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Private consumption, the bedrock of India's economy, shows signs of weakening. And that poses a threat to the country's fledgling recovery, economists say.
Borje Ekholm, CEO of Swedish investment company, Investor AB, tells CNBC that Europe remains in very poor economic conditions and uncertainty in Asia is profound.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on April 23, Tuesday.
Copper prices could fall a further 13 percent to $6,000 per metric ton in the third quarter, on weakening China demand, one analyst says.
Levels of deadly pollutants up to 40 times the recommended exposure limit in Beijing and other cities have struck fear into parents. The New York Times reports.
A $2.6 billion acquisition of U.S. movie theater chain AMC seems to be just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the expansion of China's Dalian Wanda Group, controlled by the country's second richest man.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer says the data coming out of China including the HSBC flash PMI, is quite decent and he wouldn't panic.
China's weak PMI reading puts the nation's recovery in question as economists recalibrate growth projections lower for the economy.
An outbreak of bird flu in China and recent images of dead pigs floating in rivers have hit demand for chicken and pork and that's likely to curb inflation in the months ahead, analysts say.
The yen, which has been falling for five months, is within striking distance of the psychological 100-level against the dollar. So what could trigger a break through the key barrier?
Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia at BNP Paribas Wealth Management tells CNBC's Cash Flow which markets he likes in Asia.
Growth in China's vast factory sector dipped in April as new export orders shrank, a preliminary survey of factory managers showed, suggesting the world's second-largest still faces headwinds into the second quarter.
David Robson, Executive Chairman and President at Tethys Petroleum talks about the company's new joint operating project with Total and China National Petroleum Corporation in Tajikistan.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura, discusses which Asian economies stand to win and lose from a sustained drop in commodity prices.
"The market is not being irrational with Apple today," one money manager says. "The market was being irrational with Apple last year, when they kept taking the stock price higher."
After Japan's "lost decade" you might be surprised to hear that some Chinese entrepreneurs are suggesting that China has just come out of its own "lost decade".
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as political concerns in Italy softened after its President agreed to stay for another term.
With the yen just a whisker away from the key $100 level on Monday, one analyst said that ultra-loose monetary policy has won over the G-20.
The recent fall in gold prices reflects a loss of faith in quantitative easing measures by central banks in the West, says one strategist.
A second suspect was arrested Monday in the rape of a 5-year-old girl who New Delhi police say was left for dead in a locked room, a case that has brought a new wave of protests. The Associated Press reports.
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Simon Grose-hodge, Head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank Singapore, remains overweight on developed markets as the U.S. and Europe are showing signs of recovery.
Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, expects U.S. firms to report 8 percent growth for 2014, but warns of risks from the recent winter freeze.
David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, expects the Bank of Japan to unleash more stimulus ahead, which will spur further yen weakness.