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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.
Barclays' chief executive Antony Jenkins has told investors that cost reduction is his absolute priority and he wants to find a way for the bank to operate with as few as 100,000 staff – a near 30 per cent reduction on its current headcount. The Financial Times reports.
Recent real estate cooling measures in China, Hong Kong and Singapore may help to remove speculators from the markets, but analysts say there's not much more governments can do to suppress prices.
China's increasingly vocal army of netizens could pose one of the biggest challenges to the new leadership.
Stephen Peepels, Head of U.S. Capital Markets, Hong Kong, at DLA Piper says the flow of IPOs to Hong Kong could overwhelm demand.
Citigroup Inc said it has asked the Federal Reserve for permission to spend $1.2 billion to buy back its own stock through next March but has not asked to raise its quarterly dividend.
North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric as the U.N. Security Council approved new sanctions against the reclusive country.
Avoid investments that depend on the Chinese real estate market because the bubble there is getting "bigger and bigger," hedge fund manager Jim Chanos told CNBC.
Jacko Maree, CEO of Standard Bank, tells CNBC that despite his resignation the bank remains intent on establishing itself as an emerging market bank, particularly in Africa and Asia.
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David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, says Japanese firms are "aggressively" pursuing changes in their corporate culture after missing out on previous global opportunities.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager at Saxo Capital Markets, describes the factors impacting the rupee in Thursday trade.
Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.