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Andre De Silva, Head of Asia Pacific Rates Research, HSBC says that China will come up with some form of easing in the next few weeks.
The latest electric car to be rated by the EPA is the Honda FIT EV. It has received the highest fuel economy rating ever, at 118 MPGe. That's greater than the Ford Focus Electric, Nissan LEAF and well above the Chevy Volt.
Trading in the Chinese market is likely to remain cautious ahead of key May industrial production data due for release on Saturday.
Despite market speculation that China’s central bank may cut interest rates soon, strategists in the region tell CNBC that such a move is unlikely as recent economic data do not point to a huge slowdown to warrant aggressive monetary easing.
Despite slowing growth momentum in China, demand for natural gas is expected to remain robust in Asia and will be enough to absorb the additional supply coming in from North America, several industry players told CNBC on the sidelines of the World Gas Conference in Kuala Lumpur.
Dambisa Moyo, author of "Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What it Means for the World," offers insight on China's race for resources in Africa, pointing out that commodity demand outstrips supply.
The China market may be due for more downside after the benchmark Shanghai Composite suffered its worst fall so far in 2012, losing 2.73 percent to 2308.55 on Monday.
Kevin Hewison, Visiting Professor at the Singapore Management University and Andrew Rickards, CEO, Yoma Strategic Holdings discuss Myanmar's prospects and challenges as the country opens its doors economically and politically.
The worsening outlook for the BRIC nations – Brazil, Russia, India and China – has put into question whether these leading emerging economies can continue to power global growth.
David Knox, CEO and MD of Santos says despite slowing growth in Asia, energy prices in the region will remain robust.
There are a lot of people who are rethinking their optimism about auto sales this year.
As Asia cools and Europe’s middling wealthy hunker down, the super-rich are expected to be the prime movers in the market for luxury goods.
This time, India may not be available to help revive an ailing global economy: The rupee is down, investment is down; inflation is up and so are deficits.
China stocks may see volatile trading on Thursday, ahead of PMI data due out Friday.
Stimulus measures by Beijing will provide just a temporary fix for China’s slowing economy and could derail the country’s long-term economic rebalancing plans, say experts.
Can technology might reduce urban blight? Business and civic leaders in Detroit certainly hope so.
The massive commodities boom of the past decade is at its tail end given the slowdown in one of the largest consumers, China, says Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
Richard Li has lodged an indicative bid for the south-east Asian businesses of ING’s $6bn Asian insurance operations, which the Dutch financial group is selling after taking government bailout cash during the financial crisis. The FT reports.
Whether it’s wealthy French or Americans fleeing the prospect of higher taxes or wealthy Russians and Chinese trying to escape political uncertainty, millionaires and billionaires around the world are migrating like never before, according to government statistics and relocation experts.
Following the impressive run in European stocks over the past 20 months, Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, says now may be the time for profit-taking.
A fall in short-term interest rates has fueled talk that China's central bank may be easing monetary policy. Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategy at SHK Private, explains why he doesn't think so.
Naomi Fink, CEO at Europacifica Consulting, explains the delicate balance which the Bank of Japan needs to strike for its currency to continue boosting exports while countering a record current account deficit.