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Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand, HSBC explains how RBA rate cuts have helped the housing market. He expects more support will trickle through to boost construction activity.
Mike Harrowell, Senior Resources Analyst, BBY says that the supply of base metals such as copper, nickel, zinc and aluminum, will likely exceed demand in the first half of the year. He recommends shorting base metals.
Colin Chapman, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Stratfor discusses how Japan will increase its military budget in light of a recent island dispute with China.
Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics says that banks and regulators are trying to work out where the fine line lies between credit growth and raising capital.
Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics says investors should expect a 1 to 1.5 percentage point drop in U.S. GDP growth this year as a result of the "fiscal cliff" deal reached in Congress.
China's lowest temperatures in nearly three decades are wreaking havoc on shipping, air, and road transportation.
China Galaxy Securities has filed applications to regulators for a planned $1.5 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong and Shanghai, IFR reported on Friday.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports stocks edged lower in a choppy day of trading after data on Europe's service sector showed a mixed picture.
Japan's Nikkei share average climbed to a 22-month high on its first trading day of 2013, as a deal in Washington to avert the "fiscal cliff" buoyed investor risk appetite and the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp.
Independent ratings agency Egan-Jones, which slashed the U.S. sovereign credit rating twice last year, said it has no intention of further downgrading the country this year, praising efforts by U.S. lawmakers to avert the "fiscal cliff".
In America, teenagers think that braces are awkward, dorky and annoying. But in Asia, braces are cool. They're so cool in fact, that teens in Thailand, Indonesia and China are even wearing fake braces to make a fashion statement.
Automakers in China are bracing for another year of tepid single-digit growth in 2013, weighed down by sluggish demand for Japanese cars amid a diplomatic row between the two regional neighbors and government measures intended to restrict traffic in bigger cities.
The Fed minutes triggered a sell-off in equities as investors fretted over a possible end to historically low interest rates. The upside? Analysts say this reflects confidence in the U.S. economy.
Japan's new government confirmed its support for the emerging democracy in Myanmar on Thursday when Finance Minister Taro Aso visited the country to reaffirm Japan's intention to cancel debt and help develop a big industrial zone.
China's services sector saw its slowest rate of expansion in nearly a year and a half in December, a private sector survey showed on Friday, in another piece of evidence that a fourth-quarter economic growth revival will remain modest.
Rigan Wong, Equity Analyst, Asia Transportation, Citigroup says the holiday travel demand was strong due to low cost carriers' accelerated fleet expansion towards the end of 2012.
Italian shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo has raised its stake in distribution companies operating in China as part of a strategy to strengthen its position in Asia.
Starbucks said it will set up its first outlet in in Ho Chi Minh City early next month via a partnership with Hong Kong's Maxim's Group as the U.S. chain continues to expand in fast-growing Asian markets.
“Japan had disappointed so many times in the past when there were reasons to hope for a recovery,” writes Bill Witherell, chief global economist at Cumberland Advisors, in a recent commentary. But this year will be different, he says.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets showed caution over how the U.S. will tackle further budgetary battles.
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Weibo, also known as China's Twitter, debuts for trading in the U.S. on Thursday. Can it fend itself from the recent pullback in tech stocks and upcoming IPOs like Alibaba? CNBC's Julia Wood has more.
According to a HSBC survey, 51 percent of parents polled around the world ranked the U.S. as one of the top university destinations. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
Rett Wallace, Co-Founder & CEO at Triton Research, says Weibo is a "very robust" company in terms of price despite market concerns about competition with Tencent.