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
Richard Titherington, CIO & Head of Emerging Markets Equity Team, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses what's behind the low valuations for Chinese lenders
Richard Titherington, CIO & Head of Emerging Markets Equity Team, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, describes why it may be time for investors to start looking at emerging markets.
While many don't expect a rate cut from the BOK, Freya Beamish, Economist at Lombard Street Research, expects they will due to concern over the won.
Saktiandi Supaat, Head of Global FX Strategy, Maybank says investors should buy the dollar against emerging Asian currencies, which could weaken further due to the local election cycles.
Lim Say Boon, Chief Investment Officer, DBS Group Wealth Management, discusses a possible timeline for the end of U.S. monetary stimulus.
Ed Ponsi, Managing Director at Barchetta Capital Management, describes why the U.S. economic recovery remains tepid, which will see tapering last into 2014.
The U.S. has gone through it, so have Europe and Japan. Now it is Asia's turn to endure a period of austerity, one economist tells CNBC.
Tom Morrod, Senior Director for Consumer Electronics at IHS says "smart" is the current buzzword making the rounds at the annual Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas.
David Nardone, President and CEO of Hemaraj Land and Development, describes why political unrest in Thailand won't likely impact long-term growth.
Rob Subbaraman, Chief Economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says Asia has seen a deterioration in fundamentals over the past five years and must implement painful supply-side reforms.
Tal Cohen, CEO of Chi-X Global, which operates alternative markets in Australia, Canada and Japan, discusses the exchange's growth strategy.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, says markets have gotten accustomed to good jobs numbers while investors are still looking for details on tapering.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, expects the euro to slide to $1.30 while Axel Merk of Merk Investments argues it could rise as high as $1.50.
David Lennox, Resources Analyst at Fat Prophets, outlines the factors that will support bullion prices this year.
John Buckingham, CIO at Al Frank Asset Management, says equities are long overdue for a pause and that it would be the best time to raise holdings.
Steps to curb shadow banking in China are a positive sign, but a sharp rise in non-performing loans remain a key risk, says economist Andy Xie.
Sameer Goel, Head of Asia Rates & FX Research at Deutsche Bank describes the market's reaction to tapering thus far.
Andy Xie, Independent Economist, states that non-performing loans could see double-digit growth this year, with the majority originating in the trust industry.
Andy Xie, Independent Economist, says that China is showing some resolve in reigning in its credit bubble.
Marc Desmidt, Head of Alpha Strategies & Strategic Product Management at BlackRock Asia Pacific, explains the factors that could propel emerging markets higher this year.