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'Greek talks will be about language': INSEAD

Antonio Fatas, professor of Economics at INSEAD, says the euro zone finance ministers' meeting on Monday will likely revolve around semantics, as the details of a Greek deal will need weeks, if not months, of negotiation.

'Greece will end up eating humble pie': Pro

Richard Harris, CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management, explains why Greece will be the biggest loser at the end of the day.

Don't fret over Japan's less-than-stellar GDP: Pro

Despite weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter growth, Japan is seeing signs of wage increases and higher household income, says Alexander Treves, head of Equities, Japan, at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

This week, all eyes on the euro and yen   Sun, 15 Feb '15 | 6:31 PM ET
This week, all eyes on the euro and yen

Jeffrey Halley, senior manager for FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets and Richard Harris, CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management, discuss the outlook of the euro and Japanese yen this week.

Will this be London's third financial district?

Richard Harris, CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management, discusses news that China Minsheng Investment is investing $1.5 billion to develop a new financial district in London.

Japan is 'out of technical recession': S&P   Sun, 15 Feb '15 | 6:51 PM ET
Japan is 'out of technical recession': S&P

While growth in the fourth-quarter was softer-than-expected, it showed that Japan is headed in the right direction, says Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services.

Tracking the outlook of Singapore   Sun, 15 Feb '15 | 5:52 PM ET
Tracking the outlook of Singapore

Vasu Menon, member of the OCBC Wealth Panel, discusses news that Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He later explains why growth in the Southeast Asian country is "going sideways."

Don't be surprised if Apple is making a car: Pro

Ray Wang, principal analyst & founder at Constellation Research, says news about Apple creating an automobile could be the "next stage in Apple's plan to build a digital lifestyle."

Will the Greek bailout talks yield progress?

Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac, says the meeting between Greece and euro zone finance ministers on Monday will likely "produce some sort of deal to buy time."

Why a Greek deal won't play out   Sun, 15 Feb '15 | 5:18 PM ET
Why a Greek deal won't play out

Mark Melatos, senior lecturer at the School of Economics, University of Sydney, explains why the odds of a deal between Greece and its European creditors are low.

Gartman: 'It's still a bull market'   Sun, 15 Feb '15 | 5:09 PM ET
Gartman: 'It's still a bull market'

Dennis Gartman, founder, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter, says an upside trend remains in equities. He also explains why oil prices are seeing a "solid short-covering bounce."

Big week ahead in Asia   Sun, 15 Feb '15 | 5:08 PM ET
Big week ahead in Asia

Ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday on Thursday, markets will be on the lookout for Japan's fourth-quarter GDP, alongside China's property data and a slew of central bank decisions.

What's driving the oil rebound?   Fri, 13 Feb '15 | 12:19 AM ET
What's driving the oil rebound?

Vandana Hari, Asia editorial director at Platts, attributes the recent rally in oil markets to the fact that traders are positioning for a recovery 6 months later.

Couples in these countries have money secrets

Ian Bright, Senior Economist at ING, describes data that shows certain countries like France and Turkey have a high number of couples who hide debt from one another.

Should you be worried about Denmark?   Fri, 13 Feb '15 | 12:33 AM ET
Should you be worried about Denmark?

Jonathan Webb, head of FX strategy at Jefferies Bache, says Denmark has a permanent currency pegs so the level of foreign reserves won't matter.

Are markets being too optimistic on Greece?   Fri, 13 Feb '15 | 12:09 AM ET
Are markets being too optimistic on Greece?

Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy and chief economist at AMP Capital Investors, discusses the market rally on Friday following news that Greece agreed to talks over its debt problems.

Investors, beware of the next 6 months   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 10:15 PM ET
Investors, beware of the next 6 months

Richard Jerram, chief economist at Bank of Singapore, advises investors to exercise caution on the back of a divergence in the global economy and a potential U.S. rate hike in June.

This dating agency plays matchmaker over lunch

Anisa Hassan, managing director of It's Just Lunch Asia, says the dating and matchmaking agency offers a "low-pressure and nice platform" for singles to meet people.

Here are the top Valentine's Day gifts   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 10:41 PM ET
Here are the top Valentine's Day gifts

It's that time of the year again: Valentine's Day. CNBC takes to the streets of Singapore to find out what are some of the top gifts this year.

A 'wonderful turnaround' for Rio Tinto: Pro   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 10:22 PM ET
A 'wonderful turnaround' for Rio Tinto: Pro

Tim Schroeders, portfolio manager at Pengana Capital, explains his optimistic view on Rio Tinto following the release of the miner's full year profit results.

In or out: Tracking Greece's fate in the EU   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 10:34 PM ET
In or out: Tracking Greece's fate in the EU

Ivan Vatchkov, chief investment officer at Algebris Investments Asia, says Greece has "gone too far in its posturing", but a compromise will be reached because the costs of an exit are too high.

CNBC anchors in Valentine's Day mood   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 8:55 PM ET
CNBC anchors in Valentine's Day mood

In a pre-Valentine's Day episode, CNBC's Bernie Lo surprises Emily Tan with a bouquet of roses on "Asia Squawk Box."

Riksbank's rate cut wasn't a surprise: HSBC

Amid a low inflationary environment worldwide, central banks will likely do more hence the rate cut by Sweden's central bank wasn't totally unexpected, says Dominic Bunning, FX strategist at HSBC.

Tracking Kellogg's dismal Q4 sales   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 9:31 PM ET
Tracking Kellogg's dismal Q4 sales

Apart from a lackluster cereal business in the U.S, Kellogg's snack business is also suffering as consumers turn to healthier alternatives, says Erin Lash, senior equity analyst at Morningstar.

Don't be too pessimistic about US earnings: Pro

As oil prices recover, some of the market anxiety over the outlook of U.S. earnings will fade, says Patrick Chovanec, chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management.

Career-oriented singles, this dating app's for you

Amanda Bradford, founder & CEO of The League, says the app focuses on privacy and aims to build "a community of ambitious people." She also responds to criticisms about the app being elitist.

Where to place your bet in EM bond markets   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 8:35 PM ET
Where to place your bet in EM bond markets

Yerlan Syzdykov, head of emerging markets, bond & high yield at Pioneer Investments, says bonds in emerging Asia offer a better deal, compared to other EMs like Latin America and eastern Europe.

Forget the yen, this will take Nikkei 225 higher

Jonathan Brodsky, managing director at Advisory Research, says Japan's corporate governance reforms will pick up steam this year, offering real long-term opportunities in the stock market.

Rosewood Hotel: Undeterred by headwinds in China

Sonia Cheng, CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group, explains her bullish outlook on China's hospitality sector in this week's "Managing Asia."

HK official: Another flu outbreak possible in July

Sophia Chan, Under Secretary for Food and Health, Hong Kong, says the city usually sees two flu seasons every year as the dominant virus could survive in both cold and hot weather.

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