NEW YORK— A $29 billion infusion into the city's transportation network, brokered during a political fight that threatened commuters, likely will still leave the nation's largest regional transportation network lagging behind modern systems across the globe but will provide repairs and upgrades needed to keep pace with booming ridership, transit...» Read More
Indonesia is seeking investors for $9 billion worth of water, road, air and seaport projects in what will be a litmus test of Southeast Asian countries' ability to seize on ripe financial conditions to upgrade decrepit infrastructure.
Cesar Purisima, finance secretary of the Philippines, tells CNBC that the country's credit rating upgrade by Fitch is a "landmark achievement" and says the government will now focus more on infrastructure, fiscal strength and opening up the economy to the rest of the world.
Ed Balls, shadow chancellor, Labour Party, says the UK economy has flatlined and the budget should have gone further on housing and infrastructure investment.
A new report gives U.S. infrastructure a D+, which is actually a slight improvement from its grade in 2009. Former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA) provides perspective.
When it comes to maintaining and investing in infrastructure, America is seeing some progress, but still not making the grade.
Andrew Charlesworth, fund manager at JLIF discusses his company's results and the government's support for infrastructure, which he hopes to see reaffirmed in the coming Budget.
Eric Spiegel, Siemens U.S. president & CEO, discusses investing in infrastructure and manufacturing trends in the U.S., with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at Midas in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment after shares rose over 4% on announcements of government restructuring and urbanization in China.
Tao Wang, Head of China Economic Research at UBS Securities expects China CPI to slip below 3% in March. She believes government restructuring should pave the way for infrastructure investment.
James Chanos, Kynikos Associates, shares his views on the outlook on China, and why investors should avoid anything having to do with the Chinese property markets. (0:57)
President of the Brazilian Development Bank Luciano Coutinho, offers insight on how Brazil is funding infrastructure projects.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest in Washington where President Obama is speaking out on Republicans and tax reform.
President Obama wants to spend another $50 billion on repairs to our infrastructure. Discussing whether this is necessary, with David Hartgen; Reason Foundation; and CNBC Contributors Keith Boykin and Jim Pethokoukis.
Prashant Sawant, convertible bond specialist at KNG Securities, tells CNBC infrastructure is a key challenge for India, and an opportunity for the U.K.
James P Walsh, senior economist Asia Pacific department at the IMF, emphasizes the importance of infrastructure investments to stimulate growth.
Authorities in Indonesia are reevaluating the use of speed bumps after local clerics demanded the traffic measure be considered 'haram,' i.e. forbidden. The Global Post reports.
Ahead of Prologis' REIT listing in Tokyo, CEO Hamid Moghadam tells CNBC how Japan's long-term fundamentals & the 'Abenomics' impact helped lift growth.
Infrastructure expert Barry Lepatner, founder of Lepatner & Associates, offers insight on the costs of America's bridges and roads.
Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners, weighs in on where investors should be looking to place their money after the President's State of the Union address.
As Leighton Holdings returns to profit in 2012, CEO Hamish Tyrwhitt tells CNBC why Australia's mining slowdown doesn't bother the firm thanks to rising commodity and infrastructure demand in Asia.