Pramod Gubbi, director of institutional sales at Ambit, says top Indian IT companies may be conservative with their guidance amid a tough macro environment.» Read More
Clement Teo, senior analyst at Forrester, expects the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus to outperform due to factors such as disappointing products from rival Samsung.
Willy Lam, adjunct professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong, says the issue of human rights is unlikely to be a prominent topic at the meeting between the U.S. and Chinese presidents.
Clive McDonnell, head of equity strategy at Standard Chartered, says Fed tightening by 2015 isn't a done deal even if most of the Fed Governors are leaning toward a rate increase by year-end.
John German, senior fellow and U.S. co-lead at International Council on Clean Transportation, says it is important to investigate whether cheating vehicle emission tests has become a practice across the auto industry.
Kyle Cooper, managing partner at Criterion Research, discusses news that Samson Resources filed for bankruptcy protection late Wednesday.
Even though there may be more downside, John Saunders, managing director & head of Asia-Pacific Real Estate at BlackRock, says there are opportunities surfacing in China's property market.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says the rally in the U.S. dollar may hit some speed bumps after the Fed unveils its first interest-rate rise.
Benjamin Pedley, head of investment strategy, Asia at HSBC, explains the "slight misconception" that the U.S. has toward China's currency devaluation on August 11.
Thomas Besson, head of automotive research at Kepler Cheuvreux, says the main issue for Volkswagen amid the scandal over falsified vehicle emission tests is the damage to its reputation.
Yuan Jingdong, associate professor at University of Sydney, outlines the significance of Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit for U.S.-China bilateral relations.
Louis Kuijs, head of Asia economics at Oxford Economics, attributes the weakness in China's manufacturing sector to the downturn in the country's real estate and exports.
Jalil Rasheed, investment director at Invesco, says the selloff in Southeast Asian markets has been overdone and presents a great buying opportunity.
With China stockpiling on refined oil products, Vandana Hari, Asia editorial director at Platts, expects a rise in Chinese product exports, which will be a huge bearish pressure on the market.
Xavier Denis, global strategist at SG Securities, says the Fed remains on course for a rate hike by year-end, but there is a growing possibility that the central bank could wait until 2016.
Frederico Curado, CEO of Embraer, says the planemaker is relatively insulated from Brazil's domestic economic issues given the company's dependence on exports.
European nations are convinced that the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will be a "first-class multilateral institution with 21st century governance," says Jin Liqun, President-Designate of AIIB.
Victor Shum, VP of IHS Energy Insight, says rising inventories will likely be the "next spark" for further downside in crude oil prices.
Despite the strong election victory on Sunday, Alexis Tsipras still faces massive challenges ahead, says Stefan Auer, associate professor in European studies at The University of Hong Kong.
Will Oswald, global head of FICC Research at Standard Chartered, says markets are confused by the mention of financial conditions in the Fed's policy statement last week.
CNBC speaks to Game of Thrones actor and DJ Kristian Nairn and Robbie Hoyes-Cock, managing director of The Podium Lounge ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend.
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