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  • Will Asian Currencies Forever Disappoint? Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 11:14 PM ET

    Most Asian currencies have found it impossible to carve out any sort of trend, regardless of a country's underlying fundamentals. A forex manager looks at the result.

  • As the rhetoric from North Korea flares up, NBC's Jim Maceda has the latest update.

  • We Have Bird Flu Outbreak Under Control, China Says Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    China is confident it can control an outbreak of a new strain of bird flu, a senior Chinese health official said on Sunday as the World Health Organization (WHO) said there had now been 21 human cases of the H7N9 flu.

  • Here's One US Industry That's Found Home in China Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 6:46 AM ET
    Super 8 Xian Xidajie - Xidajie, China

    Hotel chains are expanding in China as its growing middle class fuels demand for domestic travel and lodging. But is the sector too hot?

  • North Korean officials.

    North Korea has asked embassies in Pyongyang that might wish to get staff out if there is a war to submit plans to it by April 10, Britain said on Friday.

  • North Korea to Become the Next Iran: Citi Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 4:05 AM ET

    Tensions in North Korea have overtaken Iran as the major geopolitical risk of the year, according to a report from Citi Research, a division of Citigroup Global Markets.

  • Yen Selling May Become an 'Avalanche,' Soros Says Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET
    George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management

    The policy measures taken in Japan to revive economic growth are "quite dangerous," says George Soros.

  • Nikkei Erupts and This Time It May Be Different Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 2:44 AM ET

    The Nikkei surged by up to 4.7 percent a day after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) gave investors what they were waiting for, and analysts say the current rally is gaining a momentum of its own and not simply riding on a weakening yen.

  • China Rolls Up Sleeves in Fight Against Bird Flu Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:32 AM ET

    China said it was mobilizing resources nationwide to combat a new strain of bird flu that has killed six people, as Japan, Hong Kong and the United States stepped up vigilance.

  • Singapore’s Dilemma: A Two-Speed Economy Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    The curious characteristic of the Singaporean economy is that while some sectors are clearly going through a soft patch others like property are booming. How can this island state reconcile this dilemma?

  • Won Drops to 7-Month Low, Socked by North Korea Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 10:36 PM ET

    The South Korean won dropped to a fresh 7-month low against the dollar early on Friday as investors remained wary of more bellicose rhetoric from North Korea and with inter-Korean tension escalating.

  • Apple Waning? Its Key Supplier Not Feeling It Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 9:12 PM ET

    Foxconn has record high annual revenue and, in the last quarter of 2012, its highest operating margins in three years despite Apple's continued troubles. The Financial Times reports.

  • China's Solar Sector, No Longer a Bright Light     Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 8:50 PM ET
    Solar field, France

    China's solar energy sector is no longer a bright spot as overcapacity hits firms. Eunice Yoon reports.

  • Samsung Snaps Winning Streak in Record Profits Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 7:46 PM ET

    The iPhone's main adversary estimated its January-March operating profit rose 53 percent to $7.7 billion, marking the end of five straight quarters of record profits for the world's biggest techn firm by revenue.

  • Why Central Banks Are Reluctant to Follow Japan Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 7:33 PM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan

    In contrast to the Bank of Japan's radical monetary shift announced on Thursday, the ECB and BOE policy decisions that followed were underwhelming in comparison. The Financial Times reports.

  • Facebook Wants to Be Your Smartphone's Home Screen Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 2:36 PM ET
    Zuckerberg announced a new product for Android called Facebook Home.

    Facebook just got serious about mobile. At a media event Thursday, Facebook showcased its new software for Android devices called 'Home.'

  • Japan's Giant Experiment Won't End Well: Kyle Bass Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    J. Kyle Bass

    Japan is wagering its future on a massive experiment, and Kyle Bass of Hayman Capital Management doesn't see it ending well.

  • North Korea and China Get Cozier Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 12:56 PM ET
    Kim Jung-Un

    A layer of complexity underlying the saber-rattling in North Korea is Pyongyang's growing trade relationship with China, said John Park of Harvard's Belfer Center.

  • Central Bank Efforts May 'End in Tears': El-Erian Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
    Mohamed El-Erian, CEO PIMCO

    Global central banks are accelerating mostly ineffective policies because they feel they have no choice but to keep trying, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.

  • All Eyes on Facebook Ahead of Mobile Phone Event Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    Facebook is unveiling a new Android product Thursday, as a fast-growing number of its 1.06 billion users access it on smartphones and tablet computers.

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