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  • How much trouble are Japan's trading houses in? Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:48 PM ET
    Japan's troubled trading houses

    Japan's trading houses' have cut about 12.5 percent of the assets accumulated in the last six and a half years, says Pham Thanh Ha, Japan equity analyst from Jefferies.

  • Deutsche Bank: Supply still weighing on commods Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:37 PM ET
    Oil slump

    Major commodities such as copper, iron ore and oil still face slowing demand with excess supply, says Michael Spencer from Deutsche Bank.

  • Deutsche Bank on China's capital controls Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:21 PM ET
    China raises investment limit for Q2 funds

    Deutsche Bank's Michael Spencer explains that China eased rules to bring cash into China but made it harder for money to flow out.

  • How is Delta affected by Zika virus? Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 7:54 PM ET
    Zika Virus impact on airlines

    Precautionary measures against the Zika virus will protect employees and customers, says Vinay Dube, senior VP for Asia at Delta Air Lines.

  • 'Sharp is Japan tech's crown jewel' Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 7:47 PM ET
    Foxconn Sharp

    Yusuf Azizullah, CEO of Global Board Advisors, explains the politics behind Sharp-Foxconn potential takeover deal.

  • Markets still watching yuan closely: Investor Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 7:16 PM ET
    Market volatility

    Some investors are speculating on large outflows from China, says Old Mutual Global Investors's Joshua Crabb.

  • Who's advertising at Super Bowl this year? Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:50 PM ET
    Superbowl Ads

    More financial services firms are snapping up Super Bowl advertising time this year, remarks Jon Swallen, chief research officer at Kantar Media.

  • What's the US employment picture like? Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:41 PM ET
    US Employment Data Pt.2

    Middle class wages remain stagnant while labor force participation is still declining, says Betsey Stevenson, a former economic adviser to Obama.

  • Focus on rate of job growth: Stevenson Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:31 PM ET
    US Jobs Data Pt.1

    Investors should focus on the longer trend of job growth, says Betsey Stevenson, formerly on Obama's Council of Economic Advisers from 2013-2015.

  • Markets are harder to surprise now: Strategist Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:17 PM ET
    US Jobs data

    Alex Young, investment strategist at OppenheimerFunds, explains that markets are stabilizing because a lot of bad news was priced in earlier.

  • Asia markets mostly higher; Nikkei falls 0.9% Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 2:04 AM ET

    Most Asian markets closed up on Thursday, following a mostly higher finish on Wall Street overnight amid an oil price surge.

  • Is HK still a 'cool' place for luxury shopping? Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 11:04 PM ET

    Retailers in Hong Kong face a real crisis: canny shoppers don't think they're cool enough.

  • Tracking cancer cells just got a lot easier Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 9:01 PM ET
    Aggression-induced emission : How it works

    Benzhong Tang from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, explains how he developed an AIE fluorescent material dyes cancer cells, making them easier to track.

  • Should Lenovo place its hopes on mobile? Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 8:57 PM ET
    Lenovo Earnings

    Lenovo's smartphone business is not a sustainable source of growth for the Chinese company, says Nam Hyung Kim, MD of Arete Research Asia.

  • Aussie TradeMin casts doubts on World Bank report Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 8:52 PM ET
    Aussie TradeMin casts doubts on World Bank report

    Australia's Trade Minister Andrew Robb doubts the World Bank's economic metrics that suggest that the TPP deal might not be as beneficial as expected.

  • This is the key risk in markets Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 8:35 PM ET
    Weak Sentiment a key risk for asia

    Market fundamentals have not changed but investors sentiment remains a key risk, says Medha Samant from Fidelity International.

  • Uphill task to get TPP deal ratified: Advisor Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 8:03 PM ET
    TPP Impact on US

    Eric Shimp, policy advisor at Alston & Bird, outlines several factors that will make Congress taifying the TPP deal a real challenge.

  • This year has been a not-so-sweet 16: HSBC Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:43 PM ET
    Market will likely remain volatile

    The greenback's overnight trading fall was meaningful enough to confirm the end of the dollar bull run, says Benjamin Pedley from HSBC Private Bank.

  • US trade rep: TPP deal will set standards Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:34 PM ET
    CNBC Exclusive : Michael Froman

    Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative, says the TPP deal is an opportunity to set high standards across the region, such as improving labor and environmental policies.

  • Lenovo CFO on challenges ahead Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:16 PM ET
    First on CNBC : CFO of Lenovo

    Wong Wai Ming, CFO of Lenovo and CNBC's Global CFO Council member, talks about the company's outlook and challenges ahead including FX volatility and challenging global economy.

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