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
Tim Schroeders, portfolio manager at Pengana Capital, explains why he is reading the 31 percent slump in BHP Billiton's half-year profit positively.
Vadim Zlotnikov, chief market strategist and co-head of Multi-asset Solutions at AllianceBernstein, says Fed Chair Yellen's remarks on the U.S. economy will be watched over the next two days.
Christophe Weber, president & COO of Takeda Pharmaceutical, says the research-based firm aims to be "present in all countries relevant for the pharmaceutical sector" via organic growth.
Ray Attrill, co-head of FX Strategy at NAB, says the Australian dollar is "where it should be", having fallen by the same amount as commodity prices since the latter's peak in 2011.
Asian markets mostly rose on the first trading day of the Year of the Sheep, buoyed by a bailout deal between Greece and the euro zone last week.
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Amy Ang, ASEAN Financial Services Tax Leader at EY, outlines her expectations for this year's budget, which comes along with Singapore's 50th anniversary.
Jackson Wong, associate director at United Simsen Securities, outlines his expectations for the British bank, which is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results on Monday.
While Japan has a good chance of escaping deflation, it will be difficult for the country to hit the Bank of Japan's inflation target, says Ken Peng, Asia Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank.
Paul O'Malley, CEO at Bluescope Steel, says steel prices will see an uptick in the medium term and explains what that means for its margins.
Pahala Mansury, CFO of Bank Mandiri, explains how the bank will improve its capital after the Indonesian parliament turned down a government plan to inject $436 million into Bank Mandiri.
Pakorn Peetathawatchai, CFO at the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Pahala Mansury, CFO of Bank Mandiri, discuss the impact that the Greek crisis has on Asia's financial markets.
Dominic Schnider, head of commodity & APAC forex at UBS Wealth Management, expects U.S. crude to fall below $40 and benchmark Brent to hit $40 a barrel in the second quarter due to rising inventories.
Dominic Schnider, head of commodity & APAC forex at UBS Wealth Management, says the risk now lies in the month of June after a four-month extension of Greece's bailout program.
Simon Cooper, president & managing director for Asia Pacific at Marriott International, discusses how its new hotel brands like Edition and Autograph Collection fit into its growth strategy.
With robust demand mainly coming from Chinese travelers, the firm is focused on growing its pipeline in Asia, says Simon Cooper, president & managing director for Asia Pacific at Marriott International.
While news of a bailout extension is a positive signal, uncertainty remains as to whether Greece's reform list due on Monday will satisfy its creditors, says Clive McDonnell, head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered.
Superstitious parents in China are delaying their plans to conceive in the Year of the Sheep as the zodiac sign is usually associated with bad luck. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
Mike Wilkins, CEO of IAG, says the Australian insurer will be able to deliver its full-year margin guidance of 13.5-15.5 percent.
Kumar Palghat, director at Kapstream Capital, says bonds are no longer an indication of economic growth, especially in Japan where bond markets are manipulated by the Bank of Japan.
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