The Rundown


  • Why US bonds rose after Fed statement  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:33 PM ET

    John Rutledge, Chief Investment Strategist at SAFANAD and Sebastien Galy, Senior Currency Strategist at Societe Generale, discuss the rally in the U.S. bond market after the Fed's policy statement.

  • Facebook's mobile strategy is working: Pro  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    Charles Sizemore, CIO of Sizemore Capital Management, says the rise in mobile ad revenue indicated that Facebook's mobile strategy is heading in the right direction.

  • Apple focusing on Chinese New Year: Pro  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:36 PM ET

    David Garrity, Principal at GVA Research, says the U.S. tech giant is looking to extend its leadership in China ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday next month.

  • Office foosball & golf: Would you work here?  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:23 PM ET

    From astroturf floors to Foosball tables, companies are increasingly looking to design cool offices in an effort to encourage communication and creativity. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar reports.

  • More losses on Wall Street to come?  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:15 PM ET

    Erik Ristuben, Chief Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, says the weak global environment outside the U.S. will likely weigh on Wall Street in the near term.

  • The search for StanChart's new CEO is on  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 5:50 PM ET

    Cyrus Daruwala, Managing Director, Asia Pacific at IDC Financial Insights, discusses whether Standard Chartered will look for a successor internally or appoint an industry outsider to reverse its woes.

  • Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist of AMP Capital Investors, explains why the stock market is vulnerable to a correction in the coming months.

  • Amid volatility, be stock specific: Expert  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 5:16 PM ET

    Andrew Keene, founder of "Keene On The Market", advises investors to be stock specific amid market volatility and explains why likes companies like Alcoa and Cummins.

  • Tracking the tailwinds in Japanese markets  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, outlines how global risk events like the political upheaval in Greece could move Japan's benchmark index and the yen.

  • How will stock markets react to Saudi succession?  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:37 PM ET

    The Saudi stock market reopens on Monday, after being shut since last Friday following the death of King Abdullah. CNBC's Hadley Gamble has more from Riyadh.

  • 'Greece is on a different direction now': Pro  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:32 PM ET

    Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading of Saxo Capital Markets, says chances of a "Grexit are pretty high now" and explains what that means for the euro.

  • Greece to see a 'tough negotiation' ahead: Pro  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:24 PM ET

    Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics at INSEAD, explains why he sees an "extremely tough negotiation" taking place in Europe after the elections in Greece.

  • This week's agenda in Asia  Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 5:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou outlines the market-moving events in the Asia-Pacific region this week.

  • The anti-austerity Syriza party is set to win Sunday's election, but may fall short of support to form a government on its own. CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports.

  • Euro could touch 110 by end of Q1: Citi  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:52 PM ET

    Richard Cochinos, Head of Americas G-10 FX Strategy at Citi, expects the euro to hit 110 against the greenback by end-March as the European Central Bank continues its dovish path amid a strengthening U.S. dollar.

  • KIC CEO: Still looking to invest overseas  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:41 PM ET

    Hank Ahn Hong-chul, Chairman & CEO of Korea Investment Corp (KIC), explains why the sovereign-wealth fund is still willing to purchase foreign assets, despite suffering heavy losses from its investment in Merrill Lynch in 2008.

  • ECB bond plan paints 'mixed picture': Pro  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:34 PM ET

    While quantitative easing can buy time for policymakers, it won't be able to solve structural issues that are plaguing Europe, says Adolfo Laurenti, MD & Deputy Chief Economist of Mesirow Financial.

  • 'Draghi initiated another bubble': Strategist  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Boston Private Wealth, calls the European Central Bank's massive stimulus package a "false start" and explains why he is staying away from European stocks.

  • Evolution Mining: QE is 'music to our ears'  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 5:52 PM ET

    Jake Klein, Executive Chairman of Evolution Mining, says quantitative easing programs in Europe and Japan will likely be positive for gold prices.

  • Tata CEO: RBI move is a 'big positive signal'  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 5:45 PM ET

    Natarajan Chandrasekaran, CEO of Tata Consultancy Services, says the Reserve Bank of India's unscheduled rate cut last week bolstered optimism about India's outlook and outlines how the company stands to benefit.

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  • Hosted by Adam Bakhtiar and Pauline Chiou from the Singapore Exchange, The Rundown is your essential guide to begin your day. Catch up on all the buzz from Wall Street and arm yourself with everything you need to know for the coming Asia trading day.

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