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  • Risk Is Back—French Downgrade Can't Dent Sentiment Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 11:02 PM ET

    Financial markets are back in risk mode amid optimism that a deal will be done to avert a U.S. “fiscal cliff” of looming tax hikes and spending cuts. Even news of France being stripped of its much-coveted triple-A credit rating is unlikely to put a dent in stock market gains, analysts told CNBC.

  • Japanese Politics Looks for ‘Third Force’ Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 6:38 PM ET

    A week is a long time in politics, as the old cliché has it, but for Japan’s Sunrise party four days was a whole lifetime. The FT reports.

  • Obama's visit to Cambodia, like his trip to Myanmar, brings the issues of human rights and democracy to the diplomatic fore. The Global Post reports.

  • Gurdeep Singh Chadha was one of India’s most powerful businessmen, a liquor and real estate baron whose influence was intertwined with his money. Known as Ponty, he was a mysterious figure, described in the media as an “invisible man,” even as his political influence protected him. The New York Times reports.

  • China's Strong Hand in Myanmar Under Threat? Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 12:43 AM ET

    President Barack Obama flew into Myanmar on Monday, becoming the first U.S. head of state to visit the country - a former pariah state that has taken the world by surprise with speedy political and economic reforms in the past year after five decades of military rule.

  • Obama to Spearhead Southeast Asia Push Saturday, 17 Nov 2012 | 12:16 AM ET

    Barack Obama will arrive in Bangkok on Sunday, the first leg of a three country tour that will include bilateral talks with Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the first visit by a sitting US president to Myanmar. The FT reports.

  • Two Years After IPO, GM Still Is Looking For Love Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 12:33 PM ET

    I’ve talked with more than a few veteran auto analysts who think GM shares should move higher strictly on fundamentals. At the same time, they point out GM is not seen as a typical stock.

  • The Great One Still Sees Hockey in 2012 Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    Let's be honest. Has ANYONE in the history of sport had a career like Wayne Gretzky? Here's what the prince of the puckheads thinks of the lockout, which is threatening to scuttle an entire season.

  • Global Markets Update     Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including

  • Why the Worst Is Over for Singapore's Economy Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 2:51 AM ET

    Yet another change of leadership in Japan and the prospect of more aggressive monetary easing have sent the safe haven yen tumbling to a six-month low and currency strategists tell CNBC the days of a strong yen may finally be over.

  • Singapore skyline

    Singapore’s property cooling measures may have impacted home sales, which have plummeted in the Southeast Asian city-state, but analysts say don’t expect prices to follow suit.

  • Few industries matter more to China’s 1.3 billion population than real estate. Will the new leadership make a difference?

  • India's Electric Vehicle Drive     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:43 PM ET

    Pawan Goenka, President, Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors at the Mahindra Group talks about the challenges and opportunities in India's electric vehicle space.

  • What's Wrong With Singapore's Manufacturing?     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says the 10 percent on-quarter contraction in Singapore's manufacturing sector is due to a decline in technology, pharmaceuticals and weak European demand.

  • Why Chrysler’s Makeover Is Far From Finished Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 4:58 PM ET
    Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne

    "By any measure this is an incredible turnaround for a company whose very survival was once in question," CEO Marchionne said at Chrysler's Mack Engine Plant.

  • China’s New Leaders—the Lineup Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 11:10 PM ET

    China's ruling Communist Party unveiled its new seven-man Politburo Standing Committee on Thursday, confirming Xi Jinping's elevation to the no. 1 spot in the line-up and the end of Hu Jintao's 10 years as party boss. Here's a rundown of the appointed members.

  • China's New Leaders Worry About Entitlements, Too Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    As Washington scrambles to avoid the "fiscal cliff," some leaders of China are committed to never allowing their country to fall into the same financial trap.

  • 'Learning and Waiting' for China: Prudential CEO Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    Asia will continue to drive profits for British insurer Prudential as the continent eclipses its home market , the company’s CEO told CNBC Wednesday, with the company hoping to benefit from growth in China.

  • Pricey Pad Points to a Defiant Hong Kong Market Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 4:12 AM ET

    Recent measures by the Hong Kong government to cool one of the world’s most expensive real estate markets may have dented transaction volumes, but property prices remain high and will continue to rise, analysts tell CNBC.

  • Fast-Food: Key to Good US-China Relations? Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 12:42 AM ET

    The expansion of U.S. restaurant chains on the mainland highlights the importance of China's economy to U.S. corporates.

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