The scenario raises concerns among many economists of what's become known as "sudden stops" in western investment flows to emerging markets- the most spectacular being the 1997/ 98 currency crises across Asia, Russia and Latin America but yet again at the height of the credit crisis in late 2008/ 2009..» Read More
When the going gets tough, the tough...err... head to Monaco. The world's largest fund managers headed to Monaco Tuesday to discuss the issues closest to their hearts.
Google continues to be a great buy despite the stock being off its highs, Brent Wilsey told CNBC Friday. Also: Yu-dee Chang, ACE Investment Strategists' chief trader, weighs in on oil stocks.
China's premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Hungary on Friday as part of a five-day tour of Europe that analysts expect will see the Chinese government attempt to reassure markets over its economic management and lend rhetorical support to Europe's economies.
A special military court in Bahrain yesterday convicted 21 - mostly Shiite - activists on charges of conspiring to overthrow the government during the unrest seen in the kingdom during February and March of this year. The court sentenced eight of these activists to life in prison and the others to terms of up to 15 years.
In less than 40 years India will overtake the US as the world’s second-largest trading nation, pushing today's superpower into third place and Europe in to the little leagues, according to a new report by Citi.
Despite political uncertainty induced by recent social turmoil, the Arabic Gulf region can remain attractive to Western investors, experts told CNBC on Wednesday.
The UAE and Qatar markets are in focus as the highly anticipated MSCI decision on whether or not to upgrade these markets from ‘frontier’ to ‘emerging markets’ status was delayed until December of this year.
Think globally first, think America second? Reaction to the Fed's forecast and how to invest going forward, with Laszlo Birinyi, Birinyi Associates president, and Ken Fisher, Fisher Investments CEO.
The number and bank balances of the world's millionaires have rebounded to above pre-crisis levels, but demographic and geographical shifts are changing the face of global wealth, according to a report on high net worth individuals by CapGemini and Merrill Lynch, released Wednesday.
Emerging markets currently represent "about half of global growth," World Bank President Robert B. Zoelick told CNBC Tuesday.
The trade on big upgrades for South Korea and Taiwan, with Ron Shah, Jina Ventures and CNBC's Tim Seymour.
A funny thing happened on the road to globalization. It became a two-way street, not a one-way trade superhighway for the developed economies.
Ferretti, the Italian luxury yacht builder, is turning to the new super rich of Brazil as sales have slumped to its traditional ‘old economy’ customers in the marinas of the Mediterranean, the FT reports.
Dmitry Medvedev has made clear he would like a second term as Russian president but said he and prime minister Vladimir Putin would not run against each other next year, he told the FT.
Laurence Graff, who has sold his luxurious diamond jewelry to everyone from Oprah Winfrey to Arnold Schwarzenegger, sees serious potential in Asia's rising number of wealthy shoppers and is making a big push into China.
Despite uncertainties over housing prices and unemployment, the U.S. economy is "moving forward," Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan told CNBC Friday.
Novartis broke ground this week for our new manufacturing plant outside St. Petersburg, Russia. The facility is part of our $500 million, five-year commitment to help improve Russia’s healthcare infrastructure. Our investment addresses local manufacturing, R&D collaborations and public health development.
Greece's crisis is roiling global currency markets, but bitcoins - yes - are unscathed. Time for your Friday FX Fix.
Russia and China are the most attractive BRIC countries at the moment, according to Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.