SPIEF 2013


  • Is Japan an Opportunity at This Price?     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 2:20 AM ET

    Mark Haefele, global head of investment at UBS Wealth Management, tells CNBC that despite volatility, a bet that has worked very well is betting where you see that the central bank has got your back

  • No Question the US Is Recovering: IHS     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 1:50 AM ET

    Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of HIS, tells CNBC that there is no question that the US economy is recovering which can be seen most clearly through the resurgence in housing.

  • Aton: Domestic Economy Slowing in Russia     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    Bernard Sucher, member of the board at Aton, tells CNBC that there has been a long pause in any kind of meaningful structural reform in Russia.

  • More Russian Oil Flows to China in Shift from Europe Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 3:19 AM ET

    Russia is steeply ramping up oil deliveries to China, with Asia now importing almost a fifth of oil exports from the world's largest crude producer.

  • Why Siberia Could Be Russia's Secret Economic Weapon Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 3:21 AM ET

    Once infamous as a place of exile and no-return during the Tsarist and then Stalinist eras, Siberia is being touted as a beacon of light by the Russian government as it looks east, rather than west, for growth potential.

  • Moscow's Property Prices Fit for an Oligarch Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    The prime real estate market in Russia's capital offers great returns - for those willing to take the risks, analysts say.

  • Hedge Fund Manager Browder: If I Get Assassinated… Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 6:21 AM ET

    Bill Browder, chief executive and founder of Hermitage Capital Markets, told CNBC the Russian government is "apoplectic" over sanctions that he has campaigned for and if he gets assassinated, "everyone would know who did it."

  • Is Russia Too Corrupt for International Business? Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Despite efforts by the Russian government to tackle corruption, concerns are mounting that a failure to stamp out the practice will continue to damage the country's international reputation and, ultimately, its economy.

  • Russia's Leadership 'Could Hinge on Economy' Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:37 AM ET

    As Russia's economic growth slows, analysts and business leaders have warned of deep and wide-reaching political consequences if the situation deteriorates further.

  • BRIC Powerhouses Risk 'Middle-Income Trap' Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 4:48 AM ET

    The BRIC economies, which have driven much of the global growth over the past decade, could be entering a middle-income trap, a shift which could have far reaching implications for the world.

  • Russia’s Economy Could Be Next Big Underperformer Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Russia is set for 10 years of anemic growth, according to economists, who said the slowdown is predominantly due to low investment and structural factors.