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  • Will Fed hike hurt HK property market?

    Nicholas Brooke, chairman of Professional Property Services Group, explains why a likely Fed rate hike will only have an initial knee-jerk reaction on Hong Kong's property market but no serious impact.

  • 'Making a billion dollars is easy, keeping it is hard'

    James Purcell, head of ultra high net worth cross-asset strategy at UBS Wealth Management, discusses the various ways billionaires destroy their wealth.

  • I hope the Fed will hike more than once: Investor

    Multiple Fed hikes will help improve investor sentiment, explains William Ma, CIO of Noah Holdings Hong Kong.

  • Ted Cruz has to go on the offensive: Frank Lavin

    Frank Lavin, former U.S. politician and Mike Jackson, chief marketing officer at Event Solutions International, discuss the GOP's presidential candidates and the 'Donald Trump' brand.

  • Ex-US politician: The Fed called it right

    The Fed had to wait for an accumulated set of data over quarters to determine the U.S. economic health before hiking, says Frank Lavin, chairman of Export Now and a former U.S. politician.

  • Fed hike is a big deal for investors: Fundstrat

    Thomas Lee, founder and head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, says a higher interest rates environment has not existed for a decade and signals confidence in economic growth.

  • Asian markets closed mostly down after selling off on Monday, with some energy stocks seeing a rebound after oil prices rose in the U.S. session.

  • China and Russia have trouble trusting each other: Stratfor

    Although there are various advantages of Russia and China working closely, they have trust issues with each other, says Rodger Baker, east Asia Director of analysis and VP of strategic intelligence at Stratfor.

  • 'China is very nervous about the Fed'

    Andrew Collier, MD of Orient Capital Research, explains why the Chinese are nervous about the end of easy liquidity as the Fed looks set to raise interest rates.

  • Here's why this strategist is overweight Japan

    Mikio Kumada, executive director and global strategist of LGT Capital Partners, says Japan has been in the doldrums for 20 years, but the status quo is changing.

  • What does Alibaba's purchase of the SCMP mean?

    Alibaba buying the South China Morning Post reflects the reality that Hong Kong is under increasing influence from the mainland, says David Schlesinger, founder and MD of Tripod Advisors.

  • Will the junk bond mess have a spillover effect?

    Viktor Shvets, head of Asian strategy at Macquarie Securities Group, says junk bonds are not a large proportion of the entire bond market, but do contain significant leverage.

  • OPEC production isn't slowing down: Argus Media

    "The carte blanche that OPEC members were given to pump at capacity is already being enforced," says Alejandro Barbajosa, VP for crude Middle East and APAC at Argus Media.

  • What's going on in the high-yield bond space?

    Brian Kloss, portfolio manager at Brandywine Global, explains that the credit market is very focused on the monetary policy divergence.

  • Focus is now on pace Fed hikes: Investor

    It will take three FOMC meetings before investors can anticipate the pace of the Fed's tightening cycle, says Doug Gordon, senior portfolio manager for tactical asset allocation strategies at Russell Investments.

  • Asian equities closed mostly lower on Monday, as investors remain focused on the mid-week decision from the Fed.

  • Here's a closer look at VR technology

    NVIDIA's virtual reality software and hardware plunges viewers into a 3D environment, giving them 360 degree view at every step. CNBC's Akiko Fujita reports.

  • We expected markets to rally til 2015's end: Citi

    Mohammed Apabhai, head of APAC trading strategies at Citi, says markets are trying to come to grips with weaker oil, fallout in high-yield bonds and pressure on the renminbi.

  • Switching yuan targeting is a big signal: CLSA

    Francis Cheung, head of China and Hong Kong strategy at CLSA says the PBOC's switching of the renminbi targeting to a basket of currencies will likely see the yuan under pressure in near term.

  • Today's sell-off not surprising: Goldman Sachs

    Kathy Matsui, MD and chief Japan strategist at Goldman Sachs Japan, says the long slide in oil, perception of weak global demand and Fed-ticipation all play into today's sell-off in equity markets.

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