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Political risk to sway GBP/USD in near term: Pro

David Greene, head of dealing at AFEX Australia, says the cable will likely focus on political risks, with the U.K. set to hold its general election on May 7.

Where is India's economy headed?   Tue, 31 Mar '15 | 12:32 AM ET
Where is India's economy headed?

Is India still the market darling when it comes to economic growth? Pramod Gubbi, VP-Sales-Institutional Equities at Ambit and Radhika Rao, economist at DBS, debate.

Buying stocks? These markets offer opportunities

Simon Grose-Hodge, head of Investment Advisory, LGT Bank Singapore, explains why he is underweight on emerging markets and prefers equities in Europe, Japan, as well as the U.S.

Should you worry about India's shadow banking?

Compared to China, India's shadow banks aren't that much of a concern, Thomas Byrne, senior vice president and regional credit officer for Asia and Middle East, Moody's Sovereign Risk Group.

This is what Tesla's new product could be   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 11:35 PM ET
This is what Tesla's new product could be

Bob O'Donnell, founder and chief analyst at Technalysis Research, explains why Tesla is likely to unveil a "home battery product" on April 30, which isn't exactly a game-changer.

Tracking UBS' investment strategy   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 11:22 PM ET
Tracking UBS' investment strategy

Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, remains underweight on developed markets' government bonds, but recommends European equities over the next 12 months.

This is the biggest market event for the past year

For the past year, the turmoil in energy markets has been the biggest event in global financial markets, says David Mann, chief economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.

Behind Maersk's fleet renewal program   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 10:37 PM ET
Behind Maersk's fleet renewal program

Tim Smith, CEO, North Asia for Maersk Line, explains the decision to roll out a $15 billion fleet renewal program amid a slow recovery in demand growth.

Vail Resorts set sights on Australia   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 9:46 PM ET
Vail Resorts set sights on Australia

Rob Katz, chairman and CEO of Vail Resorts, explains why the U.S.-based ski resort operator is acquiring Australia's Perisher Ski Resort.

Concerns over Chinese investments linger   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 9:39 PM ET
Concerns over Chinese investments linger

Joel Backaler, associate VP at Frontier Strategy Group, says Western firms like Pirelli remain hesitant towards Chinese investments due to concerns such as potential job losses.

China's property plan is supportive, impactful: Pro

Alan Jin, property analyst, Asia ex-Japan at Mizuho Securities Asia, says the easing of housing tax and lending rules is in line with China's bid to maintain "reasonable economic growth."

Where opportunities lie in China's market   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 9:22 PM ET
Where opportunities lie in China's market

Sam Le Cornu, senior portfolio manager at Macquarie Asset Management, says he prefers the H-shares and explains why he "greatly favors" the insurance sector.

Expect a lot more easing from China: Pro   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 9:12 PM ET
Expect a lot more easing from China: Pro

Sam Le Cornu, senior portfolio manager at Macquarie Asset Management, says the relaxation of mortgage rules on Monday implies more monetary easing in the coming months.

Why the US should work with China-led AIIB   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 8:34 PM ET
Why the US should work with China-led AIIB

Curtis Chin, Asia Fellow at Milken Institute and John Perkins, Author of "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man," explain why the U.S. should be involved with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Tanter: Odds of an Iran nuclear deal 'going down'

Raymond Tanter, Professor Emeritus at University of Michigan, says the departure of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov from the negotiations on Monday means a "major issue" has happened.

Hot plays in Europe's high-yield bond market

Zak Summerscale, CIO of European High Yield at Babson Capital Management, says investors are turning to high-yield funds in countries like Germany, as well as sectors like healthcare.

This week's US jobs won't spook the Fed: Pro

Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, expects 220,000 nonfarm jobs to be created in March, with weekly earnings advancing 2.2 percent, which won't be enough to spook the Fed.

Korea's Cowell e Holdings lists in Hong Kong

David Lee, MD, finance director & Head of Corporate Strategy at Cowell e Holdings, discusses the company's market debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

June or September: When will the Fed raise rates?

Mixed data and comments from the Fed suggest that the first interest rate hike will occur six months later, says Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital.

Is there a biotech bubble?   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 6:38 PM ET
Is there a biotech bubble?

Andrew Morey, portfolio manager at ASTON LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund, attributes the rally in U.S. biotech shares to "fundamental merits" like clinical advances.

Will China stimulus be good for US stocks?   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 6:19 PM ET
Will China stimulus be good for US stocks?

Jeremy Hill, managing director of Old Blackheath Companies, says stimulus measures from China will be positive for global risk markets, but may not necessarily boost U.S. stocks.

An Iran nuclear deal is more realistic: Pro   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 12:35 AM ET
An Iran nuclear deal is more realistic: Pro

Johannes Benigni, founder & managing director at JBC Energy, discusses the odds of Iran reaching a deal with the world powers and explains what that means for oil's market supply.

Analysts debate on Japan's economic health   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 12:13 AM ET
Analysts debate on Japan's economic health

Michael Every, head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank and Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, discuss the state of Japan's economy.

Yemen crisis is a 'selling opportunity': Pro   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 11:43 PM ET
Yemen crisis is a 'selling opportunity': Pro

Warren Gilman, chairman & CEO of CEF Holdings, says the ongoing conflict in Yemen is an opportunity to sell the rally in oil prices and explains what will take oil down to $35 a barrel later this year.

Motley Fool likes Singapore REITs, Japan   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 11:22 PM ET
Motley Fool likes Singapore REITs, Japan

David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, explains why Singapore's real estate investment trusts look attractive. He also describes his bullish stance on Japan.

Why is Chevron selling its Caltex Australia stake

David Lennox, resources analyst at Fat Prophets, says U.S. energy giant Chevron's pull-out of Caltex Australia is part of a broader industry restructuring.

Here's the big FX trade for this week   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 10:48 PM ET
Here's the big FX trade for this week

Todd Elmer, currency strategist at Citi, explains why lower dollar-yen is the big trade in the week ahead.

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.

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