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PBOC's rate cut isn't 'desperation': UBS  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 9:48 PM ET

Lutfey Siddiqi, global head of EM FX, Rates & Credit at UBS, attributes the fall in the Australian dollar on Monday to China's rate cut, which doesn't constitute an "an act of panic" by Beijing.

Wendy Liu, head of China Equity Research at Nomura, expects China's growth to bottom in the second quarter and see a pick-up in the subsequent quarter, putting full-year growth at 6.8 percent.

Hong Kong sees anti-China protests again  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 9:23 PM ET

Hong Kong sees renewed anti-China demonstrations over the weekend, with protesters demonstrating against mainland shoppers. CNBC's Bernie Lo reports.

Simon Robertson, CFO of Auckland Airport, attributes the boom in Chinese tourists to the unique experience that New Zealand offers, instead of a "currency play."

Why the PBOC needs to ease further  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 8:38 PM ET

Chetan Ahya, chief Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, says the People's Bank of China needs to cut interest rates further because real interest rates remain "pretty high."

The new design in Samsung's Galaxy S6 will appeal to its loyal fans, but will not attract users of the iPhone 6, says Marc Einstein, industry principal, ICT Practice at Frost & Sullivan.

While a rise in U.S. interest rates will occur in 2015, the hike will come likely later in the year, instead of June, says Michael Hanson, senior U.S. economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research.

Who will succeed Warren Buffett?  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 7:15 PM ET

David Kass, professor of Finance at University of Maryland, explains why Berkshire manager Ajit Jain is Warren Buffett's "first choice" for a successor.

A weakening housing sector and exports coming under pressure are dimming China's growth prospects, says Richard Iley, chief economist for Asia at BNP Paribas.

Where Baring is bullish on  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 6:47 PM ET

Hong Kong-based Baring Private Equity Asia raised $3.99 billion for its sixth Asia fund last Tuesday. Jean Salata, CEO of Baring Asia, outlines where the fund will be targeting.

Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, explains why he is not worried about the terms of doing business in the China following news that Beijing is reviewing drafts of its first counterterrorism law.

Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, discusses the significance of Prince William's visit to China. He also explains why the agency remains "extremely bullish" on the mainland.

The good and bad of India's budget  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 6:20 PM ET

Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan, says India's 2015/16 budget outlined several long-term visions such as plans to cut corporate and income tax, but fell short of short-term milestones.

What spurred China's interest rate cut?  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 6:07 PM ET

Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan, says falling inflation and expectations for "uninspiring growth" over the past 2 months triggered the interest rate cut in China.

PBOC unveils long-awaited rate cut  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 5:52 PM ET

Hans Goetti, head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, says the central bank's rate cut makes sense amid a slowing housing sector and data showing China in deflation.

A taste of China's feeble housing recovery  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 5:49 PM ET

CNBC's Eunice Yoon visits the Chinese city of Luoyang, where 8.5 square kilometers - the equivalent of 1,600 football fields - of properties remain unsold as of 2014.

Has Samsung nailed it with new S6?  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 5:34 PM ET

Bonnie Cha, senior analyst at Re/Code, says an upgrade in design and the use of high-quality materials will be the selling points of Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. She later discusses the launch of Samsung Pay.

Rene Nourse, principal and managing director at Urban Wealth Management, expects the blue-chip Dow to hit 20,000 and the S&P 500 index to touch 2,300 by year-end.

What's on the agenda in Asia this week  Sun, 1 Mar '15 | 5:07 PM ET

CNBC's Pauline Chiou highlights events and economic data that will move Asia's financial markets this week.

Alaistair Chan, economist at Moody's Analytics, says China needs more rate cuts to prop up growth, likely in the form of another 50-basis-point cut in the reserve requirement ratio.

Lachlan Colquhoun, head of Markets Analysis at East & Partners, discusses the rally in Standard Chartered shares Friday after news that Bill Winters has been named as the bank's new boss.

India to roll out a 'disciplined budget'?  Fri, 27 Feb '15 | 12:17 AM ET

Jahangir Aziz, head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, says the economic realities of India may prompt the government to refrain from big ticket spending.

Pay hikes coming soon in Japan: CLSA  Fri, 27 Feb '15 | 12:02 AM ET

Chris Richter, deputy Head of Japan Research and Senior Analyst at CLSA, expects Japan Inc to start raising wages soon, with Toyota Motor and other carmakers taking the lead.

Johnny Manglani, founder and president of Uomo Group, says business confidence in Russia saw a "rapid deterioration" since the annexation of Crimea and discusses the impact from a slowdown in Russian and Chinese tourists.

India's government budget: What to expect  Thu, 26 Feb '15 | 10:30 PM ET

Subir Gokarn, director of Research at Brookings India, outlines his expectations for the government budget due on Saturday.

Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia, attributes the first quarterly net loss in two years to "paper loss from foreign currencies" and is pleased with improved operating numbers and results of its associates.

A June rate hike is still possible: UBS  Thu, 26 Feb '15 | 10:13 PM ET

Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, says markets are starting to price in an interest rate hike by the Fed in June.

Michael Beer, vice president of Asia Pacific Transportation and Infrastructure at Citi Equity Research, says AirAsia's fourth-quarter results are "commendable" and advises investors to accumulate positions amid weakness in the stock.

Nathan Bell, research director at Intelligent Investor, says Bill Winters' lack of experience in Asia isn't a major issue and explains what the leadership change means for Standard Chartered's stock.

Axel Merk, president and chief investment officer at Merk Investments, explains why investors should have at least one-fifth of their portfolios in alternative investments.

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