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  • China Property Curbs May Knock 10% Off Prices Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 2:42 AM ET

    China's latest measures to crack down on property speculation and investment demand could lead to home price declines of up to 10 percent over the next six months, according to analysts.

  • The tobacco industry remains very powerful in Indonesia, with one of the world's highest smoking rates and where consumer companies are scrambling to boost profits from a growing middle class. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • China Shares Slump as Property Curbs Hit Builders Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 2:12 AM ET

    Chinese shares tumbled to their lowest close in six weeks, after Beijing hit property developers with harsher-than-expected tightening measures to contain housing costs.

  • Hong Kong Stocks - Down but Not Out Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 2:01 AM ET

    One of Asia's top performing equity markets last year Hong Kong has so far underperformed in 2013, but analysts told CNBC that the Hang Seng index will get its mojo back before the end of the year.

  • HSBC Set for $23 Billion Profit on Restructuring Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 12:31 AM ET

    HSBC is expected to announce a near $23 billion annual profit, with cost-cutting and restructuring ahead of schedule as Europe's biggest bank seeks to consign its U.S. troubles to the past.

  • Your Event Risks This Week     Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 12:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah takes a look at global events that could move markets this week.

  • New ‘Powerful Force’ to Underpin Stock Rally Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:59 PM ET

    A wave of new money coming into equity markets is a "powerful force" to reckon with and means that risks such as the U.S. budget cuts and uncertainty in Italy are unlikely to derail a stellar rally in the markets, one expert told CNBC.

  • Oil Prices Vulnerable Ahead of US Jobs Report Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:12 PM ET

    Benchmark oil prices may be vulnerable to further selling pressure with some predicting U.S. crude futures may drop below $90 a barrel this week though a positive jobs report on Friday may help contain the losses.

  • Maersk Warns of Over-Capacity Risk in 2013 Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:03 PM ET

    Over-capacity in the global container ship market will continue to provide a drain on profit growth in 2013, according to Maersk CEO of North Asia, Tim Smith

  • China's Young Lose Interest in Communist Party Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 9:43 PM ET
    Harrods, London

    Even as Communist Party chief Xi Jinping takes over as China's new president this week, the nation's young explain their attitude towards the ruling party, and why it doesn't mean much to them. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • China's Landmark Shift in Currency Policy Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 8:11 PM ET
    People's Bank of China in Beijing, China

    China is set to use swelling offshore holdings of its tightly-managed currency worth around 1 trillion yuan ($160 billion) to justify a landmark shift in tactics to relax capital controls.

  • Kuroda Signals Aggressive Monetary Policy Coming Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 8:08 PM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda, Japan's BOJ Governor

    Huge purchases of longer-dated Japanese government bonds is a natural way to ease monetary policy, but central bankers must monitor the side-effects, Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday.

  • South Korean inflation unexpectedly slowed in February on weak domestic demand even as a private survey of manufacturers showed a pickup in activity.

  • Patron Taps China for Affordable Luxury     Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    John McDonnell, COO at Patron Spirits, says demand for tequila in the Asia Pacific remains strong, as the company taps into the region's insatiable demand for luxury products.

  • Investing Again After the 'Shock and Awe' of Losses Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    This asset manager says he's met with three new clients with over $1 million each but the "shock and awe" of 2008 still looms large in their psyche.

  • A Push for Change in China as New Leaders Take Over Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 5:53 AM ET

    Communist Party chief Xi Jinping takes over as China's new president during the annual meeting of parliament beginning on Tuesday and bridging the widening income gap in the vast nation is one of his foremost challenges.

  • Square to Push Beyond Payments: CEO Jack Dorsey Saturday, 2 Mar 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Payments were just the beginning for Square. The young company has big plans to cash in on the entire commerce experience.

  • Apple's $1 Billion Award Slashed in Samsung Case Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 8:02 PM ET

    A judge threw out part of the $1 billion verdict for Apple in its patent battle with Samsung and ordered a new trial.

  • Why Japanese Stocks Could Rally 60%: Strategist Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:15 AM ET

    Equities have already surged in Japan as the yen falls, but with monetary easing looking increasingly likely, stocks are set to receive a further boost, according to one financial advisor.

  • Fitch: We're 'More Than Likely' to Downgrade India Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Despite Finance Minister P Chidambaram's promise to put India's fiscal house in order in his latest budget plan, ratings agency Fitch said the country's credit rating – which is teetering on the brink of 'junk' status – will more than likely be downgraded.

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