• Could This Bring the Indian Government Down? Saturday, 2 Feb 2013 | 1:24 AM ET

    A sharp rise in the cost of onions – a vegetable of volatile price that is credited with toppling two Indian governments since 1980 – has sent jitters through the Congress-led coalition government of Manmohan Singh, the prime minister. FT reports.

  • Iran Oil Exports to Asia Fell by a Quarter in 2012 Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 7:04 PM ET
    FILE - An Iranian oil technician makes his way to the oil separator facilities in Iran's Azadegan oil field southwest of Tehran.

    Iran's crude exports to its biggest customer, Asia, fell by a quarter in 2012 and shipments this year are expected to drop by at least 12 percent under U.S. sanctions pressure, but ample alternative supplies will keep refiners flush with oil.

  • P. Chidambaram, India's Finance Minister

    India's finance minister is putting welfare, defense and road projects on the chopping block in a last-ditch attempt to hit a tough fiscal deficit target by March, risking short-term economic growth and angering cabinet colleagues.

  • China Is Heading to Debt Crisis Territory: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 8:30 PM ET

    Richard Iley, Chief Economist, Asia, BNP Paribas says the debt situation in China is "pretty bad." He explains why.

  • Improving India's Credit Rating     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Tony Stringer, MD & COO, Global Sovereigns and Supranationals, Fitch Ratings says concerns over India's structural issues and pace of reforms must be addressed before Fitch can raise its outlook on India.

  • Focus on Emerging Markets     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 12:15 AM ET

    Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth talks about the focus on emerging markets particularly Mexico, India and Thailand.

  • RBI to Cut Rates     Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    Leif Eskesen, Chief Economist for India and ASEAN at HSBC tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks the RBI will cut rates by 25 bps to 7.75 percent.

  • Keeping India's Economy Afloat     Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Pablo Goldberg, Global Head of Emerging Markets Research, HSBC expects the Reserve Bank of India to cut its repo rate by 25 bps. He says there is not enough room for aggressive easing.

  • Is India's Long Wait for a Rate Cut Finally Over? Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    India's central bank is widely expected to make a modest cut in interest rates later on Tuesday to support an economy set for its slowest growth in a decade, with a deeper cut unlikely due worries over the fiscal and external deficits and inflation.

  • Cow Smuggling ... It's How Bangladesh Gets Its Beef Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 7:46 PM ET

    Beef is a delicacy in Bangladesh, but Hindu-majority India refuses to sell their sacred cows. The demand is so high, however, that a dangerous $920 million cow smuggling trade has popped up. CSM reports.

  • Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone

    Apple iconic iPhone is losing some of its luster among Asia's well-heeled consumers in Singapore and Hong Kong, a victim of changing mobile habits and its own runaway success.

  • Investigators Still Unable to Find Cause of 787 Fire Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Further testing still has not found the cause of a battery fire aboard a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner in Boston earlier this month.

  • Aftermath of the Gas Plant Siege in Algeria     Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:50 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS discusses the ground level risks that energy firms face. He says companies are taking a more disciplined and methodological approach to risk.

  • Rape Case Was Turning Point for India: CEO     Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    Ashni Mohnot, founder and CEO of social enterprise Enzi, who was raised in Bombay, says India's recent high-profile rape case has motivated its citizens to change a "patriarchal" society.

  • Brace for Prolonged Grounding of Dreamliner Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    U.S. safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the aircraft.

  • The Commodities Demand-Supply Dynamic     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    John Kilduff, Founding Partner, Again Capital says commodities are generally lifted by a pick-up in the global economy but they are also facing surging supplies, which could temper the market.

  • Improving India's Credit Rating     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 5:35 PM ET

    India has been trying to implement a range of reforms and fast track FDI approvals in order to boost up its investment potential. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah speaks to P. Chidambaram, Finance Minister of India, who hopes the government's efforts can also help lift India off credit negative watch.

  • Indian Finance Minister Makes Case for Upgrade Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    India's finance minister hinted at a tough budget and said ratings agencies could be forced to change their minds.

  • Positioning for the Global Recovery     Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Herve Lievore, Senior Macro & Investment Strategist, HSBC Global Asset Management says it's key for investors to take positions before the market recovery moves full-steam ahead. He adds that capital preservation has remained a priority.

  • Apple Earnings Need to Overcome Technical Malaise Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 9:38 AM ET
    Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California.

    Even though it is widely viewed to be undervalued Apple shareholders could still be in for more rough times if technical strategists are right.