Friday, Nov 30


Ukraine bans Russian adult men from entering Ukraine


Ukraine has banned Russian adult men aged 16-60 years from entering Ukraine, the head of the border service Petro Tsygykal said in a televised meeting on Friday.

US 'could be entering Cold War with China' over trade, Yale economist warns

The U.S. and China could be in the early stages of a Cold War, veteran economist Stephen Roach told CNBC Friday, warning the global trade dispute is likely last for a "long, long time."

CNBC International Market Open Briefing


CNBC market reporters bring you the latest on the stock markets throughout the day as well as fast, accurate, and actionable business news.

Stocks set to open mixed as high-stakes G-20 puts trade in spotlight


U.S. stock futures showed a mixed picture on the final trading day of November, as investors turned their focus to an upcoming gathering of world leaders in Argentina.

European markets mixed as focus turns to the G-20 summit


European stocks hovered around the flatline on Friday morning, as key leaders congregated for a major event in Argentina.


Wilder and Fury's heavyweight matchup could open the door for a $100 million 'superfight'

The war of words between World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Deontay Wilder and British fighter Tyson Fury has been escalating in the build-up to the fight, with both men putting their perfect win records on the line.

US and China must strike a trade deal at G-20, analyst says


Michael Howell, CEO of Cross Border Capital, discusses the upcoming gathering of the U.S. and China's leaders at the G-20 summit.

Central banks have ‘knife to their back’ to tighten, strategist says


Koon Chow, macro and FX strategist at Union Bancaire Privee, discusses global markets.

Deutsche Bank raided by German police in Panama Papers probe


CNBC's Annette Weisbach discusses the investigation into Deutsche Bank over alleged money laundering.

Boxing champions Wilder, Fury to face each other in heavyweight fight


CNBC's Adam Reed discusses boxers Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury's upcoming face-off.

Huawei says it will hit $100 billion in revenue for 2018

"There is no problem that we can hit the $100 billion mark," Eric Xu, one of the rotating chairmen at Huawei, told CNBC in Mandarin through a translator.

G-20 US-China breakthrough won’t end trade uncertainty, expert says


Steven Davis, professor of international business and economics at Chicago Booth, discusses how the G-20 summit could impact on markets.

Everyday conveniences will win over concerns about personal data collection: A.I. start-up SenseTime

According to A.I. start-up SenseTime, the public will one day come to accept the applications of artificial intelligence in daily life and embrace conveniences such as facial recognition easing airport security lines, and virtual…


The Fed is 'the central bank of the world,' says Taurus Wealth Advisors


If the U.S. Federal Reserve raises interest rates too aggressively, the rest of the world is affected too, says Haren Shah of Taurus Wealth Advisors.

Asia markets cautious as investors look to crucial Trump-Xi talks at G-20 summit


Asia Pacific markets ended mixed on Friday as investors waited for a highly anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Argentina, which many hope will help ease…

Emerging markets will recover in 2019 as external factors stabilize: StanChart

Emerging markets will recover next year as oil prices stabilize, dollar goes lower and U.S. treasuries perform well, says Eric Robertson, head of global macro strategy and FX research at Standard Chartered bank.

US, China could be entering ‘cold war’ over trade, Yale professor says


Stephen Roach, senior fellow at Yale University and former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, discusses the upcoming G-20 summit.

Brexit is a political process now, investor says


James Athey, senior investment manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses the impact of Brexit on the U.K. economy.


Japan won't tolerate corporate wrongdoing for personal gain: WisdomTree


Jesper Koll of WisdomTree says Nissan is like a "lost child" that grew into the "strongest partner" of the automotive alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi, but still has no voting rights. He adds that this has to change.

US trade with China made it more favourable for Mexico: Analyst


Alicia Garcia-Herrero, chief economist, Asia Pacific at Natixis, discusses the Mexico presidential election and the position of the country in the U.S.-China trade fight.

Pakistani rupee plunges about 6 percent in what traders say could be a central bank devaluation


The Pakistani rupee plunged about 6 percent on Friday in what dealers suspected was the sixth currency devaluation by the central bank in the past 12 months, linking the move to ongoing bailout talks with the International Monetary Fund …

Hope something productive comes out of G20: Analyst


The best we can hope for is that the U.S. and China negotiate in good faith, says Pushan Dutt, professor of economics & political science at INSEAD.

What to expect from the crucial G-20 meeting between Trump and Xi this weekend

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping are expected to discuss trade at the G-20 summit in Argentina this week — a meeting closely watched for clues on where tensions between the two economic powerhouses are going.

Interesting to see how Mitsubishi plays out in Nissan scandal: Analyst


Matt Delorenzo, managing editor at Kelley Blue Book, discusses the fallout from Nissan's investigation.

Still positive on Asia markets, expert says


I don't think President Xi is looking to give in to President Trump's demands, says Sarah Lien, client portfolio manager at Eastspring Investments Singapore.


South Korea's central bank to hike rates 'once per year at most': HSBC


Frederic Neumann of HSBC says the Bank of Korea doesn't have strong reasons to tighten monetary policy much more after the recent 25 basis points hike.

CNBC International Premarket Briefing


CNBC market reporters bring you the latest on the stock markets throughout the day as well as fast, accurate, and actionable business news.

Green buildings are a huge investment opportunity: IFC


Vivek Pathak of the International Finance Corporation says it makes "a lot of business sense" to focus on climate-related investment opportunities, which are estimated to be worth $29.4 trillion globally.

Dollar treads water ahead of Trump-Xi meet at G20 summit


The dollar trod water in nervous trade on Friday ahead of a meeting of U.S. and Chinese leaders that might, or might not, lead to a truce in the Sino-U.S. trade war, which would boost emerging market currencies at the expense of safe…

Oil firms as OPEC output cuts loom, but rising US supply stems gains


To rein in the glut, OPEC and its main partner Russia are moving closer to an agreement around further production cuts.