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  • Future predictions of Japan's policies  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 4:20 AM ET

    As Japan braces itself for a snap election, Jesper Koll, managing director and head of Japanese equity research at JPMorgan Securities says that PM Shinzo Abe's "grip on economic power" and parliament will lead to consistent policies for the next two years.

  • Oil: Bad for energy sector, good for us  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    The continual drop in oil prices is good for the consumer and is a "great opportunity" for heavy oil importers in emerging world, like Indonesia, says Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services.

  • When will the ECB pull the trigger on full QE?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    After ECB's data on the take-up of TLTROs, Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management says this could be "euro-positive", as it creates the idea of a delay in full QE.

  • ECB loan take-up meets expectations  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    The European Central Bank allotted 129.84 billion euros ($162 billion) in the second round of its targeted long-term refinancing operation (TLTRO). Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, discusses the results.

  • Russia rate hike a sign of 'desperation'  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    With Russia's central bank raising its key interest rate to 10.5 percent to protect the ruble, Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, says it shows they're very fearful of capital outflows.

  • UK and US to be 'bright spots' in 2015  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, says both the U.S. and the U.K. can accelerate in their pace of growth in 2015, despite an overall global weakness.

  • Were the Hong Kong protests a success?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says the Hong Kong protesters have got their message across, but hadn't managed to get closer to "true universal suffrage".

  • Will QE have 'pixie dust' effects for Europe?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 4:20 AM ET

    Quantitative easing was a success for the U.S., however will full-blown QE provide the same results for Europe? Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, considers this further.

  • Norway eases policies, could Russia tighten up?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    With Norway and Russia's central banks trying to protect their currencies, Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, discusses why Norway is easing whilst Russia is expected to tighten its policy measures.

  • Costco retail sales benefiting from cheaper fuel?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Membership fees have helped Costco beat its profit estimates for the first quarter, but will cheaper fuel benefit the retailer's sales? Brian Nagel, retail analyst at Oppenheimer & Co thinks it's a possibility.

  • What will 2015 bring for the tech sector?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:40 AM ET

    Talking about the tech sector, Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners gives his predictions on whether tech IPOs will thrive in 2015.

  • US markets to enter 'choppy period'?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    With the U.S markets possibly hitting 18,000 this week, Ken Kamen, President at Mercadien Asset Management says that as markets hit these milestones, it causes people to "reassess" on whether we've gone "too far, too fast".

  • Is OPEC giving up its power?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:50 AM ET

    With an uncertainty of when oil prices will rise again, Miswin Mahesh, oil analyst at Barclays says OPEC's decision to let the markets "do whatever it takes" to balance prices, is like "the goalkeeper walking away" in a soccer game.

  • Greece: Uncertainty in markets  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    After Greece's snap election announcement, there's a "new level of uncertainty reflected in the stock exchange and bond market" says Kostas Botopoulos, chairman at Hellenic Capital Market Commission.

  • Where now for the Ruble?  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    With the Russian ruble facing an uncertain future, Timothy Ash, head of EM Research at Standard Bank says that if changes aren't made, the currency will continue to see "downside pressure".

  • Greece vs. ECB's bond buying  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    With the announcement of Greece's political uncertainty, Silvio Peruzzo, European economist at Nomura discusses how this could impact sovereign bond buying.

  • US Shutdown: Will the lights stay on?  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Ahead of the latest U.S. government spending bill, Ben White, chief economic correspondent at Politico, says the bill will be passed, as "nobody wants a shutdown".

  • U.S. jobs channeling real estate growth  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    We've seen more of a "Goldilock environment" for commercial real estate over recent months, with employment growth the fundamental driver, says Hessam Nadji, managing director and chief strategy officer at Marcus & Millichap Research and Advisory Services.

  • US Fed working to help markets?  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Discussing the Fed's rate hike timeline, Hugh Grieves, manager at CF Miton US Opportunities Fund, says the U.S. central bank has always made sure markets were aware of any changes about to take place.

  • Who's hiring in Europe next year?  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    U.K. jobs growth is expected to hit its highest level since 2005, according to Manpower's Employment Outlook survey, due to its "consistent steady growth". Mark Cahill, managing director, EMEA at Manpower, discusses further.

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