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Alaistair Chan, Economist at Moody's, says Beijing is wary of the problems in its economy and will hence opt for the "bare minimum" to keep growth going at 7 to 7.5 percent.

Why Brent prices won't breach $120     Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 12:05 AM ET

David Lennox, Resource Analyst at Fat Prophets, says the logistics chain for oil is capable of covering any declining production from Iraq.

Are low bond yields justified?     Sun, 15 Jun '14 | 6:54 PM ET

Steve Goldman, Managing Director at Kapstream Capital, says investors have been getting yield premiums over risk-free assets like government bonds for the last four to five years.

Sportsbet: 'We're behind the Socceroos'     Sun, 15 Jun '14 | 11:44 PM ET

Christian Jantzen, Spokesperson of Sportsbet, explains the betting house's decision to fly a hot air balloon replica of Brazil's iconic Christ statue over Melbourne.

Karim Michel Sabbagh, President & CEO of SES, says demand for its services during the current World Cup has seen a 20 percent increase from the previous edition.

Iraq crisis will be 'contained': Expert     Sun, 15 Jun '14 | 11:13 PM ET

Richard Harris, Chief Executive at Port Shelter Investment Management, says the crisis in Iraq is likely to remain contained, as the militants do not have the ability to form an administration.

The crisis in Iraq will spur safe-haven bids in the U.S dollar and the Japanese yen, says Andrew Su, CEO of Compass Global Markets.

Peter Sluglett, Visiting Research Professor, Middle East Institute at NUS, explains how the violence in Iraq was prompted by Syria's civil war.

William Ma, Director of Portfolio Manager at Gottex Fund Management, discusses the factors behind the rally in the renminbi.

After the United States sent an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf, one is coming to port in Hong Kong on Monday. CNBC's Susan Li got a sneak peek inside the USS George Washington.

Shen Jianguang, Greater China Chief Economist at Mizuho Securities Asia, explains why he thinks the government will take more concrete steps than "mini-stimulus" to maintain growth.

Uwe Parpart, MD & Head of Research, Reorient Financial Markets, says the Japanese government is likely to broaden its tax base once the corporate tax cut kicks in so as to offset lost revenue.

Subhranshu Sekhar Das, Head of Aerospace, Defence & Security Practice at Frost & Sullivan, Asia Pacific, says higher oil prices due to the crisis in Iraq will have a dire impact on operating costs of airlines.

The recent probe into commodities-backed financing will make institutions more wary about providing such loans to Chinese firms, says Michael Langford, CEO of Fractaux.

The crisis in Iraq is not a "catastrophic event' that will severely impact oil supply and lead to a spike in prices, says Michael Langford, CEO of Fractaux.

56% bullish on US dollar: CNBC survey     Sun, 15 Jun '14 | 7:46 PM ET

According to CNBC's weekly poll, over half of respondents expect gains in the greenback this week. Gareth Berry, FX Strategist at UBS Investment Bank, explains why he agrees.

Adam Ereli, former U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain from 2007 to 2011, says U.S. assistance with military supplies and logistical support could help the Iraqi government.

While short-term investors keep an eye on interest rates in the U.S. and Europe, long-term investors will need to discern the noise in global markets, says Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst, The Motley Fool.

Steve Goldman, Managing Director at Kapstream Capital, expects the Fed to reduce its bond buying program by another $10 billion and explains why a rate hike next year is unlikely.

Is Iraq on the brink of a civil war?     Sun, 15 Jun '14 | 6:34 PM ET

Kamran Bokhari, Vice President of Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, outlines the best and worst case scenarios that can take place in Iraq at the moment.

Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist at National Australia Bank, expects the crisis in Iraq to drive the Swiss franc and yen higher while the greenback is seen mixed.

What's on the agenda in Asia this week     Sun, 15 Jun '14 | 6:05 PM ET

CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar breaks down this week's key risk events.

How the UK plans to ban currency rigging     Fri, 13 Jun '14 | 12:34 AM ET

Bill Nosal, Global Head of Product Management at SMARTS, discusses George Osborne's plans to make rigging currency markets a crime in the U.K..

Ben Simpfendorfer, Managing Director & Founder, Silk Road Associates, discusses the health of China's consumer sector and explains how firms are adapting to more discerning tastes of the Chinese.

The World Cup effect on productivity     Thu, 12 Jun '14 | 11:49 PM ET

Tom McCormick, Regional Sales & Channels Manager for ASEAN at Kronos, discusses the impact of the World Cup on attendance at work and offers some recommendations for employers.

Eisuke Sakakibara, Former Vice Finance Minister of Japan from 1997 to 1999, says the central bank chief may ease at the end of this year or next year.

Arjuna Mahendran, CIO of Emirates National Bank of Dubai, explains why the push southward by Sunni militants in Iraq will face obstacles.

BOJ to hold fire until 2015: HSBC     Thu, 12 Jun '14 | 10:50 PM ET

Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC, says the Bank of Japan may only introduce new monetary stimulus in the second quarter of 2015.

The unrest in Iraq is largely a "political problem", stemming from Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's iron fist rule, says Firas Maksad, Managing Director at Global Policy Advisors.

James Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, explains why unrest in Iraq has the potential to escalate into a regional conflict and discusses how that will impact oil prices.

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