Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to Yasukuni Shrine, in a move likely to further strain ties with China and South Korea.» Read More
The arrest of one of Vietnam’s most prominent tycoons has sent shockwaves through the Communist-ruled country and further undermined confidence in what was once one of the world’s hottest emerging markets. The FT reports.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is launching the biggest study ever done on vehicle-to- vehicle communication in hopes of developing technology that could prevent thousands of crashes.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including
Glenn Levine, Senior Economist, Moody's Analytics (Australia) says that India's growth numbers will likely remain weak and that the a combination of factors would lead the RBI to lay the ground work for more easing in the coming months.
Gary Dugan, CIO, Asia & Middle East at Coutts thinks Asian governments have more flexibility in economic policy than their U.S. and European peers. He cautions that inflation could be a major problem for Asian economies.
Its DriveNow program has officially launched in San Francisco where board member Ian Robertson believes those living in the city by the bay will embrace having a luxury car ready to rent.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including meetings among euro zone leaders.
Kerry Brown, Executive Director, China Studies Center at University of Sydney discusses the Gu Kailai case and how it led to the downfall of her husband Bo Xilai.
Wang Lijun reveled in his image as the consummate crime fighter, revealing to American diplomats in February his suspicions that the wife of Bo Xilai, had murdered a British business associate. But there is another side to Mr. Wang, now accused by many people of being as much a criminal as those he boasted of persecuting. Th New York Times reports.
Greater spending from the burgeoning emerging market middle class is one of those themes global and emerging market investors have clung to as developed market consumers and governments deleverage. But there’s a growing risk emerging market consumers could start pulling back as industrial commodity prices fall and higher food prices lighten consumers’ wallets.
The new Fiat comes with a price tag under $20,000 and will sell for a fraction of the price you’ll find with other luxury cars.
European markets rise as Angela Merkel vows to save the euro, with CNBC's Ross Westgate.
Colin Chapman, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Stratfor says the major countries involved in island disputes - China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan - all have political problems at home. Tension over the islands provide a good distraction.
The subprime auto market continues to churn out strong results for the largest U.S. dealership.
China's potential hard landing likely would come with a sizeable safety net — enough, investors, hope, to brace against the damage that weakness in the world's third-largest economy would cause.
The study predicts that Singapore — that little Southeast Asian city-state with loads of Type A zeal — will be the world's richest nation by 2050.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a report Standard Chartered is seeking a collective settlement with U.S. regulators.
Last spring Dunkin' Donuts launched a campaign in South Korea known as Flavor Radio to build brand awareness for their coffee. Devices that looked and operated like air fresheners were installed on commuter buses in Seoul to lure in customers to their stores.
Ankara’s effort at energy self-sufficiency will mean dishing out big contracts without offending any of its major trade partners.
Population: 73,639,596 Currency: Lira Natural resources: coal, iron ore, copper, chromium, antimony, mercury, gold, barite, borate, celestite (strontium), emery, feldspar, limestone, magnesite, marble, perlite, pumice, pyrites, clay, arable land, hydropower Industries: textiles, food processing, autos, electronics, mining (coal, chromate, copper, boron), steel, petroleum, construction, lumber, paper
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While U.S. earnings remain an important market mover, Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore, says attention will be on the HSBC flash China purchasing managers' index due Wednesday.
As the Beijing Auto Show kicks off on Monday, Martin Winterkorn, Chairman and CEO at Volkswagen, tells CNBC's Kaori Enjoji that plug-in hybrids will dominate its lineup in China for alternative energy cars.
While there's plenty of buzz about hybrid and compact cars at the Beijing Auto Show, it's the big luxury cars that are attracting most of the attention. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji reports.