Majority of Asian shares reaped gains on Friday, despite trading volumes remaining thin ahead of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.» Read More
The jump past triple-digits for U.S. crude was only in part due to Cairo. Deutsche Bank says the real reason may be in the fuel tanks of American oil storage hub Cushing, Oklahoma.
Benchmark Brent crude is poised to test $110 a barrel this week, amid lingering fears of supply disruptions and expectations of improving U.S. demand after positive jobs data.
Greg Johnson, President & CEO of Prophecy Platinum, talks about the rise in platinum prices and the impact of mining labor unrest in South Africa.
With the U.S. recovery on track, Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets shares his thoughts on when the U.S central bank could start withdrawing its stimulus program.
Mikhail Zverev, Head of Global Equities at Standard Life Investments is optimistic on Japan's policy impact and voices the need for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to begin structural reforms.
A new study finds that air pollution in the north of China has reduced life expectancy by an average of 5 and a half years. CNBC's Asia Squawk box team has more.
U.S. politician and former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman has rubbished claims that fugitive Edward Snowden could be considered a 'patriot' or a 'hero.'
Yields on U.S government bonds are now fast approaching a pain threshold for the Fed, say experts.
Slowing demand, higher interest rates and tight restrictions present a perfect storm for one of Asia's hottest property markets.
Pushan Dutt, Associate Professor for Economics and Political Science at INSEAD discusses the impact and potential results of trade talks between the U.S. and the EU.
Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management Group, says it's still too early to discuss the Fed's tapering of its QE program as data remains weak.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, lists the most prominent headwinds investors in Hong Kong and China should be keeping an eye out for.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC says that despite a 7.6% unemployment rate, the Fed may still taper if data continues to show green shoots.
Rohit Gandhi, Senior Vice President, Asia, India & MENA at Tech Mahindra, says challenges in Europe's economy have led to opportunities for the company as people look to radically reform cost structures.
Simon Smiles, chief investment officer of the ultrahigh net worth segment at UBS Wealth Management, highlights investment trends in light of the diverging stance in global central banks.
Indian airline Go Air says it will stop hiring male flight attendants. Why? Because by hiring just women, the planes will be lighter, which means less fuel to fly. Is this a lawsuit waiting to happen?
Former Feng Shui master Peter Chan has been found guilty of forging a will supposedly left behind by his late lover, billionaire tycoon Nina Wang who was one of Asia's richest women.
Ahead of the 5th strategic and economic dialogue between China and the U.S., CNBC's Eunice Yoon spoke to Gary Locke, the U.S ambassador to China about the need for a cyber detente.
David Kuo, CEO at The Motley Fool Singapore says the ECB and the BOE are competing to lower their currencies with their new forward guidance plan.
Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins has denied any conflict between his bank and its regulators, even as the U.K. banking giant tries to fend off pressure to meet stricter capital requirements.