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  • Navigating China's auto market Sunday, 19 Apr 2015 | 7:51 PM ET
    Navigating China's auto market

    Vivek Vaidya, vice president of Automotive at Frost & Sullivan, says"discarded brands" like the Ford Taurus can do well in China. He adds that the mainland is also on the lookout for new technology such as greener cars.

  • HK bull run: Is it structural or stimulus-led? Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 9:33 PM ET
    HK bull run: Is it structural or stimulus-led?

    Peter Alexander, managing director of Z-Ben Advisors, discusses whether the rally in Hong Kong is structural or stimulus-driven and adds that the upswing still has "steam behind it."

  • China market bubble? Bull vs. bear Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 5:19 PM ET
    An investor observes stock market at a stock exchange corporation on April 10, 2015 in Huaibei, Anhui province of China. The Shanghai composite index rised nearly 2% to 4,000 points at its close which reached the highest points in latest 7 years.

    The Shanghai markets are in the midst of a speculative bubble, said Simon Male, Auerbach Grayson head of Asian equities.

  • More countries to join China-led investment bank Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 11:26 PM ET

    Russia, Australia and the Netherlands became the latest three countries to say they plan to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

  • Greek PM Tsipras: I seek no rift with Europe Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 11:13 PM ET
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis are shown at the Greek parliament in Athens.

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday that he sought no rift with Europe after his cash-strapped country submitted a list of reforms to its lenders in a bid to secure much-needed funds.

  • UK, Switzerland accepted by China-led investment bank Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 1:52 AM ET

    China's Finance Ministry said on Saturday that the U.K. and Switzerland had been formally accepted as founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

  • 'Cinderella' story: Why Disney's at all-time highs Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    Still from the movie "Frozen"

    The Disney brand is stronger than ever, bolstered by movies, TV, consumer products, digital properties and theme parks.

  • A paramilitary police officer stands guard in front of red flags at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, on Monday, March 2, 2015.

    China's officials are turning to Japan for economic history lessons, determined to avoid the long recession and deflation that blighted its neighbor.

  • Was stock connect a boost for HKEx? Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:31 PM ET
    Was stock connect a boost for HKEx's profit?

    Charles Li, CEO of HKEx, tells CNBC how the implementation of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect contributed to the bourse operator's annual profit.

  • Shanghai-HK stock connect to allow short-selling Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 2:12 AM ET
    Hong Kong Stock Exchange

    Foreign investors will from next week be able to short sell select mainland Chinese shares via the Hong Kong-Shanghai trading link.

  • Shorts coming for Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 12:10 AM ET
    A man using a mobile device stands in front of a screen displaying signage for the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect during its launch ceremony at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.

    The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect's lukewarm reception may heat up, with the Hong Kong market saying it plans to allow short-selling from March 2.

  • GM and China's SAIC to push into Indonesia Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 | 11:08 PM ET
    General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra

    General Motors and Chinese partner SAIC Motor Corp will soon announce a joint push into Indonesia, using their no-frills Wuling brand to establish a beachhead in Southeast Asia's biggest market and from there tackle other markets in the region.

  • Death, injury toll rises in Shanghai stampede Thursday, 1 Jan 2015 | 3:11 PM ET
    A friend of a victim covers his face as he waits outside a hospital where injured people of a stampede incident are treated, in Shanghai January 1, 2015.

    China's state-run Xinhua News Agency is reporting that 35 people have been killed in a stampede during the city's New Year's celebrations.

  • Shanghai New Year's Eve stampede kills 35 Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 11:46 PM ET

    A stampede killed at least 35 people at Shanghai New Year's celebrations, officials said, possibly due to a rush to grab fake money thrown from a building.

  • HK derivatives boom amid stock-link hurdles Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 7:57 PM ET
    Shanghai Stock Exchange

    Hong Kong's derivatives market is thriving as foreign funds prevented from using the HK-Shanghai trading link look for a back door to access China stocks.

  • US puts hefty duties on solar goods from China, Taiwan Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:28 AM ET
    Technicians install solar panels on a house in Mission Viejo, Calif.

    The U.S. confirmed steep import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan on Tuesday which could inflame trade tensions between the countries.

  • Censors loom over Sony PlayStation's China prospects Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 6:19 PM ET

    Sony Corp should fear China's censors as it prepares to unveil the price and release date of its PlayStation 4 gaming console in the world's third-largest gaming market.

  • Bearish Chinese bets fuel iron ore rout Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 6:37 PM ET
    Trucks at an iron ore mine

    A halving in the price of iron ore this year has been fueled in part by Chinese speculators who built up huge short positions on the one-year-old futures contract.

  • Chart of the day: Shanghai Composite Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 12:31 PM ET
    Chart of the day: Shanghai Composite

    FMHR trader Josh Brown dissects the almost 30 percent move higher in the Shanghai Composite this year.

  • EU regulatory concerns curb China stock link volumes Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:57 PM ET
    Floor traders monitor share prices during afternoon trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

    Concerns by Europe's top funds watchdog that the Hong Kong-China trading link may not adequately protect investors are preventing thousands of funds from buying Shanghai stocks.