Severin Cabannes, deputy CEO of Société Générale, says the European Central Bank is "doing the right job" but countries need to enact structural reform.
Global oil prices spiked at midday on Monday, with benchmark Brent turning positive after a big hike in Saudi Arabia's monthly export prices.
Volcafe, one of the world's leading coffee merchants, is betting on Chinese coffee beans.
DBS posted a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by its highest net interest margin though loan growth slowed to its weakest pace.
As the stand-off between HK's government and protesters continue, analysts warn the movement could cast a 'long shadow' over the city's future.
The dollar firmed for a second straight session on Friday after three days of losses, bolstered by worries about the health of the global economy.
Crude oil settled below $86 a barrel for the first time since December 2012.
A harsh northern hemisphere winter, OPEC supply cut and volatile geopolitics may send oil prices back towards $100 a barrel.
As investors fled Europe in the worst days of its debt crisis, China-based companies moved in the other direction. The Financial Times reports.
Tan Su Shan, Group Head of Consumer Banking & Wealth Management at DBS, discusses the lender's successful acquisition of Societe Generale's Asian private banking business.
Even though interest rates in Europe are widely expected to stay in negative territory for a while, some analysts are still finding yield plays.
Indonesian markets have priced in bright prospects for reforms, but a new law eliminating local elections has spurred concerns of political gridlock.
Expectations of Fed tightening may spur fears of a rerun of emerging market turmoil, but Societe Generale tips a strong dollar as a bigger risk.
The euro's drop to its lowest against the U.S. dollar in almost two years may be just the beginning, with some expecting falls to levels last seen in 2003.
Calls for the bond market to drop this year have largely come to naught, and some analysts are now looking for gains.
While the yen's sharp drop has driven the Nikkei to near seven-year highs, the quick decline is also spurring concerns over the economy.
Crude oil fell on Friday, as disappointing U.S. jobs data suggested economic growth may not be as robust in the world's biggest oil consuming economy.
Jérôme Kerviel will walk out of jail on Monday, a Paris court ruled on Thursday, reducing the rogue trader's stay behind bars to just over 110 days.
The European Union could ban gas exports and limit industrial use as part of emergency measures to protect household energy supplies this winter.
Common Sense has hired another SocGen exec as it continues to rebuild after the arrest of its founder and the loss of most of its clients.