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Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies, says the key factor in Thursday's policy review will be whether the ECB does the bond buying or whether national banks do.
Chris Chivvis, Associate Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center at RAND Corporation, says the ongoing "Operation Inherent Resolve" is already "very significant."
Kirkland & Ellis has gathered Kaisa's offshore bondholders to help protect their investments. Neil McDonald, Restructuring Partner at the law firm, explains.
A pick-up in December's total social financing shows Beijing trying to keep growth intact so that it can continue with its structural reforms, says Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura.
Hayden Briscoe, Director of Asia Pacific Fixed Income at Alliance Bernstein, says reversal of central bank policies will bring about more volatility this year and explains what that means for the fixed income space.
Victor Shum, VP at IHS Energy Insight, expects a halt in the growth of U.S. shale oil production later this year, as U.S. crude prices below $50 a barrel render most production uneconomic.
Chris Probyn, Chief Economist at State Street Global Advisors, says the Swiss National Bank's decision to end the Swiss peg won't affect the ECB's gameplan on countering deflationary pressures.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is upping its game against bigger players like Apple and Samsung, with the launch of two new phablets on Thursday. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
Charles Sizemore, CIO of Sizemore Capital Management, says profit-taking and gloomy market sentiment could have weighed on Intel's stock overnight.
A lack of wage growth in the U.S. and a disinflationary environment make it difficult for the Fed to raise rates this year, says Mike Moran, Head of Macro Research for the Americas, Standard Chartered Bank.
There is an overriding sense of anxiety over possible moves from the ECB and the Fed, which is stopping investors from buying the dip, says Kenny Polcari, Director of O'Neil Securities.
James Tien, Legislator of Liberal Party, says the economic measures unveiled by Hong Kong's chief executive CY Leung on Wednesday were repetitive of those in previous policy blueprints.
Bryan Wang, Vice President, Principal Analyst and Country Manager, China at Forrester Research, outlines his expectations for Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi ahead of Thursday's product launch event.
Sachin Shah, Special Situations & Merger Arbitrage Strategist at Albert Fried and Company, discusses news that Blackberry has denied reports it was in talks with Samsung about a potential takeover.
Didier Duret, CIO at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says markets need to look past the "short-term wobbles" in oil prices because they will ultimately be a major tailwind for the U.S. economy.
The Yemen branch of Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the attack on French publication Charlie Hebdo. Myron Belkind, President of National Press Club, discusses the news.
CP Gurnani, CEO and Managing Director of Tech Mahindra, discusses the company's recent acquisitions and outlines how they help the firm to grow in areas like network services.
Neelkanth Mishra, India Equity Strategist at Credit Suisse, says India's "superior growth" will lift earnings, in turn boost equities. He also explains why cheaper oil isn't a net positive for Indian markets.
Mark Haefele, Global Chief Investment Officer at UBS Wealth Management, discusses factors behind the collapse of oil markets. He adds that UBS is underweight emerging markets due to a lack of earnings growth.
Mark Haefele, Global Chief Investment Officer at UBS Wealth Management, says U.S. markets may be the best place to be in 2015 amid rising volatility as growth rates and monetary policies globally diverge.
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