Indonesia is ready for a sudden withdrawal of foreign funds from the country once major central banks around the world start unwinding their aggressive monetary stimulus, a senior Indonesian government official says.» Read More
Chinese President Xi Jinping has taken charge of drawing up ambitious reform plans to revitalize the economy, shunning policy stimulus for fear it could worsen local government debt.
Hedge fund managers and investment gurus have to notify the SEC about their moves every quarter. Investors pore over this data in the belief the big fish have special insight.
Foxconn has made substantial progress toward improving safety at its three Chinese plants, but it has not yet reduced the average workweek to the maximum allowed by Chinese law. The New York Times reports.
The paths of Japan and Europe, which have been the sick men of the world economy for years, diverged this week: Japan showed a robust first quarter growth while Europe fell deeper into recession. Will Europe learn from Japan? The NYT reports.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras headed to China on Wednesday, amid hopes that the world's second largest economy can revive one of the euro zone's most debt laden countries.
Japanese core machinery orders jumped a bigger-than-expected 14.2 percent in March in a sign a weaker yen are making companies more confident about investing in equipment.
Overtaking Apple as the world's leading maker of smartphones has stretched Samsung's in-house supply lines, and the South Korean firm is now courting some of its rival's main parts suppliers.
Beaten-down gold just can't find any love. The yellow metal sold off for a sixth day, plunging nearly $30 at one point.
A wealthy Chinese businessman hired a crew to smash his Maserati with sledgehammers to protest poor customer service, but the story is similar to another incident. Is this a trend or a stunt?
Watchmakers Swatch Group and Richemont as well as elevator maker Schindler are among Swiss stocks that stand to gain significantly from a potential free trade agreement between Switzerland and China, analysts told CNBC.
Citigroup is banning some traders from accessing internal chat groups on their Bloomberg terminals, in the latest sign of concern by banks over online security issues.
Billionaire George Soros reduced his holdings of exchange-traded products backed by gold prior to last month's freefall.
Bloomberg has quietly launched a wealth management company, putting it in competition with its biggest terminal customers.
Dubai Police appear to have secured a rare Bugatti Veyron to add to its supercar fleet, making headlines over the last few weeks. Police Chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim tweeted a picture of the 1001 horsepower car on his verified account.
Three people were killed when the ceiling of a warehouse fell in at a shoe factory in Cambodia, adding to concerns about safety standards at Asian factories.
Even as gold prices tumble a tug of war between physical buyers and institutional sellers will put a floor under the precious metal, said analysts.
Currency pairs rarely trade where they "should," says this forex expert, but he goes ahead and attempts a forecast for the dollar/yen.
Private equity investment in Indian infrastructure is poised to pick up following a lengthy dry patch as debt-stressed operators come under pressure from banks to offload assets.
While growth in the world's third largest economy, Japan, surpassed expectations in the first quarter, an important pillar of growth was missing: revival in capital spending.
A shareholder coup at newly merged commodities group Glencore Xstrata ousted chairman Sir John Bond on Thursday, along with all other former directors from Xstrata.
Australia's budget on Tuesday has raised concerns that the country could follow in the same path as the highly indebted euro zone, said one expert.
Japanese equities have risen a "bit too fast" and appear to be somewhat "bubbly," according to the former vice finance minister of Japan.
China's equity market will soon play catch-up to the global stocks rally, analysts say.
Chris Bertelsen, CIO at Global Financial Private Capital, shares his incite into the US QE and when to expect the effects, and which stocks are going to be great opportunities in the US market.
Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says the Australia carry trade is at the beginning of an implosion and other emerging market carry trades might follow the same path.
John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst at Thomson Reuters says a bearish AUD is the dominating trade in the macro fund community. Dhiren Sarin, Chief Technical Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays gives his Technical Analysis on currencies.