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  • Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

    As protests against a U.S. made anti-Islam video continue across the world, the president of Indonesia, which has the world’s largest Muslim population, seeks to reassure investors that all steps will be taken to ensure stability and promote economic growth in his country.

  • China’s Ultra-Rich See Shrinking Personal Fortunes Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 10:41 PM ET
    Zong Qinghou, chairman of Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co.

    Almost half of China’s ultra-rich saw their wealth shrink in the past year as the Chinese stock markets slumped, according to an annual survey of the country’s 1000 richest individuals, with those in the solar and textile sectors the hardest hit.

  • Indonesia's Economy Projected to Grow 6.5% Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 6:02 PM ET
    Pedestrians cross a street in Jakarta's modern business district.

    The country’s economy continues to grow even in the face of a global economic slowdown, the country’s president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Monday.

  • Toyota Unplugs Electric Car Hype Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 12:41 PM ET
    Vice chairman of Toyota Motor, Takeshi Uchiyamada (R), introduces the company's new compact electric vehicle called the 'eQ', at the company's showroom in Tokyo on September 24, 2012.

    Toyota has decided to cool off its once ambitious plans for developing electric cars.

  • The Prada store in Milan, Italy.

    Italian fashion house Prada has been a bright spot in a slowing global luxury retail space, and its latest earnings report underscores the resilience.

  • US-China Trade Spat Has 'More Bark Than Bite': Lamy Sunday, 23 Sep 2012 | 9:31 PM ET
    Chinese president Hu Jintao (R) talks to Pascal Lamy (L), the Director-General of the WTO.

    A dispute between the U.S. and China over illegal trade practices, which has sparked worries over a potential trade war between the world’s two largest economies, has “more bark than bite”, according to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Director General Pascal Lamy.

  • Russian Farm, Chinese Farmer Sunday, 23 Sep 2012 | 7:35 PM ET
    A farmer plants rice in Baishixi, Yunnan province, China.

    When a Chinese investor bought a farm outside this village a few years back, he was pleased enough to name it Golden Land. The soil was rich, the sunshine and rain bountiful. The NYT Reports.

  • Specter of China 'Hard Landing' Haunts Global Economy Saturday, 22 Sep 2012 | 5:47 PM ET
    Bull statue symbolizing the stock market on the Bund, Shanghai, China.

    Market euphoria over the Federal Reserve’s open-ended monetary easing and rallying stocks are obscuring bigger worries about China, an economic powerhouse that’s becoming increasingly susceptible to a dreaded “hard landing” scenario.

  • In Manufacturing Shift, Made in U.S. but Sold in China Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    After generations of manufacturers have folded because they were unable to compete with imports, meet a New York business that has managed to crack the code.

  • An employee stacks grills for Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. Emgrand 7 series automobiles at the company's factory in Cixi, Zhejiang Province, China.

    The Chinese government’s recent $150 billion infrastructure push has helped improve sentiment among the country’s business community, shows a private-sector survey.

  • How to Invest in China: Look Outside the Border Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 3:38 PM ET

    The best strategy may be less a direct play on mainland China and one that focuses instead on global markets and multinational companies with strong ties to the country.

  • China PMI Ticks Up, but Turnaround Still Long Way Off Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 2:08 AM ET
    An employee stacks grills for Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. Emgrand 7 series automobiles at the company's factory in Cixi, Zhejiang Province, China.

    A survey by HSBC showing China’s manufacturing activity rose marginally in September has raised hopes that a slowing Chinese economy is finally stabilizing, but economists say a turnaround may still be far away.

  • Chinese Exchanges Seek Foreign Funds Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 10:17 PM ET
    A lone Chinese investor talks on the phone as he monitors his stock prices at a security firm in Hefei, east China's Anhui province.

    Chinese financial officials have started a global roadshow to persuade foreigners to invest in the country’s stock market, a highly unusual move that reflects concerns that investors are turning their backs on China as its economy slows. The FT reports.

  • US Fiscal Cliff Trumps EU Crisis as Top Worry: Survey Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 1:38 AM ET
    Fiscal Cliff

    A looming fiscal problem in the U.S. is now identified as the top tail risk for investors, marking the first time in 17 months that Europe’s debt crisis was not seen as the biggest concern for fund managers, a monthly survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows.

  • Tamminen: Wars Over Oil Yield No Winners Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 5:53 PM ET
    City skyline and modern construction, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

    We're not talking about the Persian Gulf. It's the South China Sea where China and Vietnam are on a collision course that could result in higher commodity prices and far worse.

  • Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Co., speaks during the unveiling of the Ford Fusion in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Mulally said he has no plans to retire from Ford Motor Co., the second-biggest U.S. automaker.

    Ford in the U.S. continues to grow profits and profit margins with a steady cadence of new and re-designed models. That will be the focus this fall even as reporters pepper Mulally with questions about his succession plans.

  • Scenes From Anti-Japan Protests in China Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 11:46 AM ET
    Chinese authorities had to use tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters during an anti-Japanese demonstration in the southern city of Shenzhen on Sunday. Protesters took to the streets in several Chinese cities including Shenzhen and Guangzhou, where crowds turned violent, clashing with the police.  Water cannons were also used to stop protesters from trying to break into government buildings, and at least a dozen people were arrested, according to the South China Morning Post.

    Anti-Japanese protests over a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea escalated further Tuesday on the anniversary of Japan’s 1931 invasion of China. Click for scenes.

  • Mexico Economic Profile Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

    A look at key facts and figures about the Mexican economy.

  • BRICs to Lead Truck Growth, Europe Faltering: Daimler Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 7:20 AM ET
    Mercedes Benz.

    Brazil, Russia, India and China, collectively known as the BRIC countries, will be key to success for truck manufacturers as competition continues to intensify in the industry and Europe remains volatile, one of Daimler's board members told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Island Row Prompts Fitch Warning on Japanese Firms Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012 | 5:46 AM ET
    Anti-Japanese protesters are confronted by police as they demonstrate over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, on September 16, 2012 in Shenzhen, China.

    Japanese auto and tech companies risk having their credit ratings downgraded if the dispute between Asia’s two biggest economies is prolonged, Fitch Ratings cautioned on Tuesday.

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