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Markets liking Rio Tinto's results: Expert   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 7:35 PM ET
Markets liking Rio Tinto's results: Expert

The rally in Rio Tinto's stock on Friday suggests that markets are liking the miner's full year profit, which rose 78 percent due to drastic cost cuts, says Jonathan Barratt, CIO of Ayers Alliance Securities.

Chinese stocks still cheap, says Morgan Stanley

Despite last year's bull run, mainland stock markets are still cheap, trading at 15 times price-earnings ratio, says Jonathan Garner, MD and chief Asia and emerging market equity strategist at Morgan Stanley.

'Things are looking good' in Greece: Expert

While an immediate resolution to the Greek drama is unlikely, rhetoric from both parties seem to be softening, says John De Clue, chief investment officer, Private Client Reserve at U.S. Bank.

What could make Wall Street nervous   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 6:15 PM ET
What could make Wall Street nervous

Bill Smith, president at SAM Advisors, says the staying power of Wall Street will depend on the Fed and global geopolitics. He also discusses why Greece will remain in the European Union.

Will you buy Sony's high-end Walkman ZX2?   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 5:52 PM ET
Will you buy Sony's high-end Walkman ZX2?

Mark Hung, research VP of Gartner, says Sony's new Walkman seeks to tap into the high-end niche market and explains why it fills the market gap left behind by Apple's discontinued iPod Classic.

Why Europe could relent on Greek debt   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 5:36 PM ET
Why Europe could relent on Greek debt

Adolfo Laurenti, deputy chief economist & MD, Mesirow Financial, says there's a possibility that the euzo zone will accept some restructuring of Greece's staggering debt.

This expert is concerned about U.S. valuation

John Carey, EVP & portfolio manager from Pioneer Investments, is cautious on U.S. corporate earnings due to factors like falling energy prices and dollar strength.

ASX: Expect IPO market to moderate now   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 12:16 AM ET
ASX: Expect IPO market to moderate now

After posting a first-half profit gain due to a surge in initial public offerings, Elmer Funke Kupper, CEO of ASX, discusses whether the upward trend in profit is sustainable going forward.

Is Credit Suisse right with its dividend proposal?

Hugh Young, managing director and global head of Equities at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses Credit Suisse's decision to propose 0.70 Swiss francs per share dividend for 2014, more than expectations of 0.63 Swiss francs per share.

Greek deal soon? Maybe not, says EY advisor   Thu, 12 Feb '15 | 12:07 AM ET
Greek deal soon? Maybe not, says EY advisor

Tom Rogers, senior economic advisor at EY Eurozone Forecast, expects the negotiations between Greece and euro zone finance ministers to continue for a few weeks.

Is Baidu a buy post-earnings? 'Wait and see': Pro

As Baidu's stock fell overnight due to the negative impact from the mobile transition on its earnings, Rob Enderle, president and principal analyst at Enderle Group, suggests buying the stock after it has bottomed.

Is it time to stay away from commodities?   Wed, 11 Feb '15 | 10:23 PM ET
Is it time to stay away from commodities?

Scott Phillips, advisor at the Motley Fool Australia, says investors should keep a distance from commodity-related markets in the short to medium term.

Malaysia slowdown likely to continue: Expert   Wed, 11 Feb '15 | 10:32 PM ET
Malaysia slowdown likely to continue: Expert

Krystal Tan, economist at Capital Economics, expects Malaysia's growth in 2015 to be around 5 percent, down from almost 6 percent last year.

Forget Greece, Ukraine is the real risk: Pro   Wed, 11 Feb '15 | 10:12 PM ET
Forget Greece, Ukraine is the real risk: Pro

With no resolution in sight, the ongoing Ukraine crisis remains as the biggest risk to global investor confidence, says David Riedel, president & founder of Riedel Research Group.

If Grexit occurs, euro could slide further: Barclays

If Greece leaves the euro zone, the euro will likely hit parity with the dollar sooner than expected, says Mitul Kotecha, head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays.

Why China remains a growth engine for Tesla

With China being the largest auto market globally, along with Tesla's aggressive actions, China remains a significant growth engine for the U.S. carmaker, says Andrew Fung, vice president, Auto & Auto Parts at CLSA.

'Love Apple, but not buying the stock': Luskin

Don Luskin, chief investment officer at Trend Macro, explains his view on Apple's valuation after the tech giant became the first U.S. company worth more than $700 billion.

Greek talks fail to make progress   Wed, 11 Feb '15 | 9:03 PM ET
Greek talks fail to make progress

Euro zone finance ministers failed to reach a deal on Greece, with more talks set to continue on Monday. CNBC's "Street Signs Asia" team discuss.

'2015 won't be easy for Malaysia': CIMB   Wed, 11 Feb '15 | 8:42 PM ET
'2015 won't be easy for Malaysia': CIMB

Song Seng Wun, regional economist at CIMB, says Malaysia's outlook for the year will depend on whether commodity prices and external demand see meaningful rebounds.

Tracking US-China trade disputes   Wed, 11 Feb '15 | 8:35 PM ET
Tracking US-China trade disputes

Despite the U.S. launching a legal challenge to Chinese export subsidies on Wednesday, Donna Kwok, senior china economist at UBS, says trade issues aren't a key risk for China at the moment.

Why Japanese shares are outperforming on Thursday

Joshua Crabb, head of Asian Equities at Old Mutual Global Investor, says hopes for greater policy responses in Japan following weak inflation data, are buoying the benchmark Nikkei 225 index.

Retailers gear up for Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year

Ryan Arrowsmith, CEO of Asia at The Greater Group, explains why retailers are "cautiously buoyant" about the upcoming festive shopping period.

What Baidu needs to do to keep out competition

Henry Guo, senior research analyst at JG Capital, says Baidu should continue to invest aggressively amid intensifying competition from Tencent and Alibaba.

Here's a positive sign for corporate Japan   Wed, 11 Feb '15 | 7:20 PM ET
Here's a positive sign for corporate Japan

Peter Boardman, managing director at Tradewinds, says the jump in December's core machinery orders before the implementation of a corporate tax cut, signals a positive outlook for corporate Japan.

Swiss Econ Min: Franc strength hurting businesses

Johann Schneider-Ammann, Economy Minister of Switzerland, says the surge in the Swiss franc is a huge challenge for businesses, but declined to comment what the ideal exchange rate should be.

Ex-Putin advisor: 'Hard to expect progress on Ukraine'

Andrei Illarionov, former chief economic advisor to Russian President Putin, outlines the "bad signs" that are hampering the achievement of a ceasefire in Ukraine.

The biggest drag on Tesla earnings: China   Wed, 11 Feb '15 | 6:32 PM ET
The biggest drag on Tesla earnings: China

Junheng Li, head of Research at JL Warren Capital, says demand for Tesla's luxury electric cars in in China is seeing a "disconnect between expectations and reality."

Positive signs in Greek debt talks?   Wed, 11 Feb '15 | 6:19 PM ET
Positive developments in Greek debt talks: Pro

John Derrick, director of Research at U.S. Global Investors, says latest news out of the meeting in Brussels should be a positive development for stock markets, as well as the euro.

Greece, Ukraine and China: Which is the biggest risk?

While Greece and Ukraine are acute market risks, investors shouldn't be complacent and overlook issues in China, says Paul Christopher, head of International Strategy at Wells Fargo Investment Institute.

What are the chances of a Ukraine ceasefire?

Roman Popadiuk, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, discusses news that leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are meeting to negotiate a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.

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