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  • Who Are This Week's Winners and Losers?  Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box goes over this week's winners and losers.

  • Can India's Tax-Heavy Budget Succeed?  Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    India unveiled a surprise spending surge in its new budget for fiscal 2013/14 ahead of an election next year. The plan includes new taxes on big companies and the rich. CNBC TV18's Reema Tendulkar has more.

  • Japanese Companies Fire Up Real Estate Market Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 6:22 PM ET
    Tokyo, Japan

    Japanese blue-chip firms, from electronics giants to brewers, are selling prime real estate to shore up battered balance sheets, stoking a resurgent property market.

  • Billionaire Population Hits 1,453—Or Maybe 4,000 Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    Guessing the number of billionaires in the world (or even in a single country) is just that -- a guessing game. But it's a highly profitable and increasingly popular one.

  • Ex-Judge Who Shamed Apple, Now Defending Samsung Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 12:20 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy Note II

    The judge who threw the book at Apple in a patent case with Samsung is now working to defend the Korean company in another legal spat.

  • US Routinely Hacks Defense Ministry Websites: China Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 9:03 AM ET
    A soldier mans his post in front of the Ministry of National Defense in Beijing.

    Two Chinese military websites were subject to about 144,000 hacking attacks a month last year, almost two-thirds of which came from the US, China said.

  • Will India's 'Do-No-Harm' Budget Cheer Investors? Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 5:24 AM ET

    India's much-awaited annual budget failed to deliver on the hype sending the nation's equity markets lower on Thursday, with one economist calling Finance Minister P Chidambaram - who has the tough job of reining in the fiscal deficit while spurring growth – simply a "firefighter."

  • India Budget Increases Spending, Taxes the Rich Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 3:52 AM ET
    India's Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram

    India unveiled higher-than-expected spending for fiscal 2013/14 on Thursday, aiming to fund it with higher revenues - including new taxes on the rich and large companies - in a budget aimed at reviving growth amid the country's worst slowdown in a decade.

  • Japan’s ‘Lost Decade’ Holds Lessons for Europe Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 1:42 AM ET

    Europe is embroiled in a Japan-style "lost decade" and must solve its political problems before the economic crisis can be resolved, according to Charles Beazley, CEO of Nikko Asset Management.

  • Investment demand for gold in Vietnam could be a quarter less in 2013 than last year as the government tightens its grip on the bullion market to stabilize the country's currency.

  • Rate Cut in Sight as Aussie Firms Roll Back Spending Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 12:34 AM ET

    Australia's business investment surprisingly slipped in the last quarter, leading to concerns about the economy and giving rise to talk that a rate cut might be in sight.

  • Apple Faces 'Lull' in Innovation: Former CEO Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 12:12 AM ET
    John Sculley, Former CEO, Apple Inc.

    Apple is facing a lull in innovation that could last a few years, said its ex-CEO John Sculley.

  • 'Abenomics' Picks Up Speed With Kuroda Nomination Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 11:12 PM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda

    Japan's government on Thursday nominated Haruhiko Kuroda, an advocate of aggressive monetary easing, as the next Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor.

  • Brits May Have to Work Until 75, Thanks to China Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 9:43 PM ET

    A colossal savings glut in China, the world's second largest economy, means British workers in their twenties will only be able to retire at 75.

  • Australia Business Spending Slips, Peak in Sight Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 9:19 PM ET

    Australian business investment suffered a surprise fall last quarter as firms outside the red-hot mining sector cut back, while estimates of future spending confirmed the long boom in resource investment was likely.

  • Evidence of Japan Pickup: Industrial Output Rises Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    Japan's industrial output rose for a second straight month in January, offering some evidence that the export-reliant economy may be emerging from a mild recession due to a pick-up in global demand.

  • China's Top Property Developer Vanke Posts Profit Rise Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 7:03 PM ET

    China Vanke, the country's biggest real estate developer, said it's looking to extend its foreign investment drive beyond the high-end U.S. market, as Beijing weighs new measures to cool mainland property prices.

  • Powerful Australia Cyclone Misses Iron Ore Hub Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 6:26 PM ET

    The iron ore shipping hub Port Hedland escaped the brunt of a powerful cyclone that swept across the northwest Australian coastline on Thursday, with emergency officials lifting evacuation alerts as the storm veered east.

  • China Property Curbs in Focus as Parliament Meets Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 6:13 PM ET
    At a property trade fair in Beijing, China

    China's property market is rife with speculation - both about rising house prices and about what the new government may do to curb them.

  • Priceline Traveling Overseas for Growth: CEO Boyd Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 3:08 PM ET

    Priceline.com will invest in Asia and Latin America to take advantage of growth opportunities, CEO Jeffery Boyd told CNBC on Wednesday.

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