A Russian ban on farm and dairy imports has sent dairy prices spiraling, but the Fonterra's CEO expects conditions to normalize by March.» Read More
Physical demand for gold from Asian consumers may be showing some modest signs of stabilization but the buying interest so common at this time of year during religious festivals and the wedding season still won't be strong enough to lift prices above $1,800 an ounce, strategists said.
The world is rapidly aging. A whopping two billion people will be 60 years and older by 2050, more than triple the number in 2000.
New data reveal a staggering increase in billionaires’ wealth as a percentage of national income in India to a whopping 22 percent in 2008.
Japan's second largest automaker says it is "realistic" to expect the company to cut its forecasts for the full year when it reports earnings next week, its chief executive Carlos Ghosn told CNBC.
These pros say emerging market currencies are the place to be - if you're picky.
Hong Kong’s latest round of property measures to curb speculation by foreign buyers is likely to have a minimal impact on cooling sky-high prices in the island-state, say experts, with tight supply conditions and demand from local homebuyers preventing any large declines in home values.
The Bank of Japan is tipped to ease monetary policy on Tuesday by expanding its asset-purchase program for a second straight month and analysts reckon it won’t be the last time either as the central bank ramps up its efforts to prop up a weak economy.
Ashish Goyal, Chief Investment Officer, Asia and Global Emerging Market Equities at Eastspring Investments, says strong economic growth and attractive valuations are the main reasons he is bullish on Asian equities over the next 10 years.
Raymond Yeung, Senior Economist, Greater China, ANZ says as a result of the city's new cooling measures, clients are more likely to hold onto properties rather than sell to provide the market with supply.
Global private equity firms are fast stepping up their focus on Southeast Asia, a region that boasts high growth, favorable demographics and rising consumer affluence.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital says Beijing might unleash only a small stimulus. He adds their policy tuning approach has effectively saved China from a hard landing.
Bertelsmann and Pearson are in talks about combining their publishing divisions, Random House and Penguin, to create a global market leader in response to the strategic challenges of the fast-growing ebook business. The FT reports.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital says South Korea's small third-quarter gain is still good news since it means the country is avoiding a recession.
What’s been showing up in this quarter’s earnings reports should now show up in Friday’s third quarter gross domestic product release: Corporate America is worried, and its move to the sidelines is slowing down the economy.
Gold prices have fallen 5 percent in the space of just over two weeks on prospects for weak global growth and inflation, and commodity experts tell CNBC that with no major catalyst to drive prices back up, gold bulls targeting $2000 an ounce by year-end are in for a major let down.
Japanese companies, bearing the brunt of the economic fallout from a territorial dispute between China and Japan, appear to be heeding one message from the spat: adapt now or pay the price of a dispute that looks likely to rumble on for some time.
Andrew Rickards, CEO, Yoma Strategic Holdings says that there's a lot of scope to invest in Myanmar as the country makes its investment rules clearer.
Its youthful population that gives it a competitive edge over regional peers China and Japan and setting it apart from countries across the world.
There is a silver lining to Japan’s aging problem - the country’s elderly have emerged as big spenders, even as others tighten their purse strings.
China, the manufacturing hub of the world, is under threat of losing that title as its population ages fast leading to a huge labor shortfall.
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There is room for renewed strength in sterling thus investors should short the euro against the British currency, says Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading, Asia at Nordea Markets.
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