in the current fiscal year but will regain traction in 2013/ 2014, the finance minister said on Tuesday, committing to fiscal prudence in the budget and brushing off threats of a downgrade. He spoke to the media afterwards and Citi reported some of his presentation.
Lawrence Lindsey, The Lindsey Group CEO, discusses what he is telling investors about the potential downgrade of U.S. debt and deficit deals.
Moshe Orenbuch, Credit Suisse, discusses the challenges facing BofA, and reveals his top bank picks for 2013.