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  • Harvey Norman: Australian economy 'feels pretty good'

    Gerry Harvey, chairman of Harvey Norman, says its businesses have been doing "better than they've been for a long time" and explains why the recent market turmoil is beyond his comprehension.

  • Investors are right to be fearful of China: Pro Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 9:25 PM ET
    Investors are right to be fearful of China: Pro

    Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, explains why he describes Beijing's recent policy support moves as "trying to fight off a hangover by taking more drinks."

  • Australia growth risks skewed to the downside: Pro Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 6:39 PM ET
    Australia growth risks skewed to the downside: Pro

    Michael Blythe, chief economist at Commonwealth Bank, says Australia's economy still faces several challenges including the downturn in mining activities and its large exposure to China.

  • RBA holds rates steady at 2% ahead of Q2 GDP Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 4:07 AM ET

    Australia's central bank kept rates at a record low on Tuesdaym ahead of GDP expected to show growth shifted a gear lower in the second quarter.

  • Aussie dollar still catching up to commodity prices: Economist

    David de Garis, senior FICC economist at National Australia Bank, talks about Australia's currency and recent decisions by the country's central bank.

  • 'It's business as usual' for RBA: Expert Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    'It's business as usual' for RBA: Expert

    Annette Beacher, head of economic research at TD Securities, discusses the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) decision to keep interest rates unchanged on Tuesday.

  • What to look out for in the RBA policy decision Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 11:34 PM ET
    What to look out for in the RBA policy decision

    While the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will likely keep interest rates on hold, the assessment of China-related risks will be key, says Ben Jarman, senior economist at JP Morgan.

  • RBA won't move, but likely to signal easing bias: ANZ

    Felicity Emmett, head of Australian economics at ANZ, says expectations for the unemployment rate to stay at 6 percent until 2017 indicate a "slight easing bias" for the Reserve Bank of Australia.

  • Asia gears up for a busy week ahead Sunday, 30 Aug 2015 | 6:09 PM ET
    Asia gears up for a busy week ahead

    CNBC's Christine Tan takes you through this week's key risk events in Asia, including China's purchasing manager's index (PMI) and growth reports from India and Australia.

  • Why this jewelry e-retailer is venturing offline Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 9:52 PM ET
    Why this jewelry e-retailer is venturing offline

    Jewelry consumers prefer the tangible aspects of shopping in a boutique, says Joanne Ooi, CEO of Plukka, ahead of the firm's listing on the Australian Securities Exchange.

  • Evolution Mining: 'We're in a bright spot' Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 12:42 AM ET
    Evolution Mining: 'We're in a bright spot'

    Jake Klein, executive chairman at Evolution Mining, says Australia's gold producers are benefiting from reduced cost pressures, thanks to a decline in the value of the Aussie dollar.

  • Boral CEO: Australia, US housing helped earnings Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 11:20 PM ET
    Boral CEO: Australia, US housing help earnings

    Mike Kane, CEO and managing director of Boral, attributes the 45 percent rise in full-year earnings to a strong market in Australia's New South Wales and a recovery in the U.S. housing sector.

  • PayPal expands 'One Touch' payments Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    PayPal expands 'One Touch' payments

    Paypal expands in 13 global markets as mobile payment market continues to grow.

  • Charter Hall: Industrial assets were top performers Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 11:42 PM ET
    Charter Hall: Industrial assets were top performers

    David Harrison, joint managing director at Charter Hall, says the industrial assets that it managed posted the best performance on the back of factors such as a high occupancy rate.

  • The key drivers behind Scentre Group's HY profit Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 10:40 PM ET
    The key drivers behind Scentre Group's HY profit

    Peter Allen, CEO of Scentre Group, says strong operation results and continued growth in retail sales underpinned the rise in the company's half-year profit figure.

  • Is the worst over for stocks? Maybe not: Pros Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 8:46 PM ET
    Is the worst over for stocks? Maybe not: Pros

    George Boubouras, chief investment officer at Contango Asset Management and Gavin Parry, MD of Parry International Trading, discuss the sustainability of the rebound in Asian stocks early Tuesday.

  • Australia's Fortescue is in a dangerous position: Pro Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 12:38 AM ET
    Australia's Fortescue is in a dangerous position: Pro

    Gaurav Sodhi, senior analyst at Intelligent Investor, says Fortescue Metals risks becoming a marginal producer with iron prices set for further losses.

  • Confident on Australia in medium-to-long run: Pro Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 11:35 PM ET
    Confident on Australia in medium-to-long run: Pro

    Charles Leyland, managing director of Leyland Private Asset Management, explains his optimism on Australia's economy despite concerns surrounding the country's largest trade partner - China.

  • ASX CEO: IPO pipeline still intact Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 12:53 AM ET
    ASX CEO: IPO pipeline still intact

    Elmer Funke Kupper, managing director & CEO of ASX, discusses the outlook for initial public offerings (IPOs) after an increase in listings lifted the stock exchange's profit.

  • Qantas: Excited about new Dreamliners fleet Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 9:12 PM ET
    Qantas: Excited about new Dreamliners fleet

    Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, says the purchase of eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners is a "highly desirable" move which will help the airline to open up new markets.