Asian indices traded mostly higher in Friday's afternoon session, after Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament's lower house.» Read More
Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy, HSBC, explains why political crises in Thailand and Ukraine are unlikely to impact financial markets.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick spoke to Petro Poroshenko, President-elect of Ukraine, about his top priorities for the country.
Jonathan Stone, Chairman of Asian Art at Christie's, discusses the vintage wine collection of Sir Alex Ferguson that will be put up for auction in Hong Kong.
Adrian Mowat, MD & Chief Asian and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at JP Morgan, explains why Thailand's economy can withstand the negative repercussions of the political crisis.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director, World Bank, says Thai leaders need to consider the economic consequences caused by the political crisis.
Adrian Mowat, MD & Chief Asian and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at JP Morgan, describes his experience in Bangkok after Thailand's military declared martial law last week.
A strong opposition to the coup may result in the army taking repressive action, says Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Director of Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University.
Victor Chu, Chairman & CEO, First Eastern Investment Group, says investors can look to Thailand for investment opportunities as stability may return after a military takeover in the country.
Steve Vickers, CEO at Steve Vickers & Associates, explains why the current military coup in Thailand will have deeper repercussions than previous army takeovers.
Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the upcoming parliamentary elections will likely reflect public approval towards the European Union.
Despite quarterly profit slumping 28 percent on year , Jeffrey Schwartz, Co-founder & Chairman, Executive Committee, Global Logistic Properties, explains why the firm had "an incredible year."
Kurt Volker, Executive Director, McCain Institute for International Leadership and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, says regardless of election outcomes in Ukraine, Russia will still call the results illegitimate.
Thomas Byrne, SVP, Asia-Pacific, Middle East Sovereign Risk Group at Moody's, explains how Thailand's ongoing political crisis may impact its economy.
Stephen Wood, Chief Market Strategist, Russell Investments, explains why geopolitical risks in Thailand, Crimea and Ukraine present buying opportunities for investors.
Thailand's military seized control of the government in a bloodless coup on Thursday evening. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports live from Bangkok.
John Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University, says HSBC's preliminary reading of Chinese manufacturing is a good sign but explains why he's cautious.
Dickie Wong, Executive Director at Kingston Securities, explains why shares of China's second biggest trainmaker by sales saw a negative open at its Hong Kong market debut.
Darren Buckley, President, American Chamber of Commerce, Thailand, explains why the declaration of martial law is actually a positive move for Thailand.
Johan De Nysschen, President of Infiniti, explains why the automaker's new model will be a good fit for the Hong Kong market.
Jaspal Bindra, Group Executive Director & CEO, Asia, Standard Chartered Bank, explains why an interest rate hike in the U.S. will be a shot in the arm for the lender's bottom line.
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