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
As smog shrouds most of northern China, CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris explains what measures the government is willing to take.
China's economy makes up lost ground in the third quarter but Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore voices concern about the lack of economic re-balancing and the pile-up of bad debt.
Jamal Carnette, analyst at The Motley Fool, explains how Apple is taking a subtle jab at Microsoft through its software giveaways.
The second major Apple event of the year brought about some surprises. CNBC's Julia Wood takes you through the offerings.
Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer, T3live.com explains why he's confident about the U.S. stock market rally.
Stan Ryan, Corporate Vice President, Cargill speaks about the factors behind food price volatility and the infrastructure that is needed to reduce them and boost food security.
Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management explains why the road ahead for commodities may be a volatile one.
Robert Pickel, CEO, International Swaps and Derivatives Association says despite the bad reputation that derivatives have been left with following the 2008 global financial crisis, most of the instruments used are safe.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy, BK Asset Management says the dominance of the U.S. dollar in global trade won't be challenged by Washington's fiscal battles.
SAP surprised investors by bucking the industry trend and sticking by its full-year guidance. Steve Watts, President, Asia Pacific says investment in cloud systems and fast-growing markets are paying off.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin joins the Asia Squawk Box team in Hong Kong to discuss Obamacare and the challenges that lie ahead for it.
The economic cost of the U.S. government shutdown will keep the U.S. dollar under pressure this week.
Disappointing Japanese export numbers for September show that a weak yen is failing to give exporters the boost they need, say analysts.
Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS says Japan exports aren't trading at the volumes that were expected, given the yen's current levels.
Mats Berglund, CEO of Pacific Basin, says higher utilization rates and more cargo contracts helped put the company along the path of higher earnings in the third quarter.
Chinese manufacturing activity this month is expected to be on the radar for Asian markets this week, alongside the latest Japanese inflation numbers.
Kumar Palghat, Managing Director of Kapstream Capital tells CNBC why corporate debts are a good bet right now.
Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS explains why US non-farm payrolls data, due on Wednesday, may be lower than market consensus and how will that impact Fed's tapering agenda.
Marc Desmidt, Managing Director and Head of Alpha Strategies at BlackRock Asia Pacific says stay invested in equities amid a continued risk-on, easy money environment.
Anthony Hansen, Senior Consultant for the International Wine Department at Christie's, discusses the swings in wine prices and how investors use them for both consumption and as an investment.