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  • This Wealthy Nation Can't Afford to Retire Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 3:42 AM ET
    Empty Nest

    Singapore may boast of the highest percentage of millionaires in the world, but retiring here is becoming even more difficult for the common man.

  • Hackers Doing No Favors for China's Image Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 1:47 AM ET

    The recent hacking allegations against China puts another negative mark on the country's image as new leader Xi Jinping has repeatedly vowed to fight corruption.

  • Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong Holdings just sold all 360 rooms in the budget range Apex Horizon hotel in Kowloon, to hundreds of enthusiastic buyers.

  • What Aussie Earnings Say About the Economy Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 11:15 PM ET

    A slew of strong earnings from Australian companies in recent days suggest the economy is in better shape than suspected and should help boost consumer and investor confidence in the months ahead, analysts said.

  • China Foreign Inflows Suffer Steepest Fall Since 2009 Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 10:19 PM ET
    Beijing's Central Business District

    China's foreign direct investment inflows fell at their fastest rate in more than three years in January, highlighting the challenges it faces competing for funds with cheaper rivals in a sluggish global growth environment.

  • Yota Devices Heats Up Smartphone War     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Vlad Martynov, CEO of Yota Devices, tells CNBC why their latest offering will change the way users interact with smartphones.

  • European Shares Move Higher     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets traded higher despite a twenty-five percent dip in car registrations.

  • Hong Kong Disney Ends Seven-Year Itch to Make Money Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 2:57 AM ET
    Disneyland

    It's been a long seven-year itch, but Hong Kong Disneyland is finally making some money. The park made $14 million in the last financial year, while this is only about a 2.5 percent return on revenues of $550 million, it's still a profit.

  • Aussie Dollar at $1.30: Are You Kidding? Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 2:36 AM ET

    The robust Australian dollar could actually get a whole lot stronger over the next two years, rising to as high as $1.30, but this is subject to strong gains in Asian equity markets.

  • Last-Minute Bumi Sale Threatens Rothschild Hopes Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 1:48 AM ET
    Nathaniel Rothschild, founder of NR Investments and Samin Tan, chairman of Bumi PLC

    A key Indonesian investor has sold his 10 percent holding in Bumi only days before a key vote on the miner's future, threatening Nat Rothschild's hopes of victory in the battle to win control of the company.

  • At Last, China Bulls Are Having Moment in the Sun Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 1:37 AM ET

    The long awaited recovery in Chinese stocks is here to stay, with the Shanghai Composite Index building on the surge seen late last year. Now analysts are expecting it to rally up to 30 percent in 2013.

  • SCMP Shares Tank 10% on Possible Takeover Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    Shares of SCMP Group, the publisher of the South China Morning Post, fell as much as 10 percent in resumed trade on Tuesday after it said it was in talks about the possible acquisition of a group of media companies.

  • China's GDP Growth to Stabilize at 8.5%     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Jason Hughes, Head of Premium Client Management at IG Markets says China hit its bottom at the end of 2012 and GDP growth could stabilize 8.5% this year. He also discusses the Japan markets.

  • BOJ Governor Decision Could Come Next Week Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 9:55 PM ET

    Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said that the government will nominate a governor and the deputy governors of the Bank of Japan after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returns from a trip to the United States on February 21-24.

  • Shanghai Composite to Hit 3,500 This Year?     Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com predicts the Shanghai Composite will hit 3,500 this year, a 45 percent upside from current levels.

  • Why Strong Thai Growth Will Continue: Pro     Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Lim Su Sian, ASEAN Economist, HSBC says strong Thai GDP growth is not a flash in the pan but an ongoing theme. She says the Thai baht's persistent strength will be overcome as demand from China recovers.

  • Singapore Dollar Slides on Disappointing Export Data Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 3:21 AM ET
    Singapore paper currency and coins

    The Singapore dollar slid on Monday after worse-than-expected export data, though it later recouped some of its early losses as it neared a key chart support level.

  • Look Out! Correction Looms for Soaring Nikkei Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    As the Nikkei 225 scales a 33-month high, investors risk getting burnt as analysts warn of a correction.

  • Brace for Big Drop If Gold Breaches This Level Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 2:17 AM ET

    Gold bounced back from a drubbing that sent the precious metal to a six-month low late last week, however, analysts say further upside is dependent on whether gold can hold on to a key support level over the next few days.

  • Currency Warriors Need a Dose of Tough German Love Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 11:46 PM ET
    European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Does it make sense to accuse the Fed and the ECB of spurring global currency wars when they are stimulating economic growth so that the U.S. and the euro area can lead the world to greater prosperity?

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