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  • IMF keeps bullish forecast for China intact Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:11 PM ET

    The IMF is sticking to its forecast for China to grow 7.75 percent this year, but warned that policy makers must address imbalances in the economy to avoid future shocks.

  • GSK case highlights China's corruption crackdown     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:33 PM ET

    China is raising the pressure on British drugmaker Glaxosmithkline in a very high-profile fight against corruption. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has this report.

  • US blames China for breakdown in trade talks Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:06 PM ET

    The United States blamed China on Wednesday for a breakdown in trade talks aimed at eliminating tariffs on a new generation of technology products and everyday consumer electronics.

  • Contaminated school lunch kills 25 children in India Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:00 PM ET
    Grief-stricken family members react over the bodies of their children who died after consuming a free mid day meal at a school in India's Bihar state.

    At least 25 children died and dozens needed hospital treatment after apparently being poisoned by a school meal, sparking violent protests and angry allegations of blame.

  • Record output by BHP masks pain felt by next tier peers Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:58 PM ET

    BHP Billiton appears to be shrugging off worries about a China slowdown and declining commodity prices, but analysts warn that the next tier of iron ore producers could get stung.

  • China home prices rise for sixth straight month Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:53 PM ET

    The pace of China's year-on year home price rise were the strongest this year in June, although month-on-month gains edged down slightly for a third straight month.

  • China blocks Glaxo finance head from leaving Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET
    GlaxoSmithKline Shanghai headquarters

    China is barring a GlaxoSmithKline executive from leaving the country amid a widening $490 bribery scandal ensaring the drug giant.

  • Richard Perry: Japanese bonds are the new subprime Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    Japan's corporate bond buyers aren't doing the credit work. They're just relying on ratings agencies, hedge fund manager Richard Perry says.

  • The long game: Why a China slowdown isn't scary Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    The figures haven't been kind to China lately. Gone are the days of double digit growth, trade data have weakened, credit markets have overheated and fears of a housing bubble remain. But despite the bearish headlines, the long-term picture for China looks quite good and a slowdown might actually be healthy, according to HSBC.

  • China bubble to end commodities supercycle: Chanos Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 8:11 AM ET

    The credit bubble in China is "world-class" and it's getting "worse and worse and worse," hedge fund manager Jim Chanos tells CNBC.

  • China June FDI rises at fastest pace in years Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 3:25 AM ET

    FDI in China in June jumped 20.12 percent from a year ago, the quickest gain since March 2011, showing that investors are still confident about the economy even as growth slows.

  • China ups US Treasury holdings to record high Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:24 AM ET
    U.S. Treasury Building

    China's holdings of U.S. Treasurys climbed to a record high in May despite a broad selloff in the country's government debt.

  • Japan's commercial property sales soar Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:56 AM ET

    Commercial real estate investment in Japan spiked 78 percent in the second quarter, a sign that the impact of the government's radical reflating policies is gaining traction.

  • Chinese job seekers don't seem bothered by slowdown Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:25 AM ET
    Young jobseekers in China

    China's economy may be headed for a bumpy ride as growth slows, but that hasn't dented the confidence of job seekers who remain optimistic about job prospects, a new survey shows.

  • China's quest to promote the yuan as a global currency still faces headwinds, with many firms abroad still resistant to using the Chinese currency, a new report shows.

  • Billabong shares worth the risk     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 11:44 PM ET

    Charles Leyland, Managing Director of Leyland Private Asset Management says the refinancing deal Billabong made with Altamont puts the surfwear retailer in a good position.

  • China's Shuanghui International Holdings, which has agreed to buy U.S. pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc., plans to list the combined company in Hong Kong after completing the takeover.

  • BHP Billiton reports record iron ore output Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 8:34 PM ET

    BHP said expansion of its iron ore operations in Australia was ahead of schedule, as the miner posted a robust 9 percent rise in ore output to a record annual 187 million tonnes.

  • Fate of yen hinges on Japan’s weekend elections Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 4:32 AM ET

    The fate of the volatile yen, which has kept markets captivated all year, hinges on the crucial upper house elections this Sunday.

  • What slowdown? China's property sector is booming Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    China's second quarter growth data confirmed a continued slowdown, but Citi expects the country's property developers to outperform the market in the second half of the year.

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