Asian equities put up an upbeat performance on the final trading day of the week, following an inspiring U.S. lead overnight as investors cheered the Federal Reserve's pledge to be patient in increasing interest rates.» Read More
Axel Merk, President & Chief Investment Officer at Merk Investments, lays out a myriad of factors weighing on the U.S. stock market.
Linda White, Assistant National Secretary of the Australian Services Union, voices her concerns with regards to Australia's flag carrier Qantas' decision to reduce 5,000 full-time positions.
China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange has refuted reports that it was deliberately pushing its currency lower. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team and Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading Markets Singapore at Nordea discuss.
Peter Harbison, Executive Chairman at the CAPA-Centre for Aviation, discusses latest earnings results from Australia's flag carrier Qantas, which announced a half-year loss and cutting of 5,000 jobs on Thursday.
A lethargic U.S. dollar, unrest in Ukraine, a mixed bag of economic data and earnings reports are reasons holding the S&P 500 index back from hitting a record high of 1848, says Ben Lichtensteinen, President of Traders Audio.
Gold has been the best performing asset class this year, rallying some 10 percent, but some analysts have warned investors not to get too comfortable.
The slide in the Chinese yuan to a seven-month low versus the dollar could be a precursor to the next big change in Beijing’s currency policy.
Ahead of Hong Kong's budget announcement, Kelvin Lau, Senior Economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, explains why Hong Kong could see a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of around 4 percent.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss the future of virtual currency, bitcoin, following prominent exchange Mt.Gox's announcement to halt all bitcoin transactions on Tuesday.
Peter Elston, Aberdeen Asset Management, says that growth across the globe is losing steam while concerns about the PBOC's grip over the Yuan are unwarranted.
Emerging markets are not out of the woods yet, mainly due to a lack of support from developed economies who have their hands full with domestic issues, says Peter Elston, Head of Asia Pacific Strategy and Asset Allocation at Aberdeen Asset Management.
Louis Kuijs, Chief China Economist at RBS, says recent steep declines in the Chinese renminbi could be a result of government control on speculative money inflow into the mainland.
Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, comments on recent declines in the Chinese yuan and how trends in the Aussie is making Australia an attractive place to invest in.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal is 80 percent completed, says Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, adding that current negotiations on market access issues have made progress.
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says officials from the Trans-pacific Partnership (TPP) will 'take as long as it takes' to reach a 'high-standard' deal. Latest round of talks have concluded in Singapore without reaching an agreement.
Investors should hold off on emerging markets till end of the year, due to lingering currency risks in a few emerging economies, says Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management.
Dominic Schnider, Head of Nontraditional Asset Classes at UBS Wealth Management, explains why the prices of the precious metal may see a bearish decline of double-digit this year.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen tells CNBC's Louisa Bojesen how he feels about the Facebook-WhatsApp deal and his take on the value of the BBM messaging service.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, lays out three plausible explanations for recent unusually steep declines in the Chinese renminbi.
Mike Sorrentino, Chief Strategist at Global Financial Private Capital, says 2014 could see a return of merger and acquisition activities (M&A), as firms deem the economy on recovery.
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