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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.
The dollar softened on Tuesday while the euro further struggled on expectations of soft inflation data and more monetary easing.
Yellen's speech cited persistent labor market slack but noted faster recovery in the sector could accelerate the timing of a Fed interest rate hike.
Central bankers gathered for a three-day meeting in Wyoming that will feature a potentially market-rattling speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans to move some London-based activities to Ireland to address concerns that the UK is drifting apart.
Chinese metals traders have opened offices in Singapore, aiming to capture opportunities created by the exit of a string of Western banks.
China's sharp credit growth slowdown in July may signal rising default risks in some parts of the economy, analysts said.
U.S. crude oil edged up as traders moved to cover short positions amid expectations on further draws in domestic crude inventory stocks.