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  • Why the Worst Is Over for Singapore's Economy Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 2:51 AM ET
    Why the Worst Is Over for Singapore's Economy

    Yet another change of leadership in Japan and the prospect of more aggressive monetary easing have sent the safe haven yen tumbling to a six-month low and currency strategists tell CNBC the days of a strong yen may finally be over.

  • Singapore skyline

    Singapore’s property cooling measures may have impacted home sales, which have plummeted in the Southeast Asian city-state, but analysts say don’t expect prices to follow suit.

  • What China's New Leadership Means for the Property Market

    Few industries matter more to China’s 1.3 billion population than real estate. Will the new leadership make a difference?

  • India's Electric Vehicle Drive Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:43 PM ET
    India's Electric Vehicle Drive

    Pawan Goenka, President, Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors at the Mahindra Group talks about the challenges and opportunities in India's electric vehicle space.

  • What's Wrong With Singapore's Manufacturing? Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:15 PM ET
    Contraction in Singapore's Manufacturing Sector is Disturbing

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says the 10 percent on-quarter contraction in Singapore's manufacturing sector is due to a decline in technology, pharmaceuticals and weak European demand.

  • Why Chrysler’s Makeover Is Far From Finished Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 4:58 PM ET
    Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne

    "By any measure this is an incredible turnaround for a company whose very survival was once in question," CEO Marchionne said at Chrysler's Mack Engine Plant.

  • China’s New Leaders—the Lineup Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 11:10 PM ET
    China’s New Leaders - Growth During Transition

    China's ruling Communist Party unveiled its new seven-man Politburo Standing Committee on Thursday, confirming Xi Jinping's elevation to the no. 1 spot in the line-up and the end of Hu Jintao's 10 years as party boss. Here's a rundown of the appointed members.

  • China's New Leaders Worry About Entitlements, Too Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 2:50 PM ET
    The Economic Indicators That Matter to China’s Next Premier

    As Washington scrambles to avoid the "fiscal cliff," some leaders of China are committed to never allowing their country to fall into the same financial trap.

  • 'Learning and Waiting' for China: Prudential CEO Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 6:43 AM ET
    Thai Acquisition Puts Prudential in ‘Sweet Spot’

    Asia will continue to drive profits for British insurer Prudential as the continent eclipses its home market , the company’s CEO told CNBC Wednesday, with the company hoping to benefit from growth in China.

  • Pricey Pad Points to a Defiant Hong Kong Market Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 4:12 AM ET
    Pricey Pad Points to a Defiant Hong Kong Market

    Recent measures by the Hong Kong government to cool one of the world’s most expensive real estate markets may have dented transaction volumes, but property prices remain high and will continue to rise, analysts tell CNBC.

  • Fast-Food: Key to Good US-China Relations? Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 12:42 AM ET
    Fast-Food: Key to Good US-China Relations?

    The expansion of U.S. restaurant chains on the mainland highlights the importance of China's economy to U.S. corporates.

  • Tesla's Elon Musk Relishes Being the Winner, Not Loser Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 3:56 PM ET
    Elon Musk, CEO Tesla Motors

    During the final weeks of the presidential campaign, Republican nominee Mitt Romney called Tesla a “loser.” Romney was lumping Tesla in with Solyndra, Fisker, A123 and lithium-ion cell maker Ener1.

  • China's incoming premier is putting his focus on electricity consumption, rail cargo, and bank loans, rather than GDP. Find out why.

  • Trouble Brewing for Euro as Greece Worries Grow Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 10:57 PM ET
    Trouble Brewing for Euro as Greece Worries Grow

    The euro, which hit a two-month low against the dollar on Tuesday as hopes that Greece would receive essential aid soon, faces further losses as concern about Greece’s future grow, currency analysts warn.

  • Despite the cries for green energy solutions, coal as a fuel is more popular now than it has been in many years, primarily because it is cheap and easy to ship. The NYT reports.

  • Cramer’s Top Trade on China’s Recovering Economy Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 7:23 PM ET
    Cramer’s Top Trade on China’s Recovering Economy

    As China’s economy showed signs of modest growth, the “Mad Money” host revealed what he thinks is the best way to play it now.

  • Whoa! 1.7 Billion Cars on the Road by 2035 Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 6:35 PM ET
    Whoa! 1.7 Billion Cars on the Road by 2035

    Wrap your head around this. By 2035, the number of vehicles on the road worldwide will double to 1.7 billion. Yes, that's billion with a "B". That's the latest forecast from the International Energy Agency.

  • Apple vs. Samsung Heavyweight Battle Not Just Phones: Pro

    As Apple vies against Samsung for dominance in the smartphone market, hardware sales are increasingly linked to how enthusiastically customers embrace their software, one analyst said.

  • Expose on Wen Jiabao’s Wealth—Storm in a Teacup? Sunday, 11 Nov 2012 | 5:41 PM ET
    Expose on Wen Jiabao’s Wealth—Storm in a Teacup?

    A recent NYT article claiming of the massive wealth accumulated by the Chinese Premier appears to have caused little stir within a country.

  • World's Most Promising Companies Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    The World's Most Promising New Companies

    Startup Open, a competition that searches for startups with the greatest growth potential, chose 50 companies to compete for the opportunity to present their business plans to experienced entrepreneurs, and gain insight from the experts.  Here is a sampling of the 50 , representing a range of ideas from around the world.

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