While transparency remains an issue, the scale of shadow banking in China is only a fraction of what is still present in the U.S. and Europe, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.» Read More
Marc Faber's comments about China seeing 4 percent growth may be too unrealistic, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, adding that China still has the potential for strong performance in the years ahead.
John Slosar, Chairman at Swire Pacific, says the purchase of new aircraft is essential to keep Cathay Pacific 'young and efficient'. He also explained why he's still bullish on the Chinese travel industry despite a growth slowdown.
John Slosar, Chairman at Swire Pacific, speaks to CNBC about the earnings of its core businesses, and focused on the property sector after profits from its property division declined in 2013.
Bert Dohmen, President and Founder at Dohmen Capital, explains why he disagrees with the Federal Reserve's policies.
China accounts for 40 percent of global copper demand. If weak data from China persists, copper prices are likely to head further south, says Kevin Kerr, Managing Editor & Trader at Commodity Confidential.
Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, says the European Central Bank's rare shift in stance changed trading sentiment for the currency. He also commented on the Aussie's recent rally.
Weakness in German stocks on Thursday was a wake-up call for U.S. investors, who were 'disillusioned' about China's slowdown and the Ukraine-Russia standoff, resulting in a plunge on Wall Street, says Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group.
As we countdown to the contentious Crimea referendum set for Sunday 16 March, events continue to move apace. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from Kiev with the latest.
It's been seven days since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah finds out how the families of passengers on board the missing plane are coping.
A bull market left to run without a correction for this long sets up stocks for huge declines, Marc Faber told CNBC on Thursday.
Asian shares traded mixed late Thursday. Domestic data lifted Australian stocks, while weaker-than-expected Chinese economic data limited gains in Shanghai.
Brian Weeden, Technical Advisor at Secure World Foundation, explains why there may have been a delay in the release of Chinese satellite images of potential debris from Flight MH370. The images, captured on Sunday, were only unveiled late Wednesday.
Marc Faber, Editor & Publisher of The While lowering Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, explains why his forecast of a 4 percent growth rate for China may not be a bad thing.
Marc Faber, Editor & Publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, explains why he thinks China's economy will grow at a maximum of 4 percent per annum.
China is due to release February retail sales and industrial output data on Thursday. Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management Group, expects the data to remain mixed.
Japan's core machinery orders rose 13.4 percent in January from a month earlier, above analyst expectations in a Reuters poll for a rise of 7 percent.
A pick-up in capex spending in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors is a positive sign for Japan's economy, says Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore.
Kenneth Quinn, Partner & Lead, Aviation Practice at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, discusses satellite pictures released by China, which showed three floating objects in the South China Sea on Sunday. It has not been confirmed whether they are related to missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.
Eric Viloria, Currency Strategist at Wells Fargo, expects the Kiwi to rise to 88 cents versus the greenback in 2014, after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand on Thursday hiked rates and signaled further tightening ahead.
China's growth target of 7.5 percent suggests Beijing has opted for economic growth over reforms in the year ahead, says Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore.