A rare incident of rioting in Singapore has raised questions about social harmony in the nation that has been built on a reputation of stability.» Read More
A dispute between the U.S. and China over illegal trade practices, which has sparked worries over a potential trade war between the world’s two largest economies, has “more bark than bite”, according to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Director General Pascal Lamy.
When a Chinese investor bought a farm outside this village a few years back, he was pleased enough to name it Golden Land. The soil was rich, the sunshine and rain bountiful. The NYT Reports.
After generations of manufacturers have folded because they were unable to compete with imports, meet a New York business that has managed to crack the code.
The Chinese government’s recent $150 billion infrastructure push has helped improve sentiment among the country’s business community, shows a private-sector survey.
A survey by HSBC showing China’s manufacturing activity rose marginally in September has raised hopes that a slowing Chinese economy is finally stabilizing, but economists say a turnaround may still be far away.
Chinese financial officials have started a global roadshow to persuade foreigners to invest in the country’s stock market, a highly unusual move that reflects concerns that investors are turning their backs on China as its economy slows. The FT reports.
A looming fiscal problem in the U.S. is now identified as the top tail risk for investors, marking the first time in 17 months that Europe’s debt crisis was not seen as the biggest concern for fund managers, a monthly survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows.
We're not talking about the Persian Gulf. It's the South China Sea where China and Vietnam are on a collision course that could result in higher commodity prices and far worse.
Ford in the U.S. continues to grow profits and profit margins with a steady cadence of new and re-designed models. That will be the focus this fall even as reporters pepper Mulally with questions about his succession plans.
Anti-Japanese protests over a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea escalated further Tuesday on the anniversary of Japan’s 1931 invasion of China. Click for scenes.
A look at key facts and figures about the Mexican economy.
Brazil, Russia, India and China, collectively known as the BRIC countries, will be key to success for truck manufacturers as competition continues to intensify in the industry and Europe remains volatile, one of Daimler's board members told CNBC Tuesday.
Japanese auto and tech companies risk having their credit ratings downgraded if the dispute between Asia’s two biggest economies is prolonged, Fitch Ratings cautioned on Tuesday.
As trade tensions between the U.S and China heat up, with both countries filing complaints to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday, experts say the grumbling is no more than posturing in a politically important year for Beijing and Washington and should fizzle out eventually.
It was classic American political theater in Ohio. President Obama, campaigning hard to win votes in a state where one out of every eight jobs is connected in some fashion to the auto industry, chose today to announce the U.S. has filed a trade case with the World Trade Organization against China.
Some Japanese firms like Panasonic and Canon shut down factories in China on Monday after violent protests over a territorial dispute, but regional strategists say the disruption to business will be short-lived as the two trade partners cannot afford to let the situation get out of hand.
Chinese billionaires lost almost a third of their combined wealth in the past year as Asia’s mega rich experienced the biggest drop in their total net worth compared to anywhere else in the world, a new study shows.
The Obama administration plans to file a broad trade case at the World Trade Organization in Geneva on Monday accusing China of unfairly subsidizing its exports of autos and auto parts, a senior administration official said late Sunday, in a move with clear political implications for the presidential elections less than two months away.
Indian stocks are getting a boost after the government stunned markets last week with a slew of aggressive steps to revive the economy. But India watchers warn that the rally could be short-lived, unless Prime Minister Manmohan Singh shows resolve and follow through with the unpopular measures.
The Great Recession of 2008/09 delivered the worst blow to the global economy since the 1930s. But in a few nations, 2012 is turning out to be worse than 2009 in terms of economic growth. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
European officials issued a stern warning to bitcoin users. CNBC's Julia Wood has the details.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks QE taper is irrelevant to the ASEAN markets.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia, Bank Julius Baer discusses Indian markets.