May 22, 2015 at 07:53 | Source: Reuters
Fed Chair Janet Yellen, who on Friday will talk about the economy's prospects, is expected to acknowledge the recent sluggishness, including near stagnant performance in the first few months of the year.
May 21, 2015 at 08:30 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Hartmut Issel, Head of Equity & Credit- Asia Pacific, UBS, believes there isnt enough data for the US Federal Reserve to hike rates in June.
May 21, 2015 at 07:53 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Japan's Nikkei is trading at the highest level since end-June 2000, which is a 15 year high, while Koreas Kospi has come off from the three-week closing high that was witnessed on Wednesday. The Taiwanese index is the big underperformer today.
May 19, 2015 at 09:11 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Ruchir Sharma of Morgan Stanley says any big debt bubble takes about four to five years to heal, but that hasnt been the case with the US.
May 15, 2015 at 12:29 | Source: Reuters
Malaysia's ringgit hovered near a two-week high as the economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the first quarter and its current account surplus almost doubled.
May 14, 2015 at 10:41 | Source: Reuters
China, the world's top energy consumer, saw its economy losing more steam in April despite easier monetary policy, while Europe's largest economy, Germany, slowed in the first quarter. In the United States, retail sales were flat in April, dampening hopes of a sharp rebound in growth in the second quarter.
May 14, 2015 at 07:43 | Source: CNBC
Asian equities opened mixed on Thursday, mirroring the finish on Wall Street amid fresh worries over the state of the US economy.
May 10, 2015 at 13:46 | Source: Reuters
The 19-member currency union has been a millstone around the global economy's neck ever since the financial crisis spawned a sovereign debt crisis particular to Europe.
May 09, 2015 at 15:26 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Any hike in interest rates will further make dollar stronger, thereby affecting US economy negatively. This is something Fed would not be comfortable with.
May 09, 2015 at 14:32 | Source: CNBC-TV18
But the long crude has resulted in short India. Jim O'Neill sees more selling of Indian equities. According to him, to really get the Indian market rallying again, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team have got to deliver more specific things on some of the big reform challenges