China's official and the final Caixin/Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI) reflect weak domestic and global demand, says Tommy Xie, economist in Treasury research and strategy at OCBC.» Read More
China faces a dilemma in boosting its competitiveness via a weaker currency while ensuring growth in liquidity, says Viktor Shvets, head of Asian strategy at Macquarie Securities Group.
Christopher Johnson, senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), discusses China's commitment to support its stock market.
Aleh Tsyvinski, professor at the department of economics at Yale University, explains why he's optimistic that China can achieve 7-8 percent growth in the next 10-15 years.
Felicity Emmett, head of Australian economics at ANZ, says expectations for the unemployment rate to stay at 6 percent until 2017 indicate a "slight easing bias" for the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, says China-related woes and the meltdown in the commodity sector did not cause the recent turmoil in global stock markets.
Ong Kian Ming, Malaysian member of parliament from the opposition Democratic Action Party, discusses the chances for a no-confidence motion to oust Malaysian leader Najib Razak.
Chinese markets are full of volatility, so individuals hoping to bargain hunt should just steer clear of it if they aren't already invested, says Fraser Howie, independent analyst.
Instead of manipulating the yuan fixing, Beijing is manipulating the markets through liquidity injections, says Fraser Howie, independent analyst.
Terence Gomez, Professor at the University of Malaya, explains the decade-old system of patronage in Malaysia's political system.
Gerry Wang, CEO of container ship owner Seaspan, says the firm is pursuing long-term contracts so it's not as affected by lower freight rates.
Indian growth is catching up to its potential growth rate, says Joshua Crabb, head of Asian equities at Old Mutual Global Investors.
Joshua Crabb, head of Asian equities at Old Mutual Global Investors, reminds investors that it's important to view both economic reports in a broader context.
Oil's rally last week was the result of speculative trade, not fundamentals, says Daniel Morgan, global commodities analyst at UBS.
Michael Every, head of financial markets research for Asia Pacific at Rabobank, explains why neither reports are good indicators of the economy.
Beijing will continue restoring confidence through supportive policy measures and a witch hunt for market "manipulators," says Vasu Menon, VP of group wealth management at OCBC.
Anti-government protests over the weekend was Malaysia's biggest ever display of civil disobedience, but will they be successful in toppling Prime Minister Najib Razak? CNBC's Martin Soong reports.
Jewelry consumers prefer the tangible aspects of shopping in a boutique, says Joanne Ooi, CEO of Plukka, ahead of the firm's listing on the Australian Securities Exchange.
A record number of people are expected to turn up at a rally for electoral reform across major cities this weekend. Wong Chen, Malaysian Member of Parliament, discusses what to expect.
David Cui, head of China equity strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, expects Beijing to continue buying stocks in an attempt to stabilize sentiment.
Looking past the noise in markets, Asia still offers good buying opportunities due to solid economic fundamentals, says Bill Maldonado, CIO for Asia Pacific at HSBC Global Asset Management.
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