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
Victor Cui, CEO of ONE Championship, says this weekend's mega fight emphasized Pacquiao's popularity in Asia, "a region that's hungry for local heroes."
Michael Every, head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific for Rabobank, discusses news that the IMF is on the verge of declaring China's currency fairly valued.
While Chinese markets look "incredibly constructive", investors shouldn't expect the country's growth to re-accelerate, says Paul Krake, founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies.
Bambang Brodjonegoro, finance minister of Indonesia, says the roles of the Asian Development Bank and China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank are complementary.
Daniel Hynes, commodity strategist at ANZ Research, attributes a rise in investor appetite for commodities to factors like a weaker U.S. dollar and easing moves from China.
With Australia's major banks priced for perfection, Westpac's minor miss on expectations will see its shares come under pressure, says David Ellis, head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar Australasia.
Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says a rise in interest rates will incur a "big shock" and long-term bond yields will fall, instead of going up.
Pieter Walraven, founder of PIE, says there's a "great opportunity" for its product that incorporates the elements of modern chat apps with work features such as file-sharing.
Liao Qiang, China Bank Analyst at S&P, discusses the share of non-performing loans in Chinese banks.
Ben Collett, head of Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, says the Bank of Japan needs positive expectations that inflation can rise and a weaker yen, which could hit 250 per dollar in the long run.
Scott Seaman, senior analyst for Asia at Eurasia Group, says a true apology for Japan's wartime atrocities didn't happen in prime minister Shinzo Abe's landmark speech to the U.S. Congress.
Atul Goyal, senior analyst at Jefferies, explains why Sony's full-year operating profit, due late Thursday, could beat its guided forecast of 300 billion yen announced last week.
Klaus Baader, head of Research for Asia at Societe Generale, says the Bank of Japan will need to admit that its inflation target has to be reduced at today's meeting, paving the way for more stimulus by the fourth quarter.
Niq Lai, CFO of the Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), is pleased with the rise in residential broadband and enterprise broadband subscriptions for the six months ended February.
At the recent IHS CERAWeek conference in Houston, CNBC speaks to a panel of experts on whether Washington should lift the 40-year-old export ban on U.S. crude oil.
Randy Kroszner, former Fed Governor and professor Of Economics at University of Chicago Booth School of Business, explains why the Fed described the weak U.S. first-quarter GDP as "transitory."
Bob Doll, chief equity strategist of Nuveen Asset Management, explains why the disappointing first-quarter GDP print from the U.S. won't thwart the chances of a rate hike this year.
Elizabeth Nix, assistant professor in Legal, Ethical & Historical Studies at the University of Baltimore, discusses criticisms targeted at Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake over the police's slow response to Monday's looting.
Elizabeth Nix, assistant professor in Legal, Ethical & Historical Studies at the University of Baltimore, says police misconduct, along with trends in the U.S. such as underemployment, sparked the riots in Baltimore.
Tim Condon, head of Research for Asia at ING Financial Markets, doubts that expectations of a delay in the Fed's first rate hike can continue to sustain the rally in Asia.
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