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
Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at the Fujitsu Research Institute, says top nominee for Bank of Japan Governor, Haruhiko Kuroda, will likely make a big asset purchase move in April.
Bill Evans, Global Head of Economics at Westpac Bank, believes Australia's central bank could ease further in 2013. He says the mining sector will pose the greatest policy challenge this year.
Jack Bouroudjian, of Bull and Bear Partners, and Michael Gayed, of Pension Partners, battle it out over the drivers of the Dow Jones' market rally and its implications for fundamentals going forward.
Rallies in Shanghai and Sydney helped Asian stocks rebound on Tuesday as Japanese shares hit a four-and-a-half year closing high and investors cheered China's pledge to boost spending at its annual parliamentary meeting.
Singapore-listed commodities firm the Noble Group expects its flagging agriculture business to turn around in the second quarter of 2013.
Art Coviello, Executive Chairman at RSA, says the dramatic expansion of IT infrastructure has increased attack surfaces and made it easier for hackers to infiltrate cyber systems.
Oscar De Bok, CEO for South & Southeast Asia at DHL Supply Chain, talks to CNBC on how the firm is planning to expand its footprint in Indonesia through staff and fleet expansion.
Yusuf Alireza, CEO at Noble Group, tells CNBC why the commodities trading firm remains upbeat for 2013, despite posting a 14 percent fall in fourth quarter profit on losses at its agriculture business.
Diane Choyleva, Lombard Street Research and Chi Lo, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, go head to head over the future of China's economy as the the National People's Congress gets into full swing.
David Dearie, CEO of the world's second largest wine company Treasury Wine Estates, explains how the Chinese consumer's appetite for red wine is presenting exciting opportunities in Asia.
Since markets got back online after the week-long Lunar New Year holiday last month, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has fallen as much as 4 percent or gained as much as 2.25 percent in a single session.
A wave of new money coming into equity markets is a "powerful force" to reckon with and means that risks such as the U.S. budget cuts and uncertainty in Italy are unlikely to derail a stellar rally in the markets, one expert told CNBC.
Benchmark oil prices may be vulnerable to further selling pressure with some predicting U.S. crude futures may drop below $90 a barrel this week though a positive jobs report on Friday may help contain the losses.
Over-capacity in the global container ship market will continue to provide a drain on profit growth in 2013, according to Maersk CEO of North Asia, Tim Smith
John McDonnell, COO at Patron Spirits, says demand for tequila in the Asia Pacific remains strong, as the company taps into the region's insatiable demand for luxury products.
Kwon Ping Ho, Chairman at luxury hotel company Banyan Tree Holdings, says demand for its big-ticket projects is helped by the "wealth effect" in Asia.
Laura Fitzsimmons of JPMorgan explains how Asian equities will benefit if the Bank of Japan powers ahead with easing measures in its April meeting.
Tim Smith, North Asia CEO at Maersk Line, explains how the company is tackling the challenges of the container shipping industry and gives his outlook for 2013.
Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi, thinks the RBA will likely keep rates on hold at its March policy meeting but says there is scope for another 25 bps in cuts over the next 6 months. There is ammunition to sell the AUD at this point, he says.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP of Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, says while the U.S. economy still faces headwinds, real-money investors remain comfortable holding long positions on stocks.
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