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  • Over-Investment In Asia From Excess Liquidity     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist, Global Markets Research, Deutsche Bank says Asian policymakers will have problems with global quantitative easing as it will distort asset markets.

  • Asian Exporters to Perform Better in 2013     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist, Global Markets Research, Deutsche Bank expects a better outlook for exporters in Asia next year. He sees an organic inventory re-stocking cycle worldwide as U.S. and Chinese demand increases.

  • India's Modi Wins State Poll, May Boost PM Ambitions Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 6:53 PM ET

    Narendra Modi won a fourth successive term as the chief minister of India's Gujarat state on Thursday, a victory that could launch the prime ministerial ambitions of one of the country's most controversial leaders.

  • In North Korea, Kim Is Time's 'Man of 2012' Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 6:33 PM ET

    Millions of North Koreans believe their supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, is Time's "man of 2012," the New York Daily News reported.

  • Asian and European Equities Look Attractive     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport says that most European equities are cheap and Asian stocks are also poised to do will as inflows increase.

  • Deal or No Deal, US Will See a Fiscal Drag     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport says that regardless of the outcome on Capitol Hill, there will be a fiscal drag on the economy.

  • Inflation to Help Gold Hit $1,900/oz: Pro     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Tom Price, Global Commodity Analyst, UBS says that gold will hit $1,900 an ounce as he says the current inflationary environment will support the precious metal.

  • When It Comes to Japan, Think Long-Term: Expert     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Thomas Byrne, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific & Middle East, Moody's Sovereign Risk Group says he's not too worried about Japan in the short term as along as the country can boost growth in the long run.

  • The Gold Bug, Will it Last?     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:20 PM ET

    John Hummel, President & Principal, AIS Group believes there's a lot of skepticism on the market but as a long term investor, he remains bullish due to gold's relative strength as a financial asset.

  • Investors, Don't Forget About Commodities: Pro     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    John Hummel, President & Principal, AIS Group believes investors should include commodities in their portfolio due to growing infrastructure demand in the developing world.

  • Can South Korea's New President Keep 'KOSPI' Pledge? Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 4:59 AM ET
    Park Geun-hye

    South Korea's first woman president-elect Park Geun-hye has made an ambitious campaign pledge of promising to lift the country's benchmark stock index to the 3,000 mark during her five-year term. But analysts say that may not be possible given the fact that the stock market is dependent more on external factors.

  • Is Bank of Japan Already Dancing to Abe's Tune? Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 3:28 AM ET
    Shinzo Abe

    Japan's incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is slated to take office next week, but the country's central bank, which concluded its two-day policy meeting on Thursday, already appears to be dancing to the leader's dovish tune, analysts told CNBC.

  • Food safety authorities have shut down two chicken farms in eastern China, including one that supplied Yum Brands' KFC and McDonald's.

  • Structural Issues Facing South Korea Economy     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 12:20 AM ET

    Freya Beamish, Economist, Lombard Street Research talks about the key economic challenges South Korea's president-elect faces.

  • Midsize Cars Better in Crash Tests     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM ET

    Video of crash tests that offers examples of midsize cars performing well in crash tests

  • Wintery China Land Auction Signals a Warming Market Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 11:19 PM ET
    Chongqing, China

    Authorities in the eastern city of Qingdao have sold a land parcel for 872.4 million yuan ($140 million) in an auction that set the highest premium of the year, the latest in a series of deals to signal a mild recovery in China's property market.

  • Is Optimism Over Indian Stocks Out of Whack? Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 11:07 PM ET

    Indian equities have had a bumper year, surging more than 25 percent year-to-date, and strategists expect the double-digit gains to continue into 2013. But how realistic are these expectations?

  • New Zealand Third Quarter GDP Slows More Than Expected Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 10:02 PM ET

    New Zealand's economy grew at its weakest rate in nearly two years during the September quarter as falling manufacturing and agricultural output offset a surge in construction, but analysts said it was unlikely to prompt a rate cut.

  • Is Park's Win Good for Markets?     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Eeik Lueth, Senior Regional Economist, RBS says that Park Geun-hye's win is good for markets as there will be a lot of policy continuity from the current administration.

  • Reverting to 'Old Japan'?     Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 8:15 PM ET

    Mark Konyn, CEO, Cathay Conning Asset Management (CCAM) says that there's a risk of going back to the "old Japan", where the government stimulated growth through easier monetary policies.

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