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» Read More
Matt Koppenheffer, Senior Banking Analyst at Motley Fool, discusses the U.S. banking arena and delves deeper into why investors are cashing out of Bank of America.
Jose Vinals, Financial Counselor & Director of Monetary & Capital Markets at the IMF, warns that the longer excessive monetary policy easing is in place, the more risks they pose to financial stability.
Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, talks about the euro currency showing some signs of cracking as bigger things happen outside the euro zone.
The Singapore Exchange is confident the number of companies looking to go public will increase this year, SGX President Muthukrishnan Ramaswami told CNBC.
Patrick Wang, Managing Director & Semiconductor Analyst at Evercore Partners, says that as much as Intel talks about getting into smartphones and tablets, PCs are what really move the needle for the company.
Peter Vessenes, Chairman & Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation talks about the risks, opportunities and scope of investing in Bitcoin
Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, President of the Singapore Exchange says securities and derivatives trading lifted Q3 earnings and he sees room for improvement in the bourse's primary activity. He sounds a cautious note on guidance.
Richard Tanter, Professor in the School of Political and Social Studies at the University of Melbourne, says North Korea's provocative approach is hindering the process of negotiating peace in the region.
Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist at East Capital says crisis management is appallingly bad in Europe, but he points to Latvia as an example of a success story in governmental austerity measures.
Tony Nash, Managing Director of IHS, speaks about the state of the global economy and what impact the Boston marathon bombings along with weak data from U.S. & China will have on investor sentiment.
Tim Adams, Managing Director of the Institute of International Finance, says the bailout deal for Cyprus set a negative precedent for future bailouts and explains why he thinks Slovenia faces a recipe for challenging times.
David McAlvany, CEO at McAlvany Financial Group, says more catastrophic downsides were previously seen in gold on its road to higher levels.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore weighs in on a whole host of issues including implications of threats from North Korea and expectations from China as it braces to release a slew of economic data.
Jeff Kingston, Director of Asian Studies at Temple University, says Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's star power in Japan are instrumental in her call for infrastructure and investment support.
David Degaris, Director & Senior Economist of NAB Global Markets Research and Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics go head to head over the prospects for Australia's economy outside its mining sector. Circosta sees green shoots in the domestic economy while Degaris is still concerned about Australia's transition away from the mining and resources sector.
Peter Lunzer, CEO & CIO of Lunzer Wine Investments says many markets have realized that there is value in holding a physical commodity such as wine as opposed to cash. He addresses the challenges of investing in wine.
Will Oswald, Global Head of FICC Research at Standard Chartered is expecting some of the extra liquidity from BOJ's recent easing to flow into high yield emerging market debt. He says some of the institutional money will go into the Nikkei.
Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia at J.P. Morgan Funds, expects more regulatory changes for China over six to 12 months, but adds that all the new money coming in is not helping.
Jim Sinegal, Director of Banking Equity Research at Morningstar, expects to see encouraging signs for U.S. banks' earnings in the first quarter.
The chairman of the largest owner of industrial real estate in Japan says demand has been booming thanks to "Abenomics."
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