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While relations between America and the mainland have become more complex, the general trend shows improvements, says Richard Vuylsteke, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
John Kingston, Global Director Of News at Platts, expects energy prices to see short-lived downward spikes to $20-30 a barrel on persisting market imbalances.
Terrorism acts are evolving into small-scale activities and western democratic societies face "significant limitations" in stopping them, says Levi West, Lecturer, Terrorism and National Security at Charles Sturt University.
Quincy Krosby, Market Strategist at Prudential Financial, says markets have been expecting the Fed to drop the phrase "considerable time" when discussing whether to hike interest rates.
The lone gunman was among the three killed after police stormed a cafe to end the 16-hour siege in Sydney. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports from Martin Place.
Asian stocks pulled back sharply on Monday, as investors fretted about the relentless slide in energy prices and declining manufacturing sentiment in Japan. Also in focus was a hostage incident in Sydney.
John Woods, MD, Head of Fixed Income & Senior Portfolio Manager at Citi Investment Management, explains why markets are worried about the slump in energy prices.
Japan's ruling coalition secured a landslide win in Sunday's elections but turnout was at a record low. CNBC's Kaori Enjoji has more.
Unless OPEC meets and adheres to new production levels, oil will see more downward pressure in 2015, says Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Research at JPMorgan.
Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, says the recent oil-induced turmoil in financial markets is "nonsense" as the collapse of energy markets will benefit countries.
Tomohiko Taniguchi, Special Advisor to the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, says Sunday's election results show that Japan's political system has "bought into the narrative of Abenomics."
Armed men have taken several people hostage at a cafe in Martin Place, one of Sydney's main business areas. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.
Atsushi Nakajima, Chairman of Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, says the first-quarter outlook for big manufacturers is "too cautious" amid favorable factors like a weak yen and drop in fuel prices.
Benjamin Pedley, Head of Investment Strategy, Asia at HSBC Private Bank, expects little upside for Japan's stocks next year as markets price in a weak yen, lazy balance sheets and softer growth.
Ahead of the firm's listing at 1400 in Singapore, Chua Hsien Yang, CEO at Keppel DC REIT Management, introduces the data center real estate investment trust and its growth outlook.
Easing inflation and growth being one of the fastest in the region justify the central bank's decision to keep its key interest rate steady, says Amando Tetangco, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.
On Friday, the Australian dollar hovered near multi-year lows after Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens said in an interview that the currency is "most appropriate" at 75 U.S. cents.
Want some time away from the city? CNBC's Susan Li takes you to the Blue Mountains, a mountainous region in New South Wales, in this new episode of "First Class."
Mark Tinker, Head of AXA Framlington Asia, discusses news that Beijing told its banks to step up lending in the final months of 2014 and relaxed enforcement of loan-to-deposit ratios.
Lee Quane, Regional Director for Asia at ECA International, discusses the rankings of Hong Kong and Singapore in its latest report, which surveys the living costs for expatriates in Asia.
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