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CNBC's Sri Jegarajah takes a look at global events that could move markets this week.
A wave of new money coming into equity markets is a "powerful force" to reckon with and means that risks such as the U.S. budget cuts and uncertainty in Italy are unlikely to derail a stellar rally in the markets, one expert told CNBC.
Benchmark oil prices may be vulnerable to further selling pressure with some predicting U.S. crude futures may drop below $90 a barrel this week though a positive jobs report on Friday may help contain the losses.
Over-capacity in the global container ship market will continue to provide a drain on profit growth in 2013, according to Maersk CEO of North Asia, Tim Smith
Even as Communist Party chief Xi Jinping takes over as China's new president this week, the nation's young explain their attitude towards the ruling party, and why it doesn't mean much to them. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
China is set to use swelling offshore holdings of its tightly-managed currency worth around 1 trillion yuan ($160 billion) to justify a landmark shift in tactics to relax capital controls.
Huge purchases of longer-dated Japanese government bonds is a natural way to ease monetary policy, but central bankers must monitor the side-effects, Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday.
South Korean inflation unexpectedly slowed in February on weak domestic demand even as a private survey of manufacturers showed a pickup in activity.
John McDonnell, COO at Patron Spirits, says demand for tequila in the Asia Pacific remains strong, as the company taps into the region's insatiable demand for luxury products.
This asset manager says he's met with three new clients with over $1 million each but the "shock and awe" of 2008 still looms large in their psyche.
Communist Party chief Xi Jinping takes over as China's new president during the annual meeting of parliament beginning on Tuesday and bridging the widening income gap in the vast nation is one of his foremost challenges.
Payments were just the beginning for Square. The young company has big plans to cash in on the entire commerce experience.
A judge threw out part of the $1 billion verdict for Apple in its patent battle with Samsung and ordered a new trial.
Equities have already surged in Japan as the yen falls, but with monetary easing looking increasingly likely, stocks are set to receive a further boost, according to one financial advisor.
Despite Finance Minister P Chidambaram's promise to put India's fiscal house in order in his latest budget plan, ratings agency Fitch said the country's credit rating – which is teetering on the brink of 'junk' status – will more than likely be downgraded.
The recent weakness in the resilient Australian dollar, which is down from its multi-month highs, is not due to talk of a rate cut or worries over China's patchy economic recovery. The drop is thanks to Japanese investors.
China's drive to fuel more vehicles with cleaner-burning natural gas could reduce oil demand by nearly a tenth - equivalent to Turkey's total oil consumption.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily 'Stock in 60' segment and looks at shares of Golden Agri-Resources, which hit a five-week low after the palm-oil producer reported a 93 percent drop in fourth-quarter net profit.
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.2 percent in December from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, down for a second straight month.
Now that Haruhiko Kuroda will leave the Asian Development Bank, bankers are braced for the Chinese to launch efforts to install one of their own as Kuroda's successor.
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Chris Richter, deputy Head of Japan Research and Senior Analyst at CLSA, expects Japan Inc to start raising wages soon, with Toyota Motor and other carmakers taking the lead.
Johnny Manglani, founder and president of Uomo Group, says business confidence in Russia saw a "rapid deterioration" since the annexation of Crimea and discusses the impact from a slowdown in Russian and Chinese tourists.
Subir Gokarn, director of Research at Brookings India, outlines his expectations for the government budget due on Saturday.