• There's no risk of unrest in Indonesia: Citi     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:35 PM ET

    Tigor Siahaan, Chief Country Officer, Citi Indonesia, says investors expect a Jokowi win based on early counts. He also explains why unrest is unlikely in the event of a tight or contested result.

  • This is what Indonesia needs to focus on     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:18 PM ET

    Edimon Ginting, Deputy Country Director, Indonesia, ADB, says now is the time for the Indonesian government to focus on domestic reforms.

  • Markets are rooting for Jokowi: OCBC     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:26 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank, says Jokowi's reform agenda makes him a favorite among investors and describes how his victory will give markets a boost.

  • The concerns surrounding Indonesia's election     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:13 PM ET

    Sofjan Wanandi, Chairman, Indonesian Employers Association, says authorities must monitor the possibility of vote manipulation and discusses the risk of social unrest.

  • Jokowi will be Indonesia's next leader: Eurasia     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Shaun Levine, Senior Analyst at Eurasia, says Indonesia is in a "wait and see" phase before official results are released but based on early counts, Jokowi may have won the election.

  • Brazil's soccer wipeout may wipe out its president Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 5:41 PM ET
    An emotional fan reacts to Brazil's brutal 7-1 loss to Germany during the World Cup's semi-final match Tuesday.

    After Brazil's brutal World Cup loss, its populace could focus on the tournament's costs amid a flagging economy.

  • JAKARTA, July 10- Indonesia's stock market is expected to come under pressure on Thursday after both presidential candidates claimed victory in a tightly fought election.

  • Libya's oil industry remains vulnerable to protests Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    TRIPOLI, July 9- Libya's oil industry hopes life will return to normal now that a wave of protests has ebbed, but it will take months to ramp up production and more unrest is in prospect as political chaos spreads in the North African country.

  • Top Senate Democrat blocks votes on gun proposals Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    The Nevada Democrat used Senate procedures to prevent votes on any amendments to a bipartisan measure expanding hunters' access to public lands and renewing land conservation programs.

  • Miss. gov leaning against right-to-farm measure Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he is leaning toward opposing an August ballot measure that would insert a right to farm in the Missouri Constitution, ending his silence on the subject.

  • *Kurds in Turkey seek greater autonomy, not independence. ISTANBUL, July 9- What has long been a dream for the Middle East's Kurds, an independent state, is within reach in Iraq, but Turkey's Kurds, wearied by a 30- year conflict with Ankara, see a brighter future at home, where negotiations could deliver the rights they have fought for.

  • Indonesia elections: Scenes from the vote Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:24 AM ET

    After a month of intense campaigning, Indonesians voted on July 9 to elect their first new president in a decade.

  • Both rivals claim victory in Indonesian election Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    JAKARTA, Indonesia— The rival candidates in Indonesia's presidential election each claimed victory Wednesday, raising uncertainty about the political and legal landscape in a nation that made the transition from dictatorship to democracy less than two decades ago. According to the three most reputable quick-count surveys, soft-spoken Jakarta Gov.

  • What Indonesia's Jokowi stands for     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    Anies Baswedan, Campaign Manager for Joko Widodo, elaborates on the presidential candidate's stance on issues like fuel subsidies and food security.

  • Sandiaga Uno, Spokesman for Prabowo Subianto's presidential campaign, says the candidate represents a "clear, firm and decisive government" that has political support to push for economic reform.

  • Apart from T-shirts, unique hand signs are also part of the tools used in Indonesia's presidential race. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.

  • Tracking the 'Jokowi-effect' on markets     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:45 PM ET

    Geoff Kendrick, Head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, describes the influence of Jokowi on Indonesian markets. He also predicts three possible market reactions depending on election results.

  • What's unusual about the Indonesian election?     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:37 PM ET

    Douglas Ramage, Country Representative for Indonesia at BowerGroupAsia, says the fact that both candidates hail from opposition camps is unusual for Indonesian politics.

  • These are the key issues for Indonesia     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 9:50 PM ET

    Pahala Mansury, CFO of Bank Mandiri, highlights energy and food security, as well as fiscal policy, as the burning issues that Indonesia's new government will need to tackle.

  • Voting in Indonesia gets underway     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 9:14 PM ET

    A high voter turnout of nearly 75 percent is expected at polling stations as voting for Indonesia's new president begins. CNBC's Martin Soong reports from Jakarta with the latest.

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