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  • Is China's Economy Now in a Sweet Spot? Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | 2:52 AM ET
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    Growth in China's factory output and retail sales hit an eight-month high in November as consumer inflation bounced off 33-month lows in the latest sign that its economy is snapping out of a protracted slump.

  • Watch Out China, Inflation Is Creeping Up Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | 1:00 AM ET
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    China's annual consumer inflation rebounded from 33-month lows to 2 percent in November, dimming the chance for more monetary policy easing as its economy recovers.

  • Apple Manufacturer Off the Hook in Chinese Ruling Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 4:59 AM ET
    Employees work on the assembly line at Hon Hai Group's Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China.

    Chinese labor arbitrators have ruled against the father of a Foxconn worker brain-damaged in a factory accident in southern China.

  • China to Fine-Tune Policies in 2013 Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 10:18 PM ET
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    China will maintain its fine-tuning of economic policies in 2013 to ensure stable economic growth, state television quoted Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping as saying on Tuesday.

  • Geopolitical Risk: Greece Stays Put Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    Mexico is the next hot market, but Africa disappoints.

  • Wealth: More Money, More Problems Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 11:26 AM ET

    The wealthy will pay more taxes but spend more, too.

  • Japan-Style 'Lost Decade' Still Looms for Euro Zone Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 2:30 AM ET
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    The currency area's escape route hinges more on the pace of expansion in the United States and China, lifting the world economy, than on the policy mix in Europe, which will continue to favour austerity over growth in 2013.

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    China's economy picked up in November but a broader global recovery remains fragile and patchy, a clutch of surveys suggested, with activity elsewhere in Asia remaining subdued amid depressed demand from the developed world.

  • Is Japan on the Mend? Factory Output Jumps Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 10:40 PM ET

    Japan's industrial output unexpectedly rose in October in a sign the world's third-largest economy may have seen the worst of the effects of weak global trade and a diplomatic row with China.

  • India's Economic Growth Seen Languishing Near 3-Year Low Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 10:39 PM ET
    India Wins Over Markets, but Now Comes the Hard Part

    India's economy probably expanded near its slowest pace in three years in the quarter to September, according to a Reuters poll.

  • BoJ deflation statement lifts Nikkei Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:01 AM ET

    Among active stocks, construction equipment maker Komatsu rallied 3.2 per cent to Y1, 672 on receding concerns over its outlook following second-quarter results. Hitachi jumped 3.2 per cent to Y423 after maintaining its full-year profit forecast.

  • Does India Have Too Many Billionaires? Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 1:01 PM ET
    Does India Have Too Many Billionaires?

    New data reveal a staggering increase in billionaires’ wealth as a percentage of national income in India to a whopping 22 percent in 2008.

  • Greece Riskier Investment Than Libya, Syria: CFO Survey

    Despite huge efforts to keep the euro zone afloat, business leaders now believe that some of the region’s most troubled countries are riskier places to invest than war-torn nations in the Middle East or North Africa.

  • Brazil to Slash Rates   Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 6:35 PM ET
    Brazil to Slash Rates

    Tony Volpon, Strategist for Latin America, Nomura says that Brazil will need to cut interest rates this week.

  • Luxury Brands Doing Better in Brazil Than in China

    Mykolas Rambus, Chief Executive Officer, Wealth-X says that some high-end brands are growing faster in Brazil than in China. He sheds more light on this.

  • Emerging Markets Are More Than Just the BRICs Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 4:37 AM ET
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    There's a growing backlash against the BRIC countries — an acronym created by Jim O'Neill of Goldman Sachs for Brazil, Russia, India and China, as the four biggest emerging markets have underperformed their peers.

  • Indonesia's Economy Projected to Grow 6.5% Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 6:02 PM ET
    Pedestrians cross a street in Jakarta's modern business district.

    The country’s economy continues to grow even in the face of a global economic slowdown, the country’s president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Monday.

  • BRICS: Buy or Sell?   Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 3:30 AM ET
    BRICS: Buy or Sell?

    James Ross, senior portfolio manager at Alliance Bernstein, tells CNBC, "The long-term bull story for emerging markets is definitely there because the growth rates are going to be twice the growth rates for developed markets."

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    Brazil, Russia, India and China – together termed BRICs have been an investment disaster and were a marketing-led concept , according to John-Paul Smith, emerging markets equity strategist at Deutsche Bank.

  • The American Dream is Alive and Well in Brazil: Author Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 11:54 AM ET
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    Not only has Brazil been growing at an average rate of 5% while the US economy flat lines, but Brazil seems to have much more scope for growth in the future.