Firas Maksad, Managing Director of Global Policy Advisors, gives his assessment of the Middle East situation two and a half years since the Arab Spring.» Read More
Gary Schlossberg, Economist, Wells Capital Management discusses what the Fed may do ahead of the fiscal cliff. He adds that any outright bond buys will help commodities and stocks.
Yu-dee Chang, Principal and Chief Advisor, ACE Investment Strategists thinks the U.S. economy will have a better year in 2013. He also suggests tips on how investors can gain exposure to real estate.
Yu-dee Chang, Principal and Chief Advisor, ACE Investment Strategists believes U.S. policymakers will be able to find common ground once they have exhausted all possibilities. He expects a resolution by mid-January.
Canada says it will allow no further deals by Chinese state-owned enterprises after approving a $15.1 billion acquisition of Canadian energy firm Nexen by China's CNOOC. Experts say watch this space.
The rising class of consumers in India is driving the next wave of innovation in companies hope to tap that growth. CNBC's Chloe Cho looks at how some companies are developing their technologies to cater to the consumer class.
Arthur Zafiropoulo, Chairman and CEO, Ultratech talks about the company's second time expanding in Singapore and its goal to double revenue capacity in the city-state.
Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist, National Australia Bank sees a 5 to 10 year recovery process in the euro zone. He says the issue of social stability has been neglected in the region's debt talks.
Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist, National Australia Bank warns of a multi-speed economy in Australia. He says the country is 12-18 months away from the peak of the building phase of its mining boom.
Damon Vickers, Managing Director & CIO, Damon Vickers & Co. says the U.S. and Europe are moving towards more "feel-good" policies which will impede recovery and progress.
Ricco DeBlank, CEO of Hotels, Sun Hung Kai Properties sees occupancy rate of around 92% in its hotels in Hong Kong. He also projects double digit growth from 2011's record year in the region.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS cites weak economic data and political uncertainty in Europe as reasons to sell the euro. He sees the currency falling to 1.24 against the dollar by the end of the year.
Damon Vickers, MD & CIO, Damon Vickers & Co. expects China's demand for resources will fuel its takeover appetite. He adds that China will soon take over swathes of industries in the West.
Michael Raska, Research Fellow, Institute of Defence & Strategic Studies, NTU, explains what may be delaying North Korea's rocket launch. He adds that the threat of possible sanctions may have also spooked Pyongyang.
Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist, Orb Global Investments says the improvement in non-farm payrolls will be positive for dollar sentiment. He adds that data from China will also help lift currencies broadly.
Glenn Maguire, Principal & Chief Economist, Asia Sentry Advisory says Canada's approval of CNOOC's bid for Nexen will set an important precedent. He adds that Canada will need Chinese investment to tap its immense reserves.
Glenn Maguire, Principal & Chief Economist, Asia Sentry Advisory says the positive jobs data is just another sign that the U.S. economy is getting back on the growth path. He adds that it's key that policymakers safeguard the momentum.
A Facebook post back in July leads to a Wells notice for the CEO of Netflix. Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities, weighs in.
One in six people worldwide can't get water to drink, and this problem shows no signs of abating. But one company is trying to improve the situation by recycling. CNBC's Chloe Cho spoke to Olivia Lum, Executive Chairman & Group CEO, Hyflux to find out more.
Patricia Jackson, Head of Financial Regulatory Advice for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, Ernst & Young says there is currently a conflict between the need for growth through increased bank lending and the need for stability in the sector.
Scott Russell, Head of Insurance Research, Asia, Macquarie says the Chinese property & casualty space is performing better than life insurance. He is positive on PICC's debut in Hong Kong, but prefers its subsidiary PICC P&C.
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