Katie Holliday is a Writer with CNBC.com, covering a range of topics including global macro-economic news, market developments and corporate news. Before joining CNBC, Katie was a senior asset management correspondent at Investment Week in London. Katie holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Southampton University.
Recent bearishness surrounding China's growth is just another "false alarm" and investors are focusing on the wrong data points to assess the economy's outlook.
Noted Fed watcher Jon Hilsenrath suggested that Fed officials could debate changes to "forward guidance" next week, a move that could cause volatility to return.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein warns that investors should always prepare for the most extreme risk scenario because it will happen.
Investment bank Societe Generale (SocGen) has warned that investors are getting complacent about the likelihood of a China hard landing this year.
The global market for initial public offerings (IPOs) is nearly half the size it should be, the CEO of the Singapore exchange Magnus Bocker told CNBC.
Weaker-than-expected Japanese export numbers on Wednesday suggest that even a strong boost from a weak yen may not be enough to protect exporters from slowing demand in China.