CNBC launches new Asia Pacific edition of cnbc.com

Singapore : CNBC has launched the new Asia Pacific edition of CNBC.com, the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative digital destination for global business news and expert analysis. Starting today, CNBC users can make the Asia Pacific edition their preferred news and information destination within CNBC.com.

“The new Asia Pacific edition enables CNBC to better serve its audience by delivering the most comprehensive and compelling online experience to our users wherever they may be,” said John Casey, Vice President, International News and Programming, CNBC. “Users of CNBC.com in Asia Pacific will now have more access to the locally relevant content and analysis they need to know, while still keeping them abreast of the stories that are impacting the world globally.”

“CNBC is known for its multi-platform approach to delivering the highest quality content,” said Satpal Brainch, President and Managing Director, CNBC in Asia Pacific. “The new Asia Pacific edition strengthens CNBC’s presence and brand in the region and reinforces our continued commitment to delivering the most relevant content to our global audience.”

This announcement comes on the heels of a record setting month for CNBC.com. In March, the site had its best month ever in both unique visitors and page views. According to the latest data from comScore Media Metrix, the site was visited by 7.8 million unique users last month, an 83 percent increase compared to the same time period last year, and recorded 381 million page views, a 64 percent increase year-over-year.

Caixin Media is a Beijing-based media group dedicated to providing high-quality and authoritative financial and business news and information on various multimedia platforms. Moneycontrol.com is part of the Network 18 group in India, which also runs the top business news channel in India, CNBC TV18. The site is the #1 financial portal in India and includes contributions from some of India’s top investors and analysts.

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