Investors Watching France’s Economy Closely
Skittish investors have been looking at France with a wary eye for some time. The economy is slow but it is moving.
Get Ready for a World Economy Led by China
Do not underestimate the implications of China’s growth.
Shanghai Free Trade Zone Could Challenge Hong Kong
There is a lot of action following China’s approval of a free trade zone in Shanghai. While not all of it is good, opportunity lies ahead.
China's Growth Slowdown Is Not Temporary
Beijing's economic planners are in a bind, and the Party's latest attempt at reform will only stifle consumption and investment at least for the next two quarters. The long term outlook is no better.
Bernanke’s Bond Buy Cut Back Slices Into Mexico Market
As one of the hottest emerging market economies of the past few years, Mexico has been doing well—but the second largest economy in Latin America could be in for some hard times in months to come, thanks to its neighbor to the north.
The Threat Posed by a Declining China
An exploration of why China’s decline is likely to be a lot less peaceful than its rise.
China’s Own Luxury Brands Can’t Keep Up With Foreign Competition
The rise of the high-net-worth consumer in China has been a boon for luxury firms all over the world. But they're buying while traveling, not at home.
China to Push Growth at Home and Abroad
China spent a good part of 2012 battling an economic slowdown and accusations of political corruption, as well as preparing for the handover of power that comes once every ten years. But toward the end of the year, and after seven straight quarters of slowing, the Chinese economy once again...
Economy Seen as Debacle for Ruling Japanese Party
The upcoming Japanese election will mean that three of Asia’s four largest economies–Japan, China and South Korea–will have new leaders in 2013. South Korea will elect its new president on Dec. 19, and the winner will take office in February. And China officially replaced Hu Jintao as head of the...
New Chinese Leadership to Continue Economic Reforms: Hu Jintao
Opening a congress to mark a once-in-a-decade leadership change, President Hu Jintao of China said the country will continue to pursue a boost in domestic demand to spur its economy.