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  • Wine vs. Solar Panels: China Hits Back at EU Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:29 AM ET

    China launched an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe in European wine on Wednesday in response to the European Union's decision to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels.

  • Consumers Not Sold on Abe's Promise of Change Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:16 AM ET

    While the stock market and the yen might have given the initial thumbs up to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's radical policies for change, consumers are still greeting it with skepticism.

  • Apple Clone in China Builds a Smartphone Empire Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:09 AM ET
    Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun speaks during the 2013 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) at China National Convention Center in Beijing, China, in May.

    In a country where products like iPhones are made but rarely invented, Lei Jun - entrepreneur and billionaire - is positioning himself and his company as figurative heirs of Mr. Jobs. The New York Times reports.

  • Markets Vote Down Abe's Reform Plans Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:09 AM ET

    Plans ranging from setting up special economic zones and raising incomes by 3 percent annually, weren't enough to excite equity investors.

  • Japan Fires 'Third Arrow,' but Will It Hit Bull's Eye? Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:03 AM ET

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has unveiled a long-term plan to revive the economy and economists say execution is now key.

  • With Latest Ban, Has Samsung Cornered Apple? Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:16 AM ET

    In an ongoing battle between the world's two leading tech giants, Samsung won a round against Apple when a U.S. trade agency ruled that the Silicon Valley bigwig had infringed on a patent owned by the Korean company.

  • UBS Warns of 'Abegeddon' Risk in Japan Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 1:06 AM ET
    Cityscape, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo Japan

    Japan risks facing stagflation, or what UBS describes as an "Abegeddon" scenario, if the government fails to restore momentum in the world's third largest economy.

  • China Services Growth Modest, Stoking Concerns Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 10:41 PM ET
    chinese worker.jpg

    Activity in China's services sector expanded modestly in May but the pace of growth was little changed from April, adding to worries about slowing momentum in the world's No.2 economy.

  • The Australian Dollar Just Can’t Catch a Break Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 10:41 PM ET

    Just as the currency attempted to make a concerted rebound against the U.S. dollar this week, the prospect of further monetary easing in Australia has provided traders with another reason to dump the Aussie.

  • EU Gives China Two Months to Resolve Solar Row Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 9:54 PM ET

    The European Union is to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels from Thursday, but announced a dramatically reduced initial rate after pressure from some large member states.

  • China's Deadly Factory Was Workplace 'Inspiration' Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 9:25 PM ET
    Firefighters do rescue works after a fire at a poultry slaughterhouse in Dehui, Jilin Province of China.

    A local Communist Party official called it an "inspiring" factory three years ago. But now it is serves as a stark reminder of where at least 120 people died this week in a fast-moving fire. The New York Times reports.

  • Apple to Appeal Import Ban on Older iPhones, iPads Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:08 PM ET

    Apple is "disappointed" with U.S. trade panel's ruling it infringed a Samsung patent.

  • Why the Emerging Market Bull Run Is Over Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 8:13 AM ET

    The end of the emerging market bull run is upon us, Societe Generale boldly stated last week. Several other analysts have now turned bearish, forecasting worsening currency and bond outflows.

  • Lenovo Plans Smartphone Venture in Expansion Drive Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:20 AM ET
    President of Lenovo shows the new Lenovo smartphone at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show

    China's Lenovo is in detailed discussions on a smartphone venture with NEC Corp, as it eyes partnerships and acquisitions to expand in high-growth markets.

  • Citi Bets Big on This Asian Market Laggard Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:32 AM ET

    South Korean stocks have been one of the major laggards in Asia this year, while its peers like Japan's Nikkei have surged over 26 percent.

  • Why Slowing China Growth Could Be a Good Thing Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:14 AM ET

    Slowing growth in China is a good thing, according Wells Fargo Asset Management's Anthony Cragg, who said that most of the country's "problems" provided opportunities for investors.

  • Inflation Hits Asia's Wealthiest the Hardest Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    The wealthy in Asia - which is estimated to be home to the largest population of high net worth individuals in the world - have to now fork out even more cash to maintain their high life.

  • Australia Holds Fire on Rates, but for How Long? Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 12:31 AM ET

    The Reserve Bank of Australia left its interest rate steady at a record low on Tuesday and analysts it could ease monetary policy soon.

  • Relax, Sign Points to Eventual Rally in Japan Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 12:02 AM ET

    It's a question of when, not if, Japan's large institutional investors will reallocate funds from government bonds into riskier assets, said Shogo Fujita, chief Japan bond strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Is Dollar-Yen’s Slide Below 100 Just the Start? Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:30 PM ET

    The dollar-yen's fall below the key 100 mark could just be the start of a downtrend for the currency pair, analysts tell CNBC.

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