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Could UK's Q1 GDP disappoint?   Tue, 28 Apr '15 | 12:53 AM ET
Could UK's Q1 GDP disappoint?

George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, outlines his expectations for the U.K.'s first-quarter GDP reading and explains what that means for the Bank of England's monetary policy.

Impact of Nepal quake 'close to $5B': Expert   Tue, 28 Apr '15 | 12:42 AM ET
Impact of Nepal quake 'close to $5B': Expert

In the absence of tourism income, remittances will be the "lifeline" of Nepal's economy, says Rajrishi Singhal, senior geo-economics Fellow at Gateway House.

How will Asia react to Japan's new foreign policy?

ohn Lee, adjunct associate professor, School of Social and Political Sciences at University of Sydney, explains why the Asian region, excluding China, will likely welcome Japan's proactive foreign policy.

Here's why Indian shares are taking a breather

Yoon Chou Chong, investment director at Aberdeen Asset Management, Singapore, says Indian shares are taking a breather due to factors like rising valuations and the debate on the minimum alternate tax.

Why Apple still has a firm grip on the China market

The high pricing of Apple's products make them more desirable, much to the dismay of competitors like Samsung which is seeing a drop in influence in China, says Bryan Ma, VP of IDC.

What Abe's visit means for US-Japan ties   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 11:34 PM ET
What Abe's visit means for US-Japan ties

Richard Jerram, chief economist at Bank of Singapore, says Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Washington shows that Japan is "behind the U.S. all the way."

China banks set to report earnings: What to expect

Jim Antos, bank analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, expects Bank of China to surprise among the bigger lenders, while small players could be the worst performers in the sector.

'Considerable upside' to come in China: Expert

Nicholas Ferres, investment director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, explains why Chinese stocks could still see "considerable upside."

Can Apple investors afford to 'throw out the spreadsheet?'

John Petrides, MD & portfolio manager at Point View Wealth Management and Patrick Moorhead, founder, President & Principal Analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, debate the potential of Apple.

Apple: The 'bright spot you can count on'   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 10:19 PM ET
Apple: The 'bright spot you can count on'

Keith Fitz-Gerald, chief investment strategist at MoneyMorning.com, says Apple's outlook looks exciting and expects its stock price to catch up with the company's growth rate.

Indonesia must abide by its own law: Amnesty

Diana Sayed, crisis campaigner at Amnesty International, says Indonesia must give "rule of law and due process" to the group of drug-crime convicts on death row.

Merger of Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron scrapped

Sachin Shah, special situations and merger arbitrage strategist at Albert Fried and Company, says the cancellation of a merger between Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron is "a bit of a surprise."

Major rescue underway on Mount Everest   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 9:16 PM ET
Major rescue underway on Mount Everest

After a powerful earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, a rescue mission is underway on the slopes of the world's highest peak. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports.

What Apple's earnings say about its suppliers

With iPhones proving to be "stronger for longer," investors should invest in the suppliers that are gaining market shares, says Steven Pelayo, regional head of Technology Research, Asia-Pacific at HSBC.

Expect lackluster results from China banks: Fitch

Grace Wu, senior director for Financial Institutions at Fitch Ratings, says Chinese banks will have to contend with margin pressures throughout 2015, which will likely suppress earnings.

Is China seeing a fool's rally?   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 8:14 PM ET
Is China seeing a fool's rally?

Viktor Shvets, head of Strategy Research for Asia at Macquarie, says the rally in Chinese markets will be supported by more aggressive easing in fiscal and monetary policy.

Google launch 'Person Finder' for Nepal quake

Anthony Baxter, crisis response engineer at Google, discusses the effectiveness of its "Person Finder" tool in helping users find loved ones affected by the earthquake in Nepal.

Airbus A380 hits 10-year anniversary: What's next?

George Hamlin, president of Hamlin Transportation Consulting, discusses the future outlook for the A380, which is one of the world's biggest aircraft.

Why bad retail data will lift Japan stocks   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 7:51 PM ET
Why bad retail data will lift Japan stocks

Joe Zidle, portfolio strategist at Richard Bernstein Advisors, says Tuesday's dismal retail sales will increase pressure on the Bank of Japan to introduce more stimulus, which is good for stocks.

Key takeaways from Apple's stellar results   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 7:31 PM ET
Key takeaways from Apple's stellar results

Avi Silver, analyst at CLSA, discusses Apple's second-quarter earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Monday.

Will Abe's US visit help trade talks?   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 6:37 PM ET
Will Abe's US visit help trade talks?

Joshua Meltzer, fellow in Global Economy and Development at Brookings Institution, discusses the sticking points in bilateral trade talks between the U.S. and Japan.

Amid Abe's visit, Kerry renews US security pledge

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that Washington's treaty commitments to Japan's security remain "iron-clad". CNBC's John Harwood reports.

China's 'Apple fever' can grow further: Pro

David Garrity, principal at GVA Research, says Apple's iPhone 6 is in the midst of an "upgrade cycle" in China due to factors like a better user experience.

Why a Fed rate hike will 'just be talk'   Mon, 27 Apr '15 | 6:09 PM ET
Why a Fed rate hike will 'just be talk'

Peter Schiff, president & CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, says a rate hike will cause a bigger financial crisis than 2008 and the Fed will eventually launch a new round of quantitative easing.

Access top challenge in Nepal: British Red Cross

Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.

Don't get too excited about iron ore: Pro   Sun, 26 Apr '15 | 11:45 PM ET
Don't get too excited about iron ore: Pro

Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, says iron ore prices remain tied to the supply-demand response, so investors shouldn't get too carried away by recent gains.

How long can China's bull run last?   Sun, 26 Apr '15 | 11:32 PM ET
How long can China's bull run last?

Erwin Sanft, Head of China Strategy at Macquarie, says disappointment on credit easing and economic reforms are two factors that can stop China's stock market rally.

DBS: Overweight European stocks   Sun, 26 Apr '15 | 11:24 PM ET
DBS: Overweight European stocks

Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer at DBS Group, says the euro's devaluation and prospects of higher earnings are reasons why the bank likes European stocks.

Top Japanese bank moves into Myanmar   Sun, 26 Apr '15 | 10:32 PM ET
Top Japanese bank moves into Myanmar

Go Watanabe, Managing Executive Officer, CEO-Asia & Oceania at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, explains the bank's decision to open a branch in Yangon.

When will Apple cross the $1 trillion mark?   Sun, 26 Apr '15 | 10:20 PM ET
When will Apple cross the $1 trillion mark?

Daryl Liew, Head Of Portfolio Management, REYL Singapore, says he wouldn't be surprised if Apple manages to hit that milestone sometime this year.

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