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Adrian Mowat, Chief Asian & Emerging Markets Equity Strategist, JP Morgan Securities Asia Pacific says India is at the top of his list of investment destinations next year due to its currency and low interest rate environment.
Nathan Bell, Research Director, Intelligent Investor thinks Australia's top banks are unlikely to raise fresh capital as that would impact dividends. He adds that cutting dividends is tantamount to heresy in Australia.
Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director of FX Strategy, BK Asset Management explains why he thinks the Euro is on the upside in Asian trade. He adds that it's a near certainty that Greece will soon receive its next tranche of aid.
Adrian Mowat, Chief Asian & Emerging Markets Equity Strategist, JP Morgan Securities Asia Pacific says Asian earnings have been downgraded by 15% this year, with obstacles ahead for profitability.
Jeffrey Christian, Founder & Managing Director, CPM Group says investors are growing extremely cautious about gold, resulting in selling as prices strengthened in recent weeks.
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Adolfo Laurenti, Deputy Chief Economist & MD at Mesirow Financial, says there are a lot of conflicts to be reconciled at the European Union meeting but it is unlikely to result in a breakdown in budget talks.
Larry McDonald, Senior Director, Credit Sales & Trading, Newedge Group says the recent market sell-off is not as serious as previous ones as it is not systemically driven.
Rather than meet expectations for more easing, Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke took Congress to task for leading the U.S. to a dire fiscal situation that could cause another recession.
Paul Smith, Asia Pacific MD of the CFA Institute discusses the new trends emerging in the financial services industry. He thinks it includes whistle-blowing, and a lack of fear among traders to speak out.
Paul Murray, MD of Life & Health Products at Swiss Re thinks longer life spans in Asia will drive up health care costs, which presents a big opportunity for both governments & the health insurance sector.
Yoshito Sakakibara, Executive Director, Investment Research, JP Morgan Asset Management says there's no doubt that Japan's economy is weakening. He adds that any policy that will help support growth will be badly needed.
Sebastien Galy, Senior Currency Strategist, Societe Generale and Paul Gambles, Managing Partner at MBMG International discuss dollar direction on the pretext of a resolution to the fiscal cliff.
Paul Gambles, Managing Partner, MBMG International talks about Greece and its debt sustainability issue amid ongoing Eurogroup discussions over the next tranche of aid for the country.
Tom Price, Global Commodity Analyst, UBS AG explains why he has a price target of $1,900 per ounce for gold in mid-2013.
Cindy Shaw, Managing Director, Technology, Discern says HP's write-down on its Autonomy acquisition raises questions about the quality of its board and management. She says the company has a lot of problems to overcome in this post-PC era.
Steve Wood, Chief Market Strategist, Russell Investments says the key to successful monetary policy is sequencing - the Fed should provide short term liquidity stimulus to create fiscal discipline.
Paul Gambles, Managing Partner, MBMG International thinks the U.S. should go off the fiscal cliff. He says avoiding it is just kicking the can down the road and that a recession is what its economy needs.
Hewlett-Packard admits that a British company called "Autonomy" it bought last year lied about its finances, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Financial markets are back in risk mode amid optimism that a deal will be done to avert a U.S. “fiscal cliff” of looming tax hikes and spending cuts. Even news of France being stripped of its much-coveted triple-A credit rating is unlikely to put a dent in stock market gains, analysts told CNBC.
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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