Despite the Christmas holiday approaching, investors still have plenty to mull over.
A flurry of acquisitions of coal assets by Japanese firms signals that some trading houses are betting the coal market is bottoming out.
Christmas Eve is the romantic dinner event for Japanese couples, but it highlights two major problems: low wages and low birth rates.
Japanese cities are the top destinations for Asia-Pacific travelers next year, Hotels.com told CNBC.
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Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie Funds Group, explains why he's viewing the rally in China with caution and outlines the opportunities in Macau's gaming shares.
Mike Harrowell, Director of Resources Research at BBY, says oil prices could fall to $15-20 a barrel unless Saudi Arabia cuts output to restore market balance.
Joe Magyer, Senior Advisor at The Motley Fool, says markets should be concerned with the collective fall in commodity prices, which could be reflecting a weakening world economy.