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  • Oil importers in focus amid sinking prices  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 10:10 PM ET

    William Ma, Deputy CIO at Gottex Penjing Asset Management, says the firm may allocate more funds to oil importing countries like India as a result of sinking oil prices.

  • The good, bad, and the ugly of falling oil  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 9:31 PM ET

    Taimur Baig, Chief Economist for Asia at Deutsche Bank, warns countries like Australia and Malaysia rely on commodity exports and could be hurt from lower oil prices.

  • JAKARTA, Dec 1- Needing some $450 billion spent on Indonesia's infrastructure by 2019, new President Joko Widodo has ordered ministers to give private investors first pick of money-making projects rather than let state agencies grab them as they usually do. Widodo will have to change entrenched attitudes at government ministries and state-owned...

  • Indonesia: Time to go overweight?  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 12:45 AM ET

    Chatib Basri, former Finance Minister of Indonesia, and David Fernandez, Head of FICC Research for Asia-Pacific at Barclays, discuss Indonesia's economy.

  • Maybank Q3 net profit falls 8% on year  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:43 PM ET

    David Marshall, Senior Analyst for Asia-Pacific Financials at CreditSights, discusses the Malaysian lender's latest report card.

  • Asia seeing impact of weak oil prices: ING  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:14 PM ET

    Tim Condon, Head of Research for Asia at ING Financial Markets, says the lower oil prices are giving governments opportunities to do pro-market reforms in countries like Malaysia and Indonesia.

  • GENEVA, Nov 26- The World Trade Organization postponed adoption of the first global trade reform in its 19- year history on Wednesday, delaying by a day after a last-minute objection from Argentina, diplomats said. It cut back its ambitions to ensure unanimous backing for a small package of trade reforms at a meeting in Bali last December, but a new government in...

  • Southeast Asia's biggest telco teams up with Samsung  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    Mark Chong, CEO, International at Singtel, discusses the firm's joint event with Samsung to support App start ups.

  • Meet the man driving Indonesia's Astra  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    In this week's "Managing Asia", CNBC's Christine Tan speaks to the man steering Indonesia's automotive giant - Prijono Sugiarto, President Director of Astra International.

  • LONDON, Nov 19- The rouble inched lower on Wednesday and Russian bond yields touched new five-year highs as Moscow prepared for its first debt auction since October, while a firmer dollar also took a toll on most other emerging currencies. Russian 10- year yields were around 10.4 percent, the highest since December 2009 ahead of an auction of 5 billion roubles'...

  • BI: Raised interest rates to anchor inflation  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Perry Warjiyo, Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia and Wellian Wiranto, Economist at OCBC Bank, discuss the central bank's decision to hike interest rates following a cut in fuel subsidy.

  • Why fuel price hike won't hurt Indonesia's Jokowi  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 5:47 PM ET

    Bob Herrera-Lim, Managing Director of Teneo Holdings, says the move to reduce fuel subsidies is largely expected and will not impact a large part of the population.

  • JAKARTA, Nov 18- Indonesia's central bank, moving quickly to contain inflation after the government raised fuel prices more than 30 percent, hiked its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 7.75 percent on Tuesday. In his first major economic policy decision, President Joko Widodo on Monday night raised subsidised gasoline and diesel prices by more than...

  • Who benefits from Indonesia's fuel subsidy cut?  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:44 PM ET

    Sarina Lesmina, Head of Research for Indonesia at CLSA, says the cut in fuel subsidies will likely boost infrastructure, which will benefit cement producers and the construction sector.

  • Fuel subsidy cut is positive for rupiah: StanChart  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 9:48 PM ET

    Indonesian president Widodo kept his election promise to cut fuel subsidies. Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, discusses the rupiah's reaction.

  • Nearly 18 months after the low-cost carrier, backed by Australia's Qantas Airways and Shanghai- based China Eastern Airlines, lodged an application for a licence, Hong Kong authorities are still weighing its approval. Budget airlines account for just 8 percent of the capacity out of Hong Kong, compared with 30 percent in Singapore and 50 percent in Kuala Lumpur...

  • Malaysian air bag victim was in final week of pregnancy Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    SIBU, Malaysia, Nov 15- The death of a heavily pregnant Malaysian woman in a car crash on Borneo island in July opens a new front in a widening U.S. investigation into defective air bags that has triggered one of the biggest safety recalls in automotive history. Law Suk Leh, 43, was driving her 11- year-old Honda City car in twilight on Sunday, July 27 when it collided...

  • UPDATE 1-WTO sees global trade pact within two weeks Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 4:29 AM ET

    BRISBANE, Australia, Nov 14- The World Trade Organization said on Friday there was a "high probability" that a major deal on streamlining global customs rules will be implemented within two weeks after India and the United States overcame a key impasse. India and the United States settled a dispute on Thursday that had paralysed the WTO and risked derailing the...

  • WTO sees global trade pact within two weeks Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 3:59 AM ET

    BRISBANE, Australia, Nov 14- The World Trade Organization said on Friday there was a "high probability" that a major deal on streamlining global customs rules will be implemented within two weeks after an agreement was reached between India and the United States to overcome a key impasse. "I would say that we have a high probability that the Bali package will be...

  • NEW DELHI/ WASHINGTON/ GENEVA, Nov 13- India and the United States settled a dispute on Thursday that had paralysed the World Trade Organization and risked derailing a $1 trillion package of reforms of global customs procedures. That put the WTO's future in doubt just months after it appeared to have overcome decades of stalemate on the issue at a meeting in Bali...