John Zhu, Greater China Economist at HSBC, says China's July factory activity expanded for the second straight month thanks to the government's mini-stimulus measures.» Read More
Commenting on Chaori Solar possibly becoming the first bond default case for China, Ting Lu, China Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch., says China needs such defaults to discipline investors.
Rodger Baker, VP of Asia-Pacific Analysis at Stratfor, discusses China's announcement of a 7.5 percent growth target and increase in military spending, at the annual National People's Congress which started on Wednesday.
Jeffrey Halley, senior FX trading manager at Saxo Capital Markets, says investors may have been too complacent as there are still risks in the Crimean peninsula.
Crimea's parliament will hold a referendum in 10 days on whether to join Russia. Jacob Kirkegaard, Senior Research Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says this latest development is 'clearly an escalation' by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Group Wealth Management at OCBC Bank, explains why he thinks the U.S. February nonfarm payrolls due on Friday, may be a 'non-event'.
Tensions over Ukraine went up a notch after Crimea's parliament pledges to hold a referendum in 10 days on whether to join Russia. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.
Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial, says if her forecast of 185,000 for February's nonfarm payrolls comes true, the Fed may have a difficult time ahead.
While the weather-related distortion remains unclear, Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial, is expecting the U.S. nonfarm payroll to report 185,000 jobs created.
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.