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Paul Donovan, MD and Deputy Head of Global Economics at UBS, explains his skepticism towards the structural reforms that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to unveil late Tuesday.

Tony Volpon, Latin America Strategist at Nomura, says the opposition stands a good chance to win Brazil's October elections and explains how that can give the country a boost.

Paul Donovan, MD and Deputy Head of Global Economics at UBS, says Washington's criticism about China's currency manipulation are political in nature.

Kevin Anderson, Head of Investments, Asia-Pacific at State Street Global Advisors, explains why the "Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect" is an important development for overseas investors.

Thomas Hugger, Founder & CEO, Asia Frontier Capital, says the Vietnamese market has bottomed out and stocks offer nearly 7 percent dividend yields.

Gerardo Salazar, CEO of Banco Interacciones, explains how the lender is facilitating Asian investment into Mexican infrastructure.

Liz Ann Sonders, SVP & Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, says the summer season is a historically weak period for U.S. shares and any pullback will be healthy for the market.

How trade is evolving in Asia     Mon, 23 Jun '14 | 8:21 PM ET

Asia's economic success is built on trade, but as the U.S. and Europe recover their trade prowess, Asia has adapted to become more than just an export machine. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.

Salman Karim, Managing Director at Orion Group, describes opportunities that he sees in Bangladesh as the country aims to improve its infrastructure.

As long as the Sunni insurgency remains contained in the northern part of Iraq, pressure on oil prices may start to ease soon, says Jason Feer, COO, Americas at Argus Media.

Douglas Woolford, President, Convergent Wealth Advisor, says U.S. stocks won't be hurt by an uptick in inflation and still have "a lot more room to run over the next two years."

Michael Kelly, Managing Director, Global Head of Asset Allocation at Pinebridge Investments, discusses the global PMI surveys in Asia, Europe and the U.S.

Peter Sorrentino, Senior Portfolio Manager at Huntington Asset Advisors, explains why Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy are the winners of a "compromised deal" between General Electric and Alstom.

Owen Hegarty, Vice Chairman, G-Resources Group, discusses the probe into China's Qingdao port for the improper use of metals as collateral.

Alessandro Gadotti, Asia Pacific CEO at Powa Technologies, says industry players should market mobile payment as "a new way of doing commerce" rather than "a payment solution."

Liu Li-Gang, Chief Economist, Greater China at ANZ, remains cautious about China despite Monday's upbeat HSBC flash PMI for June.

Jonathan Pain, Director at JP Consulting, says the crisis in Iraq is a "culmination of hundred of years of religious division and the meddling of foreign powers."

Vasu Menon, Vice President of OCBC, explains why he doesn't consider geopolitical tensions in Iraq and Ukraine "systemic risk factors" that could affect global markets.

Jiong Shao, Chief China Strategist at Macquarie, says China's upside surprise in the latest HSBC flash purchasing managers' index may not be sustainable due to the country's weak property sector.

Foodpanda's recipe for success     Sun, 22 Jun '14 | 8:47 PM ET

Chinmay Malaviya, Managing Director, Hong Kong & Singapore of Foodpanda, outlines the firm's unique proposition and its expansion plans moving forward.

Emily Lau, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party and Priscilla Leung, Member of the Business and Professionals Alliance for Hong Kong, debate the legitimacy of the pro-democracy referendum.

Richard Iley, Chief Economist, Asia at BNP Paribas, says the country's "mini stimulus" rolled out in recent months is working to prop up the economy.

Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, says the direction that the purchasing managers' index is headed matters more than decimal-point changes in the readings.

Paul Leishman, COO of Coda Payments, says mobile payment is seeing strong growth in Southeast Asia, alongside digital content like apps and music.

Stabilization in manufacturing and a declining property sector has placed the country at a "tipping point", says Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist, Strategist, Asia ex-Japan at Credit Agricole.

Ahead of UFC's next "Fight Night" in Macau, President Dana White says Asia's history in martial arts makes the region fertile ground for growth in his first Pan-Asian trip.

Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow at Cato Institute, discusses claims from Iran's supreme leader that the U.S. is trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries.

Tracking the fate of bitcoin in China     Sun, 22 Jun '14 | 7:38 PM ET

While bitcoin is recognized by China's central bank, the use of the digital currency has been suppressed by authorities, says Bobby Lee, CEO of BTC China.

Investors may continue booking profits on emerging markets amid tensions in Iraq and fears of a potential hike in U.S. rates, says Patrick Legland, Global Research & Strategy, Societe Generale.

Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, expects Monday's HSBC flash purchasing managers index to be around 50 as Beijing aims to stabilize growth.

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