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  • Young Shoppers Hold Key to China's Economic Shift Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 8:51 PM ET
    Shopping district in China.

    As Beijing tries to engineer a crucial macroeconomic shift, toward more consumption and less investment, it is young consumers who may hold the key to the transition.

  • Chinese Parts in Japanese Cars? It's Happening Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 7:53 PM ET
    Workers assemble sedans at the Dongfeng car factory in Wuhan, China.

    Facing tougher competition in what is now the world's biggest autos market, Nissan and its Japanese rivals Toyota Motors and Honda Motors are having to increase the locally made content in their cars.

  • Are You Cut Out for 'Superyacht' Lifestyle?     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    As the Singapore Yacht Show kicks off, get a glimpse of life on board these million dollar vessels.

  • New Symbol of US Security Sails Into Asia     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on the latest step of President Obama's 'Asia Pivot' strategy from the deck of the USS Freedom, a U.S warship on an eight-month deployment to Southeast Asia.

  • Yoshikami: What's Wrong with China Equities? Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 4:46 PM ET

    China reported GDP growth below many analysts expectations and the markets shuttered. What's happening with this once-strong growth engine for the global economy?

  • Don't Even Think About Selling Your Google Glasses Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    If you are one of the first owners of Google Glass don't even think about trying to sell the device.

  • At $14 Million, Diamond Is Investor's Best Friend Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:17 PM ET

    A nearly 75 carat diamond's sale at Sotheby's offers further evidence of the roaring bull market in hard assets.

  • 'Significant Growth' in Asia-Europe Trade: Maersk CEO Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Limossol Port, Cyprus

    The routes are getting investment from shippers, said Maersk CEO Nils S. Andersen.

  • Gold Slump May Trigger Miner Takeover Spree Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 9:59 AM ET

    The collapse in bullion prices may rekindle gold mining takeovers as Chinese companies and other investors step in to rescue small and mid-sized miners.

  • By 2015, Producing in China Will Be as Costly as US Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 9:14 AM ET
    A worker at Prince Industries in Shanghai, China.

    A new study by consulting firm AlixPartners estimates by 2015, the cost of outsourcing manufacturing to China will be equal to the cost of manufacturing in the U.S.

  • Mark Mobius: Here's Why I Am Still Bullish on China Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:45 AM ET
    Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group

    Leading emerging markets investor Mark Mobius is still bullish on China, despite the country's disappointing economic growth in the first quarter.

  • 'Rude Shock' Ahead for Commodity Currencies: Pro Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    While losses in commodity currencies have remained relatively limited amid the recent rout in physical prices and resources-related stocks, investors could be in for a "rude shock."

  • China Minister Urges CNBC to Do More on Korea Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 4:54 AM ET
    Li Zhaoxing

    China's former foreign minister championed peace during an interview with CNBC in Moscow, asking CNBC what it had done to help peace talks resume in North Korea and Washington.

  • Could China's Bird Flu Be the Next SARS? Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:45 AM ET
    A technician conducts tests for the H7N9 bird flu virus in Kunming, China.

    As the death toll from a deadly strain of bird flu in China rises to 17, markets are closely monitoring Beijing's handling of the outbreak although officials appear to have learned a trick or two from the SARS crisis a decade ago.

  • Companies Are Leveraging Technology: TCS CEO     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:52 AM ET

    N Chandrasekaran, CEO & Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services says companies are leveraging technology and this is showing up in the company's pipeline as opportunities for growth.

  • Why China Market Bulls Aren't Surrendering Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:52 PM ET

    A sell-off in China's stock market has not put of market bulls, who forecast gains of up to 15 percent in the coming months.

  • China's Foreign Inflows Snap Longest Run of Declines Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:12 PM ET

    China's foreign direct investment inflows rose 1.44 percent in the first three months of 2013 from a year earlier, snapping the longest run of annual decline.

  • China Home Prices Rise on Scramble Ahead of Curbs Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 10:46 PM ET

    China's new home prices rose in March from a year ago, a third consecutive month, as home buyers rushed to finalize deals to avoid a new capital gains tax, which is expected to help slow increases in coming months.

  • Growth Worries? Thankfully, Oil Is Tumbling Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 10:43 PM ET

    As worries over the outlook for the global economy resurface, analysts tell CNBC that Asia can take comfort from one fact – the sharp fall in oil prices.

  • New BHP CEO Takes Pay Cut as Miners Suffer Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 10:11 PM ET

    BHP Billiton's new chief executive will take a pay cut as miners struggle with tougher market conditions, and has stripped out a layer of top executives.

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