Deepanshu Bagchee is Managing Digital Editor for CNBC International, overseeing digital teams in London and Singapore. Most recently he was Supervising Digital Editor for CNBC Asia based in Singapore. Previously, he worked as a producer for Bloomberg TV in New York and as an anchor and reporter for CNBC's affiliate CNBC-TV18 in India. He holds an MBA from INSEAD business school in France and an MA in International Journalism from Cardiff University, UK.
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The International Monetary Fund finds itself front-and-center in dealing with Europe’s debt crisis, urging banks to recapitalize and policymakers to begin to aggressively address the problem. In Asia, however, the Fund finds itself in a completely different role, limited to monitoring and consulting with economies that seem relatively sheltered—at least for now—from the global crisis.
Mongolia’s gross domestic product (GDP) per capita is on target to hit $5,000 by the end of 2012 from $2,470 currently, the country’s Vice Finance Minister, Ganhuyag Chuluun Hutagt told CNBC.
The chief executive of the world’s second-largest gold miner, Newmont says the company may consider a share buyback if the divergence between gold prices and the company’s stock persists.
A former senior executive of a Chinese company that listed on the Nasdaq in 2005 says investors need to stay wary of new initial public offerings (IPOs) from the mainland, because many firms keep multiple sets of books.
Major Asian stock markets dropped between 2 and 3 percent on Monday after the resignation of European Central Bank’s de facto chief economist Juergen Stark heightened uncertainty for investors. A number of analysts and investors told CNBC they forecast a further global selloff given a lack of clear policy solutions from Europe.
The current liquidity support measures being used by the European Union to stem the region's banking and sovereign debt crisis won't be enough, World Bank President Robert Zoellick told CNBC in an interview on Tuesday.
The growing tension between China, Vietnam and the Philippines in the South China Sea could lead to a miscalculation and further escalation between the parties, a former advisor to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney warned on Friday.