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
Mathias Cormann, Finance Minister of Australia, says Australia will stand to benefit if the G-20 commits to hard targets for stronger growth.
Australia's Finance Minister Mathias Cormann, says he hopes the G-20, which meets this weekend, can commit to a plan of action that will strengthen the global economy.
The frail state of emerging markets is expected to be high on the agenda when the world’s 20 major economies meet in Australia this weekend.
David Riedel, President & Founder, Riedel Research Group, says emerging markets, in particular Asia, still possess growth potential which have been overlooked after recent turmoil.
Before Thursday's release of HSBC China flash purchasing managers' index (PMI), Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Wealth Management, explains why he will not be focusing too much on this data to estimate China's growth.
Ben Kallo, Senior Analyst at Robert W. Baird, explains why China is going to be an important market for Tesla and what challenges the company may face in the country.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss a survey which reveals Vienna as the city with the highest quality of life.
Thierry Apoteker, CEO, Founder & Chief Economist at TAC Financial says the Fed's tapering announcement only served as a trigger for emerging markets to fix the imbalances in their economies.
Bruce Billson, Minister for Small Business of Australia, says its time for the G20 to focus on stability of finance systems, to ensure support for job creation and enterprise growth.
Ahead of the G20 weekend meeting in Australia, Joe Hockey, Australian Treasurer called out to the Fed to consider the wider impacts of its taper plans, particularly on emerging markets.
Calling the deal "massively overpaid", Rob Enderle, President & Principal Analyst, Enderle Group, says Facebook's purchase of mobile messaging firm WhatsApp is a sign of desperation to retain users.
Andrew Su, CEO at Compass Global Markets, explains why he thinks Wednesday's peak in oil prices are temporary and is expecting prices to recede to $95 a barrel by the end of the first-half.
Peter Coleman, CEO & MD at Woodside Petroleum, says the firm is making progress on changes to its business model and will focus on capital management in the year ahead, after seeing a fall in annual profits.
Tim Adams, President & CEO of the Institute of International Finance, says emerging market turmoil, the regulatory agenda are likely to be the highlights of the G20 meeting commencing in Australia this week.
Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG, discusses Facebook's decision to buy mobile messaging company WhatsApp for 19 billion dollars.
Despite his mild concern, influential investor Dennis Gartman says it's still a bull market for stocks.
Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Assistant Professor and Director of the Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University, says Yingluck Shinawatra is becoming impotent.
Peter Churchouse, Author and publisher of the Asia Hard Assets Report, says government cooling measures in Singaporea and Hong Kong are slowly starting to work.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore talks about China's love for U.S. treasurys and Japan's macro-economic outlook.
At least 14 protesters and seven policemen were killed as Ukrainian riot police advanced onto a central square in Kiev. NBC's Richard Engel reports.
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