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  • India to see weak June inflation data: DBS     Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, expects consumer price and wholesale price inflation for June to remain weak until the last quarter of this year, and warns of persisting underlying pressures.

  • Robust Q1 earnings for India's Infosys     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    Nilesh Shah, MD & CEO, Envision Capital, says a better-than-expected first quarter earnings indicate that Infosys' full year guidance may have been too "conservative."

  • The appointment of the cabinet is the first thing that investors will be looking out for after the election, says Andrew White, Managing Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Jakarta.

  • Saurabh Mukherjea, CEO, Institutional Equities, Ambit Capital, says the previous annual deficit target is "ludicrous" and expects the new government to change it to 4.3 to 4.5 percent.

  • Food prices keeping China CPI low: Economist     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:22 AM ET

    Yifan Hu, Head of Research & Chief Economist at Haitong International Securities, identifies factors behind low inflation and explains why the outlook for wholesale prices remains weak.

  • What Indonesia's Jokowi stands for     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:18 AM ET

    Anies Baswedan, Campaign Manager for Joko Widodo, elaborates on the presidential candidate's stance on issues like fuel subsidies and food security.

  • Mark Hibbs, MD & Portfolio Manager, Adamas Asset Management, says Japan's trade balance is a "structural issue" and explains why the Japanese yen isn't weak enough.

  • Is Samsung facing a double whammy?     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:20 AM ET

    Besides pressure from the upcoming iPhone 6, Samsung is facing challenges from the low-end smartphone market, says Bob O'Donnell, Founder and Chief Analyst, Technalysis Research.

  • What India needs to address in its budget     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 12:10 AM ET

    Nizam Idris, MD, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies of Macquarie, picks infrastructure, fiscal consolidation, inflation and revenue widening as the four key issues in India's budget.

  • London 7/7 bombings: 9 years on     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 12:43 AM ET

    David Lea, Senior Analyst, Europe, Control Risks, says terrorism in Europe may changed a little since 2005 but extremists still exist within the U.K.

  • BOJ taking a 'wait and see' approach: BofA     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 12:07 AM ET

    Masayuki Kichikawa, Chief Japan Economist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says the Bank of Japan's comments indicate that it maintains a "cautiously optimistic" view on the country's economy.

  • Marc Saluzzi, Chairman, The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, says it aims to become the investment hub for Chinese firms in Europe.

  • Sean King, Vice President at Park Strategies, says Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to South Korea isn't about North Korea but rather, it is an "anti-Japan and U.S. play."

  • Hurricane Arthur intensifies     Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 12:31 AM ET

    Mike Seidel, Meteorologist & Field Reporter for The Weather Channel, tells CNBC the latest developments of the Hurricane Arthur from Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

  • Changi Airport's plans for growth     Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 12:21 AM ET

    Liew Mun Leong, Chairman, Changi Airports Group, says the Singapore airport had a good year in 2013 for receiving 54 million passengers. He later outlines future plans for two more terminals.

  • Will there be further action from the ECB?     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Jonathan Webb, Head of FX Strategy, Jefferies Bache and Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, discuss their expectations for Thursday's European Central Bank meeting.

  • Relax, oil supply won't see shortage: Pro     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:13 AM ET

    Azlin Ahmad, Editor of Argus Media Limited, says the resolution of Libya's oil crisis has quelled the supply fears brought about by the instability in Iraq.

  • The risks of Japan's new defense policies     Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 12:11 AM ET

    Tina Burrett, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Sophia University, says the reforms may incite a negative response from Beijing. She also explains why it could endanger Japanese democracy.

  • Why markets won't like a strong US jobs report     Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    If the U.S. economy creates more than 300,000 jobs, that could spark concerns about a sooner-than-expected interest rate hike, says Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB.

  • Aussie dollar rises after RBA statement     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    As the Australian economy recovers, the central bank will be more likely to let the Australian dollar appreciate, says Andrew Abrahamian, Head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets.

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