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Despite Finance Minister P Chidambaram's promise to put India's fiscal house in order in his latest budget plan, ratings agency Fitch said the country's credit rating – which is teetering on the brink of 'junk' status – will more than likely be downgraded.
The recent weakness in the resilient Australian dollar, which is down from its multi-month highs, is not due to talk of a rate cut or worries over China's patchy economic recovery. The drop is thanks to Japanese investors.
China's drive to fuel more vehicles with cleaner-burning natural gas could reduce oil demand by nearly a tenth - equivalent to Turkey's total oil consumption.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily 'Stock in 60' segment and looks at shares of Golden Agri-Resources, which hit a five-week low after the palm-oil producer reported a 93 percent drop in fourth-quarter net profit.
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.2 percent in December from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, down for a second straight month.
Now that Haruhiko Kuroda will leave the Asian Development Bank, bankers are braced for the Chinese to launch efforts to install one of their own as Kuroda's successor.
Growth in Chinese factories cooled in February to a five-month low after domestic and foreign demand slackened, missing market forecasts and underscoring China's patchy economic recovery.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box goes over this week's winners and losers.
India unveiled a surprise spending surge in its new budget for fiscal 2013/14 ahead of an election next year. The plan includes new taxes on big companies and the rich. CNBC TV18's Reema Tendulkar has more.
Japanese blue-chip firms, from electronics giants to brewers, are selling prime real estate to shore up battered balance sheets, stoking a resurgent property market.
Guessing the number of billionaires in the world (or even in a single country) is just that -- a guessing game. But it's a highly profitable and increasingly popular one.
The judge who threw the book at Apple in a patent case with Samsung is now working to defend the Korean company in another legal spat.
Two Chinese military websites were subject to about 144,000 hacking attacks a month last year, almost two-thirds of which came from the US, China said.
India's much-awaited annual budget failed to deliver on the hype sending the nation's equity markets lower on Thursday, with one economist calling Finance Minister P Chidambaram - who has the tough job of reining in the fiscal deficit while spurring growth – simply a "firefighter."
India unveiled higher-than-expected spending for fiscal 2013/14 on Thursday, aiming to fund it with higher revenues - including new taxes on the rich and large companies - in a budget aimed at reviving growth amid the country's worst slowdown in a decade.
Europe is embroiled in a Japan-style "lost decade" and must solve its political problems before the economic crisis can be resolved, according to Charles Beazley, CEO of Nikko Asset Management.
Investment demand for gold in Vietnam could be a quarter less in 2013 than last year as the government tightens its grip on the bullion market to stabilize the country's currency.
Australia's business investment surprisingly slipped in the last quarter, leading to concerns about the economy and giving rise to talk that a rate cut might be in sight.
Apple is facing a lull in innovation that could last a few years, said its ex-CEO John Sculley.
Japan's government on Thursday nominated Haruhiko Kuroda, an advocate of aggressive monetary easing, as the next Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor.
Jesper Koll , Managing Director & Head of Japanese Equity Research of JPMorgan Securities Japan breaks down Japan's GDP and inflation data for CNBC's Cash Flow. .
Andrew Holland, CEO of Ambit Investment Advisors breaks down the market impact of India's recent state elections for CNBC's Cash Flow.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered talks to CNBC's Cash Flow about the current spate of IPOs in China.