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Ex-US ambassador: Saudi will remain stable  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 8:05 PM ET

Saudi Arabia will want to maintain stability, so significant changes in foreign and economic policies are unlikely in the short term, says Robert Jordan, Former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

Chris Lane , Senior Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discusses news that Telefónica may sell its British mobile business to Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa..

What are the risks from Saudi succession?  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 9:31 PM ET

While the power transition in Saudi Arabia will not disrupt relations with the U.S., it may stall efforts to counter brewing turmoil in the region, says Stephen Yates, CEO of DC International Advisory.

'Abe is in an impossible situation': Eurasia  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 7:40 PM ET

Ian Bremmer , President of Eurasia Group, says Prime Minister Abe may not be able to negotiate with the Islamist militants who have threatened to kill two Japanese nationals by Friday unless Tokyo pays a $200 million ransom.

Estimating QE's impact in Europe  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 7:10 PM ET

Khiem Do, Head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management, discusses the effectiveness of quantitative easing in Europe and what the massive stimulus package means for Asia.

HSBC: 'China's not out of the woods yet'  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 8:45 PM ET

Frederic Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, says continued contraction in the manufacturing sector may warrant more easing from Chinese authorities.

GE: More needs to be done after European QE  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 6:39 PM ET

John Rice, Vice Chairman, President & CEO, GE Global Growth & Operations, says the long-term solution to European growth woes lies in the creation of jobs.

Delta: Cheap oil to add $2B to bottomline  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 6:43 PM ET

Vinay Dube, Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific at Delta Air Lines, expects the ongoing rout in oil prices to add $2 billion to its bottomline in 2015.

Sarah Hewin, Head of Macro Research for Europe at Standard Chartered, says the fact that the European Central Bank left its bond-buying program open-ended is a big boost for the economy.

Saudi's King Abdullah has passed away at 90  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 7:04 PM ET

CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports about the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, who is known as the "Great reformer" for pushing large-scale education and infrastructure projects in the oil-rich nation.

Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, attributes the buoyant market reaction to how the European Central Bank left its bond-buying program open-ended.

Euro could touch 110 by end of Q1: Citi  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 5:52 PM ET

Richard Cochinos, Head of Americas G-10 FX Strategy at Citi, expects the euro to hit 110 against the greenback by end-March as the European Central Bank continues its dovish path amid a strengthening U.S. dollar.

KIC CEO: Still looking to invest overseas  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 5:41 PM ET

Hank Ahn Hong-chul, Chairman & CEO of Korea Investment Corp (KIC), explains why the sovereign-wealth fund is still willing to purchase foreign assets, despite suffering heavy losses from its investment in Merrill Lynch in 2008.

ECB bond plan paints 'mixed picture': Pro  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 5:34 PM ET

While quantitative easing can buy time for policymakers, it won't be able to solve structural issues that are plaguing Europe, says Adolfo Laurenti, MD & Deputy Chief Economist of Mesirow Financial.

Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Boston Private Wealth, calls the European Central Bank's massive stimulus package a "false start" and explains why he is staying away from European stocks.

John Calverley, Head of Economic Research at Standard Chartered, says a faster adoption of technology can fix issues such as an inflexible labor market in Europe, thereby lifting growth.

Draghi needs to walk the talk: Expert  Thu, 22 Jan '15 | 12:00 AM ET

Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, expects the ECB to roll out a bond-buying program worth a minimum of 500 billion euros and outlines the European stocks that he likes.

A 'real win' for Icahn on eBay: Pro  Wed, 21 Jan '15 | 10:24 PM ET

D.R. Barton, Chief Technical Analyst at Money Map Press, discusses news that eBay has reached an agreement with billionaire Carl Icahn and will appoint Jonathan Christodoro, Icahn's pick, to its board.

QE in Europe may see patchy results: Pros  Wed, 21 Jan '15 | 10:12 PM ET

Hans Goetti, Head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, explains why he's skeptical of the effectiveness of QE in Europe, while Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, describes the euro's outlook.

How low can oil go? Probably $26, says Guppy  Wed, 21 Jan '15 | 10:03 PM ET

Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, says Nymex oil prices are consolidating between $38-48 a barrel now, but if the index breaks the support level at $38, oil could plunge to $26.

With the Bank of Canada prepared to loosen monetary policy further, coupled with a strengthening greenback, the loonie will see further downside, says Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC.

Speaking before global leaders in Davos, Chinese premier Li Keqiang said while downward pressure remains in the mainland economy, it will not lose speed or momentum.

Draghi could deliver more than expected: Pro  Wed, 21 Jan '15 | 9:31 PM ET

Jacob Kirkegaard, Senior Fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the European Central Bank could overshoot expectations to roll out an asset purchase program worth more than 500 billion euros.

Patrick Chovanec, Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, explains why a quantitative easing program is only important from a "psychological point of view" for Europe.

What is the ECB's gameplan?  Wed, 21 Jan '15 | 9:02 PM ET

Mitul Koetcha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific, Barclays, discusses news that the European Central Bank is planning to announce a 50 billion euros a month quantitative easing program on Thursday.

Matt Hogan, CEO at Datacoup, says the firm helps users to harvest their data and allows them to get a cut from the sale of this personal information.

Russell Platt, Co-founder & CEO at Forum Partners, outlines where the firm sees potential in China's real estate market.

Why CIMB walked away from a three-way merger  Wed, 21 Jan '15 | 8:24 PM ET

Nazir Razak, Chairman of CIMB, explains why a planned merger with RHB and Malaysia Building Society to create Malaysia's biggest bank fell through.

Global stocks bolstered by ECB QE hopes  Wed, 21 Jan '15 | 8:11 PM ET

Joshua Crabb, Head of Asia Equities at Old Mutual Global Investors, discusses the stock rally ahead of the ECB meeting on Thursday and explains what that means for investments.

With all focus on the ongoing rout in oil prices, markets have not realized the possible impact of recent cutbacks in exploration and production spending, says Vandana Hari , Asia Editorial Director at Platts.

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