Julia Wang, Greater China economist at HSBC, says the final PMI reading showed "continued contraction" of China's factory sector and is a reminder that the economy still needs monetary support.» Read More
Michael Woolfolk, Managing Director and Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon, says the euro will be on an uptrend, after the European Central Bank kept rates unchanged on Thursday.
Michael Woolfolk, Managing Director and Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon, says markets may shrug off Friday's nonfarm payrolls for the month of February and focus on developments in Crimea.
Jim Paulsen, Chief Investment Strategist at Wells Capital Management, says investors may choose to look beyond Friday's nonfarm payrolls if the report comes in at the market consensus of 150,000, because it is not a 'clean number'.
Attention for the day turns to the closely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls report. Economists are expecting 150,000 new jobs to be created, with cold winter continuing to chill labor market. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.
Dan Farley, CIO of the Investment Solutions Group at State Street Global Advisors, explains why he still favors developed markets, like Europe and Japan, over emerging markets.
Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders dot com, looks at recent patterns on China's Shanghai Composite index.
Gilbert Ghostine, President, Asia Pacific at Diageo, says anti-extravagant measures in China impacted its baijiu brand business, which saw sales plunging by 66 percent.
Chinese markets saw jitters on Wednesday, after China's Chaori Solar said on late Tuesday that it will not be able to meet interest payments on bonds due Friday. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells us more.
China's leadership have declared on Wednesday, a war on pollution. CNBC's Eunice Yoon speaks to analysts and the Chinese public about the smog that has plagued the country's capital.
With around 3.8 times of price to earnings, investment opportunities in Russian shares may be compelling, says Karine Hirn, Founding Partner, East Capital.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick speaks to Ukraine's opposition leader and likely presidential candidate, Vitali Klitschko, and asked him what he hopes to do for his country.
Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist at NAB, discusses Euro's continued uptrend and whether the European Central Bank (ECB) will cut rates at Thursday's meeting.
Jaspal Bindra, Group Exec Director & CEO, Asia at Standard Chartered, discusses the bank's 2013 earnings, which saw disappointing profits of $6.95 billion, down from $7.5 billion in 2012.
China's gross domestic product (GDP) target at 7.5 percent indicates steady growth in the country, which should support commodities like copper and nickel, says Tom Price, Global Commodity Analyst at UBS.
Vassili Serebriakov, Currency strategist, BNP Paribas, expects the European Central Bank (ECB) to go for a rate cut at Thursday's Governing Council meeting, to resolve inflation issues in the euro zone.
Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President at NationsShares, says investors should look outside of U.S. equities and recommends Spain and Brazil for value investment opportunities.
Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President at NationsShares, discusses his estimates for the U.S. February nonfarm payrolls due on Friday.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss the Fed's Beige Book report released on Wednesday, which said recent frigid weather took a toll on the growth of U.S. economy.
Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, boosted by overnight gains on Wall Street and unveiling of China's official 2014 GDP growth target.
Tight liquidity conditions in China are "troubling," said Zhang Xin, chief executive officer of property developer Soho China.
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