Chatib Basri, Former Finance Minister of Indonesia from 2013-2014, says weaker commodity prices and a fall in government investment spending are hurting Indonesia's economy.» Read More
Despite looking "a bit frothy", Chinese stocks are the most attractive among emerging markets says Kevin Gardiner, global investment strategist at Rothschild Wealth Management.
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, chairman of Nestle, discusses the impact from global food prices hovering near 5-year lows and outlines what could derail its sales forecast for 2015.
Vadim Zlotnikov, chief market strategist and co-head of Multi-Asset Solutions at AllianceBernstein, says the greenback could see a pullback in the near term due to technical issues.
Fred Neumann, Co-Head of Asian Economics Research at HSBC, says the flash PMI reading for March is a "big step back" and indicates that the Chinese government will need to increase stimulus.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former secretary-general at NATO, discusses the threat of ongoing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, as well as the rise of the Islamic state.
While sales are slightly dented in Macau, the firm still enjoys double-digit growth in the rest of China, says Robert Buchbauer, member of the Executive Board at Swarovski.
Hugh Young, MD & global head of equities at Aberdeen Asset Management, expects the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates in the second-half of 2015.
David Kudla, CEO & chief investment strategist at Mainstay Capital Management, discusses news that Cantor Fitzgerald's Brian White raised his price target on Apple to $180.
Neil Dwane, chief investment officer of Europe Equities at Allianz Global Investors, says European leaders will strike a "smiling face" even if they are frustrated with the Greek government.
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.
Eswar Prasad, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, says the U.S. is worried that the China-backed financial institution could lead to a "race to the bottom" in terms of government standards.
Singapore's prime minister Lee Hsien Loong declared a 7-day period of national mourning to mark the death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew. CNBC's Pauline Chioh reports.
Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, says Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew created a remarkable legacy, which other world leaders will look on with "enormous envy."
Chris Powell, secretary of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc, explains why global central banks are intervening in the gold market.
Clement Kwok, CEO at Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels, says Myanmar remains one of the most exciting developing markets.
Clement Kwok, CEO at Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels, says the hotelier saw "gains across the board" despite a mixed scene in global markets last year.
Jon Huntsman, former U.S. ambassador to Singapore from 1992-1993, says Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew provided foreign leaders with "valuable clarity and insights" about Asia.
Bambang Brodjonegoro, finance minister of Indonesia, says Lee Kuan Yew's emphasis on governance is an example for other Southeast Asian countries like Indonesia, which is trying to balance growth and governance.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, managing director of the World Bank, says the need for infrastructure development in Asia is "very big" and institutions like the Asian Development Bank won't be able to able to fill the gap alone.
Frank Lavin, U.S. ambassador to Singapore from 2001-2005, discusses the leadership style of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and outlines his most important legacy.
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