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Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, boosted by overnight gains on Wall Street and unveiling of China's official 2014 GDP growth target.
Tight liquidity conditions in China are "troubling," said Zhang Xin, chief executive officer of property developer Soho China.
CNBC's The Call team discuss Japan fashion retailer Fast Retailing's listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Wednesday, in a bid to boost its profile in Mainland China and beyond.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team and Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, discuss a new report which says sub-orbital flights could radically shift global property markets.
Zhang Xin, CEO of Soho China, discusses how the firm is adapting to the country's tighter credit environment.
With latest news from China's National People's Congress setting a growth target of 7.5 percent, Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says bearish sentiment saying that Australia will be impacted by a slower China growth, simply don't have a case.
Alberto Ades, Co-head of Global Economics & Head of Global Emerging Markets Fixed Income Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses latest developments in Ukraine which saw tensions ease overnight on Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech.
A growth target of 7.5 percent, the same as for 2013, has been announced by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.
Crisis in Ukraine was 'just a bit of noise', says Charles Kantor, Senior Portfolio Manager, Long Short Strategy at Neuberger Berman, adding that Tuesday's rally on Wall Street was actually due to better economic data.
Geoff Kendrick, Head Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley and Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, discuss recent steep declines in the Chinese renminbi.
Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, explains why he thinks Russian President Vladimir Putin is in a 'no lose' situation and the West may be a 'toothless tiger' right now.
2014 saw a resurgence in commodities, says Mark Keenan, Cross Commodity Research Strategist at Societe Generale, adding that industrial metals could see an uptrend.
This will be the year of the commodities comeback, says Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, adding that gold prices could touch 1,500 by the end of this year.
Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, says Russia has way too much invested in the West to start a soviet-style aggression campaign.
Global risk assets got a boost on Tuesday, as tensions in Ukraine subside after Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the use of force would be a last resort. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the use of force would be a last resort, quelling fears of a conflict in Ukraine. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from Kiev.
Asian equities recovered modestly on Tuesday, from an acute selloff seen in the previous session fueled by brewing instability in Ukraine.
The National People's Congress (NPC) starts this Wednesday, with reforms, initiated by China's new leaders last year, taking center stage as investors await to see whether they get carried through. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
CNBC's Julia Wood discusses Monday's rally of bitcoin by nearly 20 percent, despite being hit on all sides by bad news last week.
Alex Latzer, Leader, Asia Metals and Mining at Maybank Kim Eng Securities, explains how soft commodities and emerging markets may be at risk due to heightened tensions in Ukraine.
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