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  • 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.

  • Markets finally see eye to eye with Yellen: Pro

    Markets are on the same page as Janet Yellen and the Fed team when it comes to increasing interest rates this week, says Benjamin Pedley, head of investment strategy for Asia, at HSBC Private Bank.

  • We're seeing signs of stabilization in China: HSBC

    Benjamin Pedley, head of investment strategy for Asia, at HSBC Private Bank, says investors are looking for new, big fiscal and monetary stimulus moves from Beijing.

  • Here's what JPM thinks of the renminbi

    The renminbi could weaken initially against G3 currencies, then strengthen by the end of 2016, says Adrian Mowat, chief Asian and EM equity strategist at JPMorgan.

  • Are oil prices weighing on high-yield markets?

    Adrian Mowat, MD and chief Asian and EM equity strategist at JPMorgan, says the fall in oil prices make a lot of reasonable lending decisions seem like bad investments.

  • Swiss cities top list of most expensive spots for expats

    Lee Quane, regional director for Asia at ECA International, discusses findings that reveal the world's most expensive cities for expats.

  • 'Atlassian's a phenomenally well-ranked company'

    Matt Barrie, chief executive and chairman at, discusses news of Atlassian's Nasdaq trading debut and the Australian tech boom.

  • Why the oil price slump isn't a big concern

    The oil price slump is not due to a fall in demand, but really a supply-side problem so central bankers shouldn't be worried, explains Sean Darby, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies

  • HK Under Secretary: COP21 is the real deal

    Christine Loh, Hong Kong's Under Secretary for the Environment, says it's the first time hundreds of countries are so close to finalizing an agreement to combat climate change.

  • Will China be able to wean itself off fossil fuels?

    The coal industry that has been China's lifeblood now faces a cloudy future, as authorities vow to reduce carbon emissions.

  • 'China has been one of Yum's weakest links'

    Christine Short, VP of Estimize, discusses the key issues for Yum Brands' shareholders meeting, such as 2016 profit guidance and the China business spin-off.

  • Speed of Fed hikes is key: Charles Schwab

    A more gradual Fed rates tightening will be a much better backdrop for equity markets, says Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist and SVP at Charles Schwab.

  • Why is Angela Merkel Time's Person of the Year?

    Zoher Abdoolcarim, Asia bureau chief of Time magazine, explains that Angela Merkel played a critical role in the stability of Europe this year, despite facing multiple crises.

  • Top China regulator charged with 'serious breach of discipline'

    Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities and Paul Lau, partner at KPMG China, discuss the latest developments in China's stock market, such as the new registration system for IPOs.

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