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The economic slowdown in India is one of the world’s biggest economic stories, but it is commanding only a modicum of attention in the United States.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia, Bank Julius Baer says while Europe faces a lot of uncertainty in the medium-term, the long-term outlook for the economic bloc is positive.
Call it prosperity without a whole lot of pull, at least when it comes to investors. This is the new reality of the auto industry. Business is booming, profits are strong, investors are indifferent.
Chinese and U.S. leaders said Friday that they had made important progress on a range of economic issues, with China Prime Minister Wen Jiabao saying the agreement had included “some important breakthroughs.”
Christian Whiton, Principal, DC International Advisory explains why he thinks the U.S. military shift to Asia is more rhetoric than concrete measures.
Parallels are being drawn between Europe’s current debt crisis and Japan’s so-called Lost Decade, when the Asian country’s economy imploded in the 1990s. The NYT reports.
The price of soybean, used to make products from livestock feed to tofu and biscuits, will get costlier because lower harvests from South America are depleting inventories.
Harsha Basnayake, Singapore and Asean Leader for Transaction Advisory Services at Ernst & Young Solutions, says mergers and acquisitions activity is still healthy in Southeast Asia.
Patrick Olney, President & CEO at Volvo Construction Equipment, says business is still 'solid' in China despite country's economic slowdown.
Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist, HSBC expects a lower China trade surplus with weakening demand in Europe.
Too many Americans are addicted to cheap credit and to artificially cheap Chinese imports at big box stores
Stuart Crow, Head of Capital Markets, Asia Pacific, Jones Lang LaSalle Property Consultants says commercial property will turn around in the second half of the year after a big drop in transactions because of worries about the euro debt crisis.
Sitao Xu, Director, Economist Intelligence Unit says that Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's case could bring about positive change to China's political front.
The founder of the airline that offers swanky new cabins and onboard bars for its first class passengers just got a little cooler — literally. Virgin Atlantic introduced specialty ice cubes shaped like Sir Richard Branson on select flights. But is it funny or creepy?
Despite gloomy economic news out of India in recent months, foreign investors have continued to bet on Indian stocks with the benchmark Sensex rising more than 12 percent since the start of the year. Analysts tell CNBC the momentum is likely to continue with stocks set to gain double-digits over the next year.
What is the future of central banks? It will be busy, because they are now expected to deliver both monetary and financial stability, writes Martin Wolf. The FT reports.
Ray Attrill, Head of FX Strategy, North America, BNP Paribas says that China is undergoing a soft landing and that growth will pick up in the rest of the year.
Adrian Mowat, Chief Asian and Emerging Markets Equity Strategist, JPMorgan says investors remain underweight equities.
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Simon Grose-hodge, Head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank Singapore, remains overweight on developed markets as the U.S. and Europe are showing signs of recovery.
Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, expects U.S. firms to report 8 percent growth for 2014, but warns of risks from the recent winter freeze.
David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, expects the Bank of Japan to unleash more stimulus ahead, which will spur further yen weakness.