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With sanctions still in place and lingering uncertainty over Russia's action in Ukraine, Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, is hesitant about investing in Russia.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, says small caps offer a great variety, in particular consumer-related stocks where "all the action is right now."
Bhavya Sehgal, APAC Head of Research at Frontier Strategy Group, outlines the factors that are in favor of investments in Southeast Asia over the long run.
Tim Evans, energy futures specialist at Citi Futures and OTC Clearing, says factors like appetite for risk and desire to rebuild portfolios are fueling long positions in the oil markets.
David Gaud, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Fund Manager at Edmond de Rothschild, discusses the performance of global equities in 2015 and warns of risks from slower economic growth ahead.
Alexander Treves, head of Equities, Japan at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, discusses the decline in Japan's consumer inflation and explains why the Bank of Japan shouldn't unveil further easing now.
Julian Zelizer, professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University, outlines what makes U.S. Senator Rand Paul different from other potential Republican candidates.
Jacob Kirkegaard, research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the risks of a non-payment are too great for Greece to bear.
With anti-pollution becoming a major focus for the Chinese government, some builders are turning to more innovative ways. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
Chinese shares are now trading at 2.4 times its book value - the median over the last 5-10 years - after rallying on hopes of further stimulus, says Roger Tan, CEO of Voyage Research.
Amir Anvarzadeh, director of Japan Equity Sales at BGC Securities, explains why plans to spin off part of its panel-making unit won't be the solution for Sharp.
Edward Snyder, co-founder & managing director of Charter Equity Research, says Samsung is seeing strength in its memory, processor chip and handset businesses.
Scott Haslem, chief economist at UBS Australia, weighs the possibility of the Reserve Bank of Australia following through with a second interest rate cut on Tuesday.
Matt Smith, commodity analyst at Schneider Electric, attributes the rise in oil prices to factors like pent-up demand over the Easter break and a softer U.S. dollar.
Japan's move to include its claim to disputed islands in all middle-school textbooks may lead to more competition with South Korea in future, says Tobias Harris, Japan analyst at Teneo Intelligence.
The realization that the Fed remains on track to raise interest rates this year will keep the dollar's uptrend intact, says Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management.
Nirgunan Tiruchelvam, director of Research at Religare Capital Markets, explains why commodity counters like Singapore-listed Noble Group present "considerable value."
While China's consumer inflation could stabilize around 1.5 percent in March, that still leaves room for further easing, says Tommy Xie, economist for Treasury Research & Strategy at OCBC Bank.
Christian Whiton, Principal of D.C. International Advisory, says an Iran deal will heighten the prospects of an arms race in the Middle East.
Kunal Ghosh, emerging market portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, says Samsung Electronics is seeing a "multi-faceted resurgence," which will bode well for the stock.
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