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  • No Quick Fix for India's Moribund Economy Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 10:14 PM ET

    India's economic growth remained stuck around a near four-year low in the March quarter, data on Friday will likely show, compounding the government's woes as it heads into a busy election period.

  • Who Knew Pork Could Be a National Security Problem? Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 10:02 PM ET
    Hog

    A Chinese meat producer’s $4.7 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods is subject to a national security review, which is no picnic given American anxiety about China. The NYT reports.

  • Asia Drives World Private Wealth to Record Levels Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 9:30 PM ET

    There are more millionaires and "super rich" people than ever before as the rapid growth in Asia's emerging markets propels private wealth to record levels. The Financial Times reports.

  • Japan's Deflation Abates, Industrial Output Picks Up Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 8:56 PM ET

    Japan's deflation abated slightly in April and factory output picked up as a weaker yen and firmer overseas demand boosted growth, boding well for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to shake the economy out of stagnation.

  • Sony Board Will Review Loeb Spinoff Proposal: CEO Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 5:36 PM ET

    The Sony board will examine activist investor Dan Loeb's proposal to spin off part of the entertainment business, CEO Kazuo Hirai told CNBC.

  • Walls Around Stock Research Are Crumbling Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    The Chinese walls on Wall Street separating investment banking business from analysis, may be crumbling.

  • China's Grab of US Hogs Stokes Interest on Capitol Hill Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 9:36 AM ET

    China's largest acquisition to date of a U.S. company, Smithfield Foods, is raising eyebrows among market watchers who question China's interest in taking possession of one of America's largest food producers.

  • Samsung Unveils Midtier Galaxy S4 Miniphone Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 7:14 AM ET

    Samsung unveils a stripped down version of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, aiming to grab a bigger share in the midtier segment as growth in the high-end market slows.

  • Japan Public Pension Mulls Shift in Stock Ownership Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 7:01 AM ET

    Japan's public pension fund - a pool of over $1 trillion - is considering a change to its portfolio strategy that could allow its investment in domestic stocks to grow with a rallying market, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

  • Goldman: Carry On Buying Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 5:55 AM ET

    Global stocks may have been on a wild ride of late but the world's biggest investment bank has told investors they should continue to buy equities.

  • Guess Which Country Is Growing Faster Than China? Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 4:26 AM ET

    Southeast Asia's "rising star", the Philippines, stunned investors with first quarter growth numbers that outpaced that of even economic powerhouse China.

  • Japan Stocks Dive in Second Bout of Heavy Selling Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:21 AM ET
    Stock board flashing Tokyo's closing rate in on May 30, 2013

    The second bout of heavy selling in Japanese stocks in as many weeks is not just about a strengthening yen and pulling-back from lofty levels.

  • Can Japanese Investors Resist 2% Yields in US? Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 1:59 AM ET

    For months Japan's domestic investors have defied expectations that they would pile cash into overseas assets in a big way. Now, with U.S. Treasury yields above 2 percent for the first time in over a year, the lure may be just too strong.

  • If Foreigners Are Net Japan Buyers, Who's Selling? Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    Data Thursday showed foreign investors remained net buyers of Tokyo stocks last week – a period during which the market suffered its steepest single-day sell-off in two years. So, who is behind the selloff?

  • China Shoppers Not Spending Enough Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 10:59 PM ET

    Retailers and policymakers have high hopes for consumer spending in China driving profits and growth, but industry watchers say it's not getting there fast enough.

  • Philippines Grows at Faster-Than-Expected Pace Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 10:18 PM ET

    The Philippine economy grew 2.2 percent in the March quarter from the previous three months, beating market forecasts, helped by strong domestic demand which offset weak exports.

  • South Korea Output Sets First Rise in 4 Months Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 7:27 PM ET

    South Korea's industrial output in April expanded on monthly terms for the first time in four months though the modest rate of expansion suggested that momentum remains subdued.

  • Lot of Pork: Smithfield Sold to China Meat Producer Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 5:31 PM ET
    Smithfield Foods Inc. bacon sits on display for sale at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois, U.S.

    Chinese meat processor Shuanghui International Holdings is buying Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion.

  • Disrupting the World, One Device at a Time: Citi Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 3:07 PM ET

    Citigroup recently cataloged a clutch of new technologies, including mobile payments and energy production, that are disrupting markets and sparking innovation.

  • Myanmar to Quadruple Economy by 2030: McKinsey Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 2:00 PM ET
    Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

    Asia's frontier market Myanmar is poised for huge economic growth in the years ahead, according to a new study by the McKinsey, that forecasts the economy could quadruple by 2030.

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