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  • End of 'Old Boys Club' for Singapore Banks? Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Following a move by Singapore to censure banks over alleged rate-rigging, industry participants warn the incident marks the demise of the 'old boys' club' banking culture.

  • CCTV Script 17/06/13 Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 2:44 AM ET

    This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on June 17, Monday.

  • How China Could Douse Optimism From the Fed Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 1:46 AM ET

    Concerns about a liquidity crunch in the world's second largest economy is threatening to derail financial markets just as the U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to restore some calm this week, analysts say.

  • China Markets to Rebound: Pro     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Dickie Wong, Executive Director at Kingston Securities is expecting China and Hong Kong markets to rebound in the short term.

  • RBI's Tough Call     Sunday, 16 Jun 2013 | 11:35 PM ET

    Leif Eskesen, Chief Economist for India and ASEAN at HSBC previews what to expect out of the RBI policy decision.

  • Your Buying Opportunity Ahead of Fed Meeting     Sunday, 16 Jun 2013 | 10:15 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, VP, Group Wealth Management at OCBC Bank explains why investors shouldn't panic after recent market volatility. He says the opportunity should be seized to invest.

  • Emerging Markets Sell-Off Overdone: Pro     Sunday, 16 Jun 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Stephen Thornber, Global Equity Income Fund Manager of Threadneedle Investments explains why emerging market equities still look attractive.

  • North Korea Wants High-Level Talks With US Sunday, 16 Jun 2013 | 5:22 AM ET
    A steam plume rises from a nuclear reactor at Yongbyon, North Korea.

    North Korea on Sunday offered high-level talks with the US, only days after it cancelled planned official talks with South Korea for the first time in over two years.

  • Hong Kong Rally Demands Protection for Snowden Sunday, 16 Jun 2013 | 4:27 AM ET
    A man holds up a protest sign during the protest rally to support Edward Snowden in Hong Kong on June 15, 2013.

    A few hundred rights advocates and political activists marched through Hong Kong on Saturday to demand protection for Edward Snowden, who leaked revelations of U.S. electronic surveillance.

  • Global Markets: Europe Shares Trade Higher     Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as better-than-expected economic data in the U.S. soothed global markets.

  • Asian Markets Rebound; Nikkei Up Almost 2%     Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    Japan stocks rebound but are not out of bear market territory yet after the previous day's savage sell-off, reports CNBC's Deirdre Wong Morris.

  • Nikkei May Now Be a Trade Only for the Brave Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 4:32 AM ET

    The Nikkei 225 rebounded almost 2 percent on Friday after suffering its worst one-day fall since late May on Thursday, reflecting the extreme volatility in the market.

  • Now, China Watchers See Growth Below 7% Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 12:24 AM ET

    China's GDP growth could slide below 7% in the second half of the year, warned Nomura, highlighting that risks to the outlook economy have risen "significantly" in recent weeks.

  • Rise of Consumption in Southeast Asia     Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 12:20 AM ET

    Nirgunan Tiruchelvam, Equities Analyst at Standard Chartered says there is an increase in disposable income in Southeast Asia which will have a positive effect on the consumption story in the region. He believes Myanmar's beer market has potential for strong growth.

  • Japan: It's All About Managing Expectations     Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Andrew Leung, Founder of Andrew Leung International Consultants says managing expectations in Japan is crucial at this stage which is what the government is trying to do.

  • ETFs: Answer to Market Volatility     Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    Todd Shriber, Chief ETF Analyst at Benzinga discusses the advantages of investing in emerging market ETFs.

  • Why the Fed Will Try to Calm Market Nerves Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:23 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    The Fed is likely to act soon to quell investor panic over the potential tapering of its bond-buying program.

  • Navigating Asia's Volatile Markets     Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    Jesper Madsen of Matthews International Capital Management manages a 4-star fund investing in Asian dividend paying stocks worth more than $5 billion.

  • Stocks Tip-Toe Higher in Volatile Trading     Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 11:11 AM ET

    A lot of crowed trades are unwinding, said Arthur Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, talking about short positions in the dollar/yen trade, as global markets plunge today. And Chad Morganlander, Stifel portfolio manager, shares his perspective on the worldwide sell-off in equities.

  • Abe's Arrow Fails to Prevent Nikkei Plunge     Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    Market across Asia fell dramatically, as Japan's market crossed over into bear territory. Adrian Mowat, JPMorgan, provides perspective on the drop in Asian markets.

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