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Fierce lobbying by central government agencies and debt-laden local governments is keeping the hawks at China's central bank in check for now.
KFC parent Yum Brands Inc reported an unexpected 2 percent rise in February sales at established restaurants in China, boosted by Chinese New Year and easing worries about a food safety scare that drove away customers.
Vasu Menon, Vice President of Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank, warns that volatility should be expected going forward and a correction of 5% would be ideal entry point into the markets.
Alibaba Group has chosen Jonathan Lu, its Chief Data Officer who has more than a decade of experience in executive roles, to lead China's largest e-commerce company as it prepares to launch an initial public offering.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets traded lower on Monday as investors reacted to Italy's credit rating downgrade.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 11, Monday.
Electricity shortages are emerging as one of the biggest brakes on India's ambitions to rise up the ranks of the world's major economies, and match regional rival China as a manufacturing powerhouse.
Strong U.S. jobs data have given the dollar a leg up in the forex market, suggesting that an improving outlook for the world's largest economy is taking over as the main driving force for dollar gains.
Compared to the challenges faced by China's old guard, the new team's problems can best be described as an embarrassment of riches. Here is why.
After a year of benign inflation, consumer prices are ticking up in China amid an uneven economic recovery.
Singapore is the most innovative city in the Asia Pacific region, according to a study by consultancy Solidiance.
Tao Wang, Head of China Economic Research at UBS Securities expects China CPI to slip below 3% in March. She believes government restructuring should pave the way for infrastructure investment.
Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets at AMP Capital, says the Japanese yen is could see a short-term bounce in March, but then will continue to weaken through to the second half of 2013.
China unveiled a government restructuring plan on Sunday, cutting cabinet-level entities by two and dissolving its powerful Railways Ministry, as the country's new leaders look to boost efficiency and combat corruption.
They look like any other city, but with one difference: No people. And in many cases, they feature miles and miles of empty apartments and office buildings. The following photos are graphic signs of China's property bubble.
Japan will have to make "huge" efforts to get its economy moving again, and the process could take years.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European shares traded higher ahead of Friday's jobs report in the U.S.
China's export numbers, which came in more than double of what was forecast, are raising questions over the reliability of the data.
Way up above 66th parallel north, the jousting and jostling for the mother lode of oil, gas, mineral, fish, and other resources being exposed by the rapidly receding Arctic sea ice is well under way. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
The weak yen could do more harm than good to Japan's economy, one economist warns.
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John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Managing Partner at Inflexionpoint, expects Alibaba to push on with its buying spree after listing in the U.S.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says mixed economic data from China could weigh on the Australian dollar.
Bruno Verstraete, Partner at Lakefield Partners, doesn't think cash can act as a safety buffer against market volatility and geopolitical tension.