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State of the Union 2015: How did Obama fare?  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 10:46 PM ET

Ross Darrell Feingold, Senior Advisor at DC International Advisory and Corey Ealons, Senior Vice President at VOX Global, discuss U.S. President Obama's emphasis on domestic economic conditions in his State of the Union address.

SOTU address is a 'non-event for FX: Expert  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 10:21 PM ET

With all attention on the European Central Bank's meeting on Thursday, U.S. President Obama's State of the Union address is unlikely to move markets, says Geoff Kendrick , Head Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley.

'Nothing new in BOJ decision': JPMorgan  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 10:38 PM ET

Nicholas Weindling, Fund Manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses the central bank's policy decision on Wednesday and explains why the outlook for Japan is looking up this year.

Has the US economy entered a 'new era'?  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 10:14 PM ET

Tony Nash, Vice President at Delta Economics, discusses U.S. President Obama's comments that the U.S. economy has entered a new era and warns of headwinds including challenges facing the middle class.

What's in store at Davos 2015  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 8:13 PM ET

The World Economic Forum's annual meeting has kicked off in Davos under the theme "The New Global Context." CNBC's Susan Li reports.

State of the Unioin 2015: What to expect  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 8:39 PM ET

Matthew Mitchell, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, discuss their expectations for the "State of the Union" address.

If the European Central Bank fails to carry out quantitative easing on Thursday, global risk asset markets could go into free fall, says Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies.

Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Italy, discusses the issue of Germany disagreeing with the European Central Bank on plans to roll out quantitative easing through a bond buying program.

Why investors are loving hedge funds  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 7:46 PM ET

Simon Smiles, CIO for Ultra High Net Worth at UBS Wealth Management, says rising capital inflows into hedge funds reflect demand for alternative investments like private equity.

Peter Harbison , Executive Chairman at CAPA, says Spring Airlines, which made its market debut in Shanghai on Wednesday, has a good brand and is popular for its innovation.

Allen Sinai, Chief Global Economist at Decision Economics, discusses the divergence in central bank policies this year.

Charles Li, CEO of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), expects the replication of a Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect program in Shenzhen to hopefully materialize by this year.

Is Faber right to short central banks?  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 6:14 PM ET

Vadim Zlotnikov, Chief Market Strategist and Co-Head of Multi-asset Solutions at AllianceBernstein, discusses Marc Faber's comments that investors should start to short central banks.

Dennis McNally, Chairman of PWC International, discusses survey results which showed a dip in confidence levels among CEOs this year, most significantly in developing economies like China.

Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, outlines the differences between U.S. President Obama and the Republican-led Congress in issues like national security.

U.S. President Barack Obama will likely focus on the improvements in the U.S. economy, but will refrain from painting an overly-optimistic picture so as to push for tax reforms, says Lindsey Piegza, Chief Economist at Sterne Agee.

Eric Viloria, Currency Strategist at Wells Fargo Securities, expects the European Central Bank to announce a broadening of asset purchases to include sovereign bonds on Thursday.

Investors, beware of central bank actions  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 5:19 PM ET

Jeremy Hill, Managing Director of Old Blackheath Companies, says global central banks are in control more than ever, which can affect asset classes dramatically.

This week, CNBC's "Managing Asia" looks at the competitive business of e-commerce in Southeast Asia, which many believe is about to skyrocket. Online fashion retailer Zalora is one of them.

Why big iron ore miners are ramping up output  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 12:24 AM ET

Ivan Szpakowski, Analyst for Commodities Research at Citi, says the increase in supply among major producers boils down to capex decisions made years ago when prices were much higher.

Anticipating QE from the ECB  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 12:36 AM ET

Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, expects the European Central Bank to roll out a 500 billion euros purchase program on Thursday and says the move has been baked into the price.

Looking ahead to Beijing's 2015 growth target  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 12:07 AM ET

To strike a balance between growth and reforms, Beijing will likely set a range of 7-7.5 percent for its growth target in 2015, says Chi Lo, Senior Economist for Greater China at BNP Paribas Investment Partners.

Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counselor & Director of Research at IMF, tells CNBC's Emily Tan how slowing growth in China could affect its trading partners in Asia.

Malaysia caught in an 'oil spill': CIMB  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 10:36 PM ET

Song Seng Wun, Regional Economist at CIMB, expects Malaysia to prioritize social spending over infrastructure amid plunging oil prices and describes the outlook for the Malaysian ringgit.

Why China GDP isn't oil's saving grace  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 10:33 PM ET

China's above-view GDP data released on Tuesday won't change the direction of oil prices as that is hinged on a supply fix, says Randy Ollenberger, Analyst at BMO Nesbitt Burns.

Beijing is engineering a soft landing: OCBC  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 10:14 PM ET

Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management at OCBC, says Chinese authorities are trying to ensure that China grows by at least 7 percent in 2015 so that there will be stability in its economy.

John Wilson, Stock Broker at Morgans Financial, says Australia's mining stocks may get a leg-up from the better-than-expected Chinese GDP data, but iron ore prices will remain the determining factor in the long run.

Could we see a 'new normal' in China?  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 8:36 PM ET

If China reveals a GDP reading that is lower than its growth target, it indicates a "new normal" with an emphasis on higher quality growth, says Louis Kuijs, Chief Economist, Greater China at RBS.

Giles Keating, Global Head of Research, Private Banking & Wealth Management at Credit Suisse, says markets need to stop worrying about low inflation, which is driven by cheaper oil prices that will benefit the global economy.

What an above-view GDP print means for China  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 9:08 PM ET

Jonathan Pain, Author of The Pain Report, discusses the better-than-expected data deluge out of China early Tuesday and explains why he expects authorities to continue their easing plans.

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