New Asia Pacific edition of CNBC.com launched


  • TECH
  • Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011

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SINGAPORE: CNBC — a satellite and cable TV business news channel in the United States — has launched a new Asia Pacific edition of its CNBC.com website.

CNBC expects users in the region to make the edition their preferred news and information destination. Aside from breaking business news, the site offers expert analysis.

Michael Kearns, deputy head of news and programming at CNBC in Asia Pacific, said Malaysian users will have access to individual stock data for all Malaysian stocks, as well as stocks in other parts of Asia and other parts of the world.

“In addition, the new Asia Pacific edition of CNBC.com will carry Malaysian business stories, plus news and analysis of the Kuala Lumpur Exchange, the ringgit, property and other asset classes,” he told In.Tech in an e-mail.

Other features include data tables, slide shows, guest blogs and video, as well as analysis from regional and global experts, CNBC announced. Among these analysts are Caixin Media in China and Moneycontrol.com in India, which are considered the best in their markets.

John Casey, vice-president of international news and programming at CNBC, said: “The new edition enables us to deliver the most comprehensive and compelling online experience to our users wherever they may be.”

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