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  • Voting in Indonesia gets underway   Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 9:14 PM ET
    Voting in Indonesia gets underway

    A high voter turnout of nearly 75 percent is expected at polling stations as voting for Indonesia's new president begins. CNBC's Martin Soong reports from Jakarta with the latest.

  • Why a Jokowi or Prabowo win won't be much of a difference

    Medha Samant, Investment Director of Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says change is in the air for Indonesia irrespective of who becomes the country's next president.

  • Increased usage of yuan in 2014: HSBC survey   Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:34 PM ET
    Increased usage of yuan in 2014: HSBC survey

    Noel Quinn, Regional Head of Commercial Banking at HSBC, discusses the findings of its survey which showed a sharp increase in the use of yuan among global firms this year.

  • Global Brands: 'Market decides what we're worth'   Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:24 PM ET
    Global Brands: Market decides what we're worth

    Bruce Rockowitz, CEO of Global Brands Group, discusses the expectations surrounding the firm's debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

  • Markets expecting a Jokowi win: Stanchart   Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:09 PM ET
    Markets expecting a Jokowi win: Stanchart

    Fauzi Ichsan, MD & Senior Economist at Standard Chartered Bank, discusses how Indonesia's election is influencing financial markets and outlines the challenges in store for the new president.

  • Indonesia heads to the polls to elect new president

    Voting for Indonesia's closely-fought presidential election kicked off on Wednesday. CNBC's Martin Soong introduces the two candidates and recaps their tight race.

  • Why US, China need a 'track record of success'   Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 7:32 PM ET
    Ex-US official: US, China need a 'track record of success'

    Evan Feigenbaum, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State from 2001 to 2009, outlines the challenges that U.S. and China need to address in the annual "Strategic and Economic Dialogue."

  • Are US financials out of the woods yet?   Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 7:20 PM ET
    Are US financials out of the woods yet?

    Russ Koesterich, Global Chief Investment Strategist at Blackrock, says the financial sector is still dealing with a "legacy of unfinished business from the financial crisis."

  • Is the US bull market losing steam?   Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 7:05 PM ET
    Is the US bull market losing steam?

    Russ Koesterich, Global Chief Investment Strategist at Blackrock, says the overnight decline on Wall Street indicates that stocks are seeing "some fatigue after a long run."

  • Australia has a 'difficult hand to play': BNY Mellon

    While its economy is tied to China, Australia identifies more with the West in terms of culture, says Simon Cox, MD & Investment Strategist, Asia Pacific at BNY Mellon Investment Management.

  • Markets priced in weak Samsung guidance: Pro   Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 8:45 PM ET
    Samsung issues weak guidance for Q2

    Mark Newman, Senior Analyst for Global Memory and Consumer Electronics at Sanford C Bernstein, discusses Samsungs' lower-than-expected profit and sales forecast for the second quarter.

  • Where are property investors putting their money

    Carlo Barel Di Sant'albano, CEO, International at Cushman & Wakefield, says investors are being "careful and cautious" by moving capital around the global property space.

  • Can China change its energy policies?   Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 8:23 PM ET
    China coal

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah explores why the sheer size of China's market share will have a huge effect on the global energy industry.

  • Japan's Abe arrives in Canberra   Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 7:38 PM ET
    Japan, Australia join hands to counter China: Pro

    Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, highlights similarities between Japan and Australia and what that means for their stance on China.

  • Normal to see a 6-10%market pullback: Pro   Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 7:20 PM ET
    Why it's normal to see a 6-10% pullback on Wall St

    Michael Jones, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Riverfront Investment Group, says U.S. stocks will see a pullback by year-end, which will be a good buying opportunity.

  • World Cup distorted? Like global markets, really Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 6:35 PM ET
    Dutch supporters watch on a big screen the FIFA World Cup 2014 quarter final match between the Netherlands and Costa Rica in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, on July 5, 2014.

    With the 2014 World Cup final less than a week away, trading today's global macro-economic environment could be likened to some aspects of the game.

  • The downsides in Jokowi's presidential campaign   Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 9:44 PM ET
    Rating Jokowi's presidential campaign

    Mark Thompson, Director, Southeast Asia Research Centre at City University of Hong Kong, says Jokowi failed to build a strong image and was put on the defensive by "black propaganda" from his opponent.

  • What will drive earnings in Asia?   Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 9:12 PM ET
    What will drive earnings in Asia?

    Fan Cheuk Wan, CIO, Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse Private Banking and Wealth Management, outlines the requirements for Asian firms to see a boost in earnings.

  • 3 reasons to be bullish on the Nikkei: Expert   Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 8:35 PM ET
    3 reasons to be bullish on Nikkei: Expert

    Hiroyasu Sato, Chief Portfolio Manager, Tokio Marine Asset Management, describes reasons why investors should remain bullish on Japanese stocks.

  • Reading global markets via football   Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 8:15 PM ET
    Reading global markets via football

    Lutfey Siddiqi, MD, Foreign Exchange Asia-Pacific at UBS, draws analogies between global financial markets and the World Cup.

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