The biggest threat of last year - a hard landing in China - seems to have resurfaced with several banks highlighting the dangers that could still derail China's economy.
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With increasing fervor, investors are asking what is the central bank's exit strategy for getting rid of all the government debt it has bought in an effort to stimulate risk assets and boost the economy.
The Indian stock market has been one of the biggest laggards this year, but some strategists are betting on a change in fortunes for the country's stocks.
Chinese stocks are headed for a correction of up to 15 percent in the next two months, one technical analyst says.
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Markets have embraced the view that Cyprus will strike a deal, most likely with Russia. The euro rallied and stocks gained.
The Reserve Bank of India lowered its key policy rate for the second time this year on Tuesday, but will the central bank's latest move succeed in helping revive growth in Asia's third largest economy?
The handling of the Cyprus bailout threatens to derail all the hard work that has gone into boosting sentiment in the euro zone, said analysts.
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Plans to tax Cypriot bank deposits as part of a bailout could push Russia, which accounts for about 30 billion euros in deposits in the island, to play "hardball" over renegotiating terms of a loan granted to Cyprus in 2011, says an expert.
The Cyprus impact is a minor blip on the weekly euro/dollar chart. The upside target for the pair in a rebound from $1.29 is the previous resistance level near $1.34.
While a unique case, Cyprus' unique bailout terms have sent a shudder through the multi-trillion dollar world of offshoring.
Benchmark oil prices are likely to extend gains this week on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will restate its commitment to an ultra-easy monetary policy at a meeting this week.
Save-haven Gold hit a two-and-a-half week high on Monday as a controversial bailout plan for Cyprus sparked fresh uncertainty in the euro zone.
A surprise jump in Australia's job numbers in February, the biggest increase in over a decade, had many market watchers close the door on more rate cuts, but one economist says the possibility of easing stays alive.
The next major risk for investors is China's "colossal credit bubble, " Marc Faber, editor and publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report told CNBC on Thursday.
Talk to any bear and they'll tell you there's a good reason to be skeptical of the rally.
Barry Stowe, CEO, Asia at Prudential talks about the company's growth strategy in Asia. He says the regional markets are growing so quickly that penetration rates fall sometimes.
With stocks at all-time highs, there's little sign of a bubble forming in markets, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC on Thursday.