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Jamie Dimon told by CEO of start-up to ‘come down to earth and learn’ about cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies are here to stay according to a major tech investor.

Prince Alwaleed says bitcoin will implode: 'Enron in the making'

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Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal tells CNBC that bitcoin will implode one day.

Saudi Aramco's IPO, the world's largest ever, is 'on track' for 2018, CEO Amin Nasser says

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Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser denies reports that the oil giant's IPO will be delayed.

Japan's leader just won a resounding election victory, but he's still unpopular

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Shinzo Abe's recent triumph isn't expected to boost his ratings, which remain weak following a string of scandals.

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The 'Wolf of Wall Street' calls ICOs a 'scam'

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Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become a primary means of fundraising for projects built on blockchain technology.


Strained French-German ties and a rudderless EU are losing Europe

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Europe's divisions are disheartening for people who expected a unifying continent of peace, Michael Ivanovitch writes.

The internet of things: Why it matters

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CNBC takes a look at the internet of things and its potential in the years ahead.


China's exports to North Korea jumped 20.9% in first three quarters of 2017

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China's exports to North Korea jumped 20.9 percent in the first three quarters of 2017, customs data showed.

Czech anti-establishment movement wins election by huge margin

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The anti-establishment ANO party won 29.6 percent of the vote but may struggle to find coalition partners.

Italy’s 2 richest regions claim victory in autonomy votes

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The presidents of Italy's wealthy northern regions of Veneto and Lombardy on Sunday claimed victory in autonomy referendums that seek to grab additional powers.


Cryptocurrencies are 'not mature enough' to assess their impact, Saudi regulator says

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Cryptocurrencies are "not mature enough" yet to assess the impact they could have on regulation and the economy, a senior advisor at Saudi Arabia's financial regulator told CNBC Sunday.

Spotify could be valued at $20 billion when it goes public and then hit $100 billion, study says

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Spotify's growth will be driven by more paid subscribers and entrance into new markets, GP Bullhound said.

China's red-hot property market may finally be set for sustained cooling

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China can let its real estate market cool for a while as the rest of its economy posts robust growth.


How Bollywood's brightest megastar hit it big in the City of Dreams

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One of the world's most popular actors on how he started his film career, which has spanned more than four decades.


Tell us what you think: Who should lead the Federal Reserve?

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In this week's Trader Poll, we want to know who you think should be the next chair of the Federal Reserve.


Here's why China is buying up so much of Australia

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Chinese investors are buying up major assets in Australia, which has helped contribute to record-high housing prices.


Japan PM's ruling bloc scores big election win — constitutional reform now likely

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition scored a big win in Sunday's election.


The US oil phenomenon that could help spark the 'tale of two markets'

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The Oil Price Information Service's Tom Kloza, who predicted the 2015 oil collapse, gives us his latest prediction.


Google, Facebook and other tech titans are pouring millions into DC lobbying as hearings loom

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Lawyers for the three tech companies are scheduled to testify in Congress on behalf of their clients on Nov. 1


Shinzo Abe's 3rd act: Stability for investors, and a salve for Japan's scandal-battered companies

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Japan's snap election Sunday should be a win for Shinzo Abe. That will be good news for investors.

Sunday, Oct 22

China says jobless rate lowest in years, but challenges persist

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China's unemployment rate has hit its lowest point in multiple years at 3.95 percent by the end of September.

Russia accuses US-led coalition of 'barbaric' bombing of Syria's Raqqa

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Russia accused the U.S.-led coalition in Syria on Sunday of wiping the city of Raqqa "off the face of the earth."

Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

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Catalonia's leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government.

Saturday, Oct 21

Trump applauds defeat of ISIS in Raqqa, promises to promote 'lasting peace' in Syria

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President Donald Trump lauded Syria's defeat of Islamic State (ISIS) forces in the city of Raqqa.

Spain will sack Catalan government, call regional election

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The Spanish government decided on Saturday to sack the secessionist leadership of Catalonia and force the region into a new election.

Bitcoin smashes through $6,100 to hit a new record high

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Investors appear to be shrugging off risks like the upcoming "fork", or split in bitcoin.

Strong typhoon nears southern Japan the day before election

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Heavy rain and powerful winds are expected to lash large areas of Japan on Sunday, possibly hindering voter turnout in a national election.

Friday, Oct 20

There's a change coming in Brussels - and it could be crucial for the euro zone

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The jobs of both the president of the Eurogroup and Euro Working Group will soon be up for grabs as incumbents step down at the end of the year.

North Korea issue is 'different this time,' warns Singapore prime minister

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The North Korean threat is escalating, here's how according to the Singaporean prime minister.

The largest IPO ever doesn't look like a great investment to many

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Saudi Aramco is readying what's set to be the biggest IPO ever, but many investors aren't all that interested.

'We will be asked to pick a side' if US-China tensions rise, says Asian leader

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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong shed light on the delicate balance his country has to maintain between the U.S. and China.

Thursday, Oct 19

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy after regional leader fails to drop independence bid

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Spain's central government has said that it will move to suspend Catalonia's autonomy after the regional leader failed to drop a bid for independence.

Spain ready to go 'nuclear' on Catalonia as final independence deadline nears

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Spain could use its "nuclear option" against the region, Article 155, unless there is a last-minute change of heart from Catalonia.

India's high-flying start-ups are getting a dose of harsh reality

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The once-celebrated Indian start-up industry may be a deflating bubble.

China just revealed its growth rate for the third quarter

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China reported third-quarter GDP figures on Thursday.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Xi Jinping makes big promises for China's economic future

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Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that China supports an open world economy and pledged further liberalization of its market to foreign investors.

India's troubled banks desperately need more money — but government help just isn't coming

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Analysts said its obvious what India's troubled banks most need — but it's unlikely the government will give it.

China's Communist Party is holding its most important meeting in years: Here's what you need to know

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China is holding a once-every-five-years meeting this week that is expected to usher in a new era of leadership.

'Bringing back the dark ages': Saudi Arabia accused of bid to destabilize Qatar

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Qatar's finance minister says the blockade of countries isolating Qatar are bullying and disrespectful.