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CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks got a boost from earnings showing a mixed outlook for the economy.
Gold prices have fallen 5 percent in the space of just over two weeks on prospects for weak global growth and inflation, and commodity experts tell CNBC that with no major catalyst to drive prices back up, gold bulls targeting $2000 an ounce by year-end are in for a major let down.
Japanese companies, bearing the brunt of the economic fallout from a territorial dispute between China and Japan, appear to be heeding one message from the spat: adapt now or pay the price of a dispute that looks likely to rumble on for some time.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management, explains why the different earnings performances between Southeast Asian companies and North Asian ones.
Andrew Rickards, CEO, Yoma Strategic Holdings says that there's a lot of scope to invest in Myanmar as the country makes its investment rules clearer.
John Rice, Vice Chairman, General Electric says that despite the company's lighter revenue this quarter, organic growth can be obtained from China's tremendous demand for infrastructure.
Its youthful population that gives it a competitive edge over regional peers China and Japan and setting it apart from countries across the world.
China, the manufacturing hub of the world, is under threat of losing that title as its population ages fast leading to a huge labor shortfall.
Asia's populations are graying very rapidly and the continent looks ill-prepared to face the challenges, writes an expert.
There is a silver lining to Japan’s aging problem - the country’s elderly have emerged as big spenders, even as others tighten their purse strings.
Asia, home to some of the world's fastest-growing economies, is also aging fast. The region is undergoing a major demographic change that presents both challenges and opportunities.
Governments in Asia are stepping in to organize matchmaking events in a desperate attempt to stem falling birth rates.
CNBC's Ross Westgate, reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks fall after data showed poor manufacturing output in the euro zone.
A slew of weak U.S. corporate earnings results have bought concerns about the global economic outlook back to the fore with a vengeance, threatening to end a four-month long rally in world stock markets and other risk assets.
Gary Dugan, CIO, Asia & Middle East, Coutts explains why he thinks Asian central banks will cut interest rates sometime next year. He adds that this could encourage equity investors back into the markets.
A 40 mile stretch of a toll road between Austin and San Antonio, Texas will allow drivers to go 85 miles per hour — the highest speed limit on any highway in the U.S.
CNBC's Ross Westgate, reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets drifted lower after a steady stream of earnings news delivered mixed messages.
A look at the newest investment plays in emerging markets, including the Philippines, Thailand, and others, with Ruchir Sharma, Morgan Stanley managing director.
The credit crisis has led to the U.S., the U.K. and even the entire euro zone being dubbed the "new Japan" – with the Asian country synonymous with a particular kind of extended stagnation.
Asian equities have had a dream run over the past three months with some markets in the region seeing double-digit gains, and strategists expect bullish sentiment to spill into next year.
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Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Asset Management, discusses expectations for China's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP).
John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Managing Partner at Inflexionpoint, expects Alibaba to push on with its buying spree after listing in the U.S.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says mixed economic data from China could weigh on the Australian dollar.