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CNBC's Pauline Chiou highlights events and economic data that will move the markets in Asia this week.
Shares of General Motors and Ford have seen rough patches this year. One analyst says there's a reason: China.
Roger Altman, Evercore founder, shares his thoughts on China's stock market risk and the grip of the Chinese leadership on its markets.
China's second-quarter economic growth beat forecasts, spurring some to cry foul and others to say I told you so. Here's what the experts are saying.
Tai Hui, Chief Asia Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds, lays out the timeline for Greece after lawmakers approved strict austerity measures early Thursday.
John Burke, President of Burke Financial Strategies, doesn't think the recent volatility in Chinese stocks will impact the economy and explains his top stock picks.
Richard Iley, chief economist of emerging markets at BNP Paribas, explains why China's economy has seen improvement.
The Bank of Japan trimmed its economic growth forecast on Wednesday but held off on offering fresh stimulus.
China's economic pulse appears to be steadying, with quarterly growth data beating forecasts, but that renewed long-standing concerns over accuracy.
Negative calls on Japan's market remain few and far between despite a nearly non-stop rally, suggesting building confidence in the economic revival.
Jalil Rasheed, Investment Director, Head Of Singapore Office, Invesco, says he's not too concerned about the quarterly data prints given Singapore's transition to knowledge from manufacturing.
Singapore's economy sharply missed expectations in the second quarter, even as analysts have been cutting their forecasts for growth in the city-state.
Andy Xie, Independent Economist, believes Chinese markets remain highly speculative, which isn't a good investing environment for funds.
Karine Hirn, Founding Partner at East Capital, says Chinese market volatility remains a bigger concern for now and discusses whether there's value in A-shares.
Mark Tinker, Head of AXA Framlington Asia, explains why the current stock market in China is reminiscent of 1987 conditions in the U.K.
Despite weeks of aggressive selling, Andy Xie, Independent Economist, notes that small-cap stocks remain expensive.
Even though Indonesian growth has been falling, inflation remains high so the central bank is unlikely to step in, warns Deyi Tan, ASEAN Economist at Morgan Stanley.
Toby Lawson, Managing Director of Societe Generale Newedge, says foreign investors still feel spooked from Beijing's recent intervention, but he doesn't expect that to last for too long.
Discussing whether the worst is over for China's stock market, with Di Zhou, Thornburg Investment Management.
China probably represents a "greater source of financial risk to the world" than the debt crisis in Greece, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells CNBC.