Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, expects New Zealand to be the fastest-growing OECD economy for 2014.» Read More
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC Bank says markets now are pricing in some form of a deal to the fiscal cliff. He adds that the deal may not be entirely what investors are looking out for.
Tom Essaye, President, Kinsale Trading explains what may have helped to depress gold prices. He adds that copper has recently become more attractive than the yellow metal.
Andy Cross, Chief Investment Officer, Motley Fool likes Diageo because of its good growth prospects. He also likes Starbucks as he says they have room to grow with its recent acquisitions.
Andy Cross, CIO, Motley Fool says investors should now focus on quality stocks that are reasonably priced with good growth prospects. He wants to go long on the U.S. markets but says a resolution on the fiscal cliff is needed.
John Silvia, Chief Economist, Wells Fargo discusses the economic implications of the U.S. going off the fiscal cliff. He also explains what could have led to the November ISM figure coming in at below 50.
Muddy Waters Research characterized Olam's $1.25 billion fund-raising plan as a "sovereign bailout" since it is backed by Singapore state investor Temasek.
Carson Block, Founder of Muddy Waters Research says Olam's rights issue is a clear victory for the research firm. He characterized the company's $1.25 billion fund-raising plan as a "sovereign bailout".
Despite the growing Chinese movie-going market, Greg Coote, CEO, Latitude Entertainment explains why there hasn't been a golden opportunity for the mainland film industry yet.
Fatih Birol, Chief Economist and Director of Global Energy Economics, International Energy Agency (IEA) says high oil prices pose a major risk for the global economic recovery. He also addresses concerns regarding the development of shale gas.
Kevin Gaynor, Co-head of Macro Strategy Research, Nomura is bullish on China in Q4 and Q1 next year, but explains why growth is expected to fade rapidly in the second half of 2013.
Alan Lok, Director, Sabio Global Singapore says Olam has not explained its business model clearly enough, and cautions investors to take a long-term view on its stock.
Peter Misek, MD, Technology Research, Jefferies sees a poor outlook for the PC sector but is positive on both the low and high end smartphone and tablet markets.
Robert Rennie, Global Head, FX Strategy, Westpac Bank says EUR/USD will continue to rally and could hit 1.35 in the first quarter next year.
Robert Deutsch, Head, Global Liquidity Business, JP Morgan Asset Management and Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, ANZ discuss the impact of fund flows to Asia.
Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, ANZ says that investors are still turning to Asia and Australia for investment opportunities.
Sean Hyman, Editor, Ultimate Wealth Report says that commodities are firming up as data out of China starts to turn positive.
Peter Morici, professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and former Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission discusses the U.S. fiscal cliff situation and the recent sovereign downgrades in the euro zone.
Bruno Del Ama, CEO, Global X Funds says that the energy plays like natural gas and unconventional oil sectors are very compelling.
Bruno Del Ama, CEO, Global X Funds says that if you want to get past the fiscal cliff, look at emerging markets like China.
As the mood turns optimistic towards the global economy, is it time to quit bonds and pile up on some risk assets instead? It may be too early, analysts tell CNBC.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox