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Why the RBA is reluctant to cut rates   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 10:44 PM ET
Why the RBA is reluctant to cut rates

Jeffrey Halley, senior manager for FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says an interest rate cut is unlikely to have a "multiplier effect" on Australia's economy.

The mini robot for average Japanese households

Speaking to CNBC at the Smart Nation Innovations 2015, Hiroshi Ishiguro, co-founder and CEO of Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories, says his interactive robot is suitable for families with small houses in Japan.

Growing greens go high-tech in Singapore   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 9:51 PM ET
Growing greens go high-tech in Singapore

With locally-grown produce accounting for less than 10 percent of Singapore's vegetable needs, the Southeast Asian country is leveraging on technology to change that. CNBC's Bernie Lo reports.

Will Hong Kong get universal suffrage?   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 9:37 PM ET
Will Hong Kong get universal suffrage?

CNBC speaks to a panel of guests to discuss their expectations for the electoral blueprint of Hong Kong's next leadership election, which is due Wednesday.

China Yintai takes retail challenges by the chin

Shen Guojun, chairman of Yintai Holdings, outlines the concerns over China's retail sector, such as slower high-end consumption and a rising number of Chinese preferring to make purchases overseas.

Behind Nikkei's rise above 20,000 milestone

Mark Tinker, head of AXA Framlington Asia, explains what's underpinning the buoyant sentiment in Japan after the Nikkei 225 breached the 20,000-point mark on Wednesday.

The company that 'revived' MJ   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 8:44 PM ET
A holographic image of Michael Jackson performs onstage during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Rudy Mazzocchi, managing director of Pulse Evolution, explains the company's decision to create a Michael Jackson hologram performance at last year's Billboard Music Awards.

Drivers behind SAP's 'tremendous start to 2015'

Adaire Fox-Martin, president of Asia Pacific Japan region at SAP, says the launch of SAP HANA catapulted growth for the German business software developer in Asia.

Why adjustments in China's growth are 'reasonable'

Comparing China's economy to a human body, Liu Yonghao, chairman of New Hope Group, says rapid growth is expected when young, but even if a person stops growing at middle age, it doesn't mean he is unhealthy.

Chinese education provider sees higher Q3 revenue

Louis Hsieh, president of New Oriental, discusses the 13 percent year-on-year rise in revenue for the company's third fiscal quarter of 2015.

If BOJ alters inflation goal, what it means?

If reports about the Bank of Japan planning to lower its inflation outlook are true, the yen could fall to 130-140 in the future, says Peter Boardman, managing director of Tradewinds.

South Korea PM resigns amid bribery scandal

Following corruption allegations triggered by a businessman's suicide note, South Korean prime minister Lee Wan-Koo has offered to resign late Monday.

What Yahoo's Marissa Mayer did right   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 7:44 PM ET
Why Yahoo shares rose in after-hours trading

Larry Haverty, portfolio manager of Gabelli Funds, says Yahoo's president and CEO Marissa Mayer articulated "a way to get out of the box" for the first time.

Is Yum Brands turning a corner?   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 7:31 PM ET
Is Yum Brands turning a corner?

RJ Hottovy, global director of Consumer Equity Research at Morningstar, explains why Yum's first-quarter earnings may have alleviated concerns over last year's food scandal.

Fed has a 'messaging problem': Expert   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 7:15 PM ET
Fed has a 'messaging problem': Expert

Bill Smith, president of SAM Advisors, says contradicting voices within the Fed on when to raise interest rates show a sense of "inaptitude."

Time to stock up on big miners? Not now: Pro

Shares of BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto will continue to track sideways for the rest of 2015, says Michael Gable, managing director at Fairmont Equities.

Why there's reason to be optimistic about Yahoo

Jason Moser, analyst at The Motley Fool, says the first-quarter earnings met Yahoo's own expectations and advises investors to be patient with the company's turnaround.

'US earnings are a joke': Strategist   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 6:15 PM ET
'US earnings are a joke': Strategist

Todd Horwitz, chief strategist at Bubba Trading, says American corporates are not seeing earnings growth. He also explains why he remains bearish on U.S. markets.

Surviving Singapore's retail slowdown   Fri, 17 Apr '15 | 5:30 AM ET
Surviving Singapore's retail slowdown

CNBC's Christine Tan speaks to the managing director of Robinsons Group - one of Singapore's oldest department stores - to find out how it is fighting the slowdown in the retail sector.

Grexit will crush German government bonds: Pro

Cosimo Marasciulo, head of European Government Bonds at Pioneer Investments, says a "Grexit", which may occur over the next few months, will result in German bond yields turning negative.

Is China slowdown hurting renewable investments?

Victor Gao, executive director of Beijing Private Equity Association, discusses whether slowing growth in China has impacted investments in clean energy.

China's growth will stabilize in Q3: Pro   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 12:06 AM ET
China's growth will stabilize in Q3: Pro

Easing measures that are already announced, along with a possible rate cut moving ahead, should stabilize China's growth by the third quarter, says Dariusz Kowalczyk, senior economist, strategist - Asia ex-Japan at Credit Agricole.

Is London's taxi market overcrowded?   Tue, 21 Apr '15 | 12:16 AM ET
Is London's taxi market overcrowded?

Ron Zeghibe, executive chairman and founder of HAILO, discusses whether London's competitive market can accommodate the rise of taxi hailing apps and the city's black-cab drivers.

Meet online jobs marketplace Freelancer.com   Mon, 20 Apr '15 | 11:44 PM ET
Meet online jobs marketplace, Freelancer.com

Willix Halim, vice president of growth at Freelancer.com, introduces the functions of the online jobs marketplace. Halim is attending the Crowdsourcing Week Global Conference in Singapore.

YTL: Not worried about a softer ringgit   Mon, 20 Apr '15 | 11:31 PM ET
YTL: Not worried about a softer ringgit

Francis Yeoh, managing director at YTL Group of Companies, explains why a softening ringgit isn't detrimental and outlines opportunities in the M&A sector.

This expert gives Rio Tinto a thumbs down   Mon, 20 Apr '15 | 11:25 PM ET
This expert gives Rio Tinto a thumbs down

Kunal Sawhney, chief executive at Kalkine, explains why the global miner's first-quarter production report "doesn't look very good" compared to a year ago.

Should you chase the EM rally? Not really: Pro

Scott Campbell, MD & CIO at Miton Optimal, explains why he stays negative on emerging markets for now despite relatively cheaper valuations compared to U.S. stocks.

European bond yields will go lower: Expert   Mon, 20 Apr '15 | 11:03 PM ET
European bond yields will go lower: Expert

Robert Parker, senior adviser, Investment, Strategy & Research Group at Credit Suisse, says bond yields in Europe are headed lower, with German bonds likely to turn negative over the next 2-3 weeks.

Lippo Group: 'Jokowi will deliver on reforms'

Speaking to CNBC at the World Economic Forum on East Asia, John Riady, executive director at Lippo Group, discusses president Joko Widodo's progress on bureaucratic and infrastructure reforms in Indonesia.

Grexit or not, euro will hit parity: Wells Fargo

Whether Greece leaves the European Union, the euro will reach parity with the U.S. dollar over the next 12 months, says Eric Viloria, currency strategist at Wells Fargo Securities.

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