While transparency remains an issue, the scale of shadow banking in China is only a fraction of what is still present in the U.S. and Europe, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank.» Read More
Tim Hansing, CEO at Red Planet Hotels, describes how the company plans to benefit from rising tourism in Japan.
Ed Feulner, Founder and Chairman of the Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation, explains why Hong Kong took this year's top spot as the most freest economy.
Alex Friedman, Global CIO at UBS Wealth Management, explains how the Fed's reduction in asset purchases could accelerate unemployment falling.
Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, explains what's behind the beginning-of-the-year rally in gold prices.
Dan Werner the Banking Analyst at Morningstar in Chicago speaks about the expectations from U.S. banks earnings and the impact of Fed's tapering on their balance sheets.
Liz Ann Sonders, SVP & Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, explains why she thinks the recent strike against the equity markets is short-term.
With Bangkok still in a state of paralysis following Monday's "shutdown," how resilient can Thailand's economy prove to be? CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.
Focus in Asia this week is likely to turn to political turmoil in Thailand and India inflation data, with China taking a back seat for the time being.
Suryo Sulisto, Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, explains how the government's ban on mineral ore exports will support the economy in the long-term.
Mark Tucker, Group Chief Executive & President at AIA Group, discusses the insurer's distribution deal with Citigroup.
Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says he's positive about Chinese economic growth given their strong track record.
Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says Japan should liberalize its trade in order to attract more foreign investment.
Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, says Thailand must maintain political stability in order to continue high economic growth.
Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC, says Japan's economy will slow down in the second quarter due to the sales tax, which may trigger more stimulus from the central bank.
Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC, explains his underweight call on the U.S. and the Japanese equity markets for 2014.
Mike Harrowell, Senior Resource Analyst at BBY, describes the outlook ahead for nickel and copper after Indonesia implemented a long-planned ban on mineral ore exports.
Paul Gambles, Managing Partner at MBMG International, explains why he doesn't think a shutdown of Bangkok will be enough to topple the government.
Thai investors are bracing for more pain as anti-government protesters gather in Bangkok, vowing to shut down the capital until the prime minister steps down. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.
John Carey, Executive Vice President & Portfolio Manager at Pioneer Investments, thinks Friday's jobs report will beat expectations and outlines why he's optimistic on U.S. markets
Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at NAB explains why the dollar hasn't caught up with bond market expectations for a 2015 rate hike by the Fed.