Bruce Kasman, Chief Economist & Managing Director of Global Research at JP Morgan says that the global environment is shifting in favor of risky assets with reduced tail risks after global central bank moves.» Read More
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research, HSBC says Asia's loose monetary conditions could cause inflation to spike again. He adds that monetary tightening may be needed.
Calvin Quek, Head, Sustainable Finance, Greenpeace East Asia expects China's government to take a long-term focus on cutting its reliance on coal. He discusses what else China can do to tackle pollution.
Ann Cairns, President of International Markets, MasterCard explains how MasterCard is doing business in Myanmar. She adds that much remains to be done to move away from being a cash-based economy.
Clarence Wong, Asia Chief Economist, Swiss Re expects life insurance premiums to grow by about 10% this year. He adds that health protection gaps in the region will also help insurers.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research, HSBC expects talks in Washington over the debt ceiling will come down to the wire, but adds that the market impact will likely be limited.
Barry Stowe, CEO, Asia, Prudential explains why his firm is focusing its efforts on Cambodia. He discusses the opportunities that Southeast Asia presents to Prudential.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist, Westpac Bank thinks Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke may not want to commit the Fed to a specific timeline on ending QE.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management sees substantial support for further gains in USD/JPY. She says there will be more monetary easing by the BOJ which will keep the yen weak.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management says Fed Chief Ben Bernanke has avoided the issue of whether the asset purchase program will end this year, but says his latest comments signal that the Fed hasn't ruled out keeping QE in place.
Charles Bradford, President at Bradford Research describes why he doubts the economics behind the precious metal given it's recent rally.
Ron Wainshal, CEO, Aircastle says the airline sector is facing credit constraint and tapping into different funding sources is important. He discusses Aircastle's expansion into Asia.
Yu-dee Chang, Principal and Chief Trader, ACE Investment Strategists believes the U.S. debt limit will be raised eventually but warns investors that it could trigger a rise in market volatility.
Yu-dee Chang, Principal and Chief Trader, ACE Investment Strategists says Apple is forbidden fruit and that it is losing its edge in innovation.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics, Credit Suisse does not expect inflation to pose a huge threat to Asian economies. He adds that the pressure on central banks to ease policy is gradually decreasing.
Serge Pun, Executive Chairman, Yoma Strategic Holdings expects a rush of FDI into Myanmar as the country continues with its efforts to introduce economic reforms.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics, Credit Suisse discusses Japan's recent efforts, led by Shinzo Abe's government, to spur growth and lift the country out of deflation.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics, Credit Suisse thinks it's usual for companies to exceed earnings expectations. He adds that the outlook from U.S. financials will be key to signal the strength of the recovery.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options, JPMorgan Investment Bank thinks the weakening won will help government efforts to fight inflation. She expects the Bank of Korea to cut rates in April before keeping policy on hold.
After the Bank of Korea left monetary policy unchanged for the consecutive third month, some analysts say the government has been forced to prop up demand. CNBC's Chloe Cho asked South Korea's Finance Minister whether he agreed with that view.
Allan Patience, Visiting Scholar, Asia Institute, University of Melbourne says a trip by Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the ASEAN region is all about building friendships to counter the rise of China.
Part of the CNBC Asia team since 1993, Soong is one of the founding anchors and co-anchor of CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box."
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Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming, co-anchoring Squawk Box Asia and anchoring The Call.