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  • Why Apple still has a firm grip on the China market   Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 12:02 AM ET
    Why Apple still has a firm grip on the China market

    The high pricing of Apple's products make them more desirable, much to the dismay of competitors like Samsung which is seeing a drop in influence in China, says Bryan Ma, VP of IDC.

  • Can iron ore prices sustain gains?   Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 12:42 AM ET
    Can iron ore prices sustain gains?

    Despite a recent 5 percent surge in prices, Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore, expects iron ore to head back down on the back of supply concerns.

  • DBS: Q2 to yield better results   Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    DBS: Q2 to yield better results

    Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS Group, says the bank's net interest margins in the rest of the year should improve from the first-quarter.

  • Access top challenge in Nepal: British Red Cross   Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 12:04 AM ET
    Access top challenge in Nepal: British Red Cross

    Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.

  • Japan: The country 'only for Japanese'?   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    Japan: The country 'only for Japanese'?

    Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says Japan is still being seen as a country only for Japanese and the country's tight immigration policy isn't likely to change soon.

  • Why this expert is now neutral on Europe stocks   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:31 AM ET
    Why this expert is now neutral on Europe stocks

    Dan Scott, vice president of Credit Suisse, says there are concerns over the valuations in European markets, but reiterated that he still prefers equities to fixed income.

  • Infosys Q4 earnings: What to expect   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:15 AM ET
    Infosys Q4 earnings:  What to expect

    Despite currency swings taking a toll on India's IT sector, earnings of Infosys should be able to meet expectations, says Jigar Shah, CEO of Maybank Kim Eng Securities India.

  • All-time highs mean bubbles? Not really: Pro   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:07 AM ET
    All-time highs mean bubbles? Not really: Pro

    The U.S. tech sector is trading at a lower P/E ratio than other sectors such as utility hence the Nasdaq will continue its uptrend, says King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management.

  • Issues with Singapore's immigration policy   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    Issues with Singapore's immigration policy

    Michael D Barr, associate professor of International Relations at Flinders University, outlines the consequences of the government's active policy of rising the number of immigrants in Singapore.

  • Markets not happy with Facebook expenses: Pro   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 12:15 AM ET
    Markets not happy with Facebook expenses: Pro

    Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management, says a 83 percent jump in Facebook's operating expenses for the first quarter was "a bit hard for markets to digest."

  • RBA rate cut can wait after better data: Pro   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 12:07 AM ET
    RBA rate cut can wait after better data: Pro

    With Australia's inflation and jobs data showing signs of improvements, markets are pricing in too much for a May rate cut, says Jesper Bargmann, head of Trading, Asia at Nordea Markets.

  • Australian PM urges Europe to turn away migrant boats   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    Australian PM urges Europe to turn away migrant boats

    Colin Chapman, president of Australian Institute of International Affairs NSW, explains why Australian prime minister Tony Abbott's advice to Europe is "a bit premature."

  • Here's why oil is still in a state of oversupply   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    Here's why oil is still in a state of oversupply

    Alejandro Barbajosa, VP, Crude Middle East & Asia-Pacific at Argus Media, explains why oversupply woes persist in global oil markets.

  • Are regulations a boon or bane for bitcoin?   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 12:17 AM ET
    Are regulations a boon or bane for bitcoin?

    Speaking to CNBC at the Smart Nation Innovations 2015, David Moskowitz, founder of Coin Republic, discusses the regulatory treatment of bitcoin in countries like Singapore.

  • Why EM Asia markets are back in favor   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 12:08 AM ET
    Why EM Asia markets are back in favor

    Apart from cheaper valuations compared to the U.S. and Europe, Asia markets are not facing any destabilizing factors, says Sui Jau Wong, general manager at Fundsupermart.com.

  • Grexit will crush German government bonds: Pro   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:52 AM ET
    Grexit will crush German government bonds: Pro

    Cosimo Marasciulo, head of European Government Bonds at Pioneer Investments, says a "Grexit", which may occur over the next few months, will result in German bond yields turning negative.

  • Is China slowdown hurting renewable investments?   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Is China slowdown hurting renewable investments?

    Victor Gao, executive director of Beijing Private Equity Association, discusses whether slowing growth in China has impacted investments in clean energy.

  • Is London's taxi market overcrowded?   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
    Is London's taxi market overcrowded?

    Ron Zeghibe, executive chairman and founder of HAILO, discusses whether London's competitive market can accommodate the rise of taxi hailing apps and the city's black-cab drivers.

  • China's growth will stabilize in Q3: Pro   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    China's growth will stabilize in Q3: Pro

    Easing measures that are already announced, along with a possible rate cut moving ahead, should stabilize China's growth by the third quarter, says Dariusz Kowalczyk, senior economist, strategist - Asia ex-Japan at Credit Agricole.

  • Fresh China easing fail to boost Asian stocks Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:37 AM ET
    An investor observes stock market at a stock exchange corporation on April 10, 2015 in Huaibei, Anhui province of China. The Shanghai composite index rised nearly 2% to 4,000 points at its close which reached the highest points in latest 7 years.

    Asian stocks finished lower on Monday even as China's central bank lowered the reserve requirement ratio over the weekend.

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