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Philippe Espinasse, Author of IPO: A Global Guide says that Asian markets have generally seen few IPOs so far this year. He adds that Malaysia has been the standout in the region, with the listings of Felda Global and IHH Healthcare.
A slowdown in the broader Chinese economy hasn’t had an impact on the advertising market, WPP Group CEO Sir Martin Sorrell, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Friday.
Sales of new models costing more than $75,000 have slowed down.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets are trading lower, despite hopes of further quantitative easing from the Fed and a slew of strong earnings.
Singapore's residential market has rebounded by almost 50% in the last two years, but it could be headed for a perfect storm in a couple of years if all the ingredients like falling demand, more supply and higher interest rates kick in together.
Arjuna Mahendran, MD & Head Investment Strategy Asia at HSBC Private Bank says Southeast Asia as a region is doing well and will be more expensive before it becomes cheap.
The Chinese market has gained for three consecutive sessions, despite the fact that the benchmark index is still trading near six-month lows.
There are plenty of investors and analysts who are optimistic. After three straight months of outflows, emerging market equity funds tracked by EPFR Global attracted more than $700m of investments in the first two weeks of July, reports the Financail Times.
A.S. Thiyaga Rajan, MD at Aquarius Investment Advisors says that India could grow at about 8% if it boosts infrastructure investment.
Alex Feldman, President at the US-ASEAN Business Council says that there are a lot of opportunities in Myanmar but it's going to take a while before big U.S. firms make major investments there.
Mansoor Mohi-uddin, Chief Currency Strategist, UBS Investment Bank says the bank is sticking to its forecast of 1.15 for the euro.
Lei Lei Song, Senior Economist, Asian Development Bank says that Asian economies are becoming more integrated, helping them cushion a slowdown in the West.
CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.
In a testament to its power as symbol of status and wealth, the high-end handbag gets its own museum in a bag-shaped temple in Seoul.
Lack of clarity on future policy may keep the Chinese market trading in a narrow range on Thursday.
Soldiers danced in Pyongyang's plazas as North Korea announced Wednesday that leader Kim Jong Un was named marshal, a title cementing his status atop the authoritarian nation's military as he makes key changes to the 1.2 million-man force.
The U.S. Federal Reserve could ease monetary policy when policymakers meet in August or September, although a large move is more likely to come only after the elections later in the year, Goldman Sachs said in a report.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a batch of strong earnings reports from European companies.
Chatib Basri, Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board says the country needs to move away from its dependence on cheap labor and natural resources, and towards a productivity-driven economy.
Wilfred Sit, CIO at Baring Asset Management says that telecoms and utilities firms are good defensive plays for the short term, but thinks that there's good value for investors who are prepared to invest for a longer period.
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David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, says Japanese firms are "aggressively" pursuing changes in their corporate culture after missing out on previous global opportunities.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager at Saxo Capital Markets, describes the factors impacting the rupee in Thursday trade.
Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.