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  • Is There Reason To Doubt China's Recovery?

    Geoff Raby, Chairman & CEO, Geoff Raby & Associates and Vice Chairman, Macquarie Group China says despite questions about the accuracy of China's most recent trade data, the figures tell a consistent story over time of an economy that is still growing quite strongly.

  • Why Australia Needs a Weaker Currency

    Ivan Colhoun, chief economist for Australia at ANZ, describes the Australian central bank's rate cut as an "insurance move" meant to weaken the currency and offset mining sector weakness.

  • Australia Sells First Investor Visa

    Australia gives visas to those who invest $5 million in their economy, with CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • More Prudent for RBA to Hold Rates: Pro

    Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at says it is more prudent for the RBA to postpone a rate cut to next month.

  • Time To Add Some Risk: Pro

    Stephen Hogan of Novus Capital recommends picking up some BHP Billiton shares instead of leaving cash on the sidelines.

  • Jones Lang LaSalle: Japan Market the One to Watch This Year

    Stuart Crow, Head of Asia Pacific Capital Markets at Jones Lang LaSalle says Japan's real estate market will benefit from Abenomics. He says most of the investments so far have been in offices but he expects a pick up in the retail and logistics sectors.

  • Investing in the Property Sector

    Dominic Brown, Head of Asia Pacific Research at DTZ gives his outlook on the property sector and says Australia and China are seen as the most attractive property markets.

  • The resilient Australian dollar is due a major correction and could fall over 40 percent in the next 18 months, according to one analyst.

  • China Data a Double-Edged Sword

    Stan Shamu, Market Strategist at IG Markets says commodities are bearing the brunt of the weaker than expected data coming out of China.

  • Corporate Impact of Australia's Budget Hole

    In light of Australia's $12 billion budget revenue shortfall for this fiscal year, Simon Burge, CIO at ATI Asset Management discusses how the high Australian dollar will affect corporates.

  • Watch Out! Headwinds Ahead for Australia

    Steve Johnson, CIO at Intelligent Investor Funds, discusses how Australia's exposure to China could ultimately bring down the domestic economy.

  • The famed Italian men's fashion house tells CNBC its plans for expansion in the Aussie market.

  • Stock in 60 Seconds: Oz Minerals

    CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at Oz Minerals in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment as shares tanked over 8 percent after the mining firm downgraded its 2013 forecast for copper production.

  • The Australian dollar may have won a reprieve from Monday's sharp sell-off, but analysts say even this resilient currency will struggle to overcome global headwinds.

  • A$5.07 Bn Ports Deal To Deliver Revenue Growth: CEO

    Brett Himbury, CEO of Industry Funds Management says the company's deal to acquire two ports in Australia should deliver good revenue growth with expectations for trade activity to pick up.

  • Time To Get Back Into Diversified Miners: Pro

    Philip Parker, CIO at Parker Asset Management says this is a good time for investors to start getting back into the diversified miners. He says their exposure to Asian growth is a big draw and he prefers BHP Billiton over Rio Tinto.

  • Is Australia's Economy a One-Trick Pony?

    David Degaris, Director & Senior Economist of NAB Global Markets Research and Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics go head to head over the prospects for Australia's economy outside its mining sector. Circosta sees green shoots in the domestic economy while Degaris is still concerned about Australia's transition away from the mining and resources sector.

  • VMA Deal Good For Bank of QLD's Growth: CEO

    Stuart Grimshaw, CEO of the Bank of Queensland says the company's A$40 million acquisition of Virgin Money Australia will provide it with good growth outside Queensland. He says it's also opening the bank up to a younger demographic.

  • 4 Billion Years Down Under

    A new mini-series premieres this week on PBS called "Australia's First 4 Billion Years." Dr. Richard Smith, the host of the show, offers insight.

  • Look For Growth Outside Australia: Expert

    Scott Maddock, Senior Analyst at Macquarie says the markets have got a head of themselves, and that Australian fundamentals aren't as good as the rally suggests. He says investors must seek opportunities in companies focused outside of Australia.