Alexander Mirtchev, board director at Atlantic Council, reviews the G8 meeting, its policy implications and what the main issues discussed were.» Read More
Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Research at Barclays gives his top picks in China's oil & gas sector and warns that the nation's shale gas revolution might be running late by almost a decade.
Malkin Holdings LLC, the company that manages the Empire State Building-- which for four decades after its completion in 1931 ranked as the world's tallest building-- is seeking investor approval to create a real estate investment trust, called Empire State Realty Trust Inc. Of the investors who have already cast votes, 90 percent have favored the Malkin plan, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Thanos Papasavvas, strategist, fixed income and currencies at Investec Asset Management, tells CNBC that the period before the September elections in Germany is crucial for European leaders to push Germany into taking a more dovish stance on EU reforms as she tries to win over supporters of her main challenger in the elections. The opposition SPD places a greater emphasis on growth than Merkel who has stressed the need for austerity.
Helen Zhu, chief China equity strategist, Goldman Sachs, tells CNBC how financial sector reforms in China are now necessary and urgent and identifies tightening and inflation as main risks to GDP growth expectations.
Hans-Werner Sinn, president of the IFO Institute discusses Germany's willingness to support weaker euro zone economies and reforms needed to kick-start growth.
WASHINGTON, March 6- The top U.S. derivatives regulator sided with the CME Group Inc in a row over client data on Wednesday, a decision which could lead to a contentious lawsuit by a rival firm.
*Private pensions a new business in Turkey. ISTANBUL, March 6- Turkey could see half a million new private pension contributors this year thanks to changes in regulation, boosting a nascent fund management industry and luring global portfolios.
March 6- Nasdaq OMX Group Inc said it will form a marketplace for trading in shares in unlisted companies in a joint venture with SharesPost Inc, whose private trading platform has run into regulatory trouble. The new market, to be based in San Francisco, will launch later this year, pending regulatory approvals, and will be led by SharesPost founder Greg Brogger.
Jiong Shao, Chief China Strategist at Macquarie discusses what reforms he thinks are most important for China and what investors should do with their money at this time.
WASHINGTON, March 4- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will form a joint venture for securitizing home loans that could end up replacing the two government-controlled mortgage finance giants, their regulator said on Monday.
WASHINGTON, March 4- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will build a new joint company for securitizing home loans as a stepping stone toward shrinking the government's role in the mortgage market, the regulator of the U.S. government-controlled firms said on Monday.
Diane Choyleva, Lombard Street Research and Chi Lo, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, go head to head over the future of China's economy as the the National People's Congress gets into full swing.
Goldman Sachs is trying to work around a financial reform regulation to keep investing in the profitable business of buying and selling companies.
WASHINGTON, March 4- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will build a new joint company for securitizing home loans as a stepping stone toward less government involvement in the mortgage market, the regulator of the U.S. government-controlled firms said on Monday.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc reduced its risk-taking for a third straight year, with potential losses from trading dropping to the lowest level in seven years.
Aadil Ebrahim, Managing Director at Bowen Asia tells CNBC why he thinks India is demonstrating fiscal discipline with the newly introduced budget.
Occupy the SEC, a subset of Occupy Wall Street that focuses on financial regulators such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, said it wants a federal court to order regulatory agencies to put out final regulations to enforce the Volcker rule, as the ban on speculation by banks is known.
NEW YORK, Feb 21- Charles Schwab Corp. can ban its clients from bringing class-action lawsuits, a securities industry regulatory panel ruled Thursday in a sweeping decision that may be adopted broadly by U.S. brokerage firms.
WASHINGTON, Feb 21- The top U.S. derivatives regulator on Thursday sought to fine the CME Group Inc and ban two former employees for life for leaking client data in a crackdown on the world's largest futures exchange.
WASHINGTON, Feb 21- The top U.S. derivatives regulator charged the CME Group Inc and two former employees with disclosing non-public information about customer trades, saying it would seek fines and bans from the industry.