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  • Shareholders will be in favor of South32: Pro   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 11:23 PM ET
    Shareholders will be in favor of South32: Pro

    Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners, explains why shareholders will likely vote in favor of BHP Billiton's planned South32 spin-off.

  • Wesfarmers' quest for growth   Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Wesfarmers' quest for growth

    Richard Goyder, CEO of Wesfarmers, tells CNBC's Christine Tan the outlook for the Australian conglomerate's retail and coal businesses.

  • The future of Australia's LNG sector   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 7:45 PM ET
    The future of Australia's LNG sector

    While Australia's LNG industry faces a "China hangover" now, it's still poised for an exciting future, according to guests on the latest episode of CNBC's "PowerPlay: The Future of Energy."

  • Don't cheer Australia's jobs data just yet: Pro   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:46 AM ET
    Don't cheer Australia's jobs data just yet: Pro

    Steve Shepherd, employment market analyst at Randstad, says a drop in participation may have lowered the jobless rate and explains what that means for the central bank's monetary policy.

  • ANZ: Australian economy isn't all that bad   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 8:15 PM ET
    ANZ: Australian economy isn't all that bad

    Mike Smith, CEO of ANZ, says the Australian economy is doing better than expected amid a "good volume story" in the commodity space and as the services sector continues to perform well.

  • Steel and real estate threaten China's economy Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 10:27 AM ET
    A worker welds at a construction site in Yiliang, Yunnan province, China.

    The country's traditional drivers of growth — manufacturing and real estate— are now among the biggest threats to China's economy.

  • Could 'Bali Nine' strain Australia-Indonesia ties?   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 9:18 PM ET
    Could 'Bali Nine' strain Australia-Indonesia ties?

    Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia, discusses the diplomatic spats between Jakarta and Canberra over the execution of two Australians for drug offences.

  • Why luxury living thrives in Melbourne   Monday, 9 Mar 2015 | 8:31 PM ET
    Why luxury living thrives in Melbourne

    Larry Kestelman, founder and CEO of LK Property Group, says the six-star Capitol Grand is garnering great interest from local and overseas buyers due to Melbourne's status as one of the best cities to live in.

  • Australia's Yancoal falls to all-time low   Sunday, 8 Mar 2015 | 11:43 PM ET
    Australia's Yancoal falls to all-time low

    Mike Harrowell, director, Resources Research at BBY, discusses the movements in the shares of loss-making miner Yancoal on Monday.

  • ECB to offer some stability to the euro: Pro   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    ECB to offer some stability to the euro: Pro

    David Greene, head of Sales at AFEX, outlines his expectations for Thursday's European Central Bank meeting. He adds that the euro could see some stabilization after being hammered overnight.

  • Brazilian bonds are 'dangerous', says this expert   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:45 PM ET
    Brazilian bonds are 'dangerous', says this expert

    Kathy Lien, managing director of BK Asset Management, says the latest rate hike could throw Brazil into a deeper recession hence investors should avoid the country's bonds.

  • Australians on death row transferred to Indonesian island

    Tim Lindsey, professor of Asia Law at University of Melbourne, discusses news that two convicted Australian drug smugglers have been transferred from Bali to a prison island off Java, where they await execution.

  • This can propel Australia's growth   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 12:05 AM ET
    This can propel Australia's growth

    Craig James, chief economist at Comm Sec, says strong growth in Australia's housing sector may be able to offset weakness in the mining industry.

  • Keen to invest in Australia property? This can help

    Markus Kahlbetzer, executive chairman at BRICKX, introduces the services of the online real estate investment platform and explains how it differs from REITs.

  • Tracking the forced sale of Sydney mansion   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:55 PM ET
    Tracking the forced sale of Sydney mansion

    Bob Guth, director of BradfieldCleary, discusses the motivations behind the forced sale of a $31 million mansion in Sydney and explains whether this will deter foreign investments in Australia.

  • Australia regulator probes forex market moves   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:42 PM ET
    Australia regulator probes forex market moves

    Geoff Kendrick, head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses news that Australia's watchdog is looking into the rally in the local dollar ahead of the central bank's policy decision on Tuesday.

  • Growth remains below-trend in Australia: HSBC   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:31 PM ET
    Growth remains below-trend in Australia: HSBC

    Paul Bloxham, chief economist, Australia & New Zealand at HSBC, says Australia's growth data for the fourth quarter are a "downside surprise" and vindicate the central bank's rate cut decision last month.

  • Australia likely grew 0.5% in Q4: Moody's   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:49 PM ET
    Australia likely grew 0.5% in Q4: Moody's

    Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, expects the Australian economy to expand 0.5 percent on-quarter in the October-December period.

  • This country's quietly invading Silicon Valley Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Australia has never been known as a tech hub. But Aussie software companies are making waves in the U.S. and raising piles of cash.

  • Australia's RBA keeps rates on hold: Reaction   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:45 AM ET
    Australia's RBA keeps rates on hold: Reaction

    Kamal Sharma, G10 foreign exchange strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses the Australian dollar after the Reserve Bank of Australia didn't hike rates.