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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.

Will the Saudi-led operation in Yemen work?

Jason Feer, Head of Business Intelligence at Poten & Partners, says Saudi Arabia and its allies are prepared to do everything they can to stop the advancement of Houthi militants.

World gears up for Earth Hour this Saturday

Singapore will not be participating in Earth Hour celebrations this year out of deference for the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, says Sudhanshu Sarronwala, chair of Earth Hour Global.

Go long China A-shares: JP Morgan   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 9:04 PM ET
Go long China A-shares: JP Morgan

Guillaume Chatain, Head of Equity Solutions at JP Morgan Private Bank, believes bad Chinese economic news is good for equity markets.

Mining heiress criticizes government regulations

Speaking at the Mines and Money conference in Hong Kong, Gina Rinehart urged governments to reduce red tape on mining projects.

How China's one-child policy impacts senior care

Mark Spitalnik, President & CEO of China Senior Care, describes how the company's residential solution will fill the shortfall arising from China's one-child policy.

UK polls point to hung parliament: Nomura   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 8:24 PM ET
UK polls point to hung parliament: Nomura

Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says investors cannot rule out the possibility of a multi-party coalition judging by recent polls.

No indication of Bab-el-Mandeb closure: Nomura

Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says there's no clear direct threat to oil supply so markets should be taking a more measured view on the issue.

Weak data won't impact Nikkei: Expert   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 7:51 PM ET
Weak data won't impact Nikkei: Expert

Joe Zidle, portfolio strategist at Richard Bernstein Advisors maintains a bullish stance on the Nikkei despite recent weak data since it's a "policy-driven" market.

No dividends for Global Brands this year   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 7:43 PM ET
No dividends for Global Brands this year

Bruce Rockowitz, CEO of Global Brands Group, says the company's cash flow will be used for boosting growth, instead of dividends, this year.

Focus on these sectors in US markets   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 7:15 PM ET
Focus on these sectors in US markets

Utilities and technology are two bright spots in U.S. stocks, says Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Asset Management.

Why export-oriented Greek firms are attractive

Anastasios Economou, Founder of investment holding firm Igroup, explains how he's hedging for the possibility of Greece leaving the euro zone and returning to its own currency.

Global Brands: US remains strongest market   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 7:34 PM ET
Global Brands: US remains strongest market

Bruce Rockowitz, CEO & Vice Chairman of Global Brands Group, describes the business's diversification plans and how the strength of U.S. consumers boosted earnings.

How this Indian firm is bridging the digital divide

Suneet Tuli, President & CEO at Datawind, a tech firm that focuses on providing cost effective web access, explains the company's business strategy.

Oil prices hinge on geopolitical risk: Argus

Azlin Ahmad, Editor, Crude Oil at Argus Media, says unless violence in Yemen escalates, prices will likely come back down again as per market fundamentals.

Change in cockpit policy needed: Pro   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 6:30 PM ET
Change in cockpit policy needed: Pro

John Goglia, Former NTSB Member and Writer at Aviation International News, recommends that a flight attendent stay in the cockpit when a co-pilot takes a break.

Growing risk of US market correction: Wells Fargo

Erik Davidson, CIO at Wells Fargo, says investors should balance their exposure to U.S. equities amid a backdrop of volatile oil prices and a looming stock market correction.

A look at Sri Lanka - China ties   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 1:40 AM ET
A look at Sri Lanka - China ties

P S Suryanarayana, Current Affairs Editor at Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, says Sri Lanka's new president is facing a delicate relationship with Beijing.

Factors driving Australian real-estate   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 1:20 AM ET
Factors driving Australian real-estate

Ashley Krongold, CEO of Krongold Group, describes the impact of foreign money on luxury property.

Don't worry too much about Yemen: Pro   Thu, 26 Mar '15 | 1:15 AM ET
Don't worry too much about Yemen: Pro

Norman Chan, Investment Director at NAB Private Wealth Advisory, says Yemen's influence on oil markets is likely to be limited in the medium to long term.

Why it's time to add risk to your portfolio   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 11:30 PM ET
Why it's time to add risk to your portfolio

Adrian Mowat, Chief Asian & Emerging Market Equity Strategist at J.P. Morgan, says preoccupation with the Fed is so high that market positioning is already very bearish.

Indian telco operators hit by auction costs   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 11:20 PM ET
Indian telco operators hit by auction costs

Sachin Gupta, Regional Head of Telecommunication Research Asia Ex-Japan at Nomura, says major players like Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular may pay $3 billion and $5 billion, respectively.

Weak Q1 GDP may delay Fed rate hike: Pro   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 11:10 PM ET
Weak Q1 GDP may delay Fed rate hike: Pro

Jim Rickards, Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Funds, says the Fed may be unable to raise rates in June if first-quarter growth data disappoints.

Thai deputy PM: Growth is picking up   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 11:45 PM ET

Pridiyathorn Devakula, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, expects the country to grow over 3 percent this year despite lower export demand from its key markets like the United States.

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