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
Asian equities turned mixed in Friday's afternoon session.
Randy Leo Frechette, Performance Painter, creates a painting of CNBC's Hong Kong studio during the broadcast of "Asia Squawk Box" on Friday.
In this sneak peek of CNBC's travel program "First Class", Susan Li travels to Tokyo to find out more about the country's "super toilet" which does everything automatically.
Takata had concealed the risks of its defective airbags after an accident in 2004, reports NYT. Scott Upham, Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Valient Market Research, discusses.
Thursday's second quarter results indicate that Lenovo is struggling to keep up with compeition in China's smartphone market, says Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, Technology Analyst at Societe Generale Ji Asia.
CNBC's Matthew Taylor visits the annual "Sculpture by the Sea" exhibition, which features 109 sculptures by local and foreign artists lined along Sydney's iconic Bondi beach.
Gokul Laroia, Asia Pacific Co-CEO of Morgan Stanley, explains why the region is looking "increasingly interesting" and discusses the significance of "quality growth" from China moving forward.
Alan Bollard, Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat, says China's push for its Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific isn't competing with the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The move from traditional media to the online space has grown increasingly apparent in the media space. Christopher Graves, Global Chairman at Ogilvy Public Relations, discusses.
Paul Donovan, MD and Deputy Head Of Global Economics at UBS, says the ECB's statement on Thursday sought to remind markets that the central bank still "has many more weapons at its disposal."
In this edition of "Power Play", CNBC's Sri Jegarajah speaks to a panel of guests on the challenges of investing in Myanmar's energy sector.
Matt Smith, Commodity Analyst at Schneider Electric, says OPEC's forecast for oil to average at $110 by 2020 remains realistic, but warns that prices will stay low over the next 6 months.
With such anemic job growth, the U.S. economy will take years to recover the jobs lost since 2009, says Elaine Chao, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor under the Bush administration from 2001-2009.
Sandy Sanders, Senior Portfolio Manager at Manulife Asset Management, expects economic data from the U.S. to continue improving.
Jeff Williamson, Director at California State Trade and Export Promotion and Dwight Bonewell, Director of Export Sales at Grand Napa Vineyards, discuss the strong Chinese demand for California's wine.
Daniel Rosen, Founding Partner of Rhodium Group, expects China to deliver 6 percent growth annually by 2020 and explains why that is great news for markets.
Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of Finance of Indonesia, is confident that Indonesia can see 7 percent as early as 2015, despite GDP data hitting a five-year low in the third quarter.
Toyota Motor issued a rosier outlook for the year on rising sales and a weaker currency. Yoshiaki Kawano, Manager for Japan and Korea Vehicle Sales Forecasts at IHS Automotive, discusses.
Ganbayar Davaa, Commissioner of Mongolia's Financial Regulatory Commission, describes the dispute over the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine and explains how the government plans to resolve it.
While many experts don't expect any action from the European Central Bank on Thursday, Benjamin Pedley, Head of Investment Strategy, Asia at HSBC Private Bank, explains his contrarian call.
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