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India's IT outsourcers are promoting "mini CEOs" capable of running businesses on their own, while trimming down on the entry-level computer coders they normally hire.
Li Ning, which is expected to report a net loss of close to $177 million on Monday, is hoping to turn its fortunes around by taking on endorsement deals with U.S. NBA stars.
Faculty members at a top Chinese university have collaborated for years on technical research papers with a People's Liberation Army (PLA) unit accused of being at the heart of China's alleged cyber-war against Western commercial targets.
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against foreign interference in other nations' affairs during a speech in Moscow, sending a signal to the West and echoing a message often repeated by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Benchmark oil prices gained early Monday, reflecting a broader "relief rally" in risk assets, after details emerged that Cyprus had struck the basis of a bailout deal with international lenders.
Stepping off the aircraft in Moscow with her husband, China's new first lady, Peng Liyuan, stepped into the international limelight and became an instant internet sensation back home.
One of Southeast Asia's fastest growing economies - the Philippines - got a ratings upgrade last year, but its finance secretary Cesar Purisima told CNBC the agencies were still "behind the curve" and the Philippines deserved a higher credit rating.
Markets have held up relatively well this week in the face of financial turmoil in Cyprus, prompting some analysts to warn that investors are too complacent about the risks.
HSBC takes a stab at wacky correlations between the performance of the 28 teams taking part in Hong Kong's most celebrated annual three-day sporting event, the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, and economic trends.
Swedish auto maker Volvo has uncovered widespread cheating by its car dealers in China, where retailers inflated sales to win cash rebates from the company.
From what the world has seen so far of China's new leaders, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang have learnt a thing or two from Western spin-doctors. During his first annual press conference as premier last Sunday, Mr Li's words and demeanor were carefully crafted to present him as a peasant boy done good. The Financial Times reports.
Don't let fears of a housing bubble stop you from investing in Chinese real estate, one expert tells CNBC, adding that China remains one of the world's most attractive property markets.
Shares of the world's largest supplier of clothes and toys to retailers, Li & Fung, rallied 4 percent despite posting a lower operating profit. Jackson Wong of Tanrich Securities explains why.
Eric Sprott, CEO at Sprott Asset Management explains why promises of money printing by the Bank of Japan's new leadership isn't enough reason to buy Japanese stocks.
China's new leader Xi Jinping arrives in Russia on Friday for his first overseas trip, with an elusive gas deal expected to be high on the agenda.
The BlackBerry Z10 hits store shelves Friday and there's a lot at stake for the company. But with the Android and iPhone -- is there even room for the new BlackBerry?
The new governor of the Bank of Japan says the central bank is ready to use all means available, including buying longer-term assets, to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.
Google's YouTube said the number of unique users visiting the video-sharing website every month has reached 1 billion.
The Cyprus bailout chaos serves as a stark reminder that fundamental issues in the world economy are not yet fixed, said CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Peter Sands.
Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard won a leadership contest on Thursday unopposed, although analysts said vote was unlikely to end damaging internal divisions with a risk that elections scheduled for September may have to be held earlier.
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While Saudi Arabia's bourse is largely energy-centric, there are investment opportunities in the banking and healthcare sectors, says Robert Parker, senior advisor, Credit Suisse.
If this "cat and mouse" play between Greece and the euro zone drags on, there may be an accidental "Grexit", says Willem Nabarro, head of European Equities for Asia at Exane BNP Paribas.
Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy & chief economist at AMP Capital, explains why the "gradual rebalancing" underway in China's economy is the way to go.