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With talk of QE tapering still reverberating in emerging markets, Jeffrey Halley, senior manager of foreign exchange trading at Saxo Capital Markets, advises investors on how to play it smart.
Resource-rich Mongolia heads to the polling booths on Wednesday. The Presidential election arena will see a bureaucrat battle against a famous wrestling champion and the country's first ever female candidate.
Market veterans Marc Faber and Jim O'Neill — known as Dr. Doom and Mr. BRIC respectively — posted opposite views when asked if the Chinese liquidity crunch was real.
CNBC's Louisa Bojesen reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks recover some of the previous day's sharp losses prompted by fears of a credit squeeze in China and potential "tapering" by the U.S. Fed.
Less than a week after talk of tapering of U.S. monetary stimulus rattled markets, worries about a credit crunch in China suggest risk appetite may take time to return.
As the PBOC acts forcefully to tame abuse of easy liquidity, Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura discusses the merits and pitfalls of investing in China.
Indonesia's president has apologized for the forest fires that have blanketed Singapore and Malaysia with thick smog in Southeast Asia's worst air pollution crisis in 16 years.
Leland Miller, President, CBB International warns of disparities in government data and on the ground reality when it comes to recent concerns over China's credit system.
Japan's public pension fund of $1.1 trillion may start buying real estate to boost returns in a move that could involve tens of billions pouring into cities such as London and Paris, property consultant CBRE said.
CNBC's Louisa Bojesen and Eunice Yoon report on all the market moving events from Asia and Europe.
Maria Pinelli, global strategic growth markets leader at Ernst & Young, tells CNBC that the global IPO activity for this quarter is looking really strong, being driven by mega deals, the US and Asia.
Clay Carter, Head of International Equities at Perennial Investment Partners tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks the volatility in Asian currencies is a good chance to enter the market.
Jay Bavisi, president and CEO of EC Council says "snooping around" is not new, but the expanding arena of cybercrime is redefining modern warfare.
Russia's Rosneft agreed to double oil supplies China, in a deal it valued at $270 billion, as the Kremlin energy champion shifts its focus to Asia from Europe.
Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management, and Larry Kantor, Barclays, discuss yesterday's sell-off and the investment environment following Bernanke's statement on Wednesday.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera explains SHIBOR, the Shanghai Interbank Offered Rate, and why it has been rising of late. It was one of the things that drove the market down yesterday.
Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates (Prudential Financial), and Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, both believe the economy will continue to get better. "The U.S. stock market is the best asset class in the world right now," says Keon.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah & Ross Westgate report on all the market moving events from Asia and Europe, including a Nikkei rally, interbank lending in China, and a Euroean bounce back after a heavy sell-off.
In a country that prides itself on providing a high quality of life, the thick blanket of haze that has descended upon Singapore has become a major disruption to residents.
From posting images of landmarks wearing gas masks to wacky tweets on how to handle Singapore's worst air quality problem, residents keep it light-hearted.
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John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Managing Partner at Inflexionpoint, expects Alibaba to push on with its buying spree after listing in the U.S.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says mixed economic data from China could weigh on the Australian dollar.
Bruno Verstraete, Partner at Lakefield Partners, doesn't think cash can act as a safety buffer against market volatility and geopolitical tension.