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India has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons lately - erratic policy, massive power failures and the risk of becoming the first BRIC country to lose its investment grade status. But is it wise of investors to ignore about 6 percent growth in an era where many economies are struggling to stay out of recession?
Bill Smead, CEO & CIO, Smead Capital Management says that China's slowdown will be longer and deeper than anyone expects.
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport says that foreign money is driving Indian markets and valuations looks inexpensive right now.
Subir Gokarn, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India says the slide in the rupee over the past month has been less steep, and that measures to support the currency are helping.
Rob Subbaraman, Chief Asia Economist, Nomura says a swing in commodity prices could heavily impact inflation in Asia. He adds that Southeast Asian countries and India are most exposed to a run-up in commodity prices.
Tackling high inflation remains the top priority for India’s central bank and it is the government’s responsibility to do more to spur growth in the weakening economy, Subir Gokarn, the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) tells CNBC.
Kurt Karl, Chief Economist, Swiss Re says that investment arms of insurance companies are facing a tough time as they can't guarantee the yields that they were able to before the crisis.
Chetan Ahya, Asia Pacific and India Economist, Morgan Stanley says investors should look at countries that are creating domestic demand on a sustainable basis because that will be the key to growth over the longer term.
G20 countries are to step in to try and co-ordinate a response to surging food prices, after the worst U.S. drought in half a century devastated crops in the world’s largest agricultural exporter, the Financial Times reports.
Donald Straszheim, Senior Managing Director, China Research, ISI Group says to be careful of investing in Chinese stocks even if Beijing unleashes more stimulus, cut interest rates and the RRR.
Nick Maroutsos, Founder and Managing Director, Kapstream Capital says that portfolios should be focused on Asia as the region starts to rebound.
Raymond Yeung, Senior Economist for Greater China at ANZ says the PBOC will continue to adopt a very accommodative policy.
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank says that pharmaceuticals are helping Singapore's manufacturing sector.
For the murder of British national Neil Heywood, Gu Kailai might see her sentence reduced to a life imprisonment instead, says Haiyan Wang, Managing Partner, China India Institute.
Think Asian currencies are primed to rise? Think again.
Chinese policymakers are likely to cut interest rate and reserve ratio requirements this quarter, JPMorgan’s Chief Asian and Emerging Markets Equity Strategist, Adrian Mowat, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Thursday.
Data released on Thursday showed the slowdown that’s been underway since late last year is accelerating. But rather than being glum, investors are betting on still more stimulus.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura says that inflation in China is not a major constraint on short term policy stimulus.
Andrew Pease, Investment Strategist at Russell Investment Group says that Chinese shares look like one of the "better value" picks right now.
"I think the rumors of China's death are exaggerated, they're probably going to grow eight percent for the year," says John Rutledge, Safand chief investment strategist, discussing what's driving China's GDP, with Dambisa Moyo, "Winner Take All" author.
Jesper Koll , Managing Director & Head of Japanese Equity Research of JPMorgan Securities Japan breaks down Japan's GDP and inflation data for CNBC's Cash Flow. .
Andrew Holland, CEO of Ambit Investment Advisors breaks down the market impact of India's recent state elections for CNBC's Cash Flow.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered talks to CNBC's Cash Flow about the current spate of IPOs in China.