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  • PBOC was surprised by market reaction: Pro

    Hugh Young, managing director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia, discusses the recent decisions by the People's Bank of China, which have been seen as a divergence from the "steady, quiet moves" over the years.

  • Will Greek drama come back to haunt markets?

    Hugh Young, managing director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia, discusses the possibility of renewed risks from Greece as the country's parliament votes on a new bailout agreement Friday.

  • Ex-US ambassador: Stop asking Abe to apologize for WWII

    Tom Schieffer, Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 2005-2009, outlines his expectations for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's statement on Friday that will mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two.

  • Why oil is ignoring 'glimpses of bullishness'

    Despite the recent IEA report signalling strong demand growth, markets remain focused on oversupply woes thereby underpinning the bearish sentiment in prices, says Matt Smith, director of Commodity Research at ClipperData.

  • The motivation behind China's currency devaluation

    Wayne Lin, portfolio manager & investment strategy analyst at QS Investors, says the devaluation of the yuan is part of China's push for the currency to be included in the IMF's Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket.

  • Even as the People's Bank of China weakened the yuan for the third day, doubts remained about Beijing's commitment to a freely-floating currency.

  • How Telstra is stepping up its game in mobile

    Warwick Bray, CFO of Telstra, explains the company's decision to invest $5 billion Australian dollars in mobile network over the next 3 years.

  • Could the yuan exacerbate ASEAN corporate debt?

    Xavier Jean, director of APAC corporate ratings at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, explains whether the devaluation of the yuan could impact corporate debt in Southeast Asia.

  • Here's why China's yuan devaluation matters

    Lena Teoh, Asia Pacific head of asset allocation at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, says the depreciation of the yuan is fueling negative sentiment in Asian currencies.

  • Alibaba shares down to record low on revenue miss

    Wendy Huang, head of Asian Internet & Media at Macquarie, discusses Alibaba's disappointing quarterly revenue and explains whether the $4 billion share buyback signals lackluster growth ahead.

  • Will weaker yuan hurt California exports to China?

    Jeffrey Williamson, director of California State Trade and Exports, says the devaluation of the yuan will likely have little impact on Californian exports, which are already reeling from a weaker euro.

  • Despite record Q2 profit, HKEx is wary of H2

    Charles Li, CEO of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), expects the bourse operator to see a slowdown in ADT and trading activities in the second half of 2015.

  • The pressure is off the BOK, for now: Expert

    The easing in the yen-won exchange rate and a recovery from the MERS outbreak underpinned the Bank of Korea's decision to hold rates steady, says Richard Iley, chief economist of emerging markets at BNP Paribas.

  • PBOC wants yuan devalution to be orderly: Pro

    Richard Iley, chief economist of emerging markets at BNP Paribas, says the People's Bank of China (PBOC) has a strategy of "generalized devaluation" to weaken the yuan by at least 5 percent.

  • Why NagaCorp is bucking the gaming downtrend

    Timothy McNally, chairman of NagaCorp, attributes the company's 42 percent rise in gross gaming revenue to factors such as scale of operation and its focus on Southeast Asia.

  • What's weighing on Macy's earnings

    Dana Telsey, CEO & chief research officer at Telsey Advisory Group, says factors such as weak tourist arrivals and a mismatch of goods contributed to Macy's below-view quarterly earnings and revenue.

  • US stocks rebound on short covering: Pro

    Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial, says the rebound on Wall Street overnight suggests short covering, especially in the energy sector.

  • How millennials are redefining success

    In conjunction with the International Youth Day, CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box" speaks to Stacey Ferreira, co-author of "2 billion under 20", about the success stories of millennials worldwide.

  • Will a weaker yuan help Chinese manufacturers?

    Stanley Szeto, chairman and CEO of Lever Style, says the yuan's fall has limited effect for local businesses. Alex Wong, director of Asset Management at Ample Capital, explains why there's room for further yuan devaluation.

  • This firm is building the world's biggest indoor ski resort

    Ong Chih Ching, executive chairman and executive director of KOP, outlines the Singapore developer's plans to build the world's largest indoor winter resort in Shanghai.

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