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  • Egyptian opposition protester celebrates on news the Egyptian military will be temporarily taking over from the country's first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi.

    Egypt's benchmark stock exchange surged on Thursday and oil prices eased on relief after the ouster of Mohammed Morsi as Egypt's president didn't result in large-scale violence as some had feared.

  • The 4th of July doesn't only mean fireworks and patriotism in the U.S. It's also the start of "Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest." Six-time winner Joey Chesnut is back to beat his record of 68 hot dogs and buns.

  • Morsi's Ouster Was a Coup D'Etat: Pro

    Steven Fish, Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley believes what happened in Egypt was a coup d'etat by the military, despite the popular support behind it.

  • China, Hong Kong Are in 'Danger Zones:' Pro

    Rob Subbaraman, Chief Asia Economist at Nomura, thinks China, Hong Kong and India are the Asian countries most at risk from a global macro crisis due to their excessive debt levels.

  • Japan's second-largest soft drinks company, Suntory Beverage and Food, opened higher at its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday, even as analysts warn the stock is looking expensive.

  • Beijing, China

    China's central bank is right to tame high credit growth and not doing so would have long-term negative consequences, said an official at Moody's Investors Service.

  • Investors Still Jaded After PBOC's Reassurance

    Thomas Byrne, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group at Moody's Investors Service Singapore thinks the PBOC will continue to be vigilant in reigning in credit growth.

  • Neutral on Chinese Equities: Expert

    Steven Sun, Head of China Equity Strategy at HSBC says that the central bank's decision to hold off injecting liquidity may be beneficial for the long-term, but it is creating short-term volatility.

  • Fears about the Fed unwinding its monetary stimulus have sent global markets into a tail spin this week and some analysts argue the sell-off is in fact justified.

  • Analysts say there's no reason to fret about the back-up in bond yields since the move is likely to be accompanied by the U.S. economy finally getting back on its feet.

  • Why Chinese Demand Will Remain Sluggish

    Jian Chang, China Economist at Barclays talks about China's cash squeeze and explains why Barclays has cut its growth forecasts to 7.4% for 2013.

  • Japan's benchmark index trimmed losses on Wednesday, extending a global sell-off in equities amid disappointment at the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) inaction to calm volatile markets.

  • A building collapse in central Mumbai has claimed at least one life and injured many. Rescue workers continue to search for survivors under the rubble in the latest episode of South Asia's poor building safety record.

  • President Barack Obama (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping take a walk at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, California, on June 8, 2013.

    This was the most popular photo on Chinese internet site Weibo. You'll never guess why.

  • The Key to Peace Between the Two Koreas

    Matthias Maass, Assistant Professor of International Relations at Yonsei University thinks China holds the key to a sustainable peace between North and South Korea.

  • Yen to Weaken to 110, Nikkei to Hit 14,500: Pro

    Sean Darby, Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies explains his calls on the Japan market and expects further market volatility as Japan moves out of deflation into inflation.

  • Difficulties Behind Abe's Ambitious 'Third Arrow'

    Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC explains that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's long-term growth reforms will require a coordinated effort between various parties.

  • The recent weakness in the Japanese yen is not coming in the way of the country's luxury carmaker Lexus International's plans to invest overseas, said a senior company executive.

  • In a week dominated by talk about when the U.S. Federal Reserve will start unwinding its massive monetary stimulus program, a raft of weak U.S. economic data have introduced an element of confusion into the markets.

  • Gillard's Govt Lost Track of Finances: Shadow Fin Min

    Andrew Robb, Shadow Finance Minister of Australia discusses the public's lack of trust in the government to deliver an accurate budget.

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