*MSCI ex- Japan skids to one-month low, on track for weekly loss. Russia launched new military exercises near its border with Ukraine on Thursday, even as the U.S. cautioned that Moscow risked facing serious steps if annexation was the outcome of a referendum planned for Sunday in the Crimea.» Read More
With the Swiss National Bank setting a ceiling for the Swiss franc's appreciation against the euro, the need for new safe havens has become acute, and the Czech Republic, with its strong economy and stable currency, is emerging as a contender.
Erwin Sanft, deputy head of Asian Equities Research at BNP Paribas, predicts that Q3 economic and corporate data in China is unlikely to be positive. He advises investors to have exposure to discretionary consumer area as it's positively influenced by inflation.
Central and Eastern Europe is still a place where investors can make money but they have to choose their sectors and stocks carefully, emerging markets specialist investor Mark Mobius told CNBC.com in an interview.
Central and Eastern Europe have been known as a turbo-charged version of Western Europe: when Western economies merely grow, the Eastern European ones boom. When things are bad in the West, they're awful in the East.
The Australian dollar has been having a rough ride, and this strategist says there's more to come.
Mark Kiesel, PIMCO global head of corporate bonds, says there is still opportunity for investors in U.S. bank debt and emerging markets, where growth remains supportive.
Discussing whether emerging markets are headed for a hard landing and if they will drag U.S. equities down with them, with Steven Cortes, Veracruz founder.
Kate Moore, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research says investors love emerging markets but there continues to be downside risks as Europe is still in turmoil.
A new report says that Apple hasn't even scratched the surface of its growth in profit potential in emerging markets, such as China. A look at the billions more in profits the company can make, with Kublinder Garcha, Credit Suisse managing director/analyst.
People cannot predict the future of Chinese business, says Jack Welch, former GE chairman/CEO, because they lack the global brand recognition that other countries have been able to establish. He adds that they have to focus on innovation instead of low-cost manufacturing.
The G20 promises help, but riskier currencies still take a hit - it's time for your FX Fix.
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.
The appointment of a former Chinese central bank official, Zhu Min as a deputy managing director at the IMF was meant to increase Asia's voice at the Fund. But some current and former policymakers, say the region remains under-represented.
All the grim economic news is battering emerging market currencies. Here's what to do.
Bernanke's gloom lifts the dollar, but look out below in emerging markets - time for your stormy FX Fix.
S&P recently lifted the Czech Republic's debt two notches, citing low debt levels and a balanced economy. Vaclav Klaus, Czech Republic President, weighs in.
The United States has “a one-in-three chance” of a double-dip recession,” Tony James, the COO of Blackstone, told CNBC Wednesday. “Although definition of recession here is sort of economist speak,” said James. “1 percent growth is going to feel like a recession for most of America.”
Mohan Singh, Head of Asian Consumer Equity Research, MF Global believes that Esprit's growth is likely to come from emerging markets like India and China.
Yuval Steinitz, Israel Finance Minister, discusses the reasons Israel opposes the idea of a Palestinian state at this time. He also talks about the impact of the Euro Zone on the Israeli economy, particularly since a third of the country's exports go to Europe.
John Krenicki, GE vice chairman, explains how GE is benefiting from emerging markets and low natural gas prices.