Asia Business News
Broadcast areaAsia
OwnerDow Jones and Company
Launched1 November 1993; 28 years ago (1993-11-01)
Closed1 July 1998; 24 years ago (1998-07-01)[1] (merger with CNBC Asia)
Replaced byCNBC Asia
Bloomberg Television

Asia Business News (ABN) was a business news television channel owned by Dow Jones and Company. It was founded on 1 November 1993 and based in Singapore. It was the sister network of London-based European Business News (EBN). On 2 February 1998 the channel merged with NBC's CNBC Asia. Initially, most of ABN's programmes and presenters migrated to the new channel and it operated from ABN's former headquarters in Singapore.[2][3] The merged channel was initially named CNBC Asia Business News but on 1 July 1998 it was simply referred to as CNBC Asia.

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  1. ^ Joshi, Namrata; M.M. Vetticad, Anna; Rajadhyaksha, Mrudula (9 February 1998). "It's Only Business". Teletalk. India Today. p. 82.
  2. ^ Fabrikant, Geraldine (8 December 1997). "Overseas News Merger Seen By Dow Jones and CNBC". Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Dow, NBC to merge cable TV operations". Indian Express Newspapers. 10 December 1997. Archived from the original on 26 October 2014.