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  • News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch.

    As News Corp. prepares to separate its publishing business from its entertainment assets, the publishing company's new chief executive said there are "relentless" cost cuts in store.

  • What Weak Yen Can Do for Japan Autos Overseas Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 5:16 AM ET

    Will the depreciating yen become a game changer for Japanese automakers that have grappled with a strong currency for several years now? Yes, says Nomura.

  • Sprint, SoftBank Reach Deal on Chinese Espionage Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 3:22 AM ET

    Sprint Nextel Corp and Japan's SoftBank Corp have reached an agreement with U.S. authorities on the national security aspects of the Japanese firm's pending $20.1 billion deal to win control of the U.S. wireless carrier.

  • Why the IMF Might Be Wrong on China Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 1:37 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that China should deliver fiscal stimulus if growth falls below 7.75 percent this year, but analysts think that may not be the right prescription for the world's second biggest economy.

  • The 'Great Rotation'—Is It Finally Happening? Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 12:07 AM ET

    The sell-off in U.S. Treasurys on Tuesday, which took yields to their highest levels in over a year, and record high equities have once again given rise to talk that the "great rotation" may finally be here.

  • Has a New Era Dawned for the Greenback? Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 11:35 PM ET

    Signs of strength in the U.S. economy, a stock market boom and the prospect of the U.S. becoming a net oil exporter suggest the tide may be turning for the dollar.

  • Singapore to Regulate Yahoo, Other Online News Sites Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 11:20 PM ET

    Websites that regularly report on Singapore will have to get a license from June 1, in a move seen by some as a bid to rein in free-wheeling Internet news.

  • IMF Cuts China Growth Outlook, Urges Reforms Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 10:36 PM ET

    The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for China this year to 7.75 percent from a previous 8 percent, citing a weak world economy and exports.

  • Why People Get So Emotional About Gold Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 10:19 PM ET

    Why are so many people so upset with me for trying to explain the reason for the fall in gold prices? Asks this expert.

  • Japan Beverage Unit on Verge of $5 Billion IPO Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 9:35 PM ET
    Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.'s Kuro Oolong tea

    Suntory Holdings is set to receive Tokyo Stock Exchange approval as soon as Wednesday to list its food and non-alcoholic beverage unit, a source close the process told Reuters.

  • Kuroda Urges Flexible Approach to Capital Controls Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 9:30 PM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    Global policymakers must allow some emerging countries to set capital controls to mitigate the impact from financial crises, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday.

  • Brent Could Break $100 as Supply Weighs Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 9:00 PM ET

    Benchmark oil prices will likely extend losses this week - with some forecasters predicting Brent crude may breach $100 a barrel - as U.S. fuel supplies build and demand stays soft, according to CNBC's latest oil sentiment survey.

  • Aussie Dollar Is Now the World's 'Weakest Currency' Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    The Australian dollar tumbled to its lowest level since October 2011 in early Asia trade on Wednesday, extending this month's sharp slide against a broadly-stronger U.S. currency.

  • Sony’s Bread and Butter? It’s Not Electronics Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 2:27 PM ET

    Though Sony is best known for consumer electronics and a few say it needs to revive that business, some analysts argue that it would just be throwing good money after bad.

  • Looking East for Future Tiffany Sparkle Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    Japan and China could be powerful growth drivers ahead for the luxury retailer, one analyst told CNBC.

  • Worried About OPEC Meeting? You May Be the Only One Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 8:25 AM ET
    The logo of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen at the headquarters building in Vienna.

    Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.

  • Bank of America Slashes Silver Forecast by 25% Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has sliced its 2013 outlook for silver, in a warning sign for investors that view it as a leading indicator for gold.

  • Tech Stocks Are 'Where Cash Goes to Die': Fund Pro Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 6:13 AM ET
    Apple's flagship New York store.

    The "bulbous" cash piles held by Apple and other large tech companies makes them a poor investment, Bill Smead, of Smead Capital Management, told CNBC.

  • Here’s How QE Tapering Could Hurt Asia Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 5:48 AM ET
    Jakarta

    The tapering of quantitative easing in the U.S. will likely have a destabilizing impact in Asia, a region that has been a target of hot money inflows in recent years, according to Nomura.

  • Africa Has Greater Potential Than India: StanChart Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 4:52 AM ET

    Standard Chartered remains committed to expanding its presence in Africa, the firm's executive director told CNBC.

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