Asian equities put up an upbeat performance, with the exception of Shanghai, on the final trading day of the week.» Read More
Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says Hong Kong markets will ignore political instability eventually and return to fundamental drivers like the U.S. interest rates and China's economy.
Australia's national carrier Qantas is set to commence the world's longest commercial air route today. CEO Alan Joyce tells CNBC's Matthew Taylor the significance of the move.
Hong Kong Legislator Lee Cheuk-Yan, who has joined the demonstrations at Admiralty, tells CNBC that protesters have stayed out in force a day after police used tear gas and baton-charges against them.
Girija Pande, Executive Chairman of Apex Avalon Consulting, says the Indian Prime Minister put up a "mesmerizing show" at New York's Madison Square Garden and outlines Modi's agenda in the U.S..
The delayed launch of Xbox One reflects the many challenges that Microsoft faces in the mainland market, says Daniel Ives, Managing Director of FBR Capital Markets.
Sally Auld, Interest Rate Strategist at JP Morgan, says financial markets are used to "pockets of drama" around the world hence they could remain unresponsive to the protests in Hong Kong.
Beijing has tightened censorship on news related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Beijing.
Edward Chin, Founder of the Finance and Banking group in support of Occupy Central, condemns the use of force against Hong Kong civilians and urges the government to respond to protesters' demands.
Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies, discusses how ongoing pro-democracy protests could disrupt Hong Kong's economy and financial markets.
In a preview of CNBC's luxury travel program "First Class", Susan Li discovers a hidden gem in Singapore's nightlife scene.
Recent protests by workers from Hyundai Motor have once again triggered governance concerns about South Korean firms. Jamie Allen, Secretary General of the Asian Corporate Governance Association, discusses.
Bob O'Donnell, Founder and Chief Analyst at Technalysis Research, says the early release of Galaxy Note 4 shows that Samsung is concerned about the impact from iPhone 6.
Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategy at SHK Private, explains his optimism for Chinese and Japanese markets in the fourth quarter.
CNBC's Christine Tan speaks to the fourth-generation leaders behind the world's largest pewter maker Royal Selangor about their expansion plans in the mainland.
James Woolsey, Former Director of Central Intelligence, highlights the problem in the U.S.' strategy against ISIS. He also discusses the effectiveness of air strikes in Syria.
Binay Chandgothia, MD, Portfolio Manager at Principal Global Investors, says U.S. equity valuations are reasonable and global growth remains supportive of stocks moving forward.
Indian Prime Minister Modi will be looking to establish "a firm friendship" and tighter economic relations with the U.S., says Thomas Pickering, Former US Ambassador to India.
Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says the easing of core consumer inflation in August suggests that Japan's recovery may be vulnerable.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura, says Indian equities are a better buy amid China's growth slowdown.
Claudia Mo, Legislator of the Civic Party, defends the student protest against China's stance on electoral reform.
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