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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.
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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.
Samsung launched its latest salvo against Apple in the war for global smartphone dominance. What does it mean for Apple?
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.
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.
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.
Prime Minister Shinzo said Japan will join talks on a Pacific trade pact that would open up protected industries.
Asian equities could deliver gains of 20 percent by the end of the year, according to HSBC.
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.
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 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.
Hong Kong plays host to a different type of art fair this weekend - one aimed at regular folks.
"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'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.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box recaps what made headlines this past week
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 has unveiled the Galaxy S4, a phone that allows users to scroll with their eyes and navigate the screen without touching it.
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.
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Marc Mcallister, Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Harley Davidson, says the Street 750 motorcycle fits the urban environments in Asia and discusses the region's growth potential.
Harley Davidson has unveiled the Street 750 motorcycle, custom built for urban streets. CNBC's Oriel Morrison hops on for a ride.
Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, says there's limited upside in bond yields and prefers equities in Asia like South Korea and Taiwan.