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
Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura, expects markets to correct by at least 5-7% early next year, which would be a time to jump back into risk.
TPP leaders begin their final day of talks in Singapore on Tuesday, CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports on the latest developments.
Speeches by several Fed officials overnight reinforced expectations of an early taper. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris explains their comments.
Parag Khanna, Senior Fellow at the non-profit, non-partisan think tank New America Foundation, says the improvements in trade facilitation will add up to 1 to 2 trillion to the global economy
Hideki Makihara, Member of the House of Representatives of Japan, explains how Japan can benefit from legalized casinos after lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party submitted a bill to parliament.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director, Asia Economics at Credit Suisse explains why he sees better potential for Indian markets going forward while Indonesia remains vulnerable.
The Asia Squawk Box team discuss what's on the agenda for the 12 members of the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Japan's economy grew 0.3 percent in the third quarter from the previous one, revised down from am initial estimate of 0.5 percent, data showed.
Markus Schomer, Chief Economist, Pinebridge Investments, explains why the yen's weakness offsets pessimism over Japan's weak revised third-quarter growth data.
Markus Schomer, Chief Economist, Pinebridge Investments, says the improvement in global economic data will probably lead to another good run in equities next year.
Investors received some strong data out of China over the weekend. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris explains.
Catherine Mellor, Director for Asia at U.S. Chamber of Commerce, explains the implications of the WTO's global trade facilitation pact and her outlook on the TPP negotiations.
David Kuo, CEO at The Motley Fool, likens the U.S. Federal Reserve's stimulus program to water wings supporting the economy, and states the case for why these should come off.
Upbeat U.S. jobs data spurred gains on Wall Street last week. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah explains what the data means for a Fed taper.
Shekhar Kapur, Indian film director, producer and actor, discusses the state of film-making and how Mandela will be remembered in India.
Shekhar Kapur, Indian film director, producer and actor, discusses his former plans on making a film about Nelson Mandela's autobiography, "Long Walk to Freedom."
CNBC's Martin Soong takes you through the latest results from CNBC's second CFO Global Council survey.
Xavier Denis, Economist & Strategist at Societe Generale Private Banking, says economies with large current account deficits will remain vulnerable next year
Richard Harris, Chief Executive at Port Shelter Investment Management ,talks about his personal experience of growing up in apartheid South Africa.
The WTO ministerial meetings wrap up in Bali later on Friday. CNBC's Lisa Oake reports on the chances of a last-minute deal.