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  • Winning Consumer Stocks in China Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | 2:58 AM ET

    With the explosive growth in China’s disposable income, Aadil Ebrahim, MD of Bowen Capital Management is betting on the mainland’s homegrown consumer stocks.

  • Seoul Gears Up to Welcome G-20 Ministers Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 6:17 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

  • Challenges Await US at Group of 20 Meeting Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 11:14 AM ET
    A man walks in front of a screen showing flags of the participating nations for the upcoming G20 Summit at its venue in Seoul on November 4, 2010.

    Anyone wondering what President Obama will face when he arrives in South Korea on Wednesday for a global financial summit meeting need look no further than an announcement by China’s leading state-endorsed rating agency, which downgraded the United States’ credit rating on Tuesday — and provocatively questioned American leadership of the global economy. The New York Times reports.

  • The Fed Is Right to Turn On the Tap Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 10:52 AM ET

    The sky is falling, scream the hysterics: the Federal Reserve is pouring forth dollars in such quantities that they will soon be worthless. Martin Wolf from disagrees.

  • The Enduring Myth of Gold’s Record High Wednesday, 10 Nov 2010 | 10:23 AM ET

    the New York Times reports.

  • Strong Earnings for Macau Casinos, But Risks Ahead Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 11:54 PM ET
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    Sands China reported third quarter earnings more than doubled from a year earlier on soaring gambling revenue growth in Macau and a strong performance at its casinos in Macau's Cotai Strip. The Hong Kong listed-unit of Las Vegas Sands reported net profit of US $199.15 million for the three months ended Sept. 30. Revenue rose 27% to US $1.08 billion.

  • 5 Questions With Stephen Roach Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 10:01 PM ET
    Stephen Roach, senior executive with Morgan Stanley

    Stephen Roach, widely regarded as one of Wall Street's most influential thought leaders, shares with  CNBC how he started in the financial world and why Paul Volcker is his personal hero.

  • Hong Kong skyline

    Is Hong Kong building to another property bubble? Virtually everyone in the city wants to know. It’s the topic of top-level governmental discussion as well as chatter over dim sum at lunch.

  • Obama Signs $10 Billion Trade Deal with India Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 6:38 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told CNBC Tuesday that his country averted some of the economic problems that Europe is facing now by acting “early on.”

  • China Ratings Agency Downgrades America Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 3:19 PM ET

    You had to see this coming: The Chinese cut our debt rating — again.

  • The Fed's recent announcement that it will inject $600 billion more in an effort to help boost the economy, known as quantitative easing or QE2, have left many on Wall Street concerned.

  • China Showcases Rising Influence at Asian Games Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 4:33 AM ET
    This photo taken on September 28, 2010 shows a worker affixing a sign to a stadium for the up and coming 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong.

    For the second time in three years, China is about to stage a spectacle of Olympic proportions when it hosts the 16th Asian Games come Nov. 12.

  • Geithner Calls for Current Account Targeting Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 6:02 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

  • China vs. India — Where to Invest Now: Strategists Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 12:27 PM ET

    President Obama spoke to India’s parliament stressing the importance of the U.S. relationship with India. What is the better emerging market play for investors — China or India? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company and Jim Iuorio, director of TJM Institutional Services shared their best plays.

  • Morici: Fed Easing and G20 Hypocrisy Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 10:45 AM ET

    The United States should tax purchases of yen, yuan and euro used to import goods from those three economies. Set it at about 40 percent until the Gang of Three agrees to acceptable exchange rate reforms.

  • Busch: Crisis Time in Currency Land Monday, 8 Nov 2010 | 10:33 AM ET

    In an interview with Der Spiegel, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble directly addresses the US economic problem...Nice start to the upcoming G20 meetings. In this vein, a Chinese newspaper has joined the criticism of US economic policies by warning of a new currency crisis.

  • Rare Earths Stand Is Asked of G-20 Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 12:08 PM ET
    Terbium: a rare earth element

    An unusually broad coalition of business groups in North America, Europe and Asia has sent a letter to the heads of state of the Group of 20 major economies, asking them to make a commitment at their meeting this month in Seoul that trade in crucial rare earths will not be interrupted because of industrial policies or political disputes. The New York Times reports.

  • Outside the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan.

    For anyone in doubt that China is the market the world’s investment banks are most desperate to make their own, just take a look at the roster of the groups that last month led the initial public offering of AIA. The FT reports.

  • Fed Pledges $600 Billion More to Help US Economy Friday, 5 Nov 2010 | 2:47 AM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.