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  • India swoons, and investors should stay alert Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    The broad-based selloff in emerging markets has pushed the Indian currency into free fall, underscoring the need for investors to tread cautiously.

  • BRIC growth honeymoon is over: OECD Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 5:59 AM ET
    Construction workers watch as the final steel beam is put in place for the topping out of the Shanghai Tower.

    Brazil, Russia, India and China are showing worrying signs of a decline in economic growth, while the U.S. and U.K. area are in far better shape.

  • China's trade data surge past expectations Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    China posted stronger-than-expected trade figures on Thursday, the latest in a string of upbeat data and raising hopes that the world's second biggest economy may be stabilizing.

  • Is the best trade of 2013 losing its luster? Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Betting on yen weakness has been touted as the trade of the year, but analysts are starting to question if the popular wager is losing its luster.

  • Rio Tinto to hang on to loss-making aluminium arm Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 1:40 AM ET
    A mine worker looks at a train loader at Rio Tinto Group's West Angelas iron ore mine in Pilbara, Australia.

    Global miner Rio Tinto signaled it has given up hope of ditching its Pacific Aluminium business, as it reported an 18 percent drop in first-half underlying earnings.

  • Why the Bank of Japan is right to stay 'passive' Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 12:11 AM ET

    By refraining from adding further to its unprecedented monetary stimulus, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has signaled increasing confidence in the nation's economic recovery, analysts told CNBC.

  • Will Bank of Japan offer a rosier view of the economy? Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 9:29 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan is to maintain its massive monetary stimulus on Thursday while board debates whether growing signs from prices justify offering a rosier view on the economy.

  • China bird flu strain spreads human-to-human Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 8:29 PM ET
    Chickens at a poultry farm in Liaocheng, China

    Chinese scientists have discovered the first case of human-to-human transmission of the H7N9 bird flu.

  • Toyota recalls over 340,000 compact pickups Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 4:11 PM ET
    2008 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab

    The latest in a slew of safety-related problems involving the pickup is a seat belt issue that could increase the risk of injuries and even fatalities in the event of a collision.

  • Wal-Mart may bid for Li's supermarkets Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores is considering making a bid for the Hong Kong supermarket business being sold by a company controlled by Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing, according to sources.

  • Chinese judges fired for cavorting with prostitutes Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 6:47 AM ET

    Two Chinese judges and an official of the Shanghai high court have been expelled from the Communist Party and dismissed from their jobs after being seen on video apparently consorting with prostitutes in glitzy nightclubs, the New York Times reports.

  • The appointment of a new head of the Indian central bank seems like a promising step, but Raghuram Rajan has his work cut out for him.

  • China market bounce: trend change or false alarm? Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    The recent rebound in China's equities has generated some optimism that the country's beleaguered stock market may be set for a turnaround.

  • This market may be a 'slow moving train wreck' Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:19 PM ET

    The downward spiral in the Indian rupee poses a big threat to the country's equity market, says one expert, noting that continued weakness could prompt foreigners to flee stocks.

  • We are sticking with South Korea: Stanchart's Bindra Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:03 PM ET
    Jaspal Bindra, group executive director and chief executive officer of Standard Chartered Asia.

    Standard Chartered says it remains committed to South Korea, even after $1 billion hit from writedowns in the country.

  • Fonterra slapped with China fine for pricing practices Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:32 PM ET

    New Zealand-based Fonterra Co-operative said on Wednesday it had been fined NZ$900,000 ($705,000) by China's top economic planning agency.

  • Nuclear body declares 'emergency' at Fukushima Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:24 PM ET
    One of Tokyo Electric Power's (TEPCO) nuclear power plants.

    Abe is expected to call for a stronger response to try to stop highly radioactive water leaking into the ocean from the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Nikkei newspaper reported.

  • China tourism set for boom like Japan in the '80s Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 9:37 PM ET

    Chinese travelers make up a sizeable group of consumers and talk of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy could make countries dependent on China tourism receipts nervous.

  • LinkedIn's strategy for Asia Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 9:20 PM ET

    Hari Krishnan, MD of APAC & Japan, LinkedIn, identifies expanding it's member base in Asia as the networking website's top priorities this quarter.

  • Loeb to 'wait and see' after Sony nixes spin-off Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    Daniel Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC

    Billionaire investor Dan Loeb's Third Point is taking a "wait-and-see approach" after Sony on Monday evening rejected its plan to spin off the company's entertainment business.

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