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  • Cars You’ll Never Drive Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 4:37 PM ET

    Some concept cars never became production models, and they're holy grails for certain collectors. Read our list of 10 cars that never made it to the showroom.

  • Why China Home Curbs Are Not Bad News for Stocks Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 1:36 AM ET
    A potential buyer speaks with a real estate agent at a residential property fair in Shanghai, China.

    Speculation that the Chinese government will implement further measures to cool the country's bubbly property market has sent stocks of major Chinese developers tumbling in recent weeks. But analysts tell CNBC this provides investors an opportunity to hunt for bargains.

  • Foreign Airlines See Beyond Clouds in India Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 11:11 PM ET
    Air Asia

    Intense competition for the loyalties of highly price-sensitive travelers, coupled with some of the region's highest operating costs, led to losses and mounting debts for India's airlines. The Financial Times reports.

  • Is This the Start of China's Tightening Cycle? Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 9:33 PM ET
    People's Bank of China in Beijing, China

    China's central bank moved earlier this week to drain liquidity from the market for the first time in eight months, leading to speculation over whether the world's second largest economy has embarked on a tightening cycle.

  • China Home Prices Rise as Property Curbs Loom Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 8:58 PM ET

    China's new home prices rose an average of 0.8 percent in January from a year earlier, snapping 10 months of decline and raising the risk Beijing may seek to bolster a three-year campaign to curb property inflation.

  • Bo Xilai

    Disgraced former senior Chinese leader Bo Xilai is refusing to cooperate with a government investigation into him and has staged hunger strikes in protest and at one point was treated in hospital.

  • Singapore Revises Quarterly Growth Sharply Higher Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 8:03 PM ET

    Singapore's economy expanded faster than initially forecast in the fourth quarter, government data showed on Friday.

  • This Week's Winners and Losers  Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box takes a look back at what made headlines this week.

  • Aussie Central Bank More Upbeat, Boosts Markets Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 7:41 PM ET

    Australia's central bank governor said on Friday there is already a good deal of interest rate stimulus in the economy, but reiterated the bank could lower rates further if needed.

  • Bomb Blasts Rock Southern Indian City; at Least 11 Dead Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 7:13 PM ET

    Two bombs placed on bicycles exploded in a crowded market-place in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.

  • Does Japan Really Need $100 Billion in Spending? Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to spend more than $100 billion on infrastructure in the next 15 months to help revive his country's economy. But does the ultra-modern nation need it?

  • Japan's Leader Will Plug 'Abenomics' in Washington Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 6:20 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be seeking to put a strong U.S.-Japan alliance on full display in the face of potential threats in Asia when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday.

  • Marc Faber Warns: ‘Market Has Peaked Out’ Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 5:45 PM ET
    Marc Faber

    "I don't expect a crash. But I think for the time being, the market has peaked out" and "bonds, which are extremely oversold, could rebound," Faber said on CNBC.

  • Foxconn Freezes Hiring in China as Apple Cuts Orders Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 5:53 AM ET
    iPhone 5

    Foxconn has imposed a recruitment freeze across most of its factories in China as it slows production of Apple's iPhone 5.

  • Hottest Mobile Trends Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    The biggest mobile trade show in the calendar kicks off on February 25 in Barcelona, Spain. Industry watchers expect new products to be unveiled by a host of players including Google, Samsung, HTC and Sony at the Mobile World Congress.

  • China Shares Slump 3% on Tightening Fears Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 4:12 AM ET

    China markets resumed their decline, after a one-day recovery on Wednesday, dampened by fresh worries about monetary tightening and expansion of property sector curbs.

  • Should Bond Investors Brace for a 1994-Style Crash? Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 3:31 AM ET

    The recent run-up in sovereign bond yields combined with a recovery in global growth could lead to a crash in bond prices similar to the one seen in 1994, said AMP Capital in a report.

  • Did Sony Reveal Enough to Hype PlayStation 4? Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 3:05 AM ET
    Marc Cerny, lead architect of PlaySation 4, introduces the BioShock4, the new controller for Sony's PlayStation 4 at a news conference February 20, 2013 in New York.

    The unveiling of Sony's highly anticipated PlayStation 4 (PS4) – its first video game console in seven years – may be touted as a major step in turning around the struggling tech giant's fortunes, but one analyst said the firm didn't reveal enough.

  • Financier Rothschild Defeated in Bumi Showdown Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 2:45 AM ET
    Nathaniel Rothschild, founder of NR Investments and Samin Tan, chairman of Bumi PLC

    Financier Nat Rothschild, co-founder of coal miner Bumi, was defeated in his bid to oust the company's current chairman and chief executive on Thursday, losing a public showdown with Indonesia's influential Bakrie family.

  • It's Absurd Only China Gets Caught for Hacking: Expert Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 12:42 AM ET

    In the wake of the uproar over China's alleged hacking of U.S. corporations this week, the CEO of U.S.-based cyber security firm Taia Global argues it's unfair to pinpoint China as the only source of hacking.

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