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
With a weak yen boosting exports, along with cheaper oil that is equivalent to a tax cut for Japan, the country is in a good place this year, says Mark Hibbs, Partner & CIO at Adamas Asset Management.
Frederic Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, says continued contraction in the manufacturing sector may warrant more easing from Chinese authorities.
Arundhati Bhattacharya , Chairperson of State Bank of India, believes that the Reserve Bank of India's unscheduled rate cut last week signals the start of an easing cycle.
Chris Konstantinos, Director of International Portfolio Management at Riverfront Investment Group, explains why he is "modestly bullish" on the MSCI China index.
Saudi Arabia will want to maintain stability, so significant changes in foreign and economic policies are unlikely in the short term, says Robert Jordan, Former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Chris Lane , Senior Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discusses news that Telefónica may sell its British mobile business to Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa..
Ian Bremmer , President of Eurasia Group, says Prime Minister Abe may not be able to negotiate with the Islamist militants who have threatened to kill two Japanese nationals by Friday unless Tokyo pays a $200 million ransom.
Khiem Do, Head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management, discusses the effectiveness of quantitative easing in Europe and what the massive stimulus package means for Asia.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports about the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, who is known as the "Great reformer" for pushing large-scale education and infrastructure projects in the oil-rich nation.
Vinay Dube, Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific at Delta Air Lines, expects the ongoing rout in oil prices to add $2 billion to its bottomline in 2015.
John Rice, Vice Chairman, President & CEO, GE Global Growth & Operations, says the long-term solution to European growth woes lies in the creation of jobs.
Sarah Hewin, Head of Macro Research for Europe at Standard Chartered, says the fact that the European Central Bank left its bond-buying program open-ended is a big boost for the economy.
Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, attributes the buoyant market reaction to how the European Central Bank left its bond-buying program open-ended.
Matt Hogan, CEO at Datacoup, says the firm helps users to harvest their data and allows them to get a cut from the sale of this personal information.
Russell Platt, Co-founder & CEO at Forum Partners, outlines where the firm sees potential in China's real estate market.
Nazir Razak, Chairman of CIMB, explains why a planned merger with RHB and Malaysia Building Society to create Malaysia's biggest bank fell through.
Joshua Crabb, Head of Asia Equities at Old Mutual Global Investors, discusses the stock rally ahead of the ECB meeting on Thursday and explains what that means for investments.
With all focus on the ongoing rout in oil prices, markets have not realized the possible impact of recent cutbacks in exploration and production spending, says Vandana Hari , Asia Editorial Director at Platts.
Jim Rickards, Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Funds, explains why the composition of the bond purchases is more important than the total amount of the stimulus program.
Magnus Bocker, CEO of the Singapore Exchange, explains why growth in its derivatives business will be intact for a couple of years, even as the rest of the region moves toward developing their own financial derivatives markets.
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