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  • Cypriot security guards stand outside the parliament building in Nicosia.

    New Zealand's Finance Minister says investors should not be surprised if more issues "pop up" from the euro zone, a day after a bailout plan for Cyprus that includes a levy on savers rattled markets.

  • Australia's Central Bank Sees Signs of Life in Economy Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:01 PM ET

    Australia's central bank felt there were enough signs of life in the economy to hold off cutting interest rates at its March 5 review even though a benign inflation outlook gave it scope to ease policy.

  • Foreign Investment in China Is Slipping Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:51 PM ET

    China's foreign direct investment inflows fell 1.35 percent in the first two months of 2013 from a year earlier, extending a run of falls triggered by a drop in investor confidence in emerging markets.

  • Hungover European Sales Affecting Diageo: CEO     Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar caught up with Paul Walsh, CEO of Diageo, and asked about how European sales are affecting the world's biggest distiller.

  • Oil Bulls Bank on Fed to Fuel Rally: Survey Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:41 PM ET

    Benchmark oil prices are likely to extend gains this week on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will restate its commitment to an ultra-easy monetary policy at a meeting this week.

  • Airbus Grabs Huge Order From Boeing Customer Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Lion Air

    Airbus has landed the largest order of the year, and one of the largest of all-time, with a book value of almost $24 billion. The European plane maker will sell 234 of its A320 planes to Lion Air out of Indonesia.

  • $175,000 Mattress Sold as 'Investment' in Good Sleep Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    Guaranteed for 25 years, a British bedmaker's Mongolian cashmere mattress "pays off every morning of your life," said a company representative.

  • China Showing Symptoms of Financial Crisis: Report Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 4:08 AM ET

    Economists at Nomura sounded a warning that China is exhibiting the same symptoms that triggered the 2008 financial crisis.

  • A Citic Pacific safety hat at the company's Sino Iron project in Karratha, Western Australia.

    More Chinese companies are investing in Australia's manufacturing and retail industries than its once sought-after mining sector, a new study by HSBC shows.

  • China Becomes World's Fifth Largest Arms Exporter Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 11:53 PM ET

    China has bypassed Britain as the world's fifth largest arms exporter, a Swedish think-tank said Monday.

  • On the Rise Again: China Home Prices Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 10:33 PM ET
    Residential buildings stand in Beijing

    China's new home prices rose in February from a year ago for a second consecutive month, though gains are expected to ease after the government unveiled this month tougher tax plans to curb real estate speculation.

  • Is Correction Due for Hong Kong Property?     Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 9:50 PM ET

    Frederic Neumann of HSBC and Nicole Wong of CLSA discuss if Hong Kong's real estate sector is facing selling pressure or if investors are just stuck in a holding pattern.

  • Singapore February Exports Fall Sharply Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 9:46 PM ET
    Empty container ships on The Straits of Singapore.

    Singapore's exports plunged far more than expected in February from a year earlier, hurt by a sharp drop in shipments of pharmaceuticals and oil rigs in the Lunar New Year holiday lull.

  • In a break from months of sabre rattling, China under new President Xi Jinping appears to be moderating its approach to a potentially explosive territorial dispute with Japan and taking measures to prevent accidental conflict.

  • Super Wednesday for World's Central Banks Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 8:38 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan welcomes a new governor this week, the Bank of England might get a new pro-growth mandate and the Federal Reserve is likely to stick like glue to its aggressive bond-buying program. Together, the three events speak volumes about the balance of risks in a global economy.

  • Dow Jones & Co said it found no sign of impropriety at its China operations, after the Wall Street Journal reported that a whistleblower had accused Journal employees of bribing Chinese officials for information.

  • Why the Gold Trade Is Not Over Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    Some big names in investing are saying the great gold rally is over, but these experts see central banks cutting interest rates, and beg to differ.

  • As Twitter Turns 7, Things You Didn't Know Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    To celebrate Twitter's 7th birthday, we thought we'd share seven facts about the micro-blogging site that most people don't know.

  • China's New Premier Pledges Reform Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 2:46 AM ET
    New Chinese Premier Li Keqiang waves as he leaves his first press conference after the closing session of the National People's Congress  at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 17, 2013

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday ensuring economic growth was the top priority for his government. He also called for an end to a cyber-hacking row with the United States.

  • Can Apple Still Prevail in the Smartphone Wars? Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 12:54 AM ET

    Samsung launched its latest salvo against Apple in the war for global smartphone dominance. What does it mean for Apple?

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