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India's headline inflation picked up in February on higher fuel costs but another measure of price pressures cooled, reinforcing expectations that the central bank will deliver a rate cut.
Emerging markets appear to be losing out as investors pile into developed markets on hopes of better economic conditions.
The next major risk for investors is China's "colossal credit bubble, " Marc Faber, editor and publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report told CNBC on Thursday.
Xi Jinping is officially China's new president, ending a once-in-a-decade transition of power that began last November. Much has happened since then, highlighting the challenges the new leadership team now face.
China's top securities regulator, Guo Shuqing, will be moved from his post soon and take over as governor of eastern Shandong province, a shift prompted partly because his market reform drive has upset vested interests.
The Philippine central bank has cleaned out its coffers over the past year, spending billions of pesos to shield its currency and economy from the impact of large inflows of foreign money.
McDonald's will give away more than a million breakfast McMuffins across China on Monday, a few days after Chinese state television airs its annual expose on corporate malpractice to mark World Consumer Rights Day.
After a lackluster few years for the air cargo industry, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways told CNBC he expects a recovery in global demand to rejuvenate the flagging sector.
US presidents have long deployed their wives to broaden their appeal. Now Xi Jinping, China's incoming head of state, is getting in on the act. The Financial Times reports.
Chinese spending on art and antiques shrank by nearly a quarter in 2012, ending a streak of spectacular growth that helped drive up global prices and made China the biggest player in the market by 2011.
Australian employment soared by 71,500 in February, far above any forecast and the biggest increase in over a decade, the most compelling sign yet that low rates and rising asset prices are fueling an economic pick-up.
Revenue of global smartphone applications in 2012 totaled $15 billion, the size of Jamaica's GDP.
Japanese exporters will hand out bigger bonuses for the next fiscal year as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies drive the yen to multi-year lows, with Toyota Motors leading the way.
China Mobile hopes to tap pent-up demand for Apple smartphones by rolling out new 4G technology this year and having an iPhone model that will finally run on it.
Chris Powell, Secretary at Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, claims that Western central banks are manipulating gold markets in order to rig currency markets.
As China's new president Xi Jinping is officially voted into power, CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at his path to reform.
Don't expect a striking new look for Samsung's latest Galaxy smartphone. Here's what to look for on the inside.
Brazil, Russia, India and China have been seen as the collective pillar of emerging market growth. But signs indicate that investors are now looking elsewhere.
Apple may be "leapfrogged" on Thursday when Samsung unveils the next generation of its flagship Galaxy smartphone, Business Insider's Henry Blodget told CNBC.
China must stabilize inflation expectations, the head of the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday, vowing to vigilantly manage the risks of rising prices.
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Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says Japan is still being seen as a country only for Japanese and the country's tight immigration policy isn't likely to change soon.
Dan Scott, vice president of Credit Suisse, says there are concerns over the valuations in European markets, but reiterated that he still prefers equities to fixed income.
The U.S. tech sector is trading at a lower P/E ratio than other sectors such as utility hence the Nasdaq will continue its uptrend, says King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management.