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Can more sanctions get Putin to back down?   Mon, 21 Jul '14 | 12:05 AM ET
Can more sanctions get Putin to back down?

Ben Goldsmith, Associate Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney, says more European involvement is needed to increase the effect of sanctions on Russia.

Will Europe support Russia sanctions after MH17?

Colin Chapman, President, NSW at Australian Institute of International Affairs, says Europe may be hesitant to support more sanctions on Russia due to trade relations and energy reliance.

Stay in equities but take up protection: Pro   Sun, 20 Jul '14 | 11:31 PM ET
Remain in equities but take up protection: Pro

Simon Gross Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory at LGT Bank Singapore, advises investors to stay invested in stock markets but take up some form of protection amid geopolitical risks.

S&P: We prefer slower growth in China   Sun, 20 Jul '14 | 11:13 PM ET
S&P: We prefer slower growth in China

Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services, explains why higher growth data may not benefit China.

US dollar will reassert strength soon: Pro   Sun, 20 Jul '14 | 10:46 PM ET
US dollar will 'reassert strength' soon: Pro

Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager of FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says the greenback is a safe trade amid geopolitical risks and the outlook for global monetary policy.

Why the rebels are behind the MH17 jet crash

Hans Weber, President at Tecop International, says Ukrainian forces are located too far away to shoot down the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Why nothing can spook global markets now

Tim Condon, Head of Research for Asia at ING Financial Markets, says accommodative policies by central banks make it difficult for any event "to be big enough to increase volatility."

What's keeping investors from Chinese equities

Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says global investors still see China as the "big bad economy" and are deterred by the opaqueness of Beijing's reform agenda.

Xiaomi vs LG: Who can make it in India?   Sun, 20 Jul '14 | 8:48 PM ET
Xiaomi vs LG: Who can make it in India?

Melissa Chau, Senior Research Manager, Client Devices at IDC Asia Pacific, explains why Xiaomi has a higher chance of succeeding in India's smartphone market.

The consequences of MH17 plane tragedy   Sun, 20 Jul '14 | 8:36 PM ET
Consequences of MH17 plane tragedy

George Hamlin, President, Hamlin Transportation Consulting, expects airlines to take on longer flight routes which will lead to higher travel costs as a result of the Malaysian jet crash.

Roach: US, China seeing a 'trust deficit'   Sun, 20 Jul '14 | 8:04 PM ET
Roach: US, China seeing a 'trust deficit'

Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University, names the issues that have impacted bilateral ties between U.S. and China and says both countries need to address this "trust deficit" soon.

Roach: US banks are in 'much better shape' now

Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University, explains why he disagrees with Christopher Flowers who warned that increased regulation is making the banking sector vulnerable to another crisis.

Can US, Iran reach a deal with extension of talks?

Flynt Leverett, Former National Security Council Senior Director for Middle East Affairs (2002 -2003), explains why he's skeptical that a final deal with Iran can be reached by the new deadline.

Gold, oil prices likely to stay on uptrend: Expert

Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO of Swiss Asia Capital, says geopolitical tensions may be here to stay for the time being and hence, prices for gold and oil are unlikely to ease.

MH17 tragedy won't hurt Asian markets: Pro   Sun, 20 Jul '14 | 7:18 PM ET
MH17 tragedy won't hurt Asian markets: Pro

Gillem Tulloch, Founder of GMT Research, explains why the Malaysian jet crash will likely be irrelevant in Asia trade. He also discusses the outlook for the region.

Ex-ambassador: What Putin is planning   Sun, 20 Jul '14 | 7:08 PM ET
Ex-ambassador: What Putin is planning

Kurt Volker, Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, says Russian President Vladimir Putin may be planning to use the MH17 jet crash as a justification for Russia to move into eastern Ukraine.

China's current course is unsustainable: Analyst

Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, says "mini stimulus" alone will be unable to support growth in the mainland for long. He also explains why he likes Chinese tech stocks.

What can world leaders do about Russia?   Sun, 20 Jul '14 | 6:35 PM ET
Can world leaders change Russia?

Angela Stent, Director of Centre for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University, says global powers have limited options to change Russia's behavior.

Moscow Exchange: March trading volume up 50%

Roman Sulzhyk, Head of Derivatives, Moscow Exchange, says its stock exchange saw a 50 percent annual increase in trading volume for March, despite ongoing instability in Crimea.

Will IMF's warnings to the ECB fall on deaf ears?

Tom Rogers, Senior Economic Adviser to the Ernst & Young Eurozone Forecast, explains why the European Central Bank is unlikely to ease policy at its meeting on Thursday.

Beijing is doing a 'delicate balancing act': Pro

Daryl Liew, Head Of Portfolio Management at REAL Singapore, says the government will await further economic data such as employment to determine if more stimulus is needed.

Nikkei to test resistance at 15,500: Guppy   Wed, 2 Apr '14 | 11:23 PM ET
Nikkei 225 to test resistance at 15,500: Guppy

Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, expects the Japanese benchmark index to test the resistance level of 15,500 in the near term.

This is bitcoin's key innovative factor   Thu, 3 Apr '14 | 12:24 AM ET
This is the real value of bitcoin

The "block chain," i.e. the public ledger of all bitcoin transactions, remain the cryptocurrency's most unique feature. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

China's fresh stimulus is a 'mixed package': Pro

Beijing's fiscal stimulus may be a setback for the government's re-balancing efforts, warns Eswar Prasad, Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University.

Actavis: See positive impact from Obamacare

Paul Bisaro, Chairman and CEO of Actavis, explains why Obamacare is likely to have a positive impact on its pharmaceutical business.

This will make or break the US dollar: Pro   Wed, 2 Apr '14 | 10:32 PM ET
This will make or break the US dollar

The U.S. dollar may take a hit if Friday's nonfarm payrolls report comes in below 200,000, says Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager, FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets.

More experts weigh in on HFT debate

Charles Sizemore, CIO of Sizemore Capital Management and Ben Lichtensteinen, President of Traders Audio, discusses claims that high-frequency trading allows traders to rig markets.

Why it's time for profit-taking in Indian stocks

Guy Stear, Head of Research, Asia at Societe Generale, says Indian markets are seeing a mentality of "buy the anticipation, sell the fact."

More reforms needed for banks: Expert   Wed, 2 Apr '14 | 8:50 PM ET
It's still a bubbly world: Professor

Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics & Deputy Dean at London Business School, says the capital requirements for global banks aren't substantial.

Hold your horses on emerging markets: Pro   Wed, 2 Apr '14 | 8:22 PM ET
Hold your horses on emerging markets: Pro

While valuation discounts have made emerging markets a compelling buy, Liz Ann Sonders, Chief Investment Strategist & Senior Vice President at Charles Schwab, says structural problems persist.

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