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As markets plunge across the globe, investors are turning their attention to China to gauge the state of its economy, with John Rutledge, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Donald Straszheim, ISI Group; and Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research.
Chi Lo, CEO of HFT Investment Management, says money will eventually come back to the region and Hong Kong will benefit from it.
Norman Chan, Chief Investment Officer at Banyan Asset Management, says the emerging markets are able to bring up the global GDP growth.
Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, says he is waiting for bargains in the current sell-off and remains bullish on emerging markets equities.
"We are not worried about Italy, we think this is a panic and unfounded fear," Oliver Baethe, chief financial officer at Allianz told CNBC. He added Allianz's exposure to the peripheral debt was now "fairly limited." "We have about 5 billion euros in exposure to the peripheral countries, the largest one of that left is Spain. On all the other ones its much smaller the net unrealised losses on all of the periphery portfolio is around 700 million," he said.
Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director and CEO, Asia of Standard Chartered Bank, says he sees growth in Asia far outpace growth in the West and his bank will continue to focus on Asia and emerging markets.
The price of gold could almost double as central banks' reserves are depleted, according to the chairman of a gold industry association.
John Robinson, Chairman of Global Mining Investments Limited, shares his positive outlook on the resources sector and says demand from emerging markets will remain strong.
Mad Money host Jim Cramers says the weight loss company knows of no debt ceiling and may not even know a sales ceiling. The company is up 199% since Novemember of 2009. Michael Johnson, Herbalife CEO weighs in.
The Fast Money traders weigh in with a play on utility stocks.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on whether the emerging markets are in bear territory.
Don Amstad, Director - Asian Fixed Income at Aberdeen Asset Management, says bond risk means lending money to insolvent governments. We should look at the emerging markets rather than the developed ones.
China's Dagong Global Credit Rating has cut the credit rating on U.S. sovereign debt to A from A+, Chen Jialin, general manager of the international department at the firm confirmed to CNBC on Wednesday.
Rohit Chawdhry, Head of Equities and Alternative Investments at Bahrain Islamic Bank talks about his outlook on the Middle East.
Jim Antos, Bank Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, expects StanChart to continue posting superior financial performance and benefit from the Asian growth story.
Emil Wolter, Head of Regional Strategy, Asian Equities at RBS, says that Asia is doing relatively better and is outperfoming the rest of the world's economies.
Magnus Bocker, CEO of Singapore Exchange, talks about implementing a next-generation trading engine at SGX.
Discussing the headwinds facing China and whether investors should stay away, with David Mann, Standard Chartered head of Research Americas.
Discussing where to find the best investment opportunities in emerging markets, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson.