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Why China said no to mega shipping pact     Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 11:25 PM ET

Jonathan Windham, Head of Asia Ex-Japan Transport and Infrastructure Research at Barclays, says China rejected an alliance of three major liners in order to protect its domestic shippers.

Deyi Tan, Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Research, says a sluggish growth forecast may prompt the Bank of Thailand to announce a 25 basis point rate cut on Wednesday.

BOT seen holding rates steady: Nomura     Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 11:35 PM ET

Euben Paracuelles, Executive Director & Southeast Asia Economist at Nomura, expects the central bank to leave interest rates steady at 2 percent on Wednesday.

Seth Merin, CEO of Liquidnet, explains why he thinks the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has failed in its mission to ensure fairness in the stock market.

Geoff Kendrick, Head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, describes the factors that are spurring strong inflows into Australia, which will eventually be positive for its currency.

China's property market will remain under pressure until year end, so a rise in home prices and transaction volumes will be unlikely, says Vincent Mo, Executive Chairman, Board of Directors at SouFun.

David Ji, Head of Research & Consultancy, Greater China, Knight Frank, says Beijing's efforts to tame home prices are working.

William De Vijlder, Vice-Chairman, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says global investors remain concerned about China's property sector.

Abenomics will revive Japan: JPMorgan     Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 8:07 PM ET

Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist at JP Morgan Funds, says Japan's economy is handling the sales tax hike relatively well.

Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says the crisis in Iraq is developing into an "extension of the Syrian civil war" and a "proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia."

Naomi Fink, CEO of Europacifica Consulting, explains why investors needn't be too concerned about a slump in Japanese May exports and imports.

Mark Luschini, Chief Investment Strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, discusses the possibility of an interest rate hike in the first quarter of 2015.

With unemployment remaining high and the "right kind of inflation" still absent, aggressive tightening from the Fed will be unlikely, says Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO at Jevons Global.

Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President at NationsShares, explains why he's going against consensus calls for a $10 billion reduction in monthly bond purchases.

Unless inflationary pressures increase, a hike in the Fed's projections any time soon is unlikely, says John Gorman, Head of US Dollar Rates Trading, APAC, Nomura Securities.

Ben Jarman, Senior Economist at JP Morgan, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold off on rate hikes until the third quarter of 2015 due to benign wage growth.

Moscow's decision to cut off Ukraine's gas supply is a "demonstration of power," says Robert McFarlane, Co-Founder, United States Energy Security Council.

IMF's US downgrade wasn't warranted: NAB     Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 10:48 PM ET

Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australia Bank, says recent economic data from the U.S. indicate that the world's largest economy could see growth of 3 percent in 2014.

Steve Leonard , Executive Deputy Chairman, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, discusses the possibility of a 5G network and plans in near-field communications technology.

Troy Malone, GM, Asia Pacific at Evernote, says the firm is satisfied with how it resolved a recent "distributed denial of service" (DDOS) attack on its site in about 30 hours.

Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australia Bank, says predictions for the Australian dollar to hit parity by year end are "exaggerated."

Nicholas Holt, Head of Research for Asia Pacific at Knight Frank, says the measures used in the IMF's Global House Price Index are too broad.

Don Luskin, Chief Investment Officer at Trend Macrolytics, says the crisis in Iraq will have a spill over effect in U.S. politics and result in a "Republican takeover."

Amid the growing use of smartphones, MasterCard is focused on ensuring the safety and convenience of digital payments, says Philip Yen, General Manager, Digital Technology Global Centre at MasterCard.

JPMorgan's top energy picks in Asia     Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 9:35 PM ET

Scott Darling, Regional Head of Oil & Gas Research at J.P. Morgan, explains why he likes PetroChina and PTT Exploration & Production.

Duncan Clark, Chairman & MD at BDA China, attributes Alibaba's slower revenue growth for the first quarter of 2014 to its shift into mobile and seasonal factors in the previous quarter.

Mohammed Apabhai, Head, Asia Pacific Trading Strategies at Citi, says global markets are seeing a rotation from outperformers like the U.S. and India into laggard markets like China.

Richard Leggett, CEO at Frontier Strategy Group, discusses its "Frontier Markets Sentiment Index," which tracks the level of interest that major European and U.S. multinationals show in frontier markets.

As tensions in the South China Sea heat up, CNBC's Martin Soong asks security experts what the rise of China means for stability in the region.

Grant Forster, CEO, Australia at Principal Global Investors, discusses the firm's survey where more than half of the respondents are positive about emerging markets, including China.

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