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Looking ahead to Beijing's 2015 growth target  Tue, 20 Jan '15 | 12:07 AM ET

To strike a balance between growth and reforms, Beijing will likely set a range of 7-7.5 percent for its growth target in 2015, says Chi Lo, Senior Economist for Greater China at BNP Paribas Investment Partners.

Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counselor & Director of Research at IMF, tells CNBC's Emily Tan how slowing growth in China could affect its trading partners in Asia.

Malaysia caught in an 'oil spill': CIMB  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 10:36 PM ET

Song Seng Wun, Regional Economist at CIMB, expects Malaysia to prioritize social spending over infrastructure amid plunging oil prices and describes the outlook for the Malaysian ringgit.

Why China GDP isn't oil's saving grace  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 10:33 PM ET

China's above-view GDP data released on Tuesday won't change the direction of oil prices as that is hinged on a supply fix, says Randy Ollenberger, Analyst at BMO Nesbitt Burns.

Beijing is engineering a soft landing: OCBC  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 10:14 PM ET

Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management at OCBC, says Chinese authorities are trying to ensure that China grows by at least 7 percent in 2015 so that there will be stability in its economy.

John Wilson, Stock Broker at Morgans Financial, says Australia's mining stocks may get a leg-up from the better-than-expected Chinese GDP data, but iron ore prices will remain the determining factor in the long run.

Could we see a 'new normal' in China?  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 8:36 PM ET

If China reveals a GDP reading that is lower than its growth target, it indicates a "new normal" with an emphasis on higher quality growth, says Louis Kuijs, Chief Economist, Greater China at RBS.

Giles Keating, Global Head of Research, Private Banking & Wealth Management at Credit Suisse, says markets need to stop worrying about low inflation, which is driven by cheaper oil prices that will benefit the global economy.

What an above-view GDP print means for China  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 9:08 PM ET

Jonathan Pain, Author of The Pain Report, discusses the better-than-expected data deluge out of China early Tuesday and explains why he expects authorities to continue their easing plans.

Dickie Wong, Executive Director at Kingston Securities, discusses the crackdown on margin lending in China's financial markets, which led to a plunge in mainland stocks on Monday.

Why UBS recommends alternative investments  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 7:41 PM ET

Andrew Lee, Global Head of Alternative Investments at UBS, says an increasingly diverging world economy presents opportunities for hedge funds and private markets like private equity.

No reason for BOJ to ease further: Pro  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 7:32 PM ET

With the Bank of Japan buying a substantial amount of JGBs, along with cheaper oil and a weak yen, there is no reason for additional easing, says Takuji Okubo, Principal and Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors.

Stefan Selig, U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, explains how the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) will help to speed up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade talks.

Todd Youngberg, Global Head of Credit at Aviva Investors, expects lower yields and tighter spreads if the European Central Bank unveils quantitative easing on Thursday.

Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst at MineLife, says Rio Tinto's iron ore sales for 2014 provide the miner with a "robust warchest" to address shareholder issues.

Laura Fitzsimmons, Vice President, Futures & Options, JPMorgan Investment Bank, expects the European Central Bank to roll out a program worth 500 billion euros, but warns that the central bank could disappoint.

Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, says current oil prices are unsustainable and will rise eventually, but that may take years as supply responds to demand changes.

Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, says the U.S. in a much weaker position than 6 years ago due to QE, hence he hopes Germany can prevent full-blown "money printing" in Europe.

While China's fourth quarter growth could moderate to 7.2 percent, that doesn't indicate a major deterioration in the economy, says Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie.

Air Vistara: We are providing value for money  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 12:53 AM ET

Phee Teik Yeoh, CEO of Air Vistara, says the company's current pricing is the tip of the iceberg for customers.

Gibraltar, the next gaming & finance hub?  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 12:39 AM ET

Albert Isola, the Finance Minister of Gibraltar, outlines the territory's approach towards developing its financial services and gaming sectors.

Not surprised by China market pullback: Pro  Mon, 19 Jan '15 | 12:08 AM ET

Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director at Eastspring Investments, says Monday's sharp selloff in Chinese financials isn't a surprise since the sector's recent gains weren't based on fundamentals.

Going behind China's margin trading issues  Sun, 18 Jan '15 | 10:47 PM ET

Hao Hong, Managing Director, Research at Bank of Communications, says margin trading activity was rampant in recent months, with several accounts operating below minimum account balances.

PBOC to refrain from big stimulus: Pro  Sun, 18 Jan '15 | 10:35 PM ET

The PBOC will continue with its style of micro-management and refrain from broad-based easing, says Gavin Parry, Managing Director at Parry International Trading.

SGX introduces reduced board lot size  Sun, 18 Jan '15 | 10:26 PM ET

David Kuo, CEO of the Motley Fool Singapore, says the Singapore Exchange's decision to cut its standard lot size won't hurt brokerages.

Oil could lose another $10: UBS  Sun, 18 Jan '15 | 9:35 PM ET

Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity & APAC Forex at UBS Wealth Management, says oil prices still haven't found a floor yet.

Is 6% Chinese growth priced in?  Sun, 18 Jan '15 | 8:16 PM ET

Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, discusses the pace of growth in Beijing ahead of GDP figures on Tuesday.

Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia of ING Financial Markets, says November's rate cut will soon begin to bear fruit for mortgage lending.

Australia: No plans to increase GST  Sun, 18 Jan '15 | 8:50 PM ET

Josh Frydenberg, Assistant Treasurer of Australia, says the nation is not aiming to increase the rate or base of the goods and services tax (GST).

Josh Frydenberg, Assistant Treasurer of Australia, outlines his optimism over China's reforms and discusses the risks a slowdown in the world's second largest economy means for Australian resources.

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