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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.

Woodside Petroleum: We're ready for $20 oil   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 10:30 PM ET
Woodside Petroleum: We're ready for $20 oil

Following Woodside Petroleum's recent bond sale, CEO Peter Coleman says it's important for companies to be able to borrow money when they can.

Do you want to live on Mars? Sign up here   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 10:20 PM ET
Do you want to live on Mars? Sign up here

Bas Lansdorp, Co-founder and CEO of Mars One, says more than 200,000 people signed up for the firm's mission to Mars. He also explains why his project is less pricier than NASA's.

US stocks set for technical correction: Cardillo

Peter Cardillo, Chief Market Economist at Rockwell Global Capital, is expecting a poor earnings season ahead due to the strong dollar, which should bring about a healthy correction for U.S. stocks.

Nobel Laureate Robert J. Shiller

Robert Shiller, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Economics and Economics Professor at Yale University, explains why oil is among his top investments and that Fed isn't in a hurry to hike rates.

This project aims to end extreme poverty by 2030

Hugh Evans, CEO of The Global Poverty Project, describes how structural impediments, like restricted education for girls and limited access to vaccinations, traps people into poverty.

Are markets complacent about the Middle East?

Jim O'Neill, former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses the risk of ignoring Yemen's political conflict. He also explains why cheaper oil may not help the U.S.

Market risk is receding: State Street   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 8:05 PM ET
Market risk is receding: State Street

Thomas Poullaouec, APAC Head of Strategy & Research, Asia Pacific, at State Street Global Advisors, says global market risk has declined from the previous quarter.

Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, expresses uncertainty over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal as it faces stiff opposition in the U.S. Congress.

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