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  • 'H-bomb or not, the NK nuclear test is still significant'

    The key point is Kim Jung Un is pursuing nuclear capabilities which is very dangerous, notes Joseph Detrani, president of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), and former ambassador to the DPRK.

  • NKorea's nuke test timing was strategic: Stratfor Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 5:17 PM ET
    NKorea's nuke test timing was strategic: Stratfor

    Rodger Baker, VP and director of analysis at Stratfor, discusses the timing of North Korea's nuclear test, which comes ahead of the ruling party's congress.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude hit on glut Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Crude hit on glut

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • 'North Korea may be exaggerating on nuclear test' Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:33 AM ET
    'North Korea may be exaggerating on nuclear test'

    At the moment, no one can confirm whether North Korea has successfully conducted a nuclear test, warns Alastair Newton, director at Alavan Business Advisory.

  • Japanese yen spikes on North Korea risks Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 12:19 AM ET
    Japanese yen spikes on North Korea risks

    The Japanese yen has once again emerged as a safe-haven asset after a year of being primarily a monetary policy trade, explains Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank.

  • Large earthquake reported in North Korea Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 9:15 PM ET
    Large earthquake reported in North Korea

    There are reports of an earthquake 49km from a North Korean nuclear site, while South Korea said it was watching for suspicious activity along the border.

  • Commodities tomorrow: WTI drops 2% Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: WTI drops 2%

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil pops, then drops Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Oil pops, then drops

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • India says expects Westinghouse reactor deal in 2016 Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 5:02 AM ET

    NEW DELHI, Dec 30- India confirmed on Wednesday that it was on track to seal a deal in 2016 with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors, in a sign the country's $150 billion nuclear power programme is getting off the ground. India also said that it had a deal to build at least 12 other reactor units with Russian collaboration, and that the federal...

  • 2015's top metal could see more gains next year Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 9:33 AM ET
    The Ranger uranium mine in Kakadu National Park, Australia

    Radioactive metal uranium was the top-performing mining commodity in price terms this year and looks set to gain further in 2016.

  • 2015’s top-performing metal is… Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 3:10 AM ET
    2015’s top-performing metal is…

    Heard of uranium? It is this year’s top-performing mining commodity. Colin Hamilton, head of commodities research at Macquarie, discusses why he thinks it will outperform in 2016 as well.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Low oil prices hits Saudi Arabia hard

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • LONDON, Dec 28- Uranium prices are expected to outperform other commodities in 2016 and beyond as a global climate change deal and growing demand from Asia bolster the prospects of the nuclear industry. Nuclear power stations currently provide around 11 percent of the world's electricity but the share is likely to increase as China and India expand their...

  • *Rulings a victory in Japan's slow move to resume atomic power. *Kansai Electric stock falls despite victory. FUKUI, Japan, Dec 24- A Japanese court on Thursday cleared the way for Kansai Electric Power Co to restart four nuclear reactors, rejecting legal claims against Japan's second-biggest utility to keep the reactors idled over safety concerns.

  • *Rulings a victory in Japan's slow move to resume atomic power. FUKUI, Japan, Dec 24- A Japanese court on Thursday cleared the way for Kansai Electric Power Co to restart four nuclear reactors, rejecting legal claims against Japan's second-biggest utility to keep the reactors idled over safety concerns. The ruling signals judicial support for Japan's beefed up...

  • FUKUI, Japan, Dec 24- A Japanese court on Thursday cleared the way for Kansai Electric Power Co to restart four nuclear reactors, rejecting legal claims against Japan's second-biggest utility to keep the reactors idled over safety concerns. The Fukui District Court overturned an injunction that has prevented the restart of two reactors at Kansai's Takahama...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Santa Claus rally early for oil Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Santa Clause rally early for oil

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • *India set to ratify global treaty on compensation. NEW DELHI, Dec 23- India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year, a senior government official said, in a sign its $150 billion dollar nuclear power programme is getting off the ground. But hopes that reactor makers would get billions...

  • Commodities tomorrow: WTI, Brent reach parity Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: WTI, Brent reach parity

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil flat on day Monday, 21 Dec 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Oil flat on day

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.