LONDON, Dec 13- Ukraine's hryvnia slipped to new four-year lows on Friday while depreciation bets on the currency intensified on expectation that the near-bankrupt country will hurtle into crisis without a speedy aid infusion. With Kiev due to hold talks with Russia next week, anti-government protesters were preparing for a fresh weekend rally.» Read More
The thought of investing in Iraq may make some investors cringe, but others argue the situation is changing on the ground. Given the euro zone debt jitters, a weaker outlook for the US economy and fears of some emerging markets overheating, it may be worth a consideration.
The Swiss franc slumps, the yen powers on, and George Soros has some suggestions - time for your FX Fix.
Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Money in Motion trader, Andy Busch breaks down the trade on the Swiss franc and how to trade Central Bank bombshells.
So what countries make up the BRICS ? How did they come about? What impact do they have? CNBC explains.
Chua Sock Koong, Group CEO of Singtel, believes the telecommunications giant will remain successful in a global environment of slower growth.
The dollar has held up nicely post-downgrade, and this strategist says the strength could continue.
The Bank of England is gloomy and the Swiss franc can't stop rising - it's your daily FX Fix.
Most Asian stocks are moving higher on the Fed's relief rally Tuesday, with CNBC's Bernie Lo.
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank, says Asia is enjoying more growth than its Western counterparts.
Viktor Hjort, Head of Asia Fixed Income & Credit Strategy at Morgan Stanley thinks that a weak global economic outlook may well cause markets to re-assess what's "safe" and change market's perception of China from 'fear' to 'relative safe haven'.
As markets plunge across the globe, investors are turning their attention to China to gauge the state of its economy, with John Rutledge, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Donald Straszheim, ISI Group; and Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research.
Chi Lo, CEO of HFT Investment Management, says money will eventually come back to the region and Hong Kong will benefit from it.
Norman Chan, Chief Investment Officer at Banyan Asset Management, says the emerging markets are able to bring up the global GDP growth.
Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, says he is waiting for bargains in the current sell-off and remains bullish on emerging markets equities.
"We are not worried about Italy, we think this is a panic and unfounded fear," Oliver Baethe, chief financial officer at Allianz told CNBC. He added Allianz's exposure to the peripheral debt was now "fairly limited." "We have about 5 billion euros in exposure to the peripheral countries, the largest one of that left is Spain. On all the other ones its much smaller the net unrealised losses on all of the periphery portfolio is around 700 million," he said.
Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director and CEO, Asia of Standard Chartered Bank, says he sees growth in Asia far outpace growth in the West and his bank will continue to focus on Asia and emerging markets.
The price of gold could almost double as central banks' reserves are depleted, according to the chairman of a gold industry association.
John Robinson, Chairman of Global Mining Investments Limited, shares his positive outlook on the resources sector and says demand from emerging markets will remain strong.
Mad Money host Jim Cramers says the weight loss company knows of no debt ceiling and may not even know a sales ceiling. The company is up 199% since Novemember of 2009. Michael Johnson, Herbalife CEO weighs in.