FAR from Paris, global investors fret about the risk across asset classes of anti-European Union (EU) candidate Marine Le Pen winning France's presidential election. Yet the country's...

THE last month was rather muted in global markets, as they digested the big moves in December and January while awaiting clarity on fiscal and monetary policy in the United States. Global equities,...

THE long running soap opera centring around whether the eurozone will break up is now into its eighth year! In 2015 all the focus was on the latest Greek tantrum and last year the big fear was that...

BOND billionaire Jeffrey Gundlach says Japanese stocks are cheap. A lot of investors are starting to agree.

THE week-long event in Beijing brought together 3,000 delegates to the National People's Congress. It is also the occasion for the release of China's projected growth targets for the coming...

COUNTRY Garden Holdings Co Ltd said on Friday it has shut some China showrooms that promote its Malaysian Forest City development to adapt to stricter foreign exchange policies and as it looks to...

IN 2016, Hefei, a manufacturing hub of about eight million people in China's east, was one of the world's hottest property markets and a prime target for price curbs designed to knock...

FREDDIE Mac is considering backing loans that finance single-family rental homes for the first time, mirroring a controversial transaction that Fannie Mae disclosed in January, according to people...

HOME prices in 31 per cent of the UK's local authority districts have risen more than the total average salary of workers in the area over the past two years, according to Halifax...

CONSTRUCTION companies from around the world have expressed interest in operating in Peru after a vast graft scandal ensnared some of the country's biggest builders, the finance minister said on...