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The moves are part of a push by China's leaders to reshape its economy to one driven more by consumers but to discourage ostentation.
The recently struggling emerging markets are getting "closer to a bottom," Leah Zell, founder of Lizard Investors, tells CNBC. She also offers two global stock picks.
As the world watches Syria amid concerns of a U.S.-led military intervention, halfway across the globe a nuclear disaster could be unfolding with the potential for years of repercussions in Japan.
Singapore's government issued another round of cooling measures for its real estate sector, this time targeting the subsidized public housing market.
The Aussie dollar has been swathed in bearish sentiment in recent months, but the tide could be turning for the battered currency as analysts find reasons to be optimistic.
The rapid rise in pork prices is developing as the main threat to currently subdued inflation in China, according to analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
China is planning to erect the world's tallest building this winter, and in record time. But the project's scale and speed have set off a burst of national introspection about whether leaders and developers have gone too far in their manic reach for the skies. The New York Times reports.
China's drive against corruption moved into the oil sector, as authorities announced that executives of China National Petroleum Corporation were under investigation. The NYT reports.
The Indian rupee fell more than 3.5 percent to hit a fresh record low of 68.75 to the dollar on Wednesday.
As tensions surrounding Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons intensified this week, emerging markets have taken a further pounding, dousing hopes for an end to the rout.
Caution should be used with a number of traditional Chinese medicines because they could contain dangerously high levels of toxins. The Caixin Online reports.
Samsung, with its lineup of Android smartphones has been overtaking rival Apple. But the boss of the company's electronics division says his biggest fear is to become complacent.
The son of a prominent Chinese general goes on trial suspected of involvement in a gang rape in a case that has inflamed public anger at spoilt offsprings of the elites.
Indian companies say the fast-falling rupee is driving up the cost of imports, forcing them to raise prices even as consumer spending plummets.
Nissan, the sixth-largest automaker in the United States, announced Tuesday it will sell a self-driven car by 2020.
The next year or two will be a battleground for the new device everyone's talking about—the smartwatch. And Samsung is hoping to get a jump on the competition. NBC reports.
The emerging market rout is hiding funds' fickle switch into riskier sectors as the infatuation with emerging Asia's rising middle class consumption story fades, Citigroup said.
Sonia Gandhi, the president of India's ruling Congress party who is widely seen as the country's most powerful politician, was back home from hospital on Tuesday, officials said.
South Korea's stocks and bonds have evaded the worst of the regional market rout, but can the so-called 'land of the morning calm' keep its cool?
India's corporate sector is under threat as the rupee's downward spiral exacerbates the debt burden of companies already battling feeble growth and sluggish demand.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle and Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, discuss latest news from Barclays' plans to overhaul the structure of its investment bank.
Roger Nightingale, Economist and Strategist at RDN Associates, explains why he thinks China's gross domestic product (GDP) may come in well below 7 percent.
Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, explains her 5 percent forecast for India's February wholesale price index (WPI) and what her estimate may mean for the Indian central bank if it is correct.