BEIJING, Dec 13- Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will hold annual trade talks in Beijing next week, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, as the world's two largest economies try to iron out an array of long-held tensions.» Read More
"Putin is the real leader of Russia. He is the father of Russia," Andrei Kostin, chairman and president of VTB Bank, told CNBC, when asked to rate Vladimir Putin's chances of becoming president.
Once a sure-bet, investors are beginning to doubt how long emerging market plays can generate steady returns.
Senior Russian government figures have rebelled against a deal between President Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin, the prime minister, to switch jobs next year. The FT reports.
"Owners of big companies in BRIC nations will not make an investment in the US or Euro zone until there is a low labour cost, clear environment or better demand prospect," V. Anantha Nageswaran, senior economic advisor at Julius Baer told CNBC.
The U.S. dollar is going higher “against major currencies,” well-known investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday, and that may be out of panic.
David Morley, senior partner at Allen & Overy, joined CNBC to discuss how Asia will come to dominate the global economy through high consumer demand and stable economies.
Joseph Plumeri, chairman & CEO, Willis, tells CNBC why developing countries are the future of the insurance industry.
Those who see emerging market debt as a safe haven should think again, according to Mike Riddel, a fund manager at M&G Investments in London.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has championed a co-ordinated purchase of euro zone debt from the world's emerging economies. But with a less than enthusiastic response from Russia and China so far, have the proposals already fallen flat ahead of a Thursday meeting in Washington? Slim Feriani, CEO at Advance Emerging Capital, joined CNBC for a discussion.
As opportunities in the U.S. appear to dim, opportunities in emerging markets gain momentum. Is a bubble in emerging markets inevitable? This panel is moderated by Tom Buerkle, Institutional Investor, and includes Marko Dimitrijevic, Everest Capital founder; Scott Kalb, Korea Investment Corporation CIO; and Martin J. Whitman, Third Avenue Management LLC, chairman and portfolio manager.
The BRICS turn the tables and the Belarussian ruble takes a dive - it's time for your FX Fix.
Despite the laundry list of troubles—and constant predications of an American decline— many analysts say the U.S. is far from losing its ranking as the number one economy on the globe.
"There are countries that are classified as MAVINS, and include Mexico, Argentina, Vietnam, Indonesia, Nigeria and South Africa. I believe these are the next countries on the horizon that will show incredible possibilities," Aroop Zutshi, president of Frost & Sullivan Global, told CNBC.
"With rolling debt crises blasting Western economies already weakened by the recession, hopes are resting on the developing market dynamos of Brazil, Russia, India and China to power countries and corporations back to growth. Keeping those engines humming is due, to a greater and greater extent, to the new power of women," according to these authors.
Since President Dmitry Medvedev sent his first tweet from Twitter’s headquarters during his landmark trip to Silicon Valley one year ago, US-Russia collaboration in technology and innovation has surged.
Calls for protectionism make no sense in today's global economy and globalization was not responsible for the economic downturn, despite some claims to the contrary by politicians, Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organization told CNBC.
Indonesia’s low debt levels and strong growth potential has made the country a choice destination for investors, prompting financial firms like Deutsche Bank to compare the economy to Brazil’s in the 1990s.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may be willing and able to provide more monetary stimulus for the U.S. economy, but the more effective medicine—fiscal aid out of Washington—isn’t in the wings, say economists.
So what countries make up the BRICS ? How did they come about? What impact do they have? CNBC explains.
Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group says emerging markets have become safe havens as a result of the U.S. debt impasse.