Street Signs Asia


  • Not worried about inflation in EMs: Mobius  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 9:14 PM ET

    Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, says the effects of internet banking and online shopping will offset the impact of hot money on inflation rates.

  • Mobius: SNB pressuring the ECB  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 9:05 PM ET

    The Swiss National Bank made a pre-emptive move ahead of next week's ECB meeting and that raises the pressure on ECB to implement its QE plans, says Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group.

  • India rate cut, oil price rebound boost Asian shares Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 2:11 AM ET

    Asian stock markets traded mostly higher amid choppy trade on Thursday, as a rebound in energy prices provided some reprieve.

  • Xiaomi could release.. Mi4 note version?  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:44 PM ET

    Bryan Ma, Vice President at IDC Asia Pacific, expects a new flagship phone to be unveiled at Xiaomi's launch event, which could likely be a phablet version of the existing Mi4 smartphone.

  • RBI 'means business' with rate cut: Barclays  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:36 PM ET

    Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, says the inter-meeting rate cut suggests that the Indian central bank is "impressed" with recent low inflation data.

  • BlackBerry-Samsung deal will make sense: Analyst  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:23 PM ET

    Jan Dawson, Chief Analyst at Jackdaw Research, says a buyout by Samsung will remove uncertainties for BlackBerry and allow it to rebuild itself, while Samsung gets a good deal for BlackBerry's assets.

  • Why RBI's unscheduled rate cut isn't a surprise  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:11 PM ET

    Sameer Goel, Head of Rates and FX Research Asia at Deutsche Bank, says the Reserve Bank of India mentioned in its last policy statement that it "could be moving outside the policy cycle."

  • Luxembourg FinMin: ECJ decision is 'reassuring'  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 9:47 PM ET

    Pierre Gramegna, Finance Minister of Luxembourg, is relieved by the European Court of Justice's ruling as the European Central Bank can now decide on its monetary policy in full independence.

  • JPMorgan split-up - yay or nay?  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 9:33 PM ET

    John Maxfield, Senior Banking Specialist at The Motley Fool, says J.P Morgan is one of the best managed among the larger banks and doubts that a break-up of the bank's businesses will boost profitability.

  • 3 factors that gave oil prices some reprieve  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 9:14 PM ET

    Ben Lichtenstein, President & Founder at Traders Audio, attributes the overnight rebound in oil prices to factors like options expiration, roll-over activity and profit-taking.

  • HK chief gave 'unprecedented' focus on politics: Pro  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:49 PM ET

    Michael Degolyer, Director at the Hong Kong Transition Project, says the focus on political reform in the chief executive's annual address is "unprecedented" and discusses the significance.

  • HK government sees housing as serious issue: Pro  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:15 PM ET

    Nicholas Brooke, Chairman at Professional Property Services Group, and Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, discuss the property-targeted measures unveiled in Hong Kong's annual policy blueprint.

  • 'HK chief is listening to the people': Pro  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:47 PM ET

    Mentioning political issues at the start of his policy address, Hong Kong's chief executive CY Leung shows that he's paying attention to people's needs, says Yan-Yan Yip, Chief Executive Officer at Civic Exchange.

  • HK woman protests by smashing 1,000 eggs on herself  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:45 PM ET

    As Hong Kong's chief executive delivers his policy address, a woman protests by "egging" herself with 1,000 eggs in the name of asking the future generation to protect the city. CNBC's Emily Tan has more.

  • HK chief pledges to promote maritime sector  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:33 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, discusses Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung's announcement of establishing a new maritime body to promote Hong Kong¿s maritime services industry.

  • The role of lower demand in oil meltdown  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:20 PM ET

    Andre Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says slower growth in China and self-sufficiency in the U.S. lowered global demand for oil, thereby affecting prices.

  • A quick fix to HK's housing problems?  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:10 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, suggests the Hong Kong government to sell off government-owned flats to solve land supply issues.

  • Japan's budget is positive on the margin: Pro  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 9:49 PM ET

    Nizam Idris, Head of Fixed Income & Currencies Strategy at Macquarie, says the record budget approved on Wednesday could support domestic demand and inflation, but warns of limitations in immediate results.

  • HK needs political reform urgently: Legislator  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 9:39 PM ET

    Albert Ho, Legislator in Hong Kong's Democratic Party, says political reform is the priority for Hong Kong, but chief executive CY leung is unlikely to touch on the issue in his policy address.

  • David Riedel, President & Founder at Riedel Research Group, expects Washington to extend a helping hand to U.S. shale producers amid the collapse in oil markets.

About Street Signs Asia

  • Martin Soong and Oriel Morrison co-host Street Signs from the SGX. With Asia's markets in full swing, Street Signs follows the day's biggest moves to provide CNBC's audience with actionable, real-time insights. From the anchor desk to trading desks around the region, Street Signs helps you to capitalize on the plays of the day.

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