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
Emerging markets had few friends this year. Fears that monetary tightening would sap growth had investors pulling billions out of E.M. equity funds in the first quarter.
Bahrainis and expats living in the Kingdom of Bahrain have been living history over the past month as the events in Tunisia and Egypt inspired the mostly Shia majority in Bahrain to take the streets demanding political, economic and social reform.
After seeing an an outflow of funds in the first quarter, emerging markets seem to be gaining favor with investors once again.
A look at the quarterly manager outlook survey's key findings, with Rachel Carroll, Russell Investments client portfolio manager.
Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr al-Thani, prime minister & minister of foreign affairs, state of Qatar, talks to CNBC's Maria Bartiromo about his country's economy and political situation.
There is one valuable card that the Government holds and is using as a gargantuan source of capital: it owns all the land in China. It has developed a sophisticated profit system as the national landlord, reaping cash flow from a long term asset while not relinquishing its ownership.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman, Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses companies around the world and the choices for investors. He also discusses his investing philosophy, which includes humility, the love of study and the willingness to work hard.
Central banks can only slow, not stop, currencies from moving when fundamentals dictate a shift. That means you, Malaysia and Thailand.
Even as Asia is expected to make further investing in-roads into the U.S., that might not be the case for China when it comes to American social network companies, says a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.
China has something going for it that is sometimes overlooked; internal consumption is surging faster than most experts expected. Chinese consumption is growing by leaps and bounds and this will help fill the gap left by lower Chinese export levels.
Is it possible to actually predict a bubble from a college classroom? One author says yes and he is sharing his lesson plan.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses another strong day in the markets, and lays out the facts of the market for investors.
CNBC's Bill Griffeth sits in for Maria Bartiromo to discuss the day's top business and financial stories, and look ahead to tomorrow's Closing Bell.
The Fed should have forbidden banks from giving out dividends, mostly because their bottom lines may not be as rosy as they'd have us believe, with Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.
Honeywell and copper, and a look at Coca-Cola, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders. And biotech hits new highs as Valeant makes an offer for Cephalon, with David Amsellem, Piper Jaffray analyst. Also, Pops & Drops.
The President delivered an excellent speech Monday night on the situation in Libya. He covered the reasons, thoughts, negotiations with allies etc. that explained very well why he took the action he did. You actually didn't need to watch the speech. You don't even have to read the transcript today. All you have to do is look at where the story is positioned in the papers to see how good it was.
Many investors do not recognize that investing in countries often means concentrated positions in specific sectors. In the case of Singapore, trade and finance are the primary investment sectors. When trade came to a stop in 2008 during the financial crisis, hundreds of ships could be seen from high-rise skyscrapers, docked and not active in transactions. Conditions have certainly changed in a short two years; commerce is flowing once again.
Watch for the Middle East and Japan to hit corporate profits, China to keep the brakes on growth and governments to struggle with rising inflation.
The world's biggest economies are recovering from the Great Recession at troublesome speeds: too fast or too slow.
Stephen Schork of "The Schork Report" says the impact of the Middle East turmoil is far from over and expects a a "scorched earth" approach from departing rulers.