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  • Why Australia's Atlas Iron 'must go bust'   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    Why Australia's Atlas Iron 'must go bust'

    Gaurav Sodhi, resources analyst at Intelligent Investor, says it is inevitable for junior miners to go bust because there must be a contraction with iron ore supply before prices can rebound.

  • Time to pick up EM assets?   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 12:09 AM ET
    Time to pick up EM assets?

    Eric Robertsen, head, cross asset strategy at Standard Chartered, says equities in emerging markets remain cheap and "significantly under-owned."

  • A trip to the 'modern Downton Abbey'   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:55 AM ET
    A trip to the 'modern Downton Abbey'

    In this preview video of CNBC's "First Class," Susan Li heads to North Cadbury Court in the U.K., which has been described as a modern Downton Abbey.

  • Ola Cabs: How we're battling Uber   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    Ola Cabs: How we're battling Uber

    Bhavish Aggarwal, co-Founder and CEO of Ola Cabs, discusses how the taxi app plans to take on Uber, which is reportedly entering India's auto-rickshaw space.

  • How Swiss watchmakers view the Apple Watch   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    How Swiss watchmakers view the Apple Watch

    Jon Cox, head of European Consumer Equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, outlines the "schizophrenic attitude" towards the Apple Watch among Switzerland's famous watchmakers.

  • Cheap euro is here to stay   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:17 AM ET
    Cheap euro is here to stay

    Jesper Bargmann, head of Trading, Asia at Nordea Markets, says factors like Greece will weigh on the euro, which is likely to hit parity with the U.S. dollar within the next few months.

  • Why Russia won't lend a helping hand to Greece   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:44 AM ET
    Why Russia won't lend a helping hand to Greece

    Given its own economic concerns, Russia won't want to take on risks by giving financial aid to Greece, says Mark Melatos, senior lecturer at University of Sydney.

  • Impact of Shell-BG deal on Australia   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    Impact of Shell-BG deal on Australia

    Gavin Wendt, founding director & senior resource analyst at MineLife, says Shell¿s $70 billion takeover bid for BG Group could strengthen Australia's gas market.

  • Kiwi-Aussie dollar parity: A foregone conclusion?   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:20 AM ET
    Kiwi-Aussie dollar parity: A foregone conclusion?

    Chris Tedder, research analyst at FOREX.com, explains why the New Zealand dollar will move past parity against the Australian dollar "sooner rather than later."

  • Fundamental factors behind HK's sharp rally   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Fundamental factors behind HK's sharp rally

    Clive McDonnell, head of equity strategy at Standard Chartered Bank, says policy moves in China are impacting liquidity in Hong Kong and explains why the latter's valuation looks "reasonably attractive."

  • Is the 'Internet of Things' becoming a reality?   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    Is the

    CNBC discusses the development of the "Internet of Things" (IoT) with guests from Bosch Software Innovations and The Internet of Things Council, who are in Singapore for the "IoT Asia 2015."

  • Is BOJ easing working? This expert says no   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:37 AM ET
    Is BOJ easing working? This expert says no

    Luca Silipo, chief economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis, says it is clear that easing isn't having an impact on Japan's economy and outlines the options that the Bank of Japan has.

  • Is Shell's move pointing to a rebound in oil?   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:31 AM ET
    Is Shell's move pointing to a rebound in oil?

    Johannes Benigni, founder & managing director at JBC Asia, says Royal Dutch Shell's confirmation that it is in advanced talks to buy BG Group suggest that oil and natural gas prices have bottomed.

  • Rangebound trade ahead for dollar-yen: Pro   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 12:01 AM ET
    Rangebound trade ahead for dollar-yen: Pro

    Robert Rennie, global head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, says factors like soft U.S. data could see dollar-yen trading within a range of 118-119.

  • Russia steps up Asia engagement   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 12:44 AM ET
    Russia steps up Asia engagement

    The ongoing crisis with the West is prompting Russia to bolster relations with Asian countries, says Anthon Tsvetov, media and government relations manager at Russian International Affairs Council.

  • RBA stands pat on interest rates   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    RBA stands pat on interest rates

    Tony Farnham, economist & Analyst at Patersons Securities, says the Australian central bank is likely monitoring Sydney's red-hot property market and discusses the odds of further easing next month.

  • More downside in store for iron ore prices: Pro   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 12:05 AM ET
    More downside in store for iron ore prices: Pro

    Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO of Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore, says prices of the steel-making raw material could continue to fall due to strong supply and flagging demand.

  • Less exciting quarter for US dollar ahead: Pro   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Less exciting quarter for US dollar ahead: Pro

    Sim Moh Siong, director at Bank Of Singapore, expects the greenback to see rangebound trading in the near term before resuming its uptrend later this year.

  • Is the Iran nuclear deal a gamble?   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 12:15 AM ET
    Is the Iran nuclear deal a gamble?

    Anantha Nageswaran, CEO of Vansight, says the U.S. wants to make an "incremental step forward" with the Iran deal and explains why he welcomes it.

  • Why a June rate hike is unlikely   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 12:02 AM ET
    Why a June rate hike is unlikely

    Anantha Nageswaran, CEO of Vansight, says a string of disappointing data as of late suggests an economic slowdown in the U.S., which will likely deter the Fed from raising interest rates in June.

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