*Stocks exposed to Russia under renewed pressure. LONDON, March 7- European shares fell on Friday, amid growing tension over Crimea, as investors tried to shield themselves from any confrontation between Russia and Ukraine on the weekend.» Read More
Four-cent cookie, 10-cent drink, $6 for a phone and perhaps even a $1.33 per square feet home, global firms are innovating and customizing products to meet the growing demands of India’s estimated $50 billion bottom-of-the-pyramid market.
A fresh recovery is driven by a combination of changing asset allocations at Western institutional investors, who are rethinking their attitudes to alternative asset classes and emerging markets.
A breakdown of his company's earnings and weighing in on the demand for metals, with Marius Kloppers, BHP Billiton CEO, who also discusses mergers and acquisitions potential in the sector.
Post-Gaddafi Libya could begin pumping oil in the next few months, as rebels secured oil infrastructure around Tripoli and edged closer to taking complete control of the country. However, oil markets are shifting their attention to concerns that the US might undertake further fiscal stimulus.
"The question about interest rates and cheap money is probably more important to the oil market and the commodities sector than what is happening in Libya right now," Johannes Benigni, managing director at research firm JBC Energy, told CNBC.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on QE3 speculation, and the play on banks, and Fred Cannon, KBW with a look at financial institutions.
Insight on whether negative headlines out of Europe and the U.S. will interrupt growth stories like Latin America, with Tim Seymour, EmergingMoney.com.
Oil companies are understood to be preparing to move back into the North African country, which used to pump 1.6 million barrels per day before the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi's government began six months ago.
If the global economy is faced with another full-scale financial crisis in the next three months, Chinese stocks could plunge to their lows of 2008, says UBS's China Strategist. But if a recession is avoided, John Tang believes Chinese stocks might have already hit bottom.
Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, discusses whether it's time to get into emerging markets now that the Emerging Markets Index is down 16% over the past three months.
Investors have been getting out of emerging markets lately, but has the selling gone too far? Trader Tim Seymour thinks he's found some value.
The Fast Money traders with a play on silver and emerging markets, and a look at currency trades, with Camilla Sutton, Scotia Capital.
Discussing the markets and weighing in on whether there are safe havens in emerging markets, with William Browder, Hermitage Capital Management CEO.
Morgan Stanley, which had forecast gains of up to 22 percent for Singapore stocks and 13 percent for Indonesia, has scaled back its targets on the growing debt worries in Europe and the U.S.
Despite demand for gold falling to 17 percent in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2010, the World Gold Council says that full-year demand will increase because of a rush to safe haven assets as market volatility has ramped up.
"There are a lot of policies in China that are, if not contradictory, going in different directions," says one consultant and China expert.
Adrian Mowat, Chief Asian & Emerging Markets Equity Strategist at JP Morgan Securities expects a slowdown in China's economy in the second half to negatively impact the commodity sector.
Christian Carrillo, Head of Asia-Pacific Interest Rate Strategy at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking reveals how he is investing in the global fixed income market.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on emerging markets and how to play it.,