The Trans-Pacific Partnership gives Vietnam access to big market. But countries outside the trade deal are feeling isolated, says Sean Darby, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies.» Read More
Sandra Seno-Alday, lecturer at the University of Sydney, highlights some challenges for the upcoming ASEAN Economic Community.
Teresita Sy-Coson, vice chairman of SM Investments Corporation, says awareness of regional integration will likely begin in 2015, but the completion of the ASEAN Economic Community may need time.
For investors, Cambodia boasts of positive factors like political stability, low inflation and a stable exchange rate, says the country's Minister of Commerce, Sun Chanthol.
China's expansion of its oil operations is only part of the reason behind its rising conflict with Vietnam.
Stephen Chang, Managing Director and Head of Asian Fixed Income at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains why Indonesian bonds look attractive.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks QE taper is irrelevant to the ASEAN markets.
Hozefa Topiwala, ASEAN Equity Strategist and Head of Singapore Research at Morgan Stanley, says Indonesia is the bank's least preferred market within the ASEAN region.
Curtis Chin, Managing Director, RiverPeak Group and former U.S. Ambassador to the Asian Development Bank says the U.S needs to do more than just diplomatic or defense efforts.
U.S President Obama's decision to cancel his scheduled trip to Asia this weekend risks undermining the country's standing with regional allies.
Matt Bradley, President, ASEAN, Ford talks about the company's first dealership in Yangon, Myanmar and the prospects for building more manufacturing plants in Southeast Asia.
As ASEAN countries prepare to face up to the challenge of more competition, CNBC's Martin Soong got some answers from Wai Phyo, Managing Director of Yathar Cho, Myanmar's largest instant noodle maker.
Ajay Kapur, Head of Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets Strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch says that North Asian economies are safe havens right now amid the sell-off in emerging markets.
Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group discusses the benefits of expanding into Qianhai, Shenzhen.
Hozefa Topiwalla, Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley Asean, says domestic growth is the key concern for countries like Indonesia due to rising cost of capitals and FED's tapering.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia, Macquarie tells investors which ASEAN markets they should bet on.
Kelvin Blacklock, CIO at Eastspring Investments says the markets that have moved up recently are those that have seen strong earnings growth. He says these defensive markets are looking expensive while the cyclicals appear cheap.
Anthony Nelson, Director for Myanmar Affairs at the US-ASEAN Business Council supports Thein Sein's recent trip but says the nation must continue to develop a framework for business and investment.
Timothy Wong, Managing Director and Regional Head at DBS Group Research tells CNBC's Cash Flow why the ASEAN markets are the place to be.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management shares his investment strategy for Asia's emerging market giants.
Raymond Tong, GM of Corporate Development at China Resources Enterprise shares the results of YPO's latest Global Pulse Confidence Index. The survey finds Japan's confidence level at its highest while optimism in China has tempered slightly.