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  • Li Ka-Shing Warns of Volatile Hong Kong Property Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 7:16 PM ET
    Li Ka-shing, chairman of Cheung Kong (Holdings) Ltd. and Hutchison Whampoa

    A series of tightening measures have put the brakes on Hong Kong's overheated property sector, forcing developers to cut prices and prompting a warning from Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing: speculators stay away.

  • Two Biggest Misconceptions About Gold Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    Gold is one of the most widely held financial assets – but that doesn't mean everyone understands why it goes higher or lower.

  • China's New President Offers Africa 'No Strings' Aid Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma (2ndR) receives President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping (L)

    Only 11 days since taking over as Chinese president, Xi Jinping is already in Africa offering goodies with "no political strings." GlobalPost reports.

  • Amazing supercar experiences Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:13 PM ET

    For a fraction of the cost of buying a supercar, laymen drivers can drive a Ferrari on a closed course for a few laps. This experience is sold by businesses and manufacturers, and even though it’s over quickly, it’s exhilarating and unforgettable.

  • Cyprus Jitters: How It Could Still Go Wrong Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:56 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the NYSE

    Although markets initially held up in the face of renewed chaos, market watchers and analysts are warning that the flare up in the euro zone debt crisis could once again curb investor sentiment.

  • Relax, China Creates a Cyprus Every Week: LSE Chief Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 9:39 AM ET
    Xavier Rolet, the Chief Executive of the London Stock Exchange

    The resurgence in the initial public offerings (IPO) market is a sign that investors are once again growing more optimistic despite flare-ups in the euro zone debt crisis, according to the CEO of the London Stock Exchange.

  • Galaxy's Profit More Than Doubles to a Record Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 3:02 AM ET
    FILE - In this May 15, 2011 file photo, a mainland Chinese visitor is welcomed by hostess at Galaxy Macau as the multibillion-dollar casino resort opened in Macau. Galaxy Entertainment Group plans to double the size of its flagship Macau casino in a $2.1 billion expansion as it seeks to win over more customers in the world's biggest gambling market. The Hong Kong company said it has already started construction of the second phase of its Galaxy Macau casino complex, which opened last year in the

    Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group more than doubled its net profit in 2012 to a record high, lifted by spending from mainland Chinese visitors to its flagship property in Macau.

  • Singapore Industrial Output Drops More Than Expected Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:32 AM ET

    Singapore's industrial output fell 16.6 percent in February from a year earlier, worse than a median forecast of a contraction of 10.5 percent according to Reuters.

  • Why It's Important to Keep Cypriot Banks Shut Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:55 AM ET
    Bank of Cyprus, also known as Laiki

    The decision to further push back the re-opening of Cypriot banks may be seen as a signal of further uncertainty in the crisis-hit island nation. But analysts tell CNBC that on the contrary, the move will help restore investor confidence.

  • Japan’s Courts Press Abe on Electoral Reform Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:01 AM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    Japanese courts are stepping up pressure on the government to reform the country's electoral system or risk having the results of last year's general election invalidated. The Financial Times reports.

  • US Shale No Panacea for Japan's Crippling Energy Bills Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:21 PM ET

    U.S. shale gas may not be the panacea being touted by Japan's politicians and companies to sharply reduce the country's crippling energy bills.

  • Caterpillar CEO Hopes 'Sun Will Rise' on Europe Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:06 PM ET

    While concerned about the tough business environment in Europe, Douglas Oberhelman, the CEO of Caterpillar, hopes the "sun will rise" over the continent.

  • Hanlong Faces Deadline for $1.4 Billion Sundance Bid Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 10:42 PM ET

    Australia's Sundance Resources said its suitor Hanlong would fail to meet a deadline on Tuesday to supply credit approval for its long-delayed $1.4 billion takeover offer.

  • BOJ's Kuroda to Target Longer-Dated Bonds Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 10:12 PM ET

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank will seek to push down yields across the curve by purchasing longer-dated government bonds, underscoring its resolve to aggressively beat deflation.

  • South Korea Revises Down Fourth Quarter Growth Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 9:40 PM ET
    Seoul, South Korea

    South Korea's economy grew a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent in the October-December period from the previous quarter and by 1.5 percent from a year before, revised data showed on Tuesday.

  • A Change of Fortune for Foxconn?     Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 8:50 PM ET
    Chinese workers in the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, in southern China's Guangdong province.

    As Apple's sales outlook slows down, what happens to the tech giant's suppliers? CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.

  • Asia's Top Investor in Africa? Not China Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:34 PM ET

    A smaller Asian country is ahead of China in terms of the size of its direct foreign investment into Africa and the gap is widening, according to United Nations data published Monday.

  • Dreamliner Takes To Sky in First Flight Check Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 5:19 PM ET
    Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner took to the sky on Monday in the first of two flights aimed at showing that the plane's new lithium-ion battery system meets regulatory safety standards.

  • Yuan at Record High but Major Appreciation Unlikely Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 4:31 AM ET
    Chinese Yuan

    China's yuan hit a record high on Monday after the central bank set a firmer midpoint in response to hopes that Cyprus will avoid a banking crisis, but traders remained cautious about betting on further appreciation.

  • Singapore

    Singapore's consumer price index rose by a stronger-than-expected 4.9 percent in February from a year earlier, mainly because of a spike in private road transport costs.

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