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Chinese yuan belongs in IMF's SDR: Pro   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 10:18 PM ET
Chinese yuan belongs in IMF's SDR: Pro

Richard Gibbs, chief economist at Macquarie, says the yuan should be included in the IMF's global currency basket and explains what that means for quantitative easing in China.

Tracking Thailand's aviation safety   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 9:48 PM ET
Tracking Thailand's aviation safety

Mohshin Aziz, aviation analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, discusses news that the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged "significant concerns" about Thailand's aviation safety.

Chinese banks to see slower profit growth: Pro

Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at CreditSights, says rising impairment costs will pressure the profits of Chinese lenders.

More stimulus from China? HSBC thinks so   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 9:08 PM ET
More stimulus from China? HSBC thinks so

Herald Van Der Linde, head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, says comments over the weekend indicate that China will roll out more stimulus to prop up its struggling economy.

S&P maintains Brazil's ratings with stable outlook

Joydeep Mukherji, Head of Sovereign Ratings in Latin America and the Caribbean at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, explains the decision to maintain Brazil's investment-grade credit rating.

US-Asia relations: Role of Lee Kuan Yew   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 8:18 PM ET
US-Asia relations: Role of Lee Kuan Yew

Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of Paulson Institute, describes how Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew played a role in keeping the U.S. anchored in Asia.

Is the US wrong to reject China-led AIIB?   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 8:10 PM ET
Is the US wrong to reject China-led AIIB?

Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of Paulson Institute, says the U.S. made a "mistake" in defining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a "US-China death match."

Reading Japan's February industrial production

As Japanese manufacturers cut production to clear inventory, factory output for February saw a wider-than-expected fall, says Jesper Koll, managing director & head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan.

Has the drop in oil prices 'gone too far'?   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 6:52 PM ET
Has the drop in oil prices 'gone too far'?

Jonathan Barratt, CIO at Ayers Alliance Securities, explains why markets may be "a little bit wrong" about the risks from Yemen on oil prices.

When to expect more BOJ easing?   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 6:31 PM ET
When to expect more BOJ easing?

Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA, says Japan will need a little push from the Bank of Japan when the second sales tax hike, originally intended for this October, is implemented.

This week, US dollar will be on the back foot

Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac, says the greenback remains wary after the FOMC meeting, but should finish the week on a positive note with U.S. jobs expected to meet market consensus.

Karzai: Pakistan must 'change their approach to life'

Hamid Karzai, former President of Afghanistan, says Pakistan should not use terrorism as a tool against other countries because it will eventually return to hurt them like a boomerang.

Ex-Afghan President: Resolve Yemen through talks

Referring to the war on terror which took place in Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, former President of Afghanistan, says the use of force will not resolve the situation in Yemen.

Is King dollar becoming an issue?   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 6:07 PM ET
Is King dollar becoming an issue?

Michael Gayed, chief investment strategist at Pension Partners, says the U.S. dollar's surge may have "massive implications" on global equities.

How private firms are changing healthcare   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 8:15 PM ET
How private firms are changing healthcare

Leslie Michelson, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Private Health Management, describes how the company gives individuals more access to healthcare.

Olivia Newton-John on wellness   Fri, 27 Mar '15 | 1:46 AM ET
Olivia Newton-John on wellness

Olivia Newton-John, singer and philanthropist, discusses her Cancer and Wellness Centre and her experience as a cancer survivor.

Can India really reduce oil imports?   Fri, 27 Mar '15 | 1:43 AM ET
Can India really reduce oil imports?

Following news that India aims to cut oil imports by 10% in 2022, Victor Shum, Vice President of IHS Energy Insight, explains why that may be unrealistic.

Why earnings are key to US stock selection   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 10:20 PM ET
Why earnings are key to US stock selection

The U.S. bull market is entering a new phase with stocks increasingly driven by earnings, says Patrick Chovanec, chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management.

Time to go defensive: Berenberg   Fri, 27 Mar '15 | 1:04 AM ET
Time to go defensive: Berenberg

Stefan Keitel, Global CIO of Berenberg, says the bank has locked in profits from emerging markets in recent months since they expect a market correction to occur soon.

BOJ may tolerate weak data: DBS   Fri, 27 Mar '15 | 1:16 AM ET
BOJ may tolerate weak data: DBS

Tie Ying Ma, Economist at DBS, says the central bank has indicated that it will tolerate low consumer inflation data as a temporary phenomenon.

Safety is our priority: Blue Bird   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 11:46 PM ET
Safety is our priority: Blue Bird

Driver and customer safety is our utmost priority, says Noni Purnomo, CEO of Blue Bird Group, Indonesia's largest taxi service.

Panasonic commits 1 trillion yen to M&A   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 11:31 PM ET
Panasonic commits 1 trillion yen to M&A

Panasonic's acquisition strategy makes sense for the conservative company, explains Marc Einstein, industry principle of ICT practice at Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.

Is Yemen another Middle East proxy war?   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 11:11 PM ET
Is Yemen another Middle East proxy war?

Yeme's current political conflict can be linked to escalating tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, says Jonathan Pain, author of the Pain Report.

Time to invest in autonomous driving software

Hardeep Walia, CEO of Motif Investing shares his latest investment plan, the "connected car motif,' which invests in autonomous driving software companies.

This kid entrepreneur made $5,000   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 10:52 PM ET
This kid entrepreneur made $5,000

Yash Semlani, an 8-year-old entrepreneur, tells CNBC's Martin Song how his first business venture made $5,000.

Expect more BOJ easing: HSBC   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 10:44 PM ET
Expect more BOJ easing: HSBC

Dominic Bunning, FX strategist at HSBC, expects more monetary stimulus this year on the back of recent weak inflation figures.

Say goodbye to traditional refueling   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 10:31 PM ET
Say goodbye to traditional refueling

Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint, expects oil companies and retail oil outlets to soon become redundant as electric vehicles become more popular.

Assessing pysche of Germanwings co-pilot   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 9:14 PM ET
Assessing pysche of Germanwings co-pilot

George Hamlin, President of Hamlin Transportation Consulting, says a material, adverse event in the life of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may be the reason behind his decision to crash the plane.

Hong Kong gets ready for Rugby 7s weekend   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 9:44 PM ET
Hong Kong gets ready for Rugby 7s weekend

Christian Cullen, Former fullback of the New Zealand All Blacks, says New Zealand is definitely a favorite in the tournament but still believes that all teams stand a fair chance at winning.

New Zealand to face Australia in cricket final

Grant Elliot, batsman of the New Zealand Black Caps, says the fact that both host nations have made it to the finals is a great sign for the competition.

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