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  • Invest in Emerging Markets     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 12:35 AM ET

    Sani Hamid, Director, Wealth Management, Economy & Market Strategy at Financial Alliance says he is bullish on emerging markets, especially those in Asia.

  • DHL Eyes Indonesia     Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Oscar De Bok, CEO for South & Southeast Asia at DHL Supply Chain, talks to CNBC on how the firm is planning to expand its footprint in Indonesia through staff and fleet expansion.

  • The government of China jolted its booming housing market with some unexpected regulations over the weekend, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera; Ann Lee, New York University; and Peter Navarro, "Death by China" author, share their opinions.

  • CCTV Script 06/03/13 Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 5, Tuesday.

  • CCTV Script 04/3/13 Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 4, Monday.

  • The tobacco industry remains very powerful in Indonesia, with one of the world's highest smoking rates and where consumer companies are scrambling to boost profits from a growing middle class. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Hong Kong Stocks - Down but Not Out Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 2:01 AM ET

    One of Asia's top performing equity markets last year Hong Kong has so far underperformed in 2013, but analysts told CNBC that the Hang Seng index will get its mojo back before the end of the year.

  • New ‘Powerful Force’ to Underpin Stock Rally Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:59 PM ET

    A wave of new money coming into equity markets is a "powerful force" to reckon with and means that risks such as the U.S. budget cuts and uncertainty in Italy are unlikely to derail a stellar rally in the markets, one expert told CNBC.

  • Oil Prices Vulnerable Ahead of US Jobs Report Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:12 PM ET

    Benchmark oil prices may be vulnerable to further selling pressure with some predicting U.S. crude futures may drop below $90 a barrel this week though a positive jobs report on Friday may help contain the losses.

  • Kuroda Signals Aggressive Monetary Policy Coming Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 8:08 PM ET
    Haruhiko Kuroda, Japan's BOJ Governor

    Huge purchases of longer-dated Japanese government bonds is a natural way to ease monetary policy, but central bankers must monitor the side-effects, Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday.

  • Patron Taps China for Affordable Luxury     Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    John McDonnell, COO at Patron Spirits, says demand for tequila in the Asia Pacific remains strong, as the company taps into the region's insatiable demand for luxury products.

  • BOJ Action to Give Asian Equities a Boost     Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons of JPMorgan explains how Asian equities will benefit if the Bank of Japan powers ahead with easing measures in its April meeting.

  • European Shares Lower on Weak Economic Data     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports manufacturing data for the euro zone continued to show contraction, and billions of dollars of automatic spending cuts due in the U.S. weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Why Japanese Stocks Could Rally 60%: Strategist Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:15 AM ET

    Equities have already surged in Japan as the yen falls, but with monetary easing looking increasingly likely, stocks are set to receive a further boost, according to one financial advisor.

  • Investors Back Mongolia Despite Rio Mine Dispute Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 3:06 AM ET

    Renewed unease about sovereign and regulatory risk in Mongolia - triggered by a dispute between the government and mining giant Rio Tinto over the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project - is on the rise but shouldn't erode confidence among longer term investors in the mineral-rich nation.

  • Fitch: We're 'More Than Likely' to Downgrade India Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Despite Finance Minister P Chidambaram's promise to put India's fiscal house in order in his latest budget plan, ratings agency Fitch said the country's credit rating – which is teetering on the brink of 'junk' status – will more than likely be downgraded.

  • China Rebound Starting to Fade     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 12:40 AM ET

    Eric Lascelles, Chief Economist at RBC Global Asset Management says that the global economy including China is not pushing forward as quickly as anticipated.

  • Here's How Japan Can Bring Down the Aussie Dollar Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 11:56 PM ET

    The recent weakness in the resilient Australian dollar, which is down from its multi-month highs, is not due to talk of a rate cut or worries over China's patchy economic recovery. The drop is thanks to Japanese investors.

  • China PMI Reveals Slow Recovery: Pro     Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Klaus Baader, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Société Générale says investors should maintain a cautious outlook for China as its pace of recovery is slowing.

  • Who Are This Week's Winners and Losers?     Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Asia Squawk Box goes over this week's winners and losers.

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