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  • China Stamps Passports With Sea Claims

    Southeast Asia’s top diplomat has warned that the South China Sea disputes risk becoming “Asia’s Palestine”, deteriorating into a violent conflict that draws sharp dividing lines between nations and destabilises the whole region. The FT reports.

  • China Brokerages Need to Innovate: Pro

    Bonn Liu, Partner at KPMG China explains why innovation is the key for China brokerages to make revenue, which has been falling as trading volumes decline.

  • Calls for government officials to disclose personal and family assets are growing louder, as a large number of corruption cases are uncovered every year. Caixin reports.

  • China’s neighbors are seething with anger over new Beijing-issued passports that they see as the latest, underhand, Chinese jab in an ongoing regional row about maritime territory. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Seoul believes North Korea is preparing to launch a ballistic missile, posing a possible new threat to stability on the peninsula ahead of South Korea’s presidential election in December. The FT reports.

  • Has China Bottomed Out?

    Beat Wittmann, CEO and Partner, Dynapartners says that China's economy is bottoming out, and that growth looks optimistic next year.

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  • Mad Money, November 27, 2012

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

  • US Withholds Blame for China's 'Undervalued' Yuan

    The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday said China's currency remained undervalued, but stopped short of labeling the world's second-biggest economy a currency manipulator.

  • Treasury: China's Currency Still 'Significantly' Undervalued

    CNBC's Amanda Drury reports the Treasury Department is saying further appreciation of China's currency is warranted. However, Treasury also says it cannot name China as a currency manipulator at this time.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Mixed Session

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

  • OECD Slashes Global Growth Forecasts for 2013

    The OECD slashed its global growth forecasts on Tuesday, warning that the debt crisis in the recession-hit euro zone is the greatest threat to the world economy.

  • It has only been two weeks since China revealed its lineup of new leaders and Beijing has already started making the right noises about economic reforms. But the question China watchers are asking is whether the new team will actually walk its talk.

  • Chinese Auction Houses Go Global

    The international art auction world has long been dominated by Sotheby’s and Christie’s which have more than 500 years of history between them. But recent Hong Kong auctions have heralded the emergence of two new rivals – from China. The FT reports.

  • Mideast Crisis May Trump Macro Risks in Oil Market 'Tug of War'

    U.S. crude oil prices may test $90 a barrel this week as investors try to price in the risk of further flashpoints in the Middle East.

  • China October Industrial Profits Jump 20.5%

    Profits earned by industrial companies leaped 20.5 percent in October over the previous year to 500 billion yuan, accelerating from September's 7.8 percent year-on-year increase, China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday.

  • Peter Ma

    China's second-biggest insurance company has threatened to take legal action against the New York Times for reports that Premier Wen Jiabao's relatives had accumulated massive wealth, largely through holdings in the firm.

  • China's Growing Futures Market

    Toby Lawson, Head of Financial Futures & Options and Cash Equities, at Newedge Asia Pacific explains the reforms China has undertaken to develop its futures market. He says full liberalization of the yuan is essential for more progress.

  • Mad Money, November 26, 2012

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

  • Gold Steady Around $1,750 Per Ounce

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold is taking a breather after Friday's rally.