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  • 'Muddy Waters got past calls wrong:' NQ Mobile shareholder

    Taek-Geun Kwon, Founder & Managing Member, Toro Investment Partners, which is one of the biggest shareholders in NQ Mobile, says Muddy Waters has gotten their 7 recent calls wrong.

  • Exams bring South Korea to a standstill

    South Korean markets opened one hour later for trade on Thursday due to a national college entrance exam. CNBC's Chery Kang reports.

  • Hong Kong exchange receives three debutantes

    Bank of Chongqing is one of three new listings in Hong Kong Wednesday. CNBC's Emily Tan and Bernie Lo discuss what the recent surge of IPO activity means.

  • Why India is really launching Mars mission

    Dean Cheng, Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation explains why India's mission to Mars is not all about the space race.

  • Nissan shares hit by gloomy guidance

    Nissan Motor shares plunged 9 percent in early trade Tuesday after cutting its profit forecast. Tokyo bureau chief Kaori Enjoji reports.

  • Hong Kong property to enter downturn: Barclays

    Paul Louie, MD, Head of Property Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays expect a synchronized downturn, with office prices falling by 20 percent.

  • China's plenum could be 'profound:' Citi

    John Woods, Head of Fixed Income & Senior Portfolio Manager at Citi Investment Management discusses the state of the mainland economy ahead of the government's policy bash.

  • This is as good as it gets for China: HSBC

    Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC says China's economy is still holding up after Friday's two separate readings of factory activity.

  • UBS: China official PMI is no reason to celebrate

    Pu Yonghao, Regional CIO, APAC at UBS Wealth Management isn't excited over October's upbeat official PMI figure as he still thinks the mainland faces severe structural issues.

  • Hong Kong nightlife tycoon: Spending still strong

    Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Group says tourism and spending in Hong Kong remains robust.

  • SAP: Going ahead with $2 billion China expansion

    Mark Gibbs, President, Greater China at German software giant SAP remains positive on the Chinese economy and discusses the firm's growth plan in the region.

  • Watch out for risks to China's banks: Barclays

    May Yan, Head of Banks Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays expects lenders to deliver solid earnings but outlines which negative catalysts could cap growth.

  • How will US shale exports impact Asia?

    Amos Hochstein, deputy assistant secretary for Energy Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State explains the ongoing debate behind U.S. gas exports.

  • Sands China: Tapping middle-class vistors is key

    Edward Tracy, President and CEO of Sands China explains how the firm's portfolio of hotel rooms ensures a steady flow of upper-class Chinese visitors and profits.

  • North Korea's Kim Jong-un receives doctorate

    A Malaysian university awarded an honorary doctorate in economics to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

  • China to hit recession if credit slows: Expert

    Gillem Tulloch, Group Leader of the rebranded Asianomics Group explains why markets are afraid of rising interest-rates in China.

  • China growth momentum still strong: Societe Generale

    After HSBC's China flash PMI comes in strong for October, Yao Wei , China Economist at Societe Generale says Beijing won't have a problem hitting its 7.5 percent growth target this year.

  • What's behind all the fear in China markets?

    Yao Wei , China Economist at Societe Generale says since China economic growth has been positive, Beijing is using this time to clean up credit.

  • Dry winds fan fire threat outside Sydney

    In Australia, crews have been working around the clock to contain raging bushfires. Laurel Irving, Channel 7 reporter, reports live from Lithgow, New South Wales

  • Is your Hyundai too sexy for you?

    Hyundai's plan for a conservative redesign of its cars is drawing some criticism. CNBC's Chery Kang reports from Seoul.

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