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  • Why investors love equities more than bonds

    Grant Forster, CEO of Principal Global Investors Australia, says the "pragmatic approach of chasing absolute returns" is driving investors to equities.

  • Marriott: Hotel occupancy drops in South Korea

    Following the MERS outbreak in South Korea, hotel occupancy rates fell to 50 percent, from 70-80 percent in the same period a year earlier, says Craig Smith, president of APAC at Marriott International.

  • Will creditors be impressed by Greece's reform plan?

    Charles Ries, former U.S. Ambassador to Greece, says Greece's new proposal may be enough to unlock the last tranche of aid from its second bailout.

  • Are Greek fears overblown? Possibly: Smead

    Greek stocks didn't hit new lows amid the drama and even if Greece leaves the euro zone, markets have had three years to prepare, says Cole Smead, managing director & portfolio manager of Smead Capital Management.

  • Celebrating world's first International Yoga Day

    CNBC's Bernie Lo and Susan Li join yoga enthusiasts around the world to celebrate the first-ever International Day of Yoga.

  • What triggered the selloff in China last week?

    The lack of pro-growth policies, along with how investors are tired of reports about high valuations, sparked the steep correction in China last week, says Jackson Wong, associate director at United Simsen Securities.

  • Tracking the merger talks of Anthem, Cigna

    Raghuram Selvaraju, managing director of Equity Research and Healthcare at MLV & Co, discusses news that Cigna has rejected a $47.5 billion takeover offer from Anthem.

  • Goldman: Seeing rising risks from Greek saga

    Sheila Patel, CEO, International at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, expects an eventual compromise between Greece and its creditors, but warns of increasing risks from this game of brinkmanship.

  • Should HK change rules on dual-class shares?

    Sheila Patel, CEO, International at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses news that Hong Kong's stock exchange is consulting investors over rules which ban dual-class shares.

  • Greece is taking a toll on commodities: Pro

    Jonathan Barratt, CIO of Ayers Alliance Securities, says a Greek default may weigh on market confidence.

  • Is Philippines losing out due to infrastructure?

    In this episode of "Global Opportunities Philippines", CNBC's Pauline Chiou speaks to entrepreneurs who remain upbeat on the Philippines' potential despite lagging tech infrastructure.

  • China's bull run: It's been a bubble all along?

    With China's stock rally driven mainly by speculation and margin finance, the market could crash if securities regulator clamp down on margin lending, says Independent economist Andy Xie.

  • Xie: Even with a deal, Greek drama will drag on

    Independent economist Andy Xie expects a last minute deal between Greece and its creditors in Brussels this week, but warns that the agreenment will not be the final solution for Greece.

  • It's going to be a very volatile summer: JPMorgan

    Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds, advises investors to hold a diversified investment portfolio amid uncertainty brought about by factors such as Greece's financial status.

  • Here's why the euro is ignoring Greek drama

    Apart from a weaker dollar, the buying back of short euro positions is helping to keep the single currency underpinned, says Sue Trinh, senior currency strategist at RBC Capital Markets.

  • Brace for more volatility ahead in China: Pro

    Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds, expects China's stock markets to see further correction over the next few weeks due to liquidity concerns.

  • Is Greece getting desperate?

    Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds, discusses the new offer of reforms made by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras over the weekend.

  • Why pro-Beijing lawmakers walked out of HK vote

    Priscilla Leung, Legislator with the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong, attributes the walkout to a miscommunication within the pro-establishment camp.

  • Ex-official: HK people don't like fake democracy

    The veto of a China-backed electoral reform package indicates that people in Hong Kong don't like the idea of a "fake universal suffrage", says Joseph Wong, Former Secretary for the Civil Service of Hong Kong from 2000-2006.

  • What bubble? China stocks remain on an uptrend: Pro

    Puru Saxena, CEO of Puru Saxena Wealth Management, says the bull run in the Shanghai Composite index could continue for another 12-18 months.

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