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  • Will Chinese tourists continue heading to Taiwan? Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 12:33 AM ET
    Will Chinese tourists continue heading to Taiwan?

    Steven Pan, chairman of FIH Regent Group and YPO member, says both Taiwan's new government and China will have to adjust to each other, but eventually we shall see closer ties.

  • Here's why the Aussie dollar could come under pressure Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 12:20 AM ET
    Here's why the Aussie dollar could come under pressure

    The Aussie dollar is forecast to fall to 66 cents against the U.S. dollar by mid-year, says Ray Attrill, co-head of FX strategy at National Australia Bank.

  • China is hurting because of Fed actions: ReOrient Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 12:09 AM ET
    China is hurting because of Fed actions: ReOrient

    Brett McGonegal, CEO at ReOrient Group, says an increase in interest rates by the Fed has driven global volatility.

  • What's the future for Taiwan's tech sector? Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 12:41 AM ET
    What's the future for Taiwan's tech sector?

    Jamie Lin, founding partner at AppWorks Venture, explains how to invest in Taiwan's start-up scene and the need for economic diversification.

  • Jakarta blasts complicates market sentiment: Investor Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 12:17 AM ET
    Jakarta blasts complicates market sentiment: Investor

    Michael Preiss, executive director at Taurus Wealth Advisors, says the Jakarta blasts could dampen market sentiment although the impact is hard to quantify.

  • Markets unperturbed by Jakarta blasts: CLSA Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 12:09 AM ET
    Markets unperturbed by Jakarta blasts: CLSA

    Markets did not react much to Jakarta blasts, in part because it was offset by the BI rate cut, says Sarina Lesmina, head of Indonesia research at CLSA.

  • Markets could have surprise upside in H2: Allianz GI Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 12:37 AM ET
    Markets could have surprise upside in H2: Allianz GI

    Lu Yu, portfolio manager of EM strategies at Allianz Global Investors, says the company expects the yuan to stabilize in the second half of the year.

  • Here's why US stocks tumbled on Wednesday Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 12:26 AM ET
    Here's why US stocks tumbled on Wednesday

    Global equities were trading better yesterday but after EIA data came out, U.S. equities got slammed, says Eric Robertsen, head of global macro strategy at Standard Chartered Bank.

  • Six bomb blasts go off in central Jakarta Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 12:21 AM ET
    Six bomb blasts go off in central Jakarta

    CNBC's Akiko Fujita has more on the latest developments in Jakarta.

  • 'It's just too much for investors' Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 12:13 AM ET
    'It's just too much for investors'

    Markets have been overwhelmed by a rising pile of risks this year, explains Eric Robertsen, head of global macro strategy at Standard Chartered Bank.

  • Who is likely behind the Jakarta attacks? Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 11:31 PM ET
    Who is likely behind the Jakarta attacks?

    Steve Wilford, APAC director of Control Risks Group, says the location of the Jakarta attacks suggests the perpetrators appear to be targeting both locals and foreigners.

  • Tri:Factor: 3 key geopolitical risks in 2016 Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 12:52 AM ET
    Tri:Factor: 3 key geopolitical risks in 2016

    The top geopolitical threats are increased terror attacks, state-level cyber threats and Asia's economic realignment, says Steve Wilford, APAC director at ControlRisks.

  • Will Asia have a currency war? Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 12:39 AM ET
    Will Asia have a currency war?

    Competitive currency devaluations in Asia can be avoided if China explains that the weaker yuan is the result of a stronger dollar, says David Fernandez, APAC chief economist at Barclays.

  • Barclays: Our oil forecast is $37 Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 12:33 AM ET
    Barclays: Our oil forecast is $37

    David Fernandez, APAC chief economist at Barclays, explains the supply and demand dynamics in the oil market.

  • Will Aussie jobs data be a gamechanger? Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 12:20 AM ET
    Will Aussie jobs data be a gamechanger?

    Markets are aware of how "notoriously volatile" Australia's employment data is, says Jesper Bargmann, Asia head of trading at Nordea Markets.

  • What US factors are markets watching? Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 12:12 AM ET
    What US factors are markets watching?

    Markets are focused on the U.S. jobs picture, the Federal Reserve and price stability, explains Gavin Parry, MD at Parry International Trading.

  • Asian automakers show flair at Detroit Auto Show Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 12:51 AM ET
    Asian automakers show flair at Detroit Auto Show

    At the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, Asian automakers, particularly the Japanese, are showing consumers they are "style and performance leaders," says James Chao, APAC MD at IHS Automotive.

  • Could USD/CNY head towards 7? Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 12:42 AM ET
    Could USD/CNY head towards 7?

    Michael Sarpi, chief operating officer at Compass Markets, says the dollar/yuan cross could hit 7 by this year, as dollar strength continues.

  • Social instability a risk for China? Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 12:32 AM ET
    Social instability a risk for China?

    Social instability and unemployment as the result of China's economic transition are risks for the country's stock market, Alex Wong, director of asset management at Ample Capital, warns.

  • Oversupply is weighing on oil prices: Wood Mackenzie Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 12:20 AM ET
    Oversupply is weighing on oil prices: Wood Mackenzie

    Craig McMahon, head of APAC research at Wood Mackenzie, says significant supply factors are weighing on oil prices, however, the market is balancing.

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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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