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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.
The U.S. will make little progress tackling high unemployment before 2014 unless the Federal Reserve eases policy further, one of the central bank’s leading officials has warned in the run-up to a meeting next week where the option of “QE3” will be on the table. The FT reports.
Jimmy Koh, Head of Research and Investor Relations, UOB says that investors are looking for safe havens despite low returns.
A slowdown in the broader Chinese economy hasn’t had an impact on the advertising market, WPP Group CEO Sir Martin Sorrell, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Friday.
Sales of new models costing more than $75,000 have slowed down.
Singapore's residential market has rebounded by almost 50% in the last two years, but it could be headed for a perfect storm in a couple of years if all the ingredients like falling demand, more supply and higher interest rates kick in together.
The Chinese market has gained for three consecutive sessions, despite the fact that the benchmark index is still trading near six-month lows.
There are plenty of investors and analysts who are optimistic. After three straight months of outflows, emerging market equity funds tracked by EPFR Global attracted more than $700m of investments in the first two weeks of July, reports the Financail Times.
A.S. Thiyaga Rajan, MD at Aquarius Investment Advisors says that India could grow at about 8% if it boosts infrastructure investment.
Alex Feldman, President at the US-ASEAN Business Council says that there are a lot of opportunities in Myanmar but it's going to take a while before big U.S. firms make major investments there.
Mansoor Mohi-uddin, Chief Currency Strategist, UBS Investment Bank says the bank is sticking to its forecast of 1.15 for the euro.
CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.
In a testament to its power as symbol of status and wealth, the high-end handbag gets its own museum in a bag-shaped temple in Seoul.
Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses Japan's fourth-quarter economic growth data for 2013, which saw a disappointing on-year growth of 0.7 percent.
Louis Kuijs, Chief China Economist at RBS, attributed worse-than expectations Chinese trade data for February to over-invoicing issues and Chinese new year distortion effects.
Ruling out possibilities of a technical failure, Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Analysis at Teal Group, says missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 may be caused by 'human events'.