Jolly Ranchers are heading to India, the first international market for the hard candy outside of North America in its 65- year history. Hershey India Private Ltd., a subsidiary of The Hershey Co., said Thursday that the expansion underscores the significance of a growing confectionery market in India, a nation of more than 1.2 billion people.» Read More
Nuclear safety watchdogs and G20 energy ministers gathering in Paris on Tuesday and Wednesday to work on reinforcing nuclear safety around the globe in the wake of the Japanese nuclear disaster at Fukushima last March were keen to stress nuclear energy is still a viable source of alternative energy.
Emerging market stocks, especially in Asia, have underperformed U.S. stocks this year. One strategist says the structural growth issues facing the U.S., as well as Europe's debt crisis, will once again drive investors back into emerging market equities.
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, who's the front runner for the top job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), says there's no backroom deal being worked on to win the support of emerging nations for her candidacy.
Ben Bernanke acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S. economic recovery is fragile, but he didn't hint at any further monetary stimulus. One strategist says investors should be prepared for a period of 'slowflation': slow growth accompanied by high inflation.
Another financial crisis is "inevitable," Mark Mobius, head of Templeton emerging market group, told CNBC Tuesday. But that crisis is "no big disaster. In fact it could be an opportunity to buy cheap stocks again," Mobius said. "So I don’t consider it a very bad thing to happen."
A look at how to invest in Latin America, with Nick Robinson, The Aberdeen Latin America Fund investment manager.
Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets Group shares his strategy for overseas investments, with CNBC's David Faber.
With oil-producing countries in turmoil and crude gushing to triple digits, OPEC finds itself after 50 years at a critical crossroads. The group produces 40% of the world’s oil, but unrest and revolution in member countries has compromised output.
Privately, European officials and analysts have been complaining that the bulk of the main rating agencies – two out of three – are based in the US and not always objective when it comes to rating European countries. In Asia and Europe, officials are looking for solutions.
The state of emergency in Bahrain, a business hub scrambling to salvage its business-friendly brand, has now been lifted.
Discussing whether it makes sense for the markets to rally on hopes of a Greece bailout, and poor economic data, with Richard Madigan, JP Morgan.
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Saudi Arabia's labor market is in sharp focus today following a report of a new policy that could serve as an expat time-bar in the kingdom.
The pledge that emerged from the G8 summit in Deauville sees international development banks supplying $20 billion in aid to Tunisia and Egypt for 2011-2013. That is in addition to bilateral support.
It feels strange to be on a flight back to Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, to cover what’s been dubbed Egypt’s Second Revolution. The last one, which brought down the regime of former President Hosni Mubarak, was just over three months ago.
Christine Lagarde, the frontrunner to become the next managing director of the IMF, has sought to assure developing economies they would be fairly represented at senior positions at the fund. The FT reports.
The Fed's QE2 program helped boost risk assets especially commodities. But one fund manager says emerging market stocks have been left out of the rally and that is about to change
Discussing domestic and global investment strategies; political policies, and risks in emerging markets, with Rich Ricci and Jerry Del Missier, Co-CEOs, Barclays Capital.
The Doha round of negotiations on world trade faces collapse unless world leaders can reach a final agreement to lift trade tarrifs before the end of the year, a new report by the governments of the UK, Germany, Turkey and Indonesia warned on Wednesday.
The collapse of a BP share-swap deal with Russian state oil company Rosneft is just one of a string of failures which show that Russia is "uninvestable", according to William Browder, once the country’s largest portfolio investor.