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    Oil prices could spiral out of control and potentially herald deeper economic hardship for Europe if the European Union joins the US in banning Iranian oil imports, analysts warned on Friday.

  • Time To Look Again At Emerging Markets in 2012? Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 2:39 AM ET

    The flight to safe havens in the latter part of 2011 hurt emerging market equities, but strategists believe it may be time to pick up some devalued emerging market stocks.

  • Worries Grow as China Land Sales Slump Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 9:37 PM ET

    Land sales slowed sharply in China last year, according to a series of industry reports that highlight the deepening woes of debt-laden local governments that depend on land auctions as a crucial revenue source.

  • Euro Sags, Loonie Heads South Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 8:27 AM ET

    A French bond sale fails to lift the euro, and the dollar is edging up - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • What OPEC, the IEA Say About an Iran Embargo Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 6:28 AM ET
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    Any European embargo of oil imports from Iran would have a direct effect not just on Iran, but also on the most prominent consumers of Iranian oil and refiners in the Mediterranean, according to a series of recent reports.

  • Asia Pacific's Top Paid Politicians Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 9:55 PM ET

    Multi-billion dollar corruption in India and a whopping 36 percent cut in the salary for Singapore's prime minister have once again raised the question: How much should politicians be paid?

  • China's Export-Led Slowdown Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
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    Tim Condon, Chief Economist, Asia, Head of Research, Asia, ING Financial Markets, says China is experiencing an export-led slowdown of electronics, and that China might suffer a year of slow economic growth.

  • China Set to Bolster Short Selling Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 6:17 PM ET

    China is poised to unveil measures to bolster the country’s nascent short-selling industry in an effort to deepen its capital markets, according to securities officials and fund managers. The Financial Times reports.

  • How to Trade Asian Currencies Now Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 11:14 AM ET

    By several measures, Asian currencies are bargains - but be careful.

  • A woman surfs the internet on a laptop computer at a wireless cafe in Beijing, China.

    China's top economic planners removed the auto industry from its list of industries in which foreign investment is encouraged. Caixin reports.

  • Sinohydro Faces Unfamiliar Risks in Global Push Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 9:07 PM ET
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    As China’s state-owned enterprises expand across the globe, few are leaving a more indelible mark than Sinohydro. Although hardly a household name, the infrastructure group has built more than half the dams in China and is increasingly active overseas, with projects in 55 countries from Africa to South America. The FT reports.

  • China’s President Lashes Out at Western Culture Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 9:02 PM ET
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    President Hu Jintao has said China must strengthen its cultural production to defend against the West’s assault on the country’s culture and ideology, according to an essay in a Communist Party policy magazine published this week. The publication of Mr. Hu’s words signaled that a new major policy initiative announced in October would continue well into 2012.

  • China Bans Ads in TV Drama and Films Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 8:54 PM ET

    China has banned advertisements during dramas and movies on television in the Communist party’s latest move to assert control over the country’s increasingly commercial media industry. The FT reports.

  • Euro Break-Up Most Overrated Risk: Eurasia Group Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 10:55 AM ET

    The risk of a break-up of the euro zone is “vastly overplayed” and a collapse of the single currency area is out of the question, Ian Bremmer, President of the Eurasia Group told CNBC on Tuesday.

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    Good news lifts the euro, but hedge funds aren't so sure - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Cramer's Case For Buying Foreign Stocks Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 6:52 PM ET

    Why he thinks it's important to have at least one international stock in your portfolio.

  • Will Asian Equities Rebound in 2012 After Tough Year? Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:37 PM ET
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    The risks from Europe's debt crisis and a global slowdown have left investors in Asia reeling in 2011, but analysts tell CNBC, Asian equities will outperform and push global markets higher in 2012 because of further policy easing and better valuations.

  • Mad Money, December 29, 2011 Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 6:00 PM ET
    Mad Money, December 29, 2011

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

  • Samoa to Skip Friday, Lose Dec. 30, 2011 Forever Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

    As China’s influence in the Pacific rises, Samoa is planning to cancel Friday, going directly from Thursday to Saturday, to synchronize trade with China, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • British Pound Takes a Beating, Euro Keeps Sliding Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 8:44 AM ET

    Risk appetite falls as Italian bond auction disappoints - it's time for your FX Fix.