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  • Who's on the Forbes Rich List?     Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 7:18 PM ET

    For the first time since 2000, Warren Buffett didn't make the top three on the annual Forbes Rich list. Randall Lane, Editor, Forbes tells CNBC who ousted Buffett from his third spot.

  • Can China Break Out of Its IPO Freeze? Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 7:11 PM ET

    China's IPO action has been locked in ice since October by China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) officials intent on boosting investor confidence and improving scrutiny of stock market hopefuls. CaiXin Online reports.

  • China Curbs May Spark Short-Term Home Rush Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:59 PM ET
    At a property trade fair in Beijing, China

    China's property-related shares fell by the most in nearly five years on plans to tighten curbs on the housing market, though some economists predict a near-term spike in existing home prices, at least until local governments work out how to implement the changes.

  • 10 Cars Rebuilt for Fun—And Profit Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    Jeff Allen buys, re-tools and sells cars for top dollar, so he must be doing something right. Read ahead to see 10 cars he restored that turned major profits.

  • What Apple Must Do to Catch Samsung: Analyst Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 12:22 PM ET
    Apple Store shoppers

    Apple is still struggling in its competition with Google and Samsung, but a launch of new products may help the company get back on track, said an analyst.

  • China's Monetary Policy Baffles Investors Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 4:10 AM ET

    Since markets got back online after the week-long Lunar New Year holiday last month, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has fallen as much as 4 percent or gained as much as 2.25 percent in a single session.

  • HSBC Full-Year Profit Misses, Shares Fall Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 3:19 AM ET

    Europe's biggest bank HSBC posted a pre-tax profit of $20.65 billion for 2012, much lower than the $22.7 billion forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll.

  • 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.

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