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Ned Cloonan, Ned Cloonan Associates president & CEO, discusses how to make it big in China and why it's not for everyone, with Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow.
With a drier-than-hoped monsoon season, power outages threatening to cripple large parts of the economy, high interest rates and inflation, India’s growth story has faltered this year.
July PMI data may sway the direction of trading on Wednesday.
As European banks continue to pull back in Asia, reeling under the debt crisis back home, regional banks are filling in the gap by buying their assets and increasing lending, say analysts.
Ritesh Maheshwari, MD, Financial Services Ratings for Asia-Pacific, Standard & Poor's discusses how Asia Pacific banks are expanding their presence in the region.
David Marshall, Senior Analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials, CreditSights says that the level of loan losses are low for Japanese banks but earnings are volatile due to huge bond investments.
Concerns about a regulatory clean-up of junk stocks and doubts over whether the economy has bottomed out may continue to dog trading in China on Tuesday.
As Apple and Samsung Electronics head to the courts in the United States on Monday in a technology-patent trial that has a lot at stake for both firms, one intellectual property expert tells CNBC that Apple is in a stronger position than its Asian rival.
Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, President of the Singapore Exchange says asset classes in ASEAN have done well and increasing interest in the region is good for the SGX.
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.
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Manoj Menon, Partner & MD at Frost and Sullivan, discusses his expectations for Sony and Panasonic which are due to release their first quarter earnings on late Thursday.
Ahead of Friday's U.S. nonfarm payrolls, Selena Ling, Head, Treasury Research & Strategy at OCBC Bank, gives her estimates for the number of jobs that the U.S. added to its economy in June.
Jim Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, discusses whether Argentina's second default on its sovereign debt will have a contagion effect on global financial markets.