Live blog: Robert Shiller on why it's time to buy oil
Mar 26, 2015Oil as an investment has "done alright" over the years and with prices bottoming out, it may be time to buy, Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller told CNBC on Thursday."People as a whole underestimate the importance of commodities in their portfolio. They [commodities] have historically been a good investment, and they're also very uncorrelated with other investments," he said at the sidelines of the 18th annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong.Follow our live blog for the instant access, on-the-ground chatter and highlights from the conference throughout the week
Asian Investment Conference covers (Day 3)
Mar 24, 2015 - 8:34 PM EDTWe are in day three of the Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong. Keynote speakers today include Former Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher and Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung. Follow our live blog for all the latest developments and chatter on the ground.
Live blog: Richard Fisher says time for Fed to act
Mar 24, 2015Former Dallas Fed governor Richard Fisher told CNBC Tuesday that the U.S. economy is in a "sweetspot" and it's important for Fed policymakers "to begin the process of normalization" in rates. Fisher was speaking on the sidelines of the week-long 18th annual Credit Suisse Investment Conference currently being held in Hong Kong. Follow our live blog for the instant access, on-the-ground chatter and highlights from the conference throughout the week.
Live blog: Investment community remembers LKY
Mar 24, 2015The 18th annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference got under way in Hong Kong on Monday, with business luminaries paying tribute to Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew who passed away early in the morning at age 91. Jose Manuel Barroso, former president of the European Commission, hailed the late Lee as a "great statesman" while Indonesia Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro said the Singapore patriarch will be best remembered for his emphasis on governance which serves as an example to neighboring Southeast Asian nations. Follow our live blog for all the highlights from the event.
Asian Investment Conference 2015 kicks off
Mar 22, 2015Some of the financial world's most prominent names have descended on Hong Kong this week, as the weeklong Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference (AIC) gets under way.Fed member Richard Fisher, Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung and winner of Nobel Laureate in Economics Robert Shiller will be among the keynote speakers at the event. Follow our live blog for the instant access, on-the-ground chatter and highlights from the conference throughout the week (mobile users click here):
Asian Investment Conference 2015
Mar 20, 2015 - 3:38 AM EDTSome of the financial world's most prominent names will descend on Hong Kong next week, to attend the weeklong Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference. Former Fed member Richard Fisher, Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung and winner of Nobel Laureate in Economics Robert Shiller will be among the keynote speakers at the event. Follow our live blog for the instant access, on-the-ground chatter and highlights from the conference throughout the week.
ECB meeting March 5, 2015
Mar 5, 2015Markets are busy digesting a press conference from Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), after he gave more details on the euro zone's quantitative easing program (QE).
Davos day 3: Saudi succession in focus
Jan 23, 2015CNBC has another greater line-up of guests from the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Big names include the CEOs of Cisco and Ericsson, as well as the finance ministers of the U.K., Germany and Spain. Stick with us throughout the day as we cover breaking news and reaction from Davos and beyond.
Davos day 2: ECB stimulus in focus
Jan 22, 2015Policymaking is set to dominate the second day of Davos, with the European Central Bank's latest monetary policy decision due to be announced.
ECB and Bank of England Decision Day
Nov 6, 2014All eyes are on London and Frankfurt to see what interest rate and monetary policy decisions the Bank of England and the European Central Bank make.
European bank stress tests
Oct 26, 2014CNBC gives you the latest news and analysis as the results of Europe's bank stress tests are revealed.
Turbulent markets: Europe rebounds, Asia off lows
Oct 16, 2014 - 6:19 AM EDTGlobal stock markets remained jittery on Thursday, with Asia equities selling off, albeit off the lows of the day.But European stocks opened higher, shaking off Wednesday's nasty session.Concerns over the health of the European and U.S. economies, and fears over the spread of Ebola, roiled markets overnight, resulting in wild swings on Wall Street which saw the Dow Jones Industrial plummeting over 400 points at one point.
Hong Kong Protests Monday Deadline
Oct 5, 2014 - 7:50 PM EDTDemonstrators on the streets of Hong Kong are bracing for a police crackdown, after CY Leung, the territory's chief executive, warned that the government would take “all necessary actions” to secure order.
Devil's in the detail on ECB decision day
Oct 2, 2014The European Central Bank (ECB) left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, as expected following last month's unexpected cuts. Instead, ECB President Mario Draghi gave more details of the bank's asset-purchase plan - but some were left wanting more.
Live blog: HK protesters call off talks in wake of violence
Oct 1, 2014 - 5:30 AM EDTHong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has defied pro-democracy protesters' demands to resign, but agreed to hold talks with activists in a bid to defuse tensions.The embattled leader made the announcement in front of thousands of people who gathered in front of his office, minutes before ultimatum for him to quit expired at midnight on Friday.Leung has appointed Chief Secretary Carrie Lam to hold a meeting with students, who are protesting against Beijing's refusal to grant residents in the territory the full freedom to elect their next leader. No time frame was given.
Hong Kong protesters not backing down
Sep 30, 2014Protesters in Hong Kong showed no signs of backing down on Tuesday, continuing to block roads and paralyzing the heart of one of Asia's most important financial centers.Demonstrations are now into the fifth day as tens of thousands of protesters stocked up on supplies and erected barricades in signs they are preparing to stay put for the long haul.Meanwhile, there are fears riot police may push to clear the roads before the Chinese National Day on Wednesday. Fireworks scheduled for the day have already been canceled.Questions remain over what's Beijing's next move, as stunning images of riot police cracking down on demonstrators over the weekend has evoked memories of the 1989 bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown.
Hong Kong protests
Sep 29, 2014Thousands of democracy protestors continued to throng the streets of Hong Kong's central business district on Monday even as dramatic scenes of armed police firing tear gas and wielding batons unfolded over the weekend. This is the worst unrest since China took back control of the former British colony in 1997 as students and protestors denounced Beijing's decision to rule out fully democratic elections in 2017.
Alibaba: The biggest IPO in history
Mar 24, 2015 - 12:57 AM EDTThe Chinese e-commerce company is expected to raise nearly $22 billion when it debuts on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday morning.
Apple's big event: iPhone and iWatch?
Sep 9, 2014 - 10:10 AM EDTApple is holding one of the most anticipated events in its history, with expectations running high for new, larger iPhones and a wearable iWatch.
ECB and Bank of England rate decisions
Sep 4, 2014It's decision day at the European Central Bank (ECB), with some economists expecting President Mario Draghi to unveil further stimulus measures. The Bank of England will also announce its rate decision on Thursday, although no change is expected.
Aug 1, 2014Stocks on Wall Street tumbled on Thursday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 posting their first monthly drop since January, as a combination of Russia tensions, Argentina default and weak U.S. labor data spooked investors. Here's how global markets are unfolding on Friday.
MH17 update: Investors brace for more sanctions
Sep 16, 2014 - 1:19 PM EDTAfter days of global outrage over the handling of the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine, European Union (EU) foreign ministers met on Tuesday to discuss further sanctions against Russia.
Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine
Jul 18, 2014 - 1:12 AM EDTA Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, believed to have been brought down by a surface-to-air missile. There are no survivors on board MH17, a Boeing 777 jet, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur and carrying 298 people. It is still unclear who is responsible for the attack, with both sides in the Ukraine civil conflict accusing each other. Here are the latest developments.
ECB and BoE monetary policy decisions
Jun 5, 2014It's a big day for the European Central Bank (ECB), with President Mario Draghi widely expected to unveil stimulus measures to give the euro zone's sluggish economy a boost and halt a growth-sapping fall in prices. The Bank of England will also announce its rate decision.
SPIEF 2014: Putin takes center stage
May 23, 2014CNBC hosted a keynote address with Russian President Vladimir Putin today, as the corporate and political elite gathered for the second day of the St. Petersburg Economic Forum (SPIEF).
INDIA ELECTION RESULTS
May 16, 2014Election fever gripped India on Friday, as vote counting in the world's biggest democratic exercise in history got under way, delivering victory to the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and effectively handing the role of next prime minister to party leader Narendra Modi. Follow the breaking news, market movements and reaction below.
ECB and Bank of England rate decisions
May 8, 2014Both the Bank of England and European Central Bank opt to keep interest rates unchanged, although ECB President Mario Draghi stokes interest by hinting at policy action next month.
ECB decision: Latest news and analysis
Apr 3, 2014The European Central Bank (ECB) left rates unchanged on Thursday, but ECB President Mario Draghi managed to send the euro lower against the dollar - and take a swipe at the IMF. Here's how it played out:
UK budget: Updates, news and analysis
Nov 24, 2014Britain's Chancellor George Osborne revealed that the growth forecasts for the U.K.'s economy had been hiked for this year and next, as he presented his budget to parliament on Wednesday.
SXSW 2014: Edward Snowden Interview
Mar 10, 2014 - 11:00 AM EDTEdward Snowden, who leaked information about the National Security Agency's massive data surveillance program and then subsequently sought asylum in Russia, will appear via video conference at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference today. Joining him will be Christopher Soghoian, the principal technologist of the American Civil Liberties Union. The session is moderated by the ACLU's Ben Wizner.
ECB And Bank Of England Rate Decisions
Feb 6, 2014All eyes were on Europe's economies on Thursday, with both the Bank of England (BoE) and European Central Bank (ECB) announcing rate decisions. Follow the breaking news, market movements and reaction below:
Global market turmoil
Jun 20, 2014U.S. markets traded higher on Tuesday after the biggest hit in months, bucking a downward trend that saw Asia and Europe join emerging markets in the doldrums. See how the breaking news and market movements unfolded with the updates below.
Bernanke's Last Press Conference
Dec 18, 2013Fed Chair Ben Bernanke held his last press conference before handing over the reins early next year (presumably to nominee Janet Yellen). What does the taper mean for markets?
A big day for UK and euro zone
Dec 5, 2013It's been a busy Thursday for investors, with the U.K. Finance Minister's Autumn Statement on the state of the country’s economy, and rate decisions by both the Bank of England and the European Central Bank.
Janet Yellen Confirmation Hearing
Nov 14, 2013 - 8:30 AM EDTJanet Yellen testified Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee on her nomination to lead the Federal Reserve. Most observers came away from the hearing expecting Yellen to win confirmation.
The Twitter IPO
Nov 7, 2013 - 5:54 AM EDTGet all the latest updates of Twitter's first trading day on our live blog.
Nasdaq Outage - test
Nov 13, 2013On Friday just after 10:30aET, the Nasdaq halted trading on the NASDAQ Options Market (NOM), a secondary equity options market. NASDAQ OMX is investigating the issue.
Jamie Dimon Testimony
Oct 31, 2013Live commentary and analysis from CNBC on JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's testimony before a Senate committee in Washington.
Nov 1, 2013Live coverage of the first day of trading for the social media giant.