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Meet the man driving Indonesia's Astra     Mon, 24 Nov '14 | 1:00 AM ET

In this week's "Managing Asia", CNBC's Christine Tan speaks to the man steering Indonesia's automotive giant - Prijono Sugiarto, President Director of Astra International.

Andrew Su, CEO at Compass Global Markets, outlines his expectations for the upcoming OPEC meeting and explains how that will move oil prices.

Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, explains why Monday's rally in Asian markets following a surprise rate cut in China won't be sustainable.

Despite rules that are rigged against foreign firms, European businesses have managed to perform well in China, says Hellmut Schutte, Dean at the China Europe International Business School.

After PBOC cuts rate, what's next?     Mon, 24 Nov '14 | 12:05 AM ET

Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, expects the Chinese central bank to cut rates again in the first quarter of 2015 and reduce the reserve requirement ratio.

Amarjit Singh, senior analyst for country risk at IHS, discusses news that China is building a massive island in an area where Beijing is locked in bitter disputes with other Asian states.

Dickie Wong, Executive Director at Kingston Securities, discusses the rally in Asian markets on Monday. He later explains why the PBOC's rate cut will undermine profitability of Chinese banks.

Gavin Wendt, Founding Director & Senior Resource Analyst at Mine Life, says the miner's announcement on Monday is a move to reassure markets that it can handle the fall in commodity prices.

Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi, says there is potential for the Australian dollar to outperform on the back of China's surprise stimulus and outlines trading strategies.

Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore, says the Chinese central bank's move is "worrying" and could indicate that the slowdown in the mainland is worse than recent data suggest.

Kevin Snowball, CEO at PXP Vietnam Asset Management, says Vietnam's macroeconomic picture is in a "sweet spot", but warns that could hamper a much-needed reform in the stock market.

China's largest nuclear power producer CGN Power launched an initial public offering in Hong Kong worth up to $3.2 billion. Stephen Peepels, Partner & Head of U.S. Capital Markets, Asia, DLA Piper, discusses.

Francis Cheung, Head of China & HK Strategy at CLSA and Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, discuss the significance of China's interest rate cut.

Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, says China will likely meet its growth target for 2014, but the growth trajectory for the years ahead is 6 percent.

Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, says mainland banks have "very profitable lending operations" that will insulate them from the impact of a rate cut.

David Lennox, Resources Analyst at Fat Prophets, expects oil companies to report major cuts in revenue reports moving forward, with the junior firms bearing the brunt of the impact.

Saudi Arabia wants U.S. shale producers to take up the responsibility of reducing output to restore balance in oil markets, says Christian Schmollinger, Senior Managing Editor at Platts.

Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory, expects the Fed to not tighten anytime soon amid sagging performances in the Japanese and European economies.

Raymond Tanter, Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan, says the final round of talks with Iran may yield a "framework of agreed points" by the deadline on November 24.

A young protester in Hong Kong tells CNBC's Eunice Yoon about his fears towards the city's tightening ties with China.

S&P has affirmed its "AA-/A-1+" rating on Japan, but the outlook remains negative. Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, explains the decision.

Tanmai Sharma, CEO at Mesitis, introduces the Singapore-based firm's services as discount broking grows in popularity.

Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodities & APAC Forex at UBS Wealth Management, expects OPEC to cut production by 0.5 million barrels per day at its upcoming meeting, allowing prices to recover by $10-15 into 2015.

Reading PBOC's surprise rate cut     Sun, 23 Nov '14 | 5:24 PM ET

Bill Adams, Senior International Economist at PNC, says the move is intended to keep Chinese monetary policy neutral and explains why more easing measures could be unveiled ahead.

John Kosar, President at Asbury Research, says China's surprise rate cut could lift stocks in the near term and put a bottom to copper and oil prices through year-end.

Economic data from Japan, along with the Bank of Japan's meeting minutes, are on tap this week. CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through the week's key events.

While foreign markets offer cheap valuations, they continue to underperform U.S.-based assets and U.S. markets. says Meb Faber, CIO at Cambria Investment Management.

Mark O'Byrne, Executive and Research Director at GoldCore, says waning support for the Swiss referendum could be a headwind for gold prices in the short run.

Andrew Colquhoun, Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereigns at Fitch Ratings, explains why the agency plans to review Japan's ratings by end of 2014. The country is currently rated A+ with a negative outlook.

Here's why the Nikkei is a good bet     Fri, 21 Nov '14 | 12:05 AM ET

Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director of Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, says Japanese equities look favorable on the back of cheap valuations and improvements in corporate earnings.

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