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  • Political engagement on the rise in Singapore Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 12:47 AM ET
    Political engagement on the rise in Singapore

    There is a rise in interest in political debates among Singaporeans, which is positive for the country, says Nadine Yap, vice president at Temasys Communications.

  • Expect RBI to cut rates by 25-50 basis points: Pro Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 12:42 AM ET
    Expect RBI to cut rates by 25-50 basis points: Pro

    Jigar Shah, CEO of Maybank Kim Eng Securities India, expects the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to announce further rate cuts at its policy meeting on September 29.

  • Tracking the outlook of Malaysia's economy Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 12:31 AM ET
    Tracking the outlook of Malaysia's economy

    Aaron Chan, director of retail sales at ADS Securities Hong Kong, outlines the challenges that Malaysia faces amid a weakening ringgit, slumping oil prices and uncertain domestic politics.

  • This is the key challenge for Singapore Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 12:24 AM ET
    This is the key challenge for Singapore

    Steve Shepherd, employment market analyst at Randstad, discusses the challenges that the Singapore government faces in coping with demographic changes while managing its workforce.

  • Fed rate hike is 'too close to call': Expert Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 12:12 AM ET
    Fed rate hike is 'too close to call': Expert

    Andrew Sullivan, managing director, Sales Trading at Haitong International Securities, weighs in on the debate surrounding when the Fed will raise its short-term interest rate.

  • Apple introduces 3D Touch to new iPhones Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 12:42 AM ET
    Apple introduces 3D Touch to new iPhones

    Mark Hung, vice president for Wireless Technologies at Gartner Research, says the 3D Touch technology, which first appeared on the Apple Watch as "Force Touch," will work better on the iPhone.

  • Andrews: China Premier's comments were positive Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    Andrews: China Premier's comments were positive

    Bruce Andrews, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce, says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's speech on Thursday emphasized the need for China to shift to an economy driven by consumers.

  • DSM CEO: Our business in China is still growing Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 12:15 AM ET
    DSM CEO: Our business in China is still growing

    Feike Sijbesma, CEO and chairman of the managing board at DSM, says the company's business in China still sees "pockets of growth." He adds that the market turmoil doesn't reflect the true state of China's economy.

  • Why a September rate hike is off the table Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 12:08 AM ET
    Why a September rate hike is off the table

    Kunal Ghosh, emerging market portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, says a disappointing jobs report in August and subdued inflation will likely deter the Fed from a rate rise next week.

  • Branson: 'I'm very proud of Virgin Australia' Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 12:48 AM ET
    Branson: 'I'm very proud of Virgin Australia'

    Virgin Australia has grown into a "formidable airline" over the past 15 years, giving "Qantas Airways a real run for their money," Virgin Group founder Richard Branson told CNBC.

  • What to expect from BOE policy meeting Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 12:42 AM ET
    What to expect from BOE policy meeting

    Simon French, chief economist at Panmure Gordon, outlines his expectations for the Bank of England's policy meeting on Thursday.

  • Japan's Nikkei 225 leads gains in Asia Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Japan's Nikkei 225 leads gains in Asia

    Jesper Bargmann, head of trading, Asia at Nordea Markets, says Japan's Nikkei 225 index is likely playing catch-up to the Shanghai Composite's higher finish on Tuesday.

  • Don't expect major overhauls at Apple event: IDC Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 12:14 AM ET
    Don't expect major overhauls at Apple event: IDC

    Kiranjeet Kaur, senior market analyst at IDC, outlines her expectations for Apple's high profile event on Wednesday.

  • Why this expert is avoiding equities Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 12:05 AM ET
    Why this expert is avoiding equities

    Puru Saxena, CEO of Puru Saxena Wealth Management, says equity markets could be in the early stages of a prolonged downtrend.

  • India is insulated from global volatility: Pro Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    India is insulated from global volatility: Pro

    Navin Agarwal, managing director at Motilal Oswal, says India is well-insulated from global volatility due to factors such as having its lowest current account deficit in nearly a decade.

  • Is it time to buy into China's property sector? Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 12:19 AM ET
    Is it time to buy into China's property sector?

    While China's tier one and two cities are seeing a property price recovery, there are still risks, says David Sokulsky, chief investment officer of wealth management at UBS.

  • Why EMs will remain under pressure Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 12:08 AM ET
    Why EMs will remain under pressure

    China's economic slowdown and a looming Fed rate hike will continue to exert pressure on emerging markets, says David Sokulsky, chief investment officer of wealth management at UBS.

  • Europe grasps for answers to resolve migrant crisis Monday, 7 Sep 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    Europe grasps for answers to resolve migrant crisis

    David Lea, senior analyst, Europe at Control Risks, discusses the efforts of European governments to tackle the rising number of refugees attempting to resettle within its borders.

  • Glencore faces significant headwinds: Expert Monday, 7 Sep 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Glencore faces significant headwinds: Expert

    Warren Gilman, chairman & CEO at CEF Holdings, discusses the risks ahead for miner and commodities trader Glencore.

  • Why a September rate hike isn't off the table Monday, 7 Sep 2015 | 12:19 AM ET
    Why a September rate hike isn't off the table

    Heng Koon How, senior FX strategist at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, says the drop in unemployment rate last month suggests an improvement in the U.S. labor market.

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  • Sri Jegarajah

    Based in Singapore, Sri is the co-anchor of CNBC's Capital Connection and an experienced business and financial markets correspondent.

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