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  • Income Gap Leads to a Luxury Gap Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
    Prada Shopper

    As Asia cools and Europe’s middling wealthy hunker down, the super-rich are expected to be the prime movers in the market for luxury goods.

  • India’s Economy Slows, With Global Implications Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 11:15 AM ET
    ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24: An Indian flag is flown high during day one of the Fourth Test between Australia and India at Adelaide Oval January 24, 2008 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Simon Cross/Getty Images)

    This time, India may not be available to help revive an ailing global economy: The rupee is down, investment is down; inflation is up and so are deficits.

  • China Stocks Face Volatility Ahead of PMI Report Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 10:13 AM ET

    China stocks may see volatile trading on Thursday, ahead of PMI data due out Friday.

  • Shanghai street scene

    Stimulus measures by Beijing will provide just a temporary fix for China’s slowing economy and could derail the country’s long-term economic rebalancing plans, say experts.

  • Detroit: From Urban Blight to Tech Might Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 1:00 AM ET

    Can technology might reduce urban blight? Business and civic leaders in Detroit certainly hope so.

  • The massive commodities boom of the past decade is at its tail end given the slowdown in one of the largest consumers, China, says Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

  • Richard Li Bids for ING’s Asian Assets Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 7:42 PM ET
    Richard Li, chairman of PCCW has emerged as a surprise bidder for ING's Asian assets.

    Richard Li has lodged an indicative bid for the south-east Asian businesses of ING’s $6bn Asian insurance operations, which the Dutch financial group is selling after taking government bailout cash during the financial crisis. The FT reports.

  • The Mass Migration of the Super-Rich Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 11:32 AM ET
    Switzerland

    Whether it’s wealthy French or Americans fleeing the prospect of higher taxes or wealthy Russians and Chinese trying to escape political uncertainty, millionaires and billionaires around the world are migrating like never before, according to government statistics and relocation experts.

  • Auto Sales to Really Take Off This Summer? Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 10:36 AM ET

    If Memorial Day weekend is any indication, automakers and dealers could be gearing up for their best Summer since 2008.

  • China Stocks May Face Resistance at 2,400 Level Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 10:34 AM ET
    An investor watches the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Huaibei, China.

    China stocks may face resistance at the 2,400 level on Wednesday.

  • Charting Asia | Euro-Dollar Weekly Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 12:10 AM ET
  • A money changer counts Rupiah banknotes October 17, 2002 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The rupiah is at a six month low, 9,200 against the U.S. dollar, following concerns over the bomb blast on the tourist island of Bali.

    The Indonesian Rupiah has been under pressure since the beginning of the year, falling close to 4 percent, as investors look to exit riskier assets.

  • JPMorgan Chase lost big because of outsize trades, but not before Boaz Weinstein, a hedge fund manager, seized a rich opportunity, winning in a high-risk game of nerves. The New York Times reports.

  • The Sun Hung Kai Centre building in Hong Kong, China

    While the corruption case against the joint chairmen of Asia’s biggest developer Hong Kong’s Sun Hung Kai Properties will lead to share price volatility over the next 12 months, analysts say the company remains a buy based on its high-quality asset base and solid income stream.

  • Asian Property Looks Attractive: Pro     Sunday, 27 May 2012 | 11:35 PM ET

    Mark Roberts, MD, Global Head of Research, RREEF Real Estate says retail and industrial property in Asia present attractive investment opportunities.

  • Asia Can't Be the Global Economy's Hero: Pro     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 11:17 PM ET

    Chandran Nair, Founder and CEO, Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT), says Asian consumers cannot save the world and that the region must re-define the concept of capitalism in an Asian context.

  • South Korean President Lee Myung-bak

    The framework for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between South Korea and China may be ready in two years, said the South Korean President.

  • China Stocks Seen Rangebound Amid Uncertainty Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 10:40 AM ET
    Day traders at a local brokerage in Hong Kong

    China stocks are set for more rangebound trading on Friday, as investors continued to grapple with global and domestic economic uncertainties.

  • Beijing, China

    Continued weakness in China’s economic data, as well as growing risks of a Greek exit from the euro zone, will drive Beijing to launch aggressive stimulus measures in order to prevent a further deterioration of growth in the world’s second largest economy, economists and strategists told CNBC.

  • Copper ETF Plan Would ‘Wreak Havoc’ Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 9:36 PM ET
    Reel of uninsulated copper wire

    US manufacturers have attacked plans by JPMorgan Chase to launch an exchange-traded fund backed by physical copper, arguing that the product would “grossly and artificially inflate prices” and “wreak havoc on the US and global economy”. The FT reports.

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