The Call


  • Woodside: Expect progress on Leviathan project  Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 9:38 PM ET

    Peter Coleman, CEO of Woodside describes why he's optimistic on the firm's joint venture project in the Leviathan liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.

  • Want to quit your job? Dance your way out  Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 9:52 PM ET

    Marina Shifrin was fed up with her position at Taiwanese firm Next Media and made this dance video to submit her resignation, generating over 15 million clicks in the past few days.

  • Luxembourg prince taps Asia's thirst for wine  Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 9:53 PM ET

    In an exclusive interview, His Royal Highness Prince Robert of Luxembourg, President of Domaine Clarence Dillon, discusses the firm's push into China.

  • Komatsu: China market among Asia's bright spots  Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 9:42 PM ET

    Tetsuji Ohashi, President & CEO of Komatsu warns that construction and mining across Asia remains weak and explains why he's cautiously optimistic on China.

  • Trichet: Need progress on Europe's banking union  Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 9:15 PM ET

    Jean-Claude Trichet, Former president of the European Central Bank says euro zone officials must decide on a single authority to handle the region's 'bad banks' as soon as possible.

  • Former ECB boss: Europe must not be complacent  Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 9:05 PM ET

    Jean-Claude Trichet, former president of the Euopean Central Bank expects 1 percent growth in the euro zone next year and warns that Europe must do more to make the recovery more convincing.

  • Mongolia official: We remain committed to FDI  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    Bayartsetseg Jigmiddash, State Secretary of Mongolia's Ministry of Justice explains the government's change of heart regarding foreign investment at the World Economic Forum in Dalian.

  • Australia's election campaign is over – signaling a boost to business confidence that could encourage the RBA to delay another interest rate cut.

  • Changing captains in the midst of India's storm  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:44 PM ET

    Andy Xie, Independent Economist outline the risks ahead for India's new RBI governor as he plunges headfirst into the rupee's storm.

  • India welcomes new central bank governor  Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:41 PM ET

    As Raghuram Rajan begins his new job as RBI governor, will he be able to make different choices from his predecessor? Aakansha Sethi from CNBC TV18 filed this report.

  • China PMIs impress but analysts warn of risks Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 3:35 AM ET

    An uptick in Chinese manufacturing activity in August has eased slowdown fears, but analysts have flagged concerns about the quality of growth for the country.

  • PMI data shows China as stabilizing factor  Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 9:46 PM ET

    Jian Chang, Chief China Economist at Barclays dissects HSBC's final reading of Chinese factory activity for August. Despite the good data, she expects annual growth to slow by year-end.

  • The rout in emerging market (EM) currencies is unlikely to be contained and could lead to a global crisis, according to Societe Generale strategist Albert Edwards.

  • Emerging markets: The comeback kid of 2014? Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 11:46 PM ET
    An Indonesian man waits for customers at a street money changer in Jakarta on August 28, 2013.

    Emerging markets are getting a beating right now, but the tattered asset class could be poised to become the “comeback kid” of 2014, some analysts say.

  • Sliding zinc prices hurt metals firm MMG's profits  Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 9:35 PM ET

    First-half profits of Hong Kong-listed miner MMG slumped an annual 75 percent. CEO Andrew Michelmore tells CNBC how the metals producer is faring in light of lower metals prices.

  • Syria rattles markets for second day Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 3:08 AM ET
    Syrian men evacuate a victim following an air strike by regime forces in the northern city of Aleppo on August 26, 2013.

    Equity markets headed south for a second straight day as growing worries about a U.S. military intervention in Syria sparked heavy selling in stocks, while oil pushed higher and safe-havens rallied.

  • Adultery website targets China's cheating hearts  Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 9:50 PM ET

    Noel Biderman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of adultery website Ashley Madison explains the firm's concept: connecting global cheaters worldwide.

  • Trial of the century begins in China Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 12:10 AM ET
    A screen shows the picture of the sentence of Chinese politician Bo Xilai (Center) on September 22, 2013 in Beijing, China.

    The trial of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai got underway in Jinan on Thursday, with a guilty verdict for charges of corruption and the abuse of power.

  • Bo Xilai is being treated with kid gloves: Pro  Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 9:18 PM ET

    Willy Lam, Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong thinks disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai is being treated too leniently as a result of a possible deal with Xi Jinping's administration.

  • China data blitz points to stabilizing economy Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    A flurry of data out of China on Friday broadly painted an upbeat picture of the world's second largest economy, which appears to be stabilizing after two years of slowing growth.

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  • A one-hour program that empowers viewers to make the right call for their business, their market & their investments. The Call delivers up-to-the minute news and intelligent commentary while tracking the start of trade in Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan. Hosted from Hong Kong & Singapore, it's the pre-game show for the Greater China region; bringing the opening numbers from the world's financial hotspot — Shanghai; and gearing up for trade in one of Asia's most dynamic markets — Hong Kong. CNBC will quiz business & political leaders so viewers know how to protect their wealth, fortify their trading strategy and make the call on their investments.

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