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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.
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.
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.
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 stocks saw choppy trade on Wednesday following China's first-quarter gross domestic product.
Nicole Eagen, CEO of Darktrace, introduces the firm's software, which uses advanced machine learning and mathematics to identify potential cyberattacks.
Louis Kuijs, chief economist, Greater China at RBS, compares China's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) with the industrial production figure for March.
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."
Manpreet Gill, senior investment strategist at Standard Chartered, explains why hopes for further monetary easing have failed to support Chinese markets on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Eric Robertsen, head, cross asset strategy at Standard Chartered, says equities in emerging markets remain cheap and "significantly under-owned."
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.
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.
Jon Cox, head of European Consumer Equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, outlines the "schizophrenic attitude" towards the Apple Watch among Switzerland's famous watchmakers.
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.
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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