Connie Collingsworth of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation says technology will help improve financial inclusion in emerging markets, but there may still be issues with electricity and ownership of phones.
Serey Chea of the National Bank of Cambodia says the central bank wants to use blockchain in order to cut costs and increase the speed of cross-border, peer-to-peer transactions. She also discusses financial literacy in the country.
Michael Spencer of Deutsche Bank says there isn't a need to "turn things around" in the Chinese economy. He foresees growth to be around 5.5% to 6% in 2020.
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall says he doesn't feel the need to choose between the U.S. and China. He also discusses the "enormous" opportunity in renewable energy.
Rufus Yerxa of the National Foreign Trade Council explains why he says it's difficult for the U.S. to get other countries to support its efforts in the trade war with China.
Gojek Founder Nadiem Makarim left the company to join Indonesian President Joko Widodo's cabinet. Evan Rees of Stratfor says Makarim is an "excellent choice." He also weighs in on other possible cabinet members including opposition leader Prabowo Subianto and Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati.
Drew Hendry of Scottish National Party says Scotland gets a uniquely "raw deal" out of the "terrible" agreement U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has proposed.
Bob Doll of Nuveen says he's betting that the U.S. consumer will help the manufacturing improve. He also discusses the U.S.-China trade war and idiosyncratic risks for Apple,
Iain Stealey of J.P. Morgan Asset Management says there's still downside risk for the U.S. 10-year Treasury yield in his base case. He also discusses what to expect from the Federal Reserve.
China is becoming less and less likely to make a strong agreement on the currency aspects of a U.S.-China trade deal because it needs an "escape valve," says Daniel Gerard of State Street.
Izumi Devalier of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch says Japan's trade remains "very weak" in general.
Khoon Goh of ANZ Bank says the worst may be over for the British pound and the "light at the end of the tunnel" may be getting closer for Brexit.
Vasu Menon of OCBC Bank says he would advise investors to "do nothing" with British assets for now.
Carlos da Silva Costa of Banco de Portugal weighs in on disagreements and reaching a consensus in the European Central Bank.
Ben Emons of Medley Global Advisors discusses the possibility of U.K. leader Boris Johnson's deal being approved by parliament.
Yasmin Qureshi, member of U.K. parliament, says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit agreement doesn't benefit the country or the people of the U.K. She also says former British leader Theresa May is trying to prop up her political party.
Jim Shannon of the Democratic Unionist Party says U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pursued an agreement that "completely ostracized" the DUP's position.
Chong Kok Keong of Global eTrade Services says trade within the Southeast Asian region is "vibrant and growing."
Anjali Bastianpillai of Pictet Asset Management says WeWork's withdrawn IPO highlights the fact that investors need to find "truly disruptive" companies.
Mary Manning of Ellerston Capital says the corporate tax cut in India doesn't do help on the macro front and policy response in the country has "backed itself into a corner." She also says she's a long-term bull on the Indian market in part because of the growing population and rising middle class.
Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and anchors Squawk Box Asia.
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An experienced business and financial markets correspondent who specializes in commodities since 1997, Sri Jegarajah follows global energy developments closely.