U.S. and European officials told CNBC on Thursday there was still a chance of a WTO deal, despite India's firm stance on its food security policies.» Read More
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.
The Australian Federal Government is facing one of its biggest fights over its controversial mining tax, after one of the country’s biggest iron ore miners lodged a challenge against the High Court against the legislation.
The United States is a ‘paradise’ compared to the rest of the world and investors should be looking at companies that make most, if not all, of their money in the country because these firms will be able to weather a downturn in the global economy a lot better, according to Bill Smead, CEO of Smead Capital Management.
PTT Exploration and Production, the subsidiary of PTT, may be still holding out its bid for Mozambique-focused oil and gas explorer Cove Energy, but one analyst says the acquisition is a bad idea for the Thai oil company because it would hurt its balance sheet.
Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan has denied that Australia’s economy is at risk of a Spain-like economic crisis, calling the thesis put forth by the former chief Asia-Pacific economist for Morgan Stanley, Andy Xie “absurd”.
The United States has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO), accusing China of imposing unfair duties on its automobile exports, but an expert told CNBC's "Cash Flow" he expects the U.S. will lose the case.
While foreign demand for Japanese government debt is rising, analysts warn that a" mother of all bubbles" may be brewing in this safe haven asset.
Indonesian property stocks have fallen 18 percent this year from their peaks, but one of the country's biggest property developers, Lippo Karawaci says the real estate sector is in its prime.
A recent spate of dismal data releases may suggest the U.S. recovery is stalling, but an expert remains optimistic about the country's outlook, adding that it is poised to become a global growth driver.
Even as the Fed signaled its willingness to push ahead with more stimulus measures if necessary, a move that could reduce the appeal of hoarding U.S. dollars, one analyst believes it's still better to go long on the greenback for now, especially versus the euro.
China’s dominance over rare earths supply could be challenged in the coming years as investors pour money into exploration outside China, says the CEO of Canadian rare earths miner Quest Rare Minerals.
While the record fall in the rupee has escalated India’s ongoing economic crisis, the head of private sector lender Kotak Mahindra Bank says the currency’s weakness could actually prove to be good for the economy.
By maintaining a moderate rate of growth and not promising a huge stimulus the Chinese government has shown that it is not being “hijacked by the markets,” Steven Sun, HSBC’s Head of China Equity Strategy said Monday.
China came up with another set of weak numbers on Friday with two surveys of manufacturing activity showing that economic momentum slowed yet again in May, prompting analysts to say it’s time China got on with revving up growth.
The Indonesian Rupiah has been under pressure since the beginning of the year, falling close to 4 percent, as investors look to exit riskier assets.
Continued weakness in China’s economic data, as well as growing risks of a Greek exit from the euro zone, will drive Beijing to launch aggressive stimulus measures in order to prevent a further deterioration of growth in the world’s second largest economy, economists and strategists told CNBC.
Global miners BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto saw their Australia-listed shares fall 8.5 percent and 9.6 percent, respectively in last week's market selloff, but one expert feels the stocks were oversold and now is the time to buy back.
In spite of last week's selloff in global stock markets on concerns over the future of the euro zone, one expert says the S&P 500, which closed the week down more than 4 percent, could rise 20 percent in the near-term if Europe takes decisive action to restore confidence.