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  • China's Zhou Re-Appointed Central Bank Chief Saturday, 16 Mar 2013 | 5:27 AM ET
    Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China

    China re-appointed Zhou Xiaochuan as central bank governor on Saturday, a move to ensure policy continuity and to deepen market-based reforms needed to sustain long-term economic growth.

  • The 10 Ugliest Cars of All Time Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 5:28 PM ET

    There's a fine line between “innovation” and “eyesore” when it comes to cars. CNBC.com presents a list of 10 models whose designers should have been shamed back to the drafting table.

  • For Oil Markets, China Isn't What It Used to Be Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 1:19 PM ET
    Oil rigs in the South China Sea.

    Right now, China's energy-hungry economy appears more important to oil markets than instability in crude-producing countries. Yet analysts say the world's second-largest economy has less pull on market prices than it did even a few short years ago.

  • Pacific Trade Pact Calls for Tough Japan Reforms Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Prime Minister Shinzo said Japan will join talks on a Pacific trade pact that would open up protected industries.

  • Asian Stocks to Jump Up to 20% on Earnings: HSBC Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 7:16 AM ET
    Investors watch the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Huaibei, China.

    Asian equities could deliver gains of 20 percent by the end of the year, according to HSBC.

  • China Appoints Li Keqiang as New Premier Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    China's legislature formally chose Li Keqiang as premier on Friday, installing an English-speaking bureaucrat as the man in charge of the economy and its aim of reviving growth through consumer-led expansion.

  • Why Not to Rule Out an Aussie Rate Cut on Jobs Jump Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 2:57 AM ET

    A surprise jump in Australia's job numbers in February, the biggest increase in over a decade, had many market watchers close the door on more rate cuts, but one economist says the possibility of easing stays alive.

  • Investors Give Samsung Galaxy S4 a Thumbs Down Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    People interact with the Samsung Galaxy S IV, March 14, 2013 in New York City.

    Investors dumped shares in Samsung Electronics just hours after the South Korean tech giant unveiled its flagship new phone, the Galaxy S4. Here's why.

  • Mike Sinnett, vice president & 787 chief project engineer, says he's hopeful that the 787 Dreamliner aircraft can resume flying in another few weeks after its battery issues.

  • Affordable Art For Everyone?     Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:50 PM ET
    FILE - This undated photo provided by Sotheby's shows "The Scream" by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch. The work, which dates from 1895 and is one of four versions of the composition, will lead Sotheby's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in New York on May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Sotheby's, File)

    Hong Kong plays host to a different type of art fair this weekend - one aimed at regular folks.

  • 'Abenomics’ Is Going to Fail: Mr. Yen Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    "Abenomics" will not be able to achieve the two percent inflation target in Japan, Eisuke Sakakibara, former vice finance minister of Japan told CNBC on Friday.

  • Japan Parliament Approves Kuroda as BOJ Governor Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:11 PM ET

    Japan's parliament approved Haruhiko Kuroda as the Bank of Japan's next governor on Friday, setting the stage for the central bank to embark on more vigorous monetary easing once the new chief takes over next week.

  • This Week's Winners and Losers     Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box recaps what made headlines this past week

  • Prudential Taps Asia's Growth Potential     Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Barry Stowe, CEO, Asia at Prudential talks about the company's growth strategy in Asia. He says the regional markets are growing so quickly that penetration rates fall sometimes.

  • Samsung Takes on Apple With New Galaxy S4 Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 7:53 PM ET
    A Samsung employee displays the Samsung Galaxy S IV for a photo March 14, 2013 in New York City.

    Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S4, a phone that allows users to scroll with their eyes and navigate the screen without touching it.

  • China's Latest Medium to Expose Corruption     Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    China is increasingly using social media sites like Weibo, China's version of Twitter, as a de-facto townhall to expose wrongdoing and debate social issues. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.

  • Obama, China's Xi Discuss Cybersecurity in Phone Call Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    President Barack Obama has taken mounting U.S. concerns about computer hacking straight to China's new president.

  • Rusal CEO: 'Last Act of Drama' in Commodities Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 1:37 PM ET

    Oleg Deripaska, the CEO of the world's largest aluminum company Rusal said global commodity producers need to cut output by up to 10 percent.

  • China Bowing to Public Outcry Over Pollution: Advocate Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 10:27 AM ET

    Rapid development at the expense of China's natural environment has become a major cause for discontent in the world's second largest economy, but now the government is finally bowing to public outcry, says a leading environmentalist.

  • Honda to Recall 250,000 Vehicles for Braking Problems Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:24 AM ET
    This undated image made available by Honda shows the 2013 Acura ILX 2.0L. (AP Photo/Honda)

    Honda Motor will recall nearly 250,000 vehicles globally, including some Acura MDX crossover SUVs, due to braking problems, the automaker said.

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