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  • Can Chinese Data be Trusted?     Sunday, 15 Jul 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Li-Gang Liu, Head of China Economic Research, ANZ says to look at monthly high frequency data for a more accurate growth picture.

  • China Eases Taxes for Foreign Companies Sunday, 15 Jul 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    China will cut taxes on the profits that foreign companies take out of the country by up to 50 percent after rules on withholding taxes were relaxed to encourage more overseas investment. The FT reports.

  • China Traders to Shift Focus to Earnings This Week Sunday, 15 Jul 2012 | 12:28 PM ET

    Attention turns to earnings after last week's June data showed the Chinese  economy slowed in line with expectations.

  • Chinese Premier Says Economic Woes to Continue Sunday, 15 Jul 2012 | 7:56 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    China's economic woes that have brought growth to a three-year low will continue for some time, but the slower expansion remains within expectations, Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday.

  • Pilot Demand Forecast Raising Safety Concerns Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 4:10 PM ET
    Airplane on runway

    There's growing worry about a global pilot shortage among industry experts. Asia already is experiencing a shortage. Learn why.

  • Betting on Creating US Jobs     Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Michael Leven, Las Vegas Sands president & COO, shares his thoughts on how to create jobs in America, and weighs in on growing the Asian gaming industry.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including returns on Italian bonds, and whether the IMF will issue more financial support to Greece.

  • Lagarde: Need More Than Lip-Service From Greece Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 2:25 AM ET
    International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde

    In high-stakes deals on the Street, the side with the leverage usually demands "show me the money first, then we'll talk." But in the rarefied and much higher-stakes world of desperate sovereign borrowers and multilateral lenders of last resort like the International Monetary Fund, it's the other way around -- "show me the goods first, then you get the money." In the case of Greece, Christine Lagarde says "implementation must happen, more than lip-service."

  • The pre-requisites for Peru to establish a $10 billion sovereign wealth fund are in place but the mineral rich country wants to see stabilization in global commodity markets before it can finalize its plans, Luis Miguel Castilla, Peru's Finance Minister told CNBC on Friday.

  • Dentsu Shares Drops on Acquisition of Aegis Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 9:22 PM ET

    Dentsu dropped 6.3 percent to 2,162 yen as investors judged its purchase of British marketing group Aegis for 3.2 billion pounds ($5 billion) as overpriced.

  • China to Rebound in H2     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 8:10 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice-President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC says that China bank lending is picking up and that that will spur growth.

  • Dentsu - Aegis Deal Expensive     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Brian Wieser, Sr. Research Analyst, Pivotal Research Group says that Dentsu paid a high price for Aegis.

  • China Needs To Prop up Investment     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann, Managing Director & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC says that China needs to support investment as the country's GDP growth continues to decelerate.

  • No Sign of a China Hard-Landing: Rattner Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 5:19 PM ET

    The Chinese economy is still strong despite fears about a hard-landing, Steven Rattner , Chairman of Willets Advisors, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Thursday.

  • Don’t Expect Big China Stimulus: Strategist Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    The market is naïve to expect a big stimulus boost in China, Adrian Mowat, JPMorgan’s chief Asian and emerging market equity strategist, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” Thursday.

  • New Free Trade Pact Will Boost Economy: FedEx Exec Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 12:32 PM ET

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership will provide a boost of confidence to the seesawing global economy, create more jobs, and speed access to lucrative markets for American goods and services, says FedEx exec Michael Ducker.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at EU shares slipping on U.S. stimulus view.

  • Aegis and Dentsu Are Stronger Together: CEO Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 5:26 AM ET

    Dentsu’s takeover of the digital communications agency Aegis would create a “compelling combination” of two companies looking to expand globally, Jerry Buhlmann, CEO of Aegis Group told CNBC.

  • JP Morgan Chase headquarters

    Regulators are examining JPMorgan Chase’s sales tactics, after claims that the nation’s largest bank pushed its own mutual funds over competitors’ investments.

  • Gold to Hit $2,000 by Year-End on More Fed Easing: Merrill Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 11:15 PM ET
    Gold Bars

    Merrill Lynch has added its voice to the chorus of gold bulls who have been predicting that bullion will hit $2000 an ounce.

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