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Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist, Orb Global Investments says the improvement in non-farm payrolls will be positive for dollar sentiment. He adds that data from China will also help lift currencies broadly.
Glenn Maguire, Principal & Chief Economist, Asia Sentry Advisory says Canada's approval of CNOOC's bid for Nexen will set an important precedent. He adds that Canada will need Chinese investment to tap its immense reserves.
Glenn Maguire, Principal & Chief Economist, Asia Sentry Advisory says the positive jobs data is just another sign that the U.S. economy is getting back on the growth path. He adds that it's key that policymakers safeguard the momentum.
A Facebook post back in July leads to a Wells notice for the CEO of Netflix. Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, weighs in.
One in six people worldwide can't get water to drink, and this problem shows no signs of abating. But one company is trying to improve the situation by recycling. CNBC's Chloe Cho spoke to Olivia Lum, Executive Chairman & Group CEO, Hyflux to find out more.
Patricia Jackson, Head of Financial Regulatory Advice for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, Ernst & Young says there is currently a conflict between the need for growth through increased bank lending and the need for stability in the sector.
Scott Russell, Head of Insurance Research, Asia, Macquarie says the Chinese property & casualty space is performing better than life insurance. He is positive on PICC's debut in Hong Kong, but prefers its subsidiary PICC P&C.
As more people in China get wealthier, many are looking for ways to better protect their health and belongings. CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at the state of insurance in China.
Erik Lueth, Senior Regional Economist, RBS details why 2013 will be a good year for Asia. He says domestic demand has held up, ASEAN has been growing above historical rates and that the slowdown in the economies of China and India has been domestically-driven.
The top Asian tech firms in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific list may be unfamiliar names, but Jolyon Barker, Managing Director, Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Deloitte says they can create extraordinary growth.
Iwan Azis, Head of Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank doesn't think the ASEAN economic community will meet all its targets by 2015, but stresses the significance of the community-building consensus in the bloc.
Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon says the U.S. dollar is set to rally in a negative environment for risk appetite. He adds that investors will want to go long on the USD going into the end of the year.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura says the U.S. will be one of the bright spots next year. But, he adds that he still remains 'underweight' on U.S. stocks in 2013.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura says the elections in Japan will in essence, be a referendum on monetary policy. He adds that he would not short Japan at a time like this, unless it's for tactical reasons.
Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says the seasonal purchases of U.S. dollars might have a dampening effect on commodity prices.
Andrew Tonner, Technology & Media Financial Editor, The Motley Fool explains why he's still positive on Apple's stock. He calls the recent news flow surrounding Apple's price falls "almost noise".
China's new leaders do not officially assume their new posts until next March, but they're already on Forbes' Most Powerful People list. This may signal the growing clout of Asia's political figures in global affairs.
Michele Flournoy, Former U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy says the greatest opportunity for the U.S. lies in the Asia Pacific region.
U.S. President Obama has topped the Forbes Power List for the second straight year. Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-In-Chief, Forbes says governments are too powerful, which doesn't bode well for the global economy.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director, Fidelity Worldwide Investment is positive that the liberalization of the financial sector will boost Chinese equity markets. She is optimistic on Beijing's reform progress, especially those related to urbanization.
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