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Japan's household spending improved month-on-month while retail sales rose for a second consecutive month, says Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research from Ji Asia.

Beijing could attempt to pacify protesters by allowing the resignation of CY Leung, Hong Kong's current Chief Executive, says Willy Lam, Professor of History at Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Tommy Xie, Economist, Treasury Research & Strategy at OCBC, expects the official purchasing managers' index for September due Wednesday to signal a pickup in economic activities.

The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are being driven by a new form of mobile technology which works even without a cellular network or internet. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

When will the RBI raise interest rates?     Mon, 29 Sep '14 | 11:45 PM ET

Jahangir Aziz, Head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, says the Reserve Bank of India is unlikely to raise interest rates on Tuesday, but could make a move in the first quarter of 2015.

'China looks like a mess': Economist     Mon, 29 Sep '14 | 11:20 PM ET

Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore, explains why he's worried about the mainland economy.

The cancellation of a National Day fireworks display planned for Wednesday indicates that authorities want to avoid a direct confrontation, says Michael Degolyer, Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Dickie Wong, Executive Director at Kingston Securities, expects more downside for Hong Kong equities. He also discusses the outlook for retail stocks amid the protests.

The return to Chinese rule hasn't impacted Hong Kong's financial system and the city remains as the international gateway for China, says Gavin Parry, Managing Director of Parry International Trading Limited.

Merk: Optimistic on Asia in the long run     Mon, 29 Sep '14 | 10:18 PM ET

Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer at Merk Investments, attributes the recent selloff to complacency in Asian markets. He later explains why he's upbeat on the region.

Dell: Confident of future in Asia     Mon, 29 Sep '14 | 9:40 PM ET

Amit Midha, President of Asia Pacific and Japan at Dell, says the firm is seeing strong performances in Asia's emerging markets and outlines the growth opportunities in China.

Demonstrations in Hong Kong appear set to continue on early Tuesday. CNBC's Pauline Chiou heads down to the protest site and reports her observations.

Rahul Chadha, Co-Chief Investment Officer at Mirae Asset Global Investments, expects the Reserve Bank of India to hold interest rates unchanged as it keeps an eye on currency stability.

Independent Economist Andy Xie says Hong Kong's significance as an offshore financial centre to China is waning.

Heather Xie, CFO of Global Logistic Properties, says the firm is focused on its businesses in China, Japan and Brazil, but it will keep an eye on events in Hong Kong.

To liken ongoing protests to 1989's Tiananmen Incident is an exaggeration, says Ronald Arculli, Former Convenor of Hong Kong's Executive Council. He later discusses the outlook for Hong Kong.

David Akers-Jones, President at the Business and Professionals Federation of Hong Kong, says changes to Beijing's ruling on election reforms in Hong Kong is unlikely.

Christopher Hammerbeck, Executive Director at the British Chamber of Commerce in HK, compares the city's business environment before and after the return to Chinese rule.

Martin Schulz, MD, International Equities at PNC Capital Advisors, says Japanese firms possess compelling valuations and earnings growth potential.

James Lowell, CIO of Adviser Investments, says the U.S. economy is on track for a "moderately faster pace of growth" over the next 12 to 18 months.

Toby Lawson, Head of Financial Futures and Options, Asia Pacific at Societe Generale, expects Hong Kong protests to have a lesser impact on Tuesday's Asian trading session.

China won't reverse its decision on Hong Kong's election rules and the protesters know that, says Bing Ling, Professor of Chinese Law at University of Sydney.

Thousands of protestors continue to flood Hong Kong's financial center in support of universal suffrage. CNBC's Pauline Chiou spends the day with protesters on the ground.

John Buckingham, CIO at Al Frank Asset Management, discusses the global selloff brought about by Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests and outlines where investors can look to for opportunities.

Gold coin sales on the rise in US     Sun, 28 Sep '14 | 9:35 PM ET

Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO of Swiss Asia Capital, discusses the rise in demand for gold coins as of late and explains why that isn't translating into a rise in gold prices.

Charles Leyland, Managing Director at Leyland Private Asset Management, explains why fears of a slowdown in Australia are overdone. He later highlights the Australian stocks that he likes.

Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO at CEF Holdings, says gold prices are still adjusting to a rising interest rate environment and could see more downside in the near term.

Chong Yoon Chou, Investment Director at Aberdeen Asset Management, says weakness in the Hong Kong markets present buying opportunities.

Shiv Putcha, Associate Research Director for Consumer Mobility at IDC Asia Pacific, is cautiously optimistic about the launch as challenges remain for Microsoft in the near term.

China is key in US-India relations: IHS     Sun, 28 Sep '14 | 11:32 PM ET

Amarjit Singh, Senior Analyst for Country Risk at IHS, discusses the role that China plays in the bilateral ties of India and the U.S..

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