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  • Hong Kong Exchange: China Fund Flows Vital Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 8:35 PM ET
    Hong Kong Exchange: China Fund Flows Vital

    CNBC's Emily Chan speaks to HKEx CEO Charles Li about China's plans to allow investors greater access to foreign investments.

  • C.Y. Leung's Political Quagmire Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 7:35 PM ET
    C.Y. Leung's Political Quagmire

    Uwe Parpart, MD, Head of Research, Reorient Financial Markets doesn't expect Hong Kong's Chief Executive to be able to do a whole lot as he still has to answer to Beijing, despite the demands of the Hong Kong people.

  • Stocks in 60 Seconds: Li & Fung Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 10:20 PM ET
    Stocks in 60 Seconds: Li & Fung

    CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the daily challenge of 'Stock in 60', and looks at shares of Li & Fung, which dived 16% after the exporter warned of a steep drop in operating profit.

  • QDII 2 to Help Internationalization of Yuan: Expert Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 8:15 PM ET
    QDII 2 Has More Structure Than the Previous Policy: Former HKEX Chairman

    Ronald Arculli, former chairman of HKEx discusses the implications of China's QDII 2 - a program to allow individual investors more leeway to put money in international markets.

  • Indonesia's rupiah spent the latter half of 2012 shielded from speculative strikes and volatility by the country's central bank. That veneer of stability is starting to peel, if early signs this year are anything to go by.

  • Why China Trade Figures Aren't a Big Deal Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 8:05 PM ET
    Are China Trade Figures Becoming Less Important?

    Norman Chan, Head of Investment, Calibre Asset Management, explains why Chinese trade figures are becoming less important.

  • Could China's Iron Grip on Press Freedom Be Loosening?

    Joseph Cheng, Professor, City University of Hong Kong, says the new Chinese leaders are concerned about their image regarding censorship. He also explains why the leaders need time to consolidate their power base.

  • Is HSBC's Exit From Ping An in Jeopardy? Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 6:20 PM ET
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    HSBC's sale of its $9.4 billion stake in Ping An Insurance to Thailand's CP Group has been thrown into jeopardy after state-run China Development Bank (CDB) voiced concerns over funding for the deal, sources told Reuters.

  • Why China Should Focus on Housing Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 8:45 PM ET
    Housing Will be the Policy Focus for China: Pro

    Peter Churchouse, Author and Publisher, Asia Hard Assets Report explains how an improving housing market will lead to higher domestic consumption in China.

  • Bet on China Property Stocks: Pro Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 8:30 PM ET
    Positive on Hong Kong Markets: Pro

    Jackson Wong, Analyst and Vice President at Tanrich Securities explains why he likes China property stocks, especially ones with a presence in second tier cities.

  • The Best Housing Markets to Invest in Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 7:35 PM ET
    The Best Housing Markets to Invest in

    Tim Murphy, Founder & CEO, IP Global says the housing recovery is underway in the U.S. He lists the company's best and worst regional picks for residential property investments.

  • Basel III Won't Change Banks' Behavior: Pro Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Basel III Rules Won't Change Banks' Behaviour: Pro

    Jim Walker, Founder and CEO, Asianomics says the new Basel III regulations may give banks more breathing room, but won't result in a much-needed shrinking of balance sheets.

  • Handset Makers Scurry to Join Year of the Phablet Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 6:58 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Note Phablet

    Call it phablet, phonelet, tweener or super smartphone, but the clunky mobile phone - closer in size to a tablet than the smartphone of a couple of years back - is here to stay.

  • Top Picks in Hong Kong's Banking Sector Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 8:40 PM ET
    Top Picks in Hong Kong's Banking Sector

    Sharnie Wong, Asia Banks Analyst, Barclays explains why she is overweight on HSBC and Bank of China Hong Kong.

  • H-Shares to Outperform in 2013: Pro Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:35 PM ET
    H-Shares to Outperform: Pro

    Paul Pong, Managing Director, PEGASUS Fund Managers says that H-shares will outperform next year as markets get a clearer direction on the policy front from Beijing.

  • Can Hong Kong Top the IPO Leagues Again? Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:40 PM ET
    Will Hong Kong Top the IPO Leagues Again?

    Edmond Chan, Group Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong Capital Markets Services says the situation for Hong Kong's IPO market next year will be similar to 2012 as investors remain cautious about the economic outlook.

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    American International Group may raise up to $6.5 billion through the sale of its remaining stake in Asian insurer AIA, a source said on Monday.

  • The Ambassador's Index Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 7:55 PM ET
    The Ambassador's Index

    Taking a closer look at Brazil's Itaú Unibanco, with CNBC's Amanda Drury; Tim Seymour of Triogem Asset Managemanet; David Riedel, Riedel Research Group; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital.

  • IMF Warns of Correction in Hong Kong Property Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 12:55 AM ET

    The sharp run-up in Hong Kong house prices raises the risk of an abrupt correction and the government should take further steps if necessary to contain risks arising from the property market, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday.

  • Should CY Leung Be Impeached? Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 8:40 PM ET
    Should CY Leung be Impeached?

    Claudia Mo, Civic Party Legislator and Holden Chow, Chairman of Young Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) discuss C.Y. Leung's illegal structures at his home.