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Regardless of the results of the Shanghai-HK stock connect, a similar link-up in Shenzehn will materialize if it matches China's aim to integrate its capital markets, says Helen Zhu, head of China Equities at BlackRock.
Beijing can afford to raise its budget deficit for 2015 as China has the capacity to rely more on fiscal policy, says Helen Zhu, head of China Equities at BlackRock.
Rocky Tung, chief economist at Coface, attributes the increase in overdue amounts and periods to factors like cashflow problems among Chinese firms.
Jim Antos, bank analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, discusses the 37 percent slump in Standard Chartered's net profit for 2014.
There's a risk that China could undershoot its 7 percent target, with the PBOC focused on both growth and reforms, says Viktor Hjort, head of Asia Fixed Income Research at Morgan Stanley.
Kathy Lien, managing director of BK Asset Management, says the latest rate hike could throw Brazil into a deeper recession hence investors should avoid the country's bonds.
Sam Fischer, president, Greater China and Asia, at Diageo, outlines plans to foster sustainable growth in the Chinese market and how the drinks giant is enhancing women's role in the tourism sector.
Doug Sandler, chief equity strategist at Riverfront Investment Group, is optimistic that this year's job reports will make the case for an interest rate hike in the U.S.
Jiying Xiang, CTO of ZTE Wireless, outlines plans to roll out 5G in the second half of 2015, which will be much earlier than expectations for the technology to be ready in 2020.
While the revenue decline is smaller than expected, Macau's gaming sector appears set to be under pressure following lackluster takings during the Lunar New Year holiday, says Leon Liao, research analyst at Jefferies.
Hayden Briscoe, director of Asia Pacific Fixed Income at AB, says the rise in funding rates following a rate cut over the weekend could mean that China's policy transition mechanism is broken.
Wei Yao, China economist at Societe Generale and Paul Bloxham, chief economist, Australia & New Zealand at HSBC, discuss whether a 7 percent growth target contradicts with China's reform efforts.
Paul Bloxham, chief economist, Australia & New Zealand at HSBC, says Australia's growth data for the fourth quarter are a "downside surprise" and vindicate the central bank's rate cut decision last month.
Jim Rickards, chief global strategist at West Shore Funds, expects oil prices to trade between $50-60 for a year or two as Saudi Arabia attempts to put the U.S. shale frackers out of business.
The economy and an ongoing corruption crackdown will likely be top on the agenda at China's annual political meetings this week. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Beijing.
Brian Sponheimer, auto & capital equipment analyst at Gabelli & Company, explains why he's not worried about slower-than-expected U.S. auto sales in February.
Haim Malka, deputy director for the Middle East program at Center for Strategic & International Studies, explains the significance of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech.
While U.S. markets still see upside potential, short-term concerns such as soft U.S. data have resulted in a pullback, says Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth.
Tariq Fancy, founder of Canadian tech start-up Rumie Initiative, outlines the firm's growth plans so as to provide kids in the developing world the chance to learn.
While China's sooner-than-expected rate cut could be seen positively, markets could also infer that the economy isn't doing very well, says independent economist Andy Xie.
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