Angus Geddes, CEO at Fat Prophets describes why he likes small to mid cap Australian industrial stocks and states which sectors will benefit most from the lower Australian dollar.» Read More
Kerry Series, Founder & CIO, Eight Investment Partners explains why the Fed's open-ended quantitative easing plan is good for the global economy.
Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, suggests being cautious on the Australian dollar as weak global risk sentiment is likely to dampen demand from investors.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia, Bank Julius Baer, says data from HSBC's China flash PMI for October suggests the mainland economy has now found a bottom.
Nobuo Tanaka, Global Associate, Energy Security & Sustainability, Institute of Energy Economies shares his nightmare scenario for tensions in the Middle East. He adds that consumers have to diversify their energy sources.
The Australian government on Monday lowered its expectations for a budget surplus as falling commodity prices coupled with slower growth begins to bite, giving rise to the question: should the country drop the idea of a surplus?
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and examines Progress Energy's shares which are under scrutiny after the Canadian government blocked Petronas' $5.22 billion bid for the gas producer.
Penny Wong, Australia's Minister for Finance & Deregulation tells CNBC why the government has moved to maintain a budget surplus. She adds that the strategy will give room for the RBA to move on rates.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says investors should price in a rate cut for the Aussie.
Lorraine Tan, Director of Equity Research at S&P Capital IQ, says signs are indicating that China's economy is bottoming out and that the government's infrastructure spending will help boost its Q4 GDP number.
Talk that China, the biggest holder of Japanese government bonds, may sell its Japanese debt to force Tokyo to cede ground in a heated islands dispute will remain just that, say analysts, with Beijing unlikely to pursue a course of action that could prove harmful to its own economy.
A survey by HSBC showing China’s manufacturing activity rose marginally in September has raised hopes that a slowing Chinese economy is finally stabilizing, but economists say a turnaround may still be far away.
Japan Airlines (JAL) returned to the Tokyo stock market on Wednesday with just modest gains after a massive $8.5 billion initial public offering (IPO). Yet, analysts expect to see strong foreign interest in the carrier, which has turned itself around from bankruptcy just 2-1/2 years ago.
The latest stimulus plans announced by the Federal Reserve is “disastrous” for the U.S. dollar, says long-time dollar bear Peter Schiff, warning that the greenback will go “through the floor” as investors dump the currency in favor of commodities like gold and oil.
Chinese white goods company Haier’s $705 million offer for its New Zealand partner Fisher & Paykel Appliances is tempting given slowing demand for its products, but Keith Turner, Chairman of Fisher & Paykel, says shareholders should not accept the offer, just yet.
Australian soft drinks bottler Coca-Cola Amatil reported a 61 percent jump in first half net profit driven by growth in Indonesia and a pick-up in sales in Australia, but Managing Director Terry Davis remains downbeat about consumer sentiment at home.
China’s biggest internet company by revenue, Tencent, beat market expectations with the fastest pace of increase in quarterly profit in a year, prompting one analyst to predict further upside in its stock price, which has already risen a whopping 58 percent year to date.
Struggling Australian steelmaker BlueScope Steel's nearly $1.4 billion joint venture with Japan's Nippon Steel signals the company is on the path to recovery, its CEO Paul O'Malley told CNBC on Monday after the deal was announced.
Supply-side tensions vying with a softer global macroeconomic outlook will cloud the direction in benchmark oil markets next week though key U.S. data releases may help set the tone, according to CNBC's weekly survey of oil market sentiment.
Global equity markets ignored negative headlines on Europe’s economy and nagging concerns about a slowdown in China to end in the black for the second straight month in July, signaling a return of risk appetite among investors.
Growing demand for electricity in China is going to increase power generation beyond the resource-rich Northern and Western regions of the mainland, benefiting independent producers, upstream gas players and copper companies, according to Macquarie Securities.