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The country's traditional drivers of growth — manufacturing and real estate— are now among the biggest threats to China's economy.
Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia, discusses the diplomatic spats between Jakarta and Canberra over the execution of two Australians for drug offences.
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.
Mike Harrowell, director, Resources Research at BBY, discusses the movements in the shares of loss-making miner Yancoal on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Markus Kahlbetzer, executive chairman at BRICKX, introduces the services of the online real estate investment platform and explains how it differs from REITs.
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.
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.
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.
Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, expects the Australian economy to expand 0.5 percent on-quarter in the October-December period.
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.
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.
The Reserve Bank of Australia indicates that it could put rates on hold for the time being and will only opt for further rate cuts, if necessary, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac.
Farina Parsons, equity analyst at Morningstar, discusses the plunge in the shares of Australia's largest department store after the announcement of a new chief early Monday.
Thailand's interim parliament has passed a law banning foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a "rent-a-womb" fertility-tourism industry.
Japan Post is shelling out a nearly 50 percent premium to buy Australian freight player Toll, spurring concerns the Japanese behemoth may be overpaying.