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The Chinese government has begun making it much easier for foreign investors to put money into China’s stock market and other financial investments, in a slight relaxing of more than a decade of tight capital controls. The NYT reports.
Keith Ducker, Chief Investment Officer, TORA, explains why he is bearish on the Chinese market.
The 75 richest members of China's National People's Congress have an average net worth of $1.2 billion. Check out the list.
The latest price paid in the auction of license plates in Shanghai was 58,625 RMB or $9,380.
Insight on whether China's concerns are causing markets to trade lower across the board, with Gary Thayer, Wells Fargo Advisors chief macro strategist.
The selloff in Treasurys will drive more money into equities, with a third of that likely to go into emerging market stocks, Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Market Group told CNBC on Tuesday.
China needs to allow the value of its currency to appreciate but its financial regulators should do so at a pace that will not hurt its economy, according to Pascal Lamy, Director-General of World Trade Organization.
You knew it was only a matter of time until we saw the rotation into small cars put the squeeze on buyers.
Amar Gill, Head of Thematic Research, CLSA, says foreign direct investment in ASEAN has tripled over the last three years. His top picks for the region are Bank Rakyat, Public Bank and CP Foods.
Do the reputations of Asian universities precede them? Last Thursday, the Times Higher Education released its second World Reputation Rankings in a report that said, “The West loses ground to the East in the global index of academic prestige,” the New York Times reports.
Simon Moore, CEO, London Gateway, says the newest deep-sea container port will help Asian shippers reduce huge costs in their supply chains.
Home prices in nearly two-thirds of China’s major cities fell in February from the previous month, as measures taken to tame the property market continue to have an impact. The FT reports.
Stephen Roach, former Non-Executive Chairman Asia, Morgan Stanley, says as China shifts to a consumer-led economy, the service sector will create more jobs per unit of GDP than manufacturing, and thus help maintain social stability in the country.
The yen has had a rough week, and this strategist says trading patterns suggest the weakness could continue.
The next four decades will be full of the unexpected, since we live in an era of particularly rapid change. But Megachange is something to be embraced, not feared. Here's why.
Demography has rarely made it onto the political agenda. But that is changing. These days you see news items about China's one-child policy, or gendercide. And you hear a lot about the aging of populations in rich countries and the health and pensions problems this will bring.
By 2050 the big economies will no longer be emerging, and the emerging economies will no longer be very big.
Big 3 executives will be careful to publicly play down expansion talk, but make no mistake, they see the need coming much faster than anyone expected.
One technology expert warns that the high-speed connectivity of the new iPad may not be applicable to Asia's wireless networks.
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Caroline Russell, CEO of Boh Plantations, speaks to CNBC's Julia Wood about the company's focus on maintaining dominance in its home ground, Malaysia.
Speaking to CNBC at the Beijing Auto Show on Sunday, Dan Ammann, President of General Motors, discusses which part of the car market he is most excited about.
Albert Cheng, Managing Director, Far East, World Gold Council, says China's decision to allow gold imports through its capital is a "natural process" and explains why this will not threaten Hong Kong's role in China's gold trade.