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  • Did the US overreact to China-led AIIB?   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 12:44 AM ET
    Did the US overreact to China-led AIIB?

    Speculation that China will use the AIIB to undermine U.S. power is unlikely as the development bank isn't part of the financial system, says Fraser Howie, managing director at Newedge Singapore.

  • Can jobs data soothe Australia's economic woes?   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Can jobs data soothe Australia's economic woes?

    While the jobs data for March came as a relief, Australian markets will likely still be worried over the rout in commodity prices, says David Greene, head of Dealing at AFEX Australia.

  • Who could be interested in Fortescue?   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    Who could be interested in Fortescue?

    David Walker, senior analyst at stocksinvalue.com.au, explains why Chinese firms may be more interested than Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore in acquiring Fortescue Metals.

  • Why the global easing trend is here to stay   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 12:07 AM ET
    Why the global easing trend is here to stay

    Given the low growth and low inflation environment globally, central banks will remain in easing mode for awhile, says Puru Saxena, CEO of Puru Saxena Wealth Management.

  • Asian shares mixed in choppy trade after China GDP Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 3:10 AM ET

    Asian stocks saw choppy trade on Wednesday following China's first-quarter gross domestic product.

  • A software that works like a human immune system?   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 12:48 AM ET
    A security software akin to the human immune system?

    Nicole Eagen, CEO of Darktrace, introduces the firm's software, which uses advanced machine learning and mathematics to identify potential cyberattacks.

  • Analyzing China's data deluge   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 12:35 AM ET
    Analyzing China's data deluge

    Louis Kuijs, chief economist, Greater China at RBS, compares China's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) with the industrial production figure for March.

  • Here's where Intel is 'totally clueless'   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    Here's where Intel is 'totally clueless'

    Trip Chowdhry, managing director at Global Equities Research, says Intel has done a poor job in innovating its desktop business by treating it as a "second-class citizen."

  • Shanghai Composite stung by China GDP data   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 12:08 AM ET
    Shanghai Composite stung by China GDP data

    Manpreet Gill, senior investment strategist at Standard Chartered, explains why hopes for further monetary easing have failed to support Chinese markets on Tuesday.

  • The factors that are weighing on the euro   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 12:44 AM ET
    The factors that are weighing on the euro

    Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank, says uncertainty over Greece and the European Central Bank's bond-buying program will keep the euro weak.

  • Singapore's MAS stands pat on monetary policy   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    Singapore's MAS stands pat on monetary policy

    Alvin Liew, senior economist at UOB, attributes the Monetary Authority of Singapore's decision to hold off easing to a "slightly more positive picture" on global economy.

  • Why Russia's missile deliveries to Iran is a concern

    Malcolm Jorgensen, lecturer at University of Sydney, says Russia's move to supply a missile defense system could disrupt the "fine balance" achieved two weeks ago over Iran's nuclear program.

  • In 2015, this Asian currency will outperform   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    In 2015, this Asian currency will outperform

    Along with the dissipation of India's stagflation risks, the rupee is set to outperform other Asian currencies this year, says Jonathan Cavenagh, senior FX strategist at Westpac Bank.

  • 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.

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    Based in Singapore, Sri is the co-anchor of CNBC's Capital Connection and an experienced business and financial markets correspondent.

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