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  • Abe's Arrows Missing Their Marks     Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 10:16 PM ET

    David Poh, Regional Head of Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Private Banking recommends staying on the sidelines of Japan's equity market until the upper house election in July.

  • Asia's Next Big Risk Is Rising Rates: World Bank Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 9:23 PM ET

    As investors fret over the tapering off of U.S. monetary stimulus, a World Bank economist says such a move poses a particular risk to Asia.

  • Snowden Vows to Fight Extradition From Hong Kong Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 8:00 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency employee, told a Hong Kong newspaper on Wednesday that he plans to stay and fight extradition. The New York Times reports.

  • CNBC's Chloe Cho and Ross Westgate report on all the market moving events from Asia and Europe, as lack of action by Japan's central bank and Fed fears set a negative tone for global markets.

  • Australian CFO's Turn Cautious Amid Uncertainty     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 11:34 PM ET

    Melanie Cochrane, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Commercial Payments JAPA at American Express says Australian CFOs have turned more cautious this year, with political gridlock and economic uncertainty weighing on the outlook for business.

  • How Low Will the Aussie Go?     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 10:40 PM ET

    Keagan York, Head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets forecasts the bottom for the Australian dollar will be 93.25 against the greenback.

  • CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris and Ross Westgate report on all the market moving events from Asia and Europe, as the Bank of Japan's recent monetary policy sent Asian shares lower, and the ECB's bond-buying policy comes under legal scrutiny.

  • Frontier Markets are Still the Most Exciting     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:22 PM ET

    Douglas Clayton , CEO of Leopard Capital tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he remains very bullish on the Mekong and Southeast Asian markets.

  • Long USD Story, Not Short on EM currencies     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 10:37 PM ET

    With emerging market currencies appearing to weaken, Callum Henderson, Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered Global, explains why they are not out of sync with 2012 expectations.

  • Fundementals of EM Currencies Are Challenged     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 10:24 PM ET

    Adrian Mowat, Managing Director, Chief Asian and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at J.P. Morgan talks about the increasing threat to emerging market currencies as a result of Fed QE tapering risks.

  • Why Ex-CIA's Flight to Hong Kong Is a Brilliant Move Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 10:23 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    There are many reasons why Snowden's decision to come to Hong Kong could be foolish. But there is at least one reason it could be incredibly shrewd. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Robert Zoellick, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics says economies will need to look at fundamentals for future growth as the Fed withdraws its monetary easing.

  • Gordon: Upside to Slowing Growth In China     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    Discussing the reality of expectations that China's economy will slow down, with David Gordon, Eurasia Group.

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

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe. It was a modestly higher day, after good auto sales data from Germany and in spite of disappointing economic data from China.

  • Europeans Learn Chinese but Firms Say Don’t Bother Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 2:12 AM ET

    Europeans are increasingly learning Chinese to boost their career prospects, but recruitment firms warn difficulties mastering the language, plus the insularity of European business, means those efforts may be misdirected.

  • Why China Doesn't Need a Rate Cut     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 12:35 AM ET

    Zhu Haibin, Chief China Economist and Head of Greater China Economic Research at J.P. Morgan says monetary easing may not be effective to address the structural problems facing China's economy at this moment. PK Basu, MD & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng joins in the conversation.

  • Are North Korea Firms Stashing Cash in Tax Havens? Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 10:39 PM ET
    Kim Il-Sung Square, North Korea

    Ghost companies set up in international tax havens could be sheltering the North Korean regime's fortune, an investigation by South Korean journalists report. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Mark Konyn, CEO at Cathay Conning Asset Management (CCAM), discusses JGB market volatility, and whether it will spill over into international markets.

  • Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura warns about the rising crescent of chaos in the Middle East, and flags the upcoming Iranian elections as a risk event.

  • Myanmar Struggles in Push for Free Press     Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 8:39 PM ET

    Meet Thaung Su Nyein, a new breed of Burmese, young, liberal, Western educated with a rare opportunity to pull his backward country into the modern age.

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  • As China's first quarter growth hits 18 month low, Helen Qiao of Morgan Stanley and Hu Yifan of Haitong International discuss what to expect from the following quarters along with the nation's reforms agenda and its mounting corporate credit default woes.

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