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Viktor Hjort, Head of Fixed Income Research & Global Corporate Credit Strategy, Morgan Stanley says the premium on Asian debt is shrinking but China still offers a decent spread.
Joel Ewanick, the outspoken Chief Marketing Officer of General Motors, has resigned from the auto maker effective immediately.
As the investment world eagerly awaits more stimulus, a debate on a previously unthinkable topic has started to emerge – can fiat currencies survive round after round of debasement?
While European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi’s pledge to do what it takes to protect the euro zone from collapse sparked a rally in global markets, one expert calls it “political posturing” which may not be matched by bold action.
Bold comments from the European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi that the ECB will do “whatever it takes” to protect the euro zone from collapse is raising hopes that risk appetite could return to markets beaten down by the debt crisis, analysts told CNBC on Friday.
Mark Tucker, CEO, AIA says that the group is generating an enormous amount of cash and profitability and that performance has been strong across Asia.
Not every company about to shake up (or is in the process of shaking up) its respective industry is a household name just yet, but here are 10 we think you could be familiar with in the near future.
Growing demand for electricity in China is going to increase power generation beyond the resource-rich Northern and Western regions of the mainland, benefiting independent producers, upstream gas players and copper companies, according to Macquarie Securities.
Even as China keeps a tight rein on the property sector, an expected boost in consumer spending is making the retail space especially attractive to investors, say market observers.
Oliver Rust, MD, Hong Kong at Nielsen discusses the key opportunities and trends for credit card companies in Asia Pacific.
Pork and chicken will join beef on the menu of expensive meats as drought and US ethanol policy combine in a corn “disaster”, the head of the world’s largest pork producer has said. The FT reports.
Spain’s high government bond yields are right where they should be given the country’s inflation outlook, Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman at Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group told CNBC on Wednesday.
Nick Axford, Head of Research, Asia Pacific at CBRE says that Beijing's trying to encourage developers to build more mass-market homes, while clamping down on speculation in the high-end segment.
When Jakarta-based Saratoga Capital sought to raise $400 million for its new private equity fund in recent months, investors generously offered $1.3 billion instead. Brazil has slowed dramatically, China continues to look weak despite interest rate and reserve requirement cuts, India’s growth has fallen to multiyear lows and Russia remains dependent on volatile oil prices for its prosperity.
This may not be the best time to look for a job, but in China employment prospects seem bright with multinational corporations (MNCs) looking to increase staff even as the global economic uncertainty forces firms across Asia to hold back, says a survey published Tuesday.
Last year, the Honduran Congress passed a constitutional amendment allowing for the creation of special development regions. In theory, they would function as semi-autonomous city-states with their own governing charters and a degree of foreign oversight, the global Post reports.
The euro is hovering near multi-year lows against the U.S. dollar and the Japanese yen as a slew of negative news cements bearish sentiment towards the single currency, but analysts tell CNBC there are signs of resilience in the euro and a collapse is unlikely.
Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist, Global Markets Research, Deutsche Bank AG says investors will have to wait until September for China's economy to respond to measures taken to boost growth.
Aninda Mitra, Head of Southeast Asia Economics at ANZ highlights the strengths of the Southeast Asian markets. He thinks near term risks to the region's currencies will come from financial volatility in global capital flows.
Tuesday's trading in the Chinese market may be affected by the July HSBC flash PMI data, the earliest monthly indicator of China's industrial activity, due out at 10:30 Beijing time, and growing worries about the euro zone.
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.