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  • If BOJ alters inflation goal, what it means?   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET
    If BOJ alters inflation goal, what it means?

    If reports about the Bank of Japan planning to lower its inflation outlook are true, the yen could fall to 130-140 in the future, says Peter Boardman, managing director of Tradewinds.

  • DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 4 Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 8:02 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim speaks at the global philanthropy forum- 1500 GMT. CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting- 0100 GMT. BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting.

  • *Banks to lend $100 bln for "technological renovation" in Hebei. BEIJING, April 22- Days before Beijing cut bank reserve requirements to boost lending to China's slowing economy, officials in Hebei province met with dozens of banks and steel mills to find financing to revive local industry and tackle chronic environmental problems. "Hebei is enjoying favorable...

  • BALI, Indonesia— Indonesian court sentences American man to 18 years in jail for murdering girlfriend's mother.

  • Trade Representative Michael Froman and Japan's economy minister, Akira Amari, held talks that dragged into the pre-dawn hours but were unable to reach an accord on increased exports of U.S. rice to Japan and of Japanese autos and auto parts to the U.S. The talks between Japan and the U.S. are part of negotiations among 12 nations participating in the U.S.-led...

  • Is China slowdown hurting renewable investments?   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Is China slowdown hurting renewable investments?

    Victor Gao, executive director of Beijing Private Equity Association, discusses whether slowing growth in China has impacted investments in clean energy.

  • YTL: Not worried about a softer ringgit   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:31 PM ET
    YTL: Not worried about a softer ringgit

    Francis Yeoh, managing director at YTL Group of Companies, explains why a softening ringgit isn't detrimental and outlines opportunities in the M&A sector.

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, cap euro. TOKYO, April 21- Asian stocks were firm on Tuesday after China's latest step to prop up its faltering economy lifted global equities, while the euro was pressured on growing worries a cash-strapped Greece may default on its debt. "China's action undid the damage caused by the crackdown," said Hirokazu Kabeya,...

  • Lippo Group: 'Jokowi will deliver on reforms'   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:44 PM ET
    Lippo Group: 'Jokowi will deliver on reforms'

    Speaking to CNBC at the World Economic Forum on East Asia, John Riady, executive director at Lippo Group, discusses president Joko Widodo's progress on bureaucratic and infrastructure reforms in Indonesia.

  • China's RRR cut supports 2 key sectors: Pro   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 9:02 PM ET
    China's RRR cut supports 2 key sectors: Pro

    Uwe Parpart, managing director and head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets, says China's cut in reserve requirement ratio (RRR) supports crucial sectors like housing.

  • This $4.5 trillion problem could rattle Indonesia Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 8:47 PM ET

    Indonesia­ has emerged as Southeast Asia's largest economy, but robust progress threatens the country with a trillion-dollar burden.

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, cap euro. TOKYO, April 21- Asian stocks were firm on Tuesday after China's latest step to prop up its faltering economy lifted global equities, while the euro was pressured on growing worries a cash-strapped Greece may default on its debt. "China's action undid the damage caused by the crackdown," said Hirokazu Kabeya,...

  • Here's where China is treading a fine line   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 8:11 PM ET
    Here's where China is treading a fine line

    Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, discusses how Chinese authorities are trying to crackdown on margin financing while keeping its economy going.

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to April 30 Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of its April policy meeting- 0130 GMT. GENEVA- European Central Bank Supervisory Board Chair Daniele Nouy speaks at the International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies- 1630 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Sweden's Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson takes part in panel debate- 1115 GMT.

  • Tracking China-Pakistan 'iron brothers' ties   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 6:51 PM ET
    Tracking China-Pakistan 'iron brothers' ties

    While China and Pakistan share strong political ties, the relationship has become complicated in recent years, says Kerry Brown, director, China Studies Centre & Professor of Chinese Politics from University of Sydney.

  • What higher US interest rates will mean—for China Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 3:03 PM ET
    An investor observes stock market at a stock exchange corporation on April 10, 2015 in Huaibei, Anhui province of China. The Shanghai composite index rised nearly 2% to 4,000 points at its close which reached the highest points in latest 7 years.

    Although Chinese companies may hold a lot of dollar debt, a Fed rate hike is unlikely to derail the Beijing-led economy, experts said.

  • China economic reforms are 'very positive'   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    China economic reforms are 'very positive'

    Douglas Morton, head of Asia research at Aviate Global, explains why he thinks China's economy is in the process of rebalancing itself.

  • *Euro slips on Greece worries, dollar. NEW YORK, April 20- European and U.S. stocks rose on Monday after China announced economic stimulus measures while the euro fell against the dollar on worries Greece may default. "What's helped the market today is the story about more stimulus in China," said Rick Meckler, President of LibertyView Capital Management in Jersey...

  • Shanghai choppy despite China's RRR   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 6:23 AM ET
    Shanghai choppy despite China's RRR

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on China's central bank cutting the required reserve ratio for banks by one percentage points.

  • *China move boost Aussie, euro down on Greece worries. LONDON, April 20- Global stock markets had a mixed start to the week on Monday and core bond yields fell as investors juggled Chinese steps to stimulate its slowing economy and a proposed telecoms deal in Europe with growing worries Greece may default. This, in turn, contributed to an early rise in European shares,...

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