International Organizations ASEAN


  • Myanmar Needs Investment Framework: Expert Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 6:50 PM ET
    Myanmar Needs To Work on Investment Framework: US-ASEAN Business Council

    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.

  • ASEAN Markets: Buy Into Any Weakness Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 10:10 PM ET
    ASEAN Markets: Buy into Any Weakness

    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.

  • Positive on India, but Wait on China Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 10:20 PM ET
    Investing: Positive in India, but wait on China.

    Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management shares his investment strategy for Asia's emerging market giants.

  • Asia Confidence Robust : YPO Global Pulse Index Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:40 PM ET
    Asia Confidence Robust, Buoyed By Japan - YPO Global Pulse Index

    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.

  • ASEAN Region Holding Strong: Pro Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 8:35 PM ET
    ASEAN Region Holding Strong: Pro

    Bhaskar Laxminarayan, CIO, Asia at Pictet Wealth Management shares his top picks among ASEAN markets.

  • Long-Term Opportunities in ASEAN Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 8:35 PM ET
    Mid & Long-Term Opportunities In The ASEAN Region

    Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment shares her top picks among the ASEAN markets and explains why Fidelity is underweight on Indonesia and Malaysia.

  • Singapore: the 'Sick Man' of Southeast Asia? Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 1:13 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk down a street in downtown financial district in Singapore.

    A surprise contraction in Singapore's economy in the first quarter of this year shows that the wealthy island state continues to struggle, prompting Credit Suisse to call for more downgrades to the country's 2013 growth forecasts.

  • ASEAN Economies Heating Up: Economist Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET
    ASEAN Econs Heating Up: Pro

    Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, warns that ASEAN economies are heating up while central banks are focusing on inflation and not doing what they should be - raising rates.

  • Good Governance, Economics Key to Philippines Growth Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 8:42 PM ET
    Good Governance Is Good Economics: Philippine Fin Sec

    Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines, says President Benigno Aquino III's is trying to transform the country.

  • Asian Emphasis in Asset Allocation: Pro Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET
    Asian Emphasis in Asset Allocation: Pro

    Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management says he had reduced his cash weights and remains fully weighted on equities, with an emphasis on Asia and emerging markets.

  • Rushing Into Equities Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 7:20 PM ET
    Rushing Into Equities

    Catherine Yeung, Investment Director, Fidelity Worldwide Investment says investors are increasingly abandoning bonds, in favor of equities. She expects a rotation to occur from ASEAN markets into the North Asian markets.

  • The Motive Behind Abe's ASEAN Trip Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET
    Abe's Trip to Southeast Asia

    Allan Patience, Visiting Scholar, Asia Institute, University of Melbourne says a trip by Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the ASEAN region is all about building friendships to counter the rise of China.

  • Focus is Back on Income Generation: Pro Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 5:20 PM ET
    Focus is Back on Income Generation: Pro

    Martin Lakos, Division Director, Macquarie Private Wealth says markets are showing appetite to take on more risk and increase their focus on income generation. He favors Australian telco and banking sectors.

  • Where Retail Investors Are Heading Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Where Retail Investors Are Heading

    Ajay Kapur, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia, Deutsche Bank sees the beginning of a trend of retail investors coming back into equities, especially Asian markets.

  • Basel III Won't Change Banks' Behavior: Pro Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Basel III Rules Won't Change Banks' Behaviour: Pro

    Jim Walker, Founder and CEO, Asianomics says the new Basel III regulations may give banks more breathing room, but won't result in a much-needed shrinking of balance sheets.

  • Investing Opportunities in Thailand Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:45 PM ET
    Investing Opportunities in Thailand

    Mayuree Chowvikran, Investment Strategist, Maybank Kim Eng Securities says Thailand's economy remains resilient with the SET is set for another good run next year.

  • Still Time For US to Dodge Fiscal Debacle: Pro Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:05 PM ET
    US May Dodge A Fiscal Debacle: Pro

    Richard Harris, CEO, Port Shelter Investment Management expresses optimism that U.S. policymakers may avert a fiscal debacle but given the last minute rush, it may be nothing to brag about.

  • Lack of Reforms in Philippines: Pro Sunday, 23 Dec 2012 | 7:40 PM ET
    Lack of Reforms in The Philippines: Pro

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, charts the PSE Composite, while Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS explains why he's not bullish on the Philippines. due to empty promises of institutional reforms.

  • Don't Look at Valuations, Look at Earnings: Pro Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 7:50 PM ET
    Don't Look At Valuations, Look At Earnings: Pro

    Ajay Kapur, Asian Head of Equity Strategy, Deutsche Bank says looking at valuations doesn't work. He advises investors to buy stocks that guarantee earnings and return on equity.

  • Asia Banks to Exercise Moderation in 2013: IDC Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 6:15 PM ET
    Asia Banks to Exercise Moderation in 2013: IDC

    Michael Araneta, Consulting & Research Director, IDC Financial Insights Asia Pacific says Asian banks will spend 2013 focused on their home markets as they fill the vacuum left by European banks.