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  • Asian Stocks Pare Gains to End Mixed Friday, 31 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Asian stock markets moved off session highs on Friday to end mixed with the Nikkei leading gains by 1.4 percent after its stunning 5 percent dive in the previous session. Sentiment improved after latest U.S. data eased concerns of an early end to the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program.

  • Nikkei Falls Over 5% in Steep Afternoon Sell-Off Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    Japan's benchmark index skidded below the 14,000 mark to a one-month low on Thursday, weighed down by a strengthening yen and volatile Japanese government bond yields (JGBs). The session brought the benchmark's total losses to 14 percent since last Thursday's plunge.

  • John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, tells CNBC describes the new CEO of BHP as the Alex Ferguson of the mining world based on his Glaswegian background.

  • Australia, Japan Fall After Weak China Data Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Australian stocks retreated from Tuesday's four-and-a-half-year high after Chinese manufacturing data revealed the nation's economic recovery may not be on solid footing while the Nikkei 225 extended losses as the yen strengthened.

  • Asia Ends Week on Tepid Note After Earnings Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 6:01 AM ET

    Asian stock markets traded cautiously on Friday as investors digested a raft of regional corporate earnings and as attention turned to first-quarter U.S. GDP figures for signs of whether the rally on Wall Street can continue.

  • Commodities Supercycle Is Over Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 2:01 AM ET

    The declaration that the commodities boom is dead has yet to fully hit home, and we should be fearful of what that means for money still invested on a false promise.

  • China's 2% Rally Sparks Turnaround in Asia Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:47 AM ET

    Asian stocks reversed earlier losses on Friday led by a 2 percent rally in Shanghai as investors cheered news that the yuan's trading band may be widened, which offset bearish sentiment triggered by weak U.S economic data.

  • Glencore CEO: Russia a Great Investment Opportunity Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 8:58 AM ET

    Russia is a prime investment location because of its massive natural resources, Ivan Glasenberg, the CEO of commodity trader Glencore said on Thursday.

  • Woodside Shelves $40 Billion Australia LNG Project Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:45 PM ET
    Liquifaction Plant

    Woodside Petroleum has shelved plans for its $40 billion Browse liquefied natural gas project in Western Australia, saying it will consider a floating LNG plant instead.

  • Asia Cuts Losses to End Mixed After Cyprus Scare Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:04 AM ET

    Asian markets eased off their lows to close mixed on Tuesday after comments from the Eurogroup president about using the Cypriot "bail-in" as a template for future deals spooked investors while Shanghai shares led losses over liquidity fears.

  • Cyprus's Plan B Spooks Asia; China Shrugs It Off Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 4:10 AM ET

    Asian stocks were under pressure on Wednesday as concerns rose if a bailout deal was still possible for Cyprus while Greater Chinese shares ignored the news to outperform the market as attention turned to domestic issues.

  • Fortescue CEO Refutes $70 Call on Iron Ore Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 4:03 AM ET

    Extreme bearish forecasts for iron ore prices to drop to as low as $70 a metric ton are an overreaction to the oversupply situation in the sector, said the CEO of the world's fourth largest iron ore producer.

  • Fortescue: Oversupply Concerns Overblown     Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 11:35 PM ET

    Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals tells CNBC why doesn't expect a drastic increase in new iron-ore supplies. He thinks prices will stay up in the long-term on stabilizing Chinese demand.

  • Choosing Between Small Caps and Big Caps     Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:45 PM ET

    Patrick Noble, Senior Investment Specialist at Zurich Australia tells CNBC why small caps are his pick of the moment.

  • Asia Stocks Hit Fresh Lows After Cyprus Levy Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    Risk assets fell across the board on Monday as Asian markets saw a massive sell-off after a weekend decision by the euro zone to force depositors in Cyprus to contribute towards a bailout sparked concerns of contagion across other peripheral countries.

  • Asia Turns Mixed After Losses; Nikkei Rallies Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Asian markets eased off session lows to turn mixed on Thursday on concerns over domestic factors but optimism over monetary stimulus led Japan's Nikkei to snap a two-day losing streak.

  • Tokyo, Sydney Hit Highs; China Slips on Data Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Tokyo and Sydney stocks jumped to new multi-year highs on Monday, lifted by Friday's stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data, while other Asian markets lost ground as mixed economic data from China weighed on sentiment.

  • Asia Shares Mixed; Japan Closes Higher Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 2:11 AM ET

    Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as investors shrugged off overnight gains in the U.S and turned attention to central bank meetings in Europe. Japan's Nikkei came off a four-and-a-half-year high but held onto most of its gains amid expectations for aggressive monetary easing.

  • Japan, Australia Stocks Hit 4-1/2 Year High Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Asian shares hit fresh highs on Wednesday, extending the previous day's rally after a record close for the Dow Jones stock index on upbeat U.S. economic news gave risk appetite a further boost.

  • Stocks ended near session highs in choppy trading, with the S&P 500 finishing in positive territory for the first Monday in 2013 and the Dow close to hitting its record closing high, as investors shook off earlier worries over China and a lack of progress over the sequester.