*U.S. oil demand growth surges as China's slows. LONDON, Dec 6- The oil market is on the cusp of a new cycle, Goldman Sachs said on Friday, with demand in the United States growing at a faster pace than in emerging economies such as China and India for the first time in a decade.» Read More
U.S. companies reporting strong quarterly growth can thank their emerging-market businesses for the push, Mike Thompson, head of valuations/risk strategy research at Standard & Poor's, told CNBC Monday.
"There is no stopping the fact that high speed rail plays a very important part in China¿s expansion and urbanisation plans," Andrew Leung, founder & chairman of Andrew Leung International Consultants. told CNBC. However, he said in the short term China¿s railway disaster at the weekend would cast a shadow over China¿s railway industry.
With the rising price of oil putting the spotlight on energy, BlackRock Managing Director Dan Rice gave his top energy investment picks to CNBC on Friday.
China's slowing economy is better than a continued boom followed by a bust, Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman told CNBC Friday.
A look at whether Europe's debt crisis can be contained and its impact on the emerging markets, with Blaise Antin, TCW Group, and Jeffrey Palma, UBS.
This may come as a surprise: Chinese consumers are often more willing to drop a huge chunk of money on fashion—especially Western brands—than consumers in the US and Europe. This offers a huge opportunity for retailers as China's fashion industry is set to become the world’s second fashion market, and account for about 30 percent of the global fashion market’s growth over the next five years, according to a recent report from Boston Consulting Group.
Myanmar's kyat currency has appreciated 20 percent in the past year, squeezing traders and exporters who are struggling to break even as inflation pushes up costs and the new government does nothing to tame the currency's rise.
Foreign direct investment in Indonesia surged 21 percent in the second quarter of 2011 from a year earlier, as strong commodity prices attracted investors into the mining sector in the world's top exporter of thermal coal and tin.
Slowing manufacturing demand for copper in China and throughout southeast Asia did not put much of a dent in Freeport McMoRan's second-quarter earnings. But the company could adjust if growth falls too low, CEO Richard Adkerson told CNBC Thursday.
For the automotive-repair sector, the economy is good, Snap-On CEO Nicholas Pinchuk, told CNBC Thursday.
The Central Bank of Turkey (CBT) has kept interest rates unchanged at a record low of 6.25 percent, in line with analyst expectations. It underscored that it may narrow the interest rate corridor gradually if global growth concerns and “sovereign debt problems regarding some European economies” dent risk appetite.
Gold is likely to hit $1,650 an ounce by the end of the year and could even hit $1,700, according to one analyst.
There are six months to go before Taiwan heads to the polls for presidential and legislative elections, but one analyst says investors should already position themselves to benefit from the pre-election equity rally expected to take place during the second-half of 2011.
Ratings agencies. Can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em, these pros say.
Latin America likes U.S. entertainment, and that means Goldman Sachs continues to like Netflix because it is expanding into that region and the Caribbean.
The Iraqi government is expected to sign a $12 billion gas deal with Royal Dutch Shell and Mitsubishi Corp on Tuesday, Dow Jones reported.
On Saturday, South Sudan becomes the world's newest country and Africa's 54th state, a process that follows 50 years of bloodshed. Renewed violence on its borders has shaken hopes of a peaceful transition to nationhood, but the fledgling country is not a failed state in waiting, analysts and senior figures in the reconstruction effort told CNBC.com.
Bahrain began its highly-anticipated National Dialogue this week in an effort to restore confidence both domestically and internationally that the Kingdom is committed to working through issues that sparked unrest within its borders in mid-February.
The U.S. needs comprehensive tax reform "so that U.S. corporations, small, medium-size and large, can have a level playing field," Coca-Cola Chairman Muhtar Kent told CNBC Thursday.