Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani is an Assistant Producer for CNBC.com. She joined the website in 2011 and her role involves creating slideshows for the Asia-Pacific region, as well as writing investment and feature stories. Prior to joining CNBC, Rajeshni worked as Web Journalist for Canadian news channel CP24 in Toronto, and as an Associate Producer for Ninemsn.com in Sydney, Australia. Rajeshni holds a BA in English from the University of Toronto and MA in Media Practice from the University of Sydney.
Despite concerns about global inflation, Victor Shvets, managing director and head of research and strategy at Samsung Securities Asia, says deflationary pressures are on the rise due to the deleveraging of the private sector.
As Australian miners take a hit on the markets from the unveiling of the country’s carbon tax plan, one analyst says now is the time to buy shares of mining heavyweights Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.
Japanese stocks rallied on Monday with the Nikkei hitting 10,000 points for the first time in two months after better than expected U.S. manufacturing data, and according to one analyst, large-cap Japanese stocks are still cheap and will rally even further as the U.S. economy recovers.
As Greece stands on the cusp of another bailout, one analyst says the fix is likely to be only temporary and he expects other Euro-zone countries to also require new rounds of funding. He believes the region's economic uncertainty will further weaken the Euro and boost gold prices.
A decision last week by the International Energy Agency (IEA) to release an additional 60 million barrels of oil into the market should be considered quantitative “teasing” than easing, because the move is short-lived, says one analyst.
Italian fashion house Prada posted small gains on its trading debut in Hong Kong on Friday, and one analyst says he wouldn’t buy its shares right now because the retailer simply doesn’t have the same level of recognition in China as other luxury brands.
Australia’s leisure industry is being buffeted from two sides because of a strong currency, as domestic travelers head abroad for cheaper holidays, and international travelers find Australia more expensive to visit.