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  • Olympus Bosses Avoid Jail Time for $1.7 Billion Fraud Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 6:07 AM ET
    President Tsuyoshi Kikukawa admitted guilt Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 in the cover-up scandal. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, File)

    The executives involved in the scandal surrounding Japanese camera maker Olympus have been given suspended sentences for their role in the accounting fraud.

  • Beware Emerging Markets     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 10:42 PM ET

    Nizam Idris, Managing Director and Head Strategist Fixed Income and Currencies, Macquarie Bank, explains why emerging markets have been unable to claw back losses.

  • Chinese Banks are Deceptively Cheap: Pro     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 10:08 PM ET

    As policy makers keep liquidity tight in China, Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered explains where investors can still find rewards.

  • Nikkei to Reach 16,000: Pro Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 6:39 AM ET

    Japanese stocks will outperform the global market and the Nikkei could reach 16,000 by the end of 2013, according to Lothar Mentel, the CIO of Paradigm Group.

  • Global Markets Update: Europe Shares Lower     Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stock-specific news weighed down individual indexes.

  • The Case for Rate Cuts in Asia Just Got Stronger Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 3:44 AM ET

    Manufacturing surveys released this week are a worry for Asia as it would only point to signs of weakness and cement the case for further monetary stimulus, economists say.

  • Propaganda authorities have told local media to tone down their reporting to help stabilize financial markets. The Financial Times reports.

  • China Slowdown 'Still Underestimated'     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, warns that markets still have not fully factored in a slowdown in the Chinese economy.

  • Japan's 'Abenomics' Will Fail: Ex-Olympus CEO Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Japan's multi-pronged attempts to stave off prolonged stagnation in the country will ultimately fail, the former chief executive of camera and medical equipment maker Olympus told CNBC on Monday.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Turn Higher     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as key economic data helped push stocks to the upside.

  • A man looks at shelves of wines at a wine expo in Beijing

    China formally launched on Monday an investigation into whether Europe is unfairly subsidizing and dumping its wines in the Chinese market, potentially adding to trade frictions between the world's second-largest economy and its biggest trade partner.

  • Roger Hirst, director of European equity research at S&P Capital IQ, explains that his European "top 10 power" stocks tend to have exposure to Asian emerging markets, despite expected slower growth in Asia.

  • Silver Will Outperform: Expert     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 10:50 PM ET

    With the gold market still waning, Jordan Eliseo, Chief Economist at ABC Bullion says attention should be shifted towards the silver market.

  • Japan, the New Driver of Global Growth?     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 10:45 PM ET

    David Greene, Senior Corporate Foreign Exchange Dealer at Western Union Business Solutions talks the changes happening in Japan's economy, and what it means for the yen.

  • PMI Reveals End to China's Growth Story     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 10:06 PM ET

    Sailesh Jha, Chief Strategist at Arcus Capital Singapore, discusses investment strategy in the mainland in light of the recent PMI data.

  • Markets Overreacting to Fed & China: Pro     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    Alex Kobler, MD & APAC Head of Investment Products & Services at UBS Wealth Management discusses portfolio positioning in a rising rates environment and weighs in on China's credit woes.

  • Haruhiko Kuroda's Clean Break From the Past     Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    BOJ chief Haruhiko Kuroda is taking a different approach to deflation and growth revival and that is positive for Japan, says Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services.

  • Why China's Economy May Be Headed for a Crash Saturday, 29 Jun 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Empty apartment developments stand in the city of Ordos, Inner Mongolia.

    The consequences of China's credit binge may just be getting started - with much more pain to come.

  • New Investors Shouldn't Go to China, Starnes Says Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Chip Starnes

    Chip Starnes, the CEO held hostage by his workers in China, said he'd advise new investors not to do business there.

  • Global Markets: Europe Stocks Mixed     Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets hit the midway point in the year.

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