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  • How to Play the Panic in Emerging Markets     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 10:40 PM ET

    With talk of QE tapering still reverberating in emerging markets, Jeffrey Halley, senior manager of foreign exchange trading at Saxo Capital Markets, advises investors on how to play it smart.

  • Resource Investors Watch Mongolian Elections     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:33 PM ET
    Supporters of President Tsakhia Elbegdorj at a campaign rally in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

    Resource-rich Mongolia heads to the polling booths on Wednesday. The Presidential election arena will see a bureaucrat battle against a famous wrestling champion and the country's first ever female candidate.

  • O'Neill vs. Faber on China Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 7:21 AM ET

    Market veterans Marc Faber and Jim O'Neill — known as Dr. Doom and Mr. BRIC respectively — posted opposite views when asked if the Chinese liquidity crunch was real.

  • Global Markets: Europe Higher After Sell-Off     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Louisa Bojesen reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks recover some of the previous day's sharp losses prompted by fears of a credit squeeze in China and potential "tapering" by the U.S. Fed.

  • China Bears Return With Vengeance Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:25 AM ET

    Less than a week after talk of tapering of U.S. monetary stimulus rattled markets, worries about a credit crunch in China suggest risk appetite may take time to return.

  • PBOC's Tough Stance Positive for Long Run     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 10:13 PM ET

    As the PBOC acts forcefully to tame abuse of easy liquidity, Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura discusses the merits and pitfalls of investing in China.

  • Indonesia President on Hazardous Smog: I'm Sorry Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 9:41 PM ET
    Singapore city skyline filled with smog. The Pollution Standard Index (PSI) hit a record high of 400 on Friday, in the hazardous range.

    Indonesia's president has apologized for the forest fires that have blanketed Singapore and Malaysia with thick smog in Southeast Asia's worst air pollution crisis in 16 years.

  • Leland Miller, President, CBB International warns of disparities in government data and on the ground reality when it comes to recent concerns over China's credit system.

  • A sale pending sign is posted in front of a home for sale in San Francisco, California.

    Japan's public pension fund of $1.1 trillion may start buying real estate to boost returns in a move that could involve tens of billions pouring into cities such as London and Paris, property consultant CBRE said.

  • CNBC's Louisa Bojesen and Eunice Yoon report on all the market moving events from Asia and Europe.

  • IPOs Now All About Right Price: Pro     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    Maria Pinelli, global strategic growth markets leader at Ernst & Young, tells CNBC that the global IPO activity for this quarter is looking really strong, being driven by mega deals, the US and Asia.

  • Clay Carter, Head of International Equities at Perennial Investment Partners tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks the volatility in Asian currencies is a good chance to enter the market.

  • Nothing is safe in vyberspace: Pro     Sunday, 23 Jun 2013 | 8:34 PM ET

    Jay Bavisi, president and CEO of EC Council says "snooping around" is not new, but the expanding arena of cybercrime is redefining modern warfare.

  • Rosneft Boosts China Oil Flows in $270 Billion Deal Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:49 AM ET
    The logo of OAO Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil producer, sits on a plaque outside the company's headquarters in Moscow, Russia.

    Russia's Rosneft agreed to double oil supplies China, in a deal it valued at $270 billion, as the Kremlin energy champion shifts its focus to Asia from Europe.

  • Parsing the Market Meltdown     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management, and Larry Kantor, Barclays, discuss yesterday's sell-off and the investment environment following Bernanke's statement on Wednesday.

  • Credit Crunch: Now the China Syndrome     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 6:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera explains SHIBOR, the Shanghai Interbank Offered Rate, and why it has been rising of late. It was one of the things that drove the market down yesterday.

  • Fed Takes Off Training Wheels     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 6:16 AM ET

    Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates (Prudential Financial), and Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, both believe the economy will continue to get better. "The U.S. stock market is the best asset class in the world right now," says Keon.

  • Global Markets Update     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah & Ross Westgate report on all the market moving events from Asia and Europe, including a Nikkei rally, interbank lending in China, and a Euroean bounce back after a heavy sell-off.

  • Haze Disrupts a Rich Nation Used to Clockwork Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 4:37 AM ET

    In a country that prides itself on providing a high quality of life, the thick blanket of haze that has descended upon Singapore has become a major disruption to residents.

  • Singapore Pokes Fun at Haze Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 1:57 AM ET
    Singapore city skyline filled with smog. The Pollution Standard Index (PSI) hit a record high of 400 on Friday, in the hazardous range.

    From posting images of landmarks wearing gas masks to wacky tweets on how to handle Singapore's worst air quality problem, residents keep it light-hearted.

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