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Japan's parliament approved Haruhiko Kuroda as the Bank of Japan's next governor on Friday, setting the stage for the central bank to embark on more vigorous monetary easing once the new chief takes over next week.
Barry Stowe, CEO, Asia at Prudential talks about the company's growth strategy in Asia. He says the regional markets are growing so quickly that penetration rates fall sometimes.
Rapid development at the expense of China's natural environment has become a major cause for discontent in the world's second largest economy, but now the government is finally bowing to public outcry, says a leading environmentalist.
European shares traded higher on Thursday, ahead of a gathering of European Union leaders for a summit in Brussels, reports CNBC's Kelly Evans.
Despite Xi Jinping's signal to reform, many experts are skeptical if the son of a revolutionary hero will be able to push for radical change.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 14, Thursday.
Emerging markets appear to be losing out as investors pile into developed markets on hopes of better economic conditions.
The next major risk for investors is China's "colossal credit bubble, " Marc Faber, editor and publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report told CNBC on Thursday.
Xi Jinping is officially China's new president, ending a once-in-a-decade transition of power that began last November. Much has happened since then, highlighting the challenges the new leadership team now face.
The Philippine central bank has cleaned out its coffers over the past year, spending billions of pesos to shield its currency and economy from the impact of large inflows of foreign money.
McDonald's will give away more than a million breakfast McMuffins across China on Monday, a few days after Chinese state television airs its annual expose on corporate malpractice to mark World Consumer Rights Day.
China's parliament formally elected Xi Jinping as the country's new president on Thursday, putting the final seal of approval on a generational transition of power.
After a lackluster few years for the air cargo industry, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways told CNBC he expects a recovery in global demand to rejuvenate the flagging sector.
US presidents have long deployed their wives to broaden their appeal. Now Xi Jinping, China's incoming head of state, is getting in on the act. The Financial Times reports.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment sees Asia which has so far underperformed US markets year to date playing catch up soon as flows are seen shifting from the west to the east. Plus she says China's new leaders have economic growth, inflation on their mind and they will follow prudent policies to strike a balance.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, explains how China's tryst with aging population is starkly similar to the situation in Japan or South Korea.
China must stabilize inflation expectations, the head of the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday, vowing to vigilantly manage the risks of rising prices.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports global markets paused for a breath after hitting multi-year highs in recent days.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 13, Wednesday.
Years of inflation in Chinese wages and freight costs have chased several US manufacturers back home from China. Now a British food producer is delivering arguably the ultimate blow to the one-time factory of the world. The FT 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.