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  • An impending change of leadership in China won’t likely mean any big changes for its recovering economy, JPMorgan’s Jing Ulrich said Wednesday on CNBC.

  • Top Priority for China's New Leaders: Economic Reform

    Chris Johnson, Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic & International Studies discusses what needs to be done in order for China's new leadership to achieve genuine economic reform.

  • Deceleration is Over in China

    John Hudak, Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution says that the deceleration is over in China and the new leadership recognize that double digit growth is not possible.

  • Will China's New Leadership Usher Bull Run for Stocks?

    China’s battered stock markets may finally have something to cheer about – a once-in-a-decade leadership change.

  • Mad Money, Nov. 6, 2012

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Time to Get Bullish on China?

    One options trader is jumping in — should you?

  • Commodities Tomorrow

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • "This is an historic time to be watching China politically now," says Nicholas Consonery, Asia analyst for Eurasia Group, a global political risk research and consulting firm. "The Communist Party, which has been in charge since 1949, is going to see a big transition in the entire leadership of the party."

  • Bet on Africa’s Retail, Not Its Resources: Fund Manager

    Investors who view Africa solely as a natural resources play are “missing the picture,” according to Robert Scharar, fund manager at the Commonwealth Africa Fund.

  • China’s New Leaders - Growth During Transition

    As the Party Congress begins, the momentum increases for structural reforms in China.

  • Vestas Cuts More Jobs as US Wind Power Struggles

    Shares in Danish wind turbine company Vestas fell as much as 11 percent in Wednesday morning trade after the company released disappointing third quarter earnings and announced further cost-cutting measures, including job cuts.

  • Americans have just voted on who will govern them for the next four years, now China is poised to usher in a new generation of leaders that will rule the world’s second largest economy for the next 10 years.

  • 10 People You Should Know in China

    While there is a lot of interest in China's new generation of leaders, who are expected to keep the Asian giant on the path of growth, there are also individuals who are working behind the scenes, broking deals and influencing decision making. We've put together a list of 10 most important people to know in China who are likely to have an impact on the country’s future. Our top 10 includes China’s elite who exert political influence, are economic leaders and well known social figures. Find out which Chinese politicians, heads of key organizations and businessmen and women you should watch out for.

  • Big Stimulus From China? Not Until Growth Drops Below 7%

    Official and private sector surveys on China’s manufacturing sector suggest the economy is finally perking up, boosting stocks in Shanghai almost 2 percent on Thursday. But exports, the main engine of growth, are still struggling and that means the Chinese recovery is not on solid ground yet, economists say.

  • Suzuki’s Small Cars Were Wrong Fit in US

    For all of Suzuki’s tough talk about its “brush-busting” Samurai off-roader, the Japanese automaker never made it big in the United States. Its cars were too small, its safety record iffy and its branding a bit too comical (Suzuki Sidekick, anyone?). The NYT reports.

  • CLEVELAND/ CHICAGO- President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney battled down to the wire on Tuesday, mounting a last-minute Election Day drive to get their supporters to the polls in a handful of states that will decide the winner in a neck-and-neck race for the White House.

  • *Q4 adjusted profit $1.11/ share beats by 6 cents. Nov 6- U.S. industrial conglomerate Emerson Electric Co reported a sharply lower quarterly net profit on Tuesday, reflecting a goodwill charge in its network power business, and said it expects earnings to grow by at least a single-digit percentage rate in fiscal 2013..

  • The Hong Kong dollar is the solution to China’s currency problem. Over the last few weeks the territory’s monetary authority has had to intervene in markets to stop the currency from rising against the U.S. dollar. Some HK$14.3 billion ($1.85 billion) has been spent to preserve the peg. In these times of economic uncertainty, the need for an investable hard currency is so intense that even our little Hong Kong dollar is seen by some as a safe haven.

  • *SNC Lavalin sees India designating site for Candu reactors. NEW DELHI, Nov 6- Canadian firms will be able to export uranium and nuclear reactors to India for the first time in almost four decades under an agreement between the two nations, their prime ministers said, but more work is needed to implement the deal.

  • OTTAWA, Nov 6- A top legislator in Canada's ruling Conservative Party on Tuesday made public his fierce opposition to a bid by China's CNOOC Ltd for Nexen Inc, underlining the political challenges facing Ottawa as it studies the takeover.