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CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the annual rate of inflation in the United Kingdom drops to 1.6 %.
India's wholesale prices-based inflation accelerated to a three-month high in March, driven up by increases in food and fuel costs.
Global drinks firm Diageo on Tuesday announced the launch of a tender offer to acquire up to 26 percent more in India's United Spirits.
Infosys reported a 25 percent increase in quarterly net profit as it added new clients including Chinese-owned Swedish automaker Volvo.
Australia has approved a second airport for Sydney, in the government's latest move to improve the infrastructure in the country's biggest city.
Chinese banks made 1.05 trillion yuan ($168.8 billion) worth of new yuan loans in March, in line with a forecast of 1 trillion yuan.
A small Chinese developer has splurged $3.3 billion on land in the past nine months even as property sales slow and home builders scrabble for cash.
Rio Tinto posted an 8 percent drop in first-quarter shipments compared with the previous quarter due to weather disruptions in Australia and Canada.
Australia's central bank said economic developments have not swayed its resolve to keep interest rates steady for a while.
A U.S. Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner had its first mission cut short after exceeding its depth limit.
A number of trailing spouses in Singapore are turning their hands to business, eschewing a common image of expat wives having coffee.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including news Glencore Xstrata is selling its Peruvian mine.
Australian officials are weighing when to deploy an underwater robot for the hunt of missing Malaysia Airlines jet, now in its sixth fruitless week.
Asia's tea-growing regions, namely Sri Lanka and Malaysia, have been impacted by a recent drought that could lead to a rise in tea prices. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
The scare has once again raised concerns over safety of China's oil pipes.
Ukraine said on Saturday it was suspending payments to Russia for deliveries of gas, ratcheting up the tension in a standoff.
A sea hunt for the missing Malaysian jet resumed in the Indian Ocean where an underwater sensor made the fifth detection of a signal in recent days.
Malaysia's government has begun investigating authorities to determine why opportunities to track Flight MH370 were missed.
The Nikkei 225 finished its worst trading week since March 2011 on Friday, with analysts highlighting a change in sentiment towards Japan's benchmark index.
The latest acoustic signal detected was unlikely to be from the missing plane, Australian officials said on Friday.
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Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says a combination of an upbeat retail sales with a soft industrial output from China could put a drag on the Australian dollar.
Bruno Verstraete, Partner at Lakefield Partners, explains why he doesn't think that cash can act as a safety buffer against volatility in global financial markets and geopolitical tension.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says a recovery in the U.S. and Europe may provide stabilization for commodities in the second-quarter.