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TCL: Smart home tech due for a breakthrough

With various companies like Apple designing their products, smart home technology will mature in the coming years, says Tomson Li, chairman & CEO of TCL Corporation.

SGX: Trade link with Taiwan in the works   Wed, 22 Apr '15 | 8:14 PM ET
SGX: Trade link with Taiwan in the works

Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, president of the Singapore Exchange, explains why the stock operator is keen to launch a cross-border trading platform with Taiwan.

Asia is in a 'crazy bull market': Barings   Wed, 22 Apr '15 | 8:07 PM ET
Asia is in a 'crazy bull market': Barings

Amid the rally sparked partly by the launch of Chinese stimulus, some markets in Asia are on their way into bubble territory, says Khiem Do, head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management.

USBIC: TPP doesn't help US job creation   Wed, 22 Apr '15 | 7:48 PM ET
USBIC: TPP doesn't help US job creation

Kevin Kearns, president of the U.S. Business & Industry Council (USBIC), explains why he is against the multinational trade agreement Trans-Pacific Partnership.

'Mcdonald's has more problems than a math book': Pro

Aaron Allen, restaurant consultant at Aaron Allen and Associates, says McDonald's first-quarter earnings show the Golden Arches lagging behind on every key performance metric.

Is the dollar hurting US earnings? Not really: Pro

Kenny Polcari, director of O'Neil Securities, says the impact of a soaring greenback hasn't been that negative and the gains on Wall Street indicate that investors are not disappointed with earnings.

India's tax disputes will end soon: Eurasia

Sasha Riser-Kositsky, associate, Asia of the Eurasia Group, says concerns over India's new tax on foreign investors, called the minimum alternate tax, won't impact the country's investment environment.

eBay will benefit from PayPal spin-off: Pro

Gil Luria, managing director, Research of Wedbush Securities, explains why eBay won't take a hit when it spins off the faster-growing PayPal later this year.

Australian PM urges Europe to turn away migrant boats

Colin Chapman, president of Australian Institute of International Affairs NSW, explains why Australian prime minister Tony Abbott's advice to Europe is "a bit premature."

Are regulations a boon or bane for bitcoin?   Wed, 22 Apr '15 | 12:17 AM ET
Are regulations a boon or bane for bitcoin?

Speaking to CNBC at the Smart Nation Innovations 2015, David Moskowitz, founder of Coin Republic, discusses the regulatory treatment of bitcoin in countries like Singapore.

Why EM Asia markets are back in favor   Wed, 22 Apr '15 | 12:08 AM ET
Why EM Asia markets are back in favor

Apart from cheaper valuations compared to the U.S. and Europe, Asia markets are not facing any destabilizing factors, says Sui Jau Wong, general manager at Fundsupermart.com.

Yahoo results are 'disappointing', says this expert

Bob O'Donnell, founder and chief analyst at Technalysis Research, says Yahoo's first-quarter earnings still point to several unresolved "big questions."

Time to short German bunds?   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 11:35 PM ET
Time to short German bunds?

David Mann, chief economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank and Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, discuss comments from Janus Capital's Bill Gross that German debt offers an opportunity for short sellers.

China, brace for more defaults this year: UBS

Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, says Kaisa's dollar bond default is symptomatic with what will likely happen in China throughout 2015.

Google: Mobile is an 'exciting opportunity'   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 11:14 PM ET
Google: Mobile is an 'exciting opportunity'

Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product Management at Google, outlines the company's plans in the mobile arena, especially after the launch of the Android One.

Why the RBA is reluctant to cut rates   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 10:44 PM ET
Why the RBA is reluctant to cut rates

Jeffrey Halley, senior manager for FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says an interest rate cut is unlikely to have a "multiplier effect" on Australia's economy.

The mini robot for average Japanese households

Speaking to CNBC at the Smart Nation Innovations 2015, Hiroshi Ishiguro, co-founder and CEO of Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories, says his interactive robot is suitable for families with small houses in Japan.

Growing greens go high-tech in Singapore   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 9:51 PM ET
Growing greens go high-tech in Singapore

With locally-grown produce accounting for less than 10 percent of Singapore's vegetable needs, the Southeast Asian country is leveraging on technology to change that. CNBC's Bernie Lo reports.

Will Hong Kong get universal suffrage?   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 9:37 PM ET
Will Hong Kong get universal suffrage?

CNBC speaks to a panel of guests to discuss their expectations for the electoral blueprint of Hong Kong's next leadership election, which is due Wednesday.

China Yintai takes retail challenges by the chin

Shen Guojun, chairman of Yintai Holdings, outlines the concerns over China's retail sector, such as slower high-end consumption and a rising number of Chinese preferring to make purchases overseas.

Behind Nikkei's rise above 20,000 milestone

Mark Tinker, head of AXA Framlington Asia, explains what's underpinning the buoyant sentiment in Japan after the Nikkei 225 breached the 20,000-point mark on Wednesday.

The company that 'revived' MJ   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 8:44 PM ET
A holographic image of Michael Jackson performs onstage during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Rudy Mazzocchi, managing director of Pulse Evolution, explains the company's decision to create a Michael Jackson hologram performance at last year's Billboard Music Awards.

Drivers behind SAP's 'tremendous start to 2015'

Adaire Fox-Martin, president of Asia Pacific Japan region at SAP, says the launch of SAP HANA catapulted growth for the German business software developer in Asia.

Why adjustments in China's growth are 'reasonable'

Comparing China's economy to a human body, Liu Yonghao, chairman of New Hope Group, says rapid growth is expected when young, but even if a person stops growing at middle age, it doesn't mean he is unhealthy.

Chinese education provider sees higher Q3 revenue

Louis Hsieh, president of New Oriental, discusses the 13 percent year-on-year rise in revenue for the company's third fiscal quarter of 2015.

If BOJ alters inflation goal, what it means?

If reports about the Bank of Japan planning to lower its inflation outlook are true, the yen could fall to 130-140 in the future, says Peter Boardman, managing director of Tradewinds.

South Korea PM resigns amid bribery scandal

Following corruption allegations triggered by a businessman's suicide note, South Korean prime minister Lee Wan-Koo has offered to resign late Monday.

What Yahoo's Marissa Mayer did right   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 7:44 PM ET
Why Yahoo shares rose in after-hours trading

Larry Haverty, portfolio manager of Gabelli Funds, says Yahoo's president and CEO Marissa Mayer articulated "a way to get out of the box" for the first time.

Is Yum Brands turning a corner?   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 7:31 PM ET
Is Yum Brands turning a corner?

RJ Hottovy, global director of Consumer Equity Research at Morningstar, explains why Yum's first-quarter earnings may have alleviated concerns over last year's food scandal.

Fed has a 'messaging problem': Expert   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 7:15 PM ET
Fed has a 'messaging problem': Expert

Bill Smith, president of SAM Advisors, says contradicting voices within the Fed on when to raise interest rates show a sense of "inaptitude."

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