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Most China crash predictions are looking at the wrong scenario, said Michael Buchanan, head of strategy at Singapore wealth fund Temasek.
With bond yields globally in the dumps, Singapore's wealth fund GIC is looking at unconventional sources for fixed income returns.
Li Ka-shing plans to retire as CK Hutchison chairman, the WSJ reported on Tuesday, citing people briefed by the storied businessman.
Central banks have long used inflation to set policy, but some analysts wonder if Asia’s policy makers should have bigger fish to fry.
The Coast Guard said no threat was found aboard a container ship at the Port of Charleston after an hours-long investigation.
The FBI's Mueller is seeking interviews with three high-ranking intelligence names, suggesting a probe of Trump’s actions, the NYT reported.
Singapore's residential property prices are sending mixed signals, but analysts are pointing to some encouraging signs of a recovery.
Uber board member David Bonderman, who spurred outrage after making a sexist remark at a staff meeting, has resigned on Tuesday.
U.S. authorities are probing the $2.2 billion purchase of U.S. energy company Coastal Energy, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The Saudi-led effort to isolate Qatar won't impact the price of oil much, Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy, Khalid A. Al-Falih, told CNBC.
Pop Up Start Up candidate Connor Rafferty visits successful barber Brent Pankhurst to find out why his product should say exactly what it does on the tin.
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Pop Up Start Up candidate and trainee barber, Connor Rafferty wants a cut of the multi-billion dollar male grooming sector, but can he convince the judges his idea for dry shampoo will clean-up the competition.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised the Trump administration's tough stance on North Korea as he warned of growing threats from the rogue nation on Monday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his country would continue pushing for a trans-Pacific trade deal, but he hoped the U.S. would rejoin the pact.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he believes a tighter labor market will spur higher wage growth in his country.
Despite having carved out a career in Chinese real estate, Zhang Xin's most formative years were spent in the U.K.
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In the latest episode of "The Brave Ones", CNBC sits down with Zhang Xin, the CEO of Soho China - the largest prime office real-estate developer in the country.