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Francis Lun, managing director at Lyncean Holdings, joined CNBC to discuss China's yuan bill.
Many Asian stocks are trading at cheaper valuations than during the last financial crisis in 2008, according to one fund manager, who says now’s a great time to buy.
Mathew Kaleel, co-founder and portfolio manager at H3 Global Advisors, talks about why investing in Asian equities amidst the global debt crisis is risky.
Global banking regulators will press ahead with the first worldwide effort to force banks to hold more liquid assets and cut back the industry’s reliance on short-term funding, despite complaints that the rule changes could damage the broader economy, the new chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has warned. The FT reports.
The uncertain economic climate has dimmed job prospects for the rest of the year and going forward into 2012, with investment banks especially vulnerable to cuts, Guy Day, CEO of recruitment firm Ambition told CNBC.
It must be quite interesting be in Mr. Wen Jiabao’s shoes at the moment. The Premier of the globe’s second largest economy is living in a world that seems to be on the brink of a recession due to sovereign debt crisis in Europe and lack of recovery in the US.
Fears of an economic slowdown in China have fuelled a trading surge in instruments that insure investors against sovereign bond defaults, making the country a new focal point for the widely used financial products.
Under the new partnership between GM and RelayRides, people who own a Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac can immediately make their car eligible for RelayRide rental.
Rajat Nag, Director General at the Asian Development Bank, discussed with CNBC how weak external demand from key trading partners had decreased developing Asia's growth prospects.
The World Health Organization recently released a report on air quality in countries around the globe, on which we based a list of the ten most polluted countries.
As I headed out to California for a sneak peak at the Tesla plant and the beta version of its upcoming Model S electric sedan, I found myself asking one question over and over: Are the people bullish on Tesla buying into fools gold?
During the debt-ceiling debacle, Washington pushed the U.S. economy close to an abyss. Now it is risking US-Chinese relations.
Explaining why free trade deals open up economies and create billions of dollars in exports, therefore creating jobs in the U.S., with Rebecca Blank, acting Commerce Secretary.
After months of hearing auto executives and consultants tell us that sales would pick up in the last third of the year, it appears the late summer surge has finally kicked in. Relax, we're still a long ways from the glory days of auto sales, but September is encouraging.
A look at why concerns over whether China could be slowing is the "real elephant in the investment room," with Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott.
"Asia has been the growth engine over the last few years, but Asia borrows a lot of money from the European banks; it is around 50 percent from them. So if the European banks stop lending to the Asian economies, then you are going to have a synchronized slow-down," Simon Bond, private client advisor at RBS Morgans, told CNBC.
Small amounts of plutonium believed to have escaped from Japan’s tsunami-crippled nuclear plant have been detected in soil more than 40km away, say government researchers, a finding that will fuel already widespread fears about radiation risk. The FT reports.
After years of trying, Congress is taking another stab at retaliating against what many see as Chinese manipulation of its currency to make its exports to the United States cheaper and U.S. goods more expensive in China.
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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.