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CNBC's Ross Westgate reports European shares drifted lower as worries about the global outlook; a heavy sell-off in commodities; and two explosions at the Boston Marathon prompted investors to avoid risk.
The recent plunge in gold prices could be a silver lining for this Asian country, which is the largest consumer of the precious metal. Find out why.
Japan and Australia led gains as Asian indices ended mixed on Wednesday.
It is clear why Iceland is interested in China: the Arctic nation’s prime minister is currently in Beijing to sign a free trade agreement that will boost Icelandic fish exports more than somewhat.
Gold prices have fallen sharply and quickly, slumping 15 percent within the space of a few days as bearish sentiment towards the precious metal grows. The question now is just how far can gold prices slide?
Aadil Ebrahim, Managing Director at Bowen Asia gives us his predictions on the trades which stand out, and discusses what Chinese companies to invest in.
Richard Tanter, Professor in the School of Political and Social Studies at the University of Melbourne, says North Korea's provocative approach is hindering the process of negotiating peace in the region.
Tony Nash, Managing Director of IHS, speaks about the state of the global economy and what impact the Boston marathon bombings along with weak data from U.S. & China will have on investor sentiment.
North Korea issued new threats against South Korea on Tuesday, vowing "sledge-hammer blows" of retaliation if South Korea did not apologize for anti-North Korean protests.
Gold prices continued to plummet Monday on Cyprus selling concerns, Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets moved lower by an unexpected slowdown in China. And, CNBC's Eunice Yoon breaks down the disappointing data on China's gross domestic product, which grew an annual 7.7 percent in the first quarter, below the expected 8 percent level.
India's key inflation gauge eased to below 6 percent in March for the first time since 2009, a sign that the days of stubborn inflationary pressures may finally be behind Asia's third largest economy, said economists.
Asian stock markets pared back some of their losses on Tuesday, after they were initially hurt by a sharp sell-off in commodities and concerns about the outlook for growth in the world's biggest two economies.
China's disappointing first quarter economic growth is leading to a loss of confidence in the outlook for the world's second largest economy.
Malaysia needs put an end to cronyism and support market reforms, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim told CNBC on Monday.
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners says credit growth in China is simply too high to be sustainable.
Philip Parker, CIO at Parker Asset Management says this is a good time for investors to start getting back into the diversified miners. He says their exposure to Asian growth is a big draw and he prefers BHP Billiton over Rio Tinto.
The World Bank on Monday scaled back slightly its 2013 growth forecasts for developing East Asia and warned about possible over-heating in the region's larger economies.
Easing growth in China and pessimism about the U.S. recovery after a surprise 0.4 percent contraction in retail sales last month are likely to push oil prices lower, according to CNBC's latest survey.
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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 while emerging markets like China is seeing a slowdown.
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, explains why he expects the dollar-yen currency pair to head up towards 110 in the coming 6 months.