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Yusuf Alireza, CEO at Noble Group, tells CNBC why the commodities trading firm remains upbeat for 2013, despite posting a 14 percent fall in fourth quarter profit on losses at its agriculture business.
Diane Choyleva, Lombard Street Research and Chi Lo, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, go head to head over the future of China's economy as the the National People's Congress gets into full swing.
David Dearie, CEO of the world's second largest wine company Treasury Wine Estates, explains how the Chinese consumer's appetite for red wine is presenting exciting opportunities in Asia.
Since markets got back online after the week-long Lunar New Year holiday last month, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has fallen as much as 4 percent or gained as much as 2.25 percent in a single session.
A wave of new money coming into equity markets is a "powerful force" to reckon with and means that risks such as the U.S. budget cuts and uncertainty in Italy are unlikely to derail a stellar rally in the markets, one expert told CNBC.
Benchmark oil prices may be vulnerable to further selling pressure with some predicting U.S. crude futures may drop below $90 a barrel this week though a positive jobs report on Friday may help contain the losses.
Over-capacity in the global container ship market will continue to provide a drain on profit growth in 2013, according to Maersk CEO of North Asia, Tim Smith
John McDonnell, COO at Patron Spirits, says demand for tequila in the Asia Pacific remains strong, as the company taps into the region's insatiable demand for luxury products.
Kwon Ping Ho, Chairman at luxury hotel company Banyan Tree Holdings, says demand for its big-ticket projects is helped by the "wealth effect" in Asia.
Laura Fitzsimmons of JPMorgan explains how Asian equities will benefit if the Bank of Japan powers ahead with easing measures in its April meeting.
Tim Smith, North Asia CEO at Maersk Line, explains how the company is tackling the challenges of the container shipping industry and gives his outlook for 2013.
Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi, thinks the RBA will likely keep rates on hold at its March policy meeting but says there is scope for another 25 bps in cuts over the next 6 months. There is ammunition to sell the AUD at this point, he says.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP of Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, says while the U.S. economy still faces headwinds, real-money investors remain comfortable holding long positions on stocks.
Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, says the rotation from bonds to equities is in full flow, despite concerns over the U.S. 'sequester' spending cuts.
CNBC's Asia Squawk Box goes over this week's winners and losers.
Jay Richards, Investment Manager, GTL Capital Management says the Mongolian government is in a better position than Rio Tinto in terms of pressuring the company to come to terms with payments on the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine.
Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank, is concerned about slowing global growth and believes the uptick we've seen in China is temporary. He highlights the US as having the most long-term growth potential.
Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist of Global Markets Research at Deutsche Bank, says Asia still has pockets of strong growth despite global regulatory uncertainty.
Neal Dihora, Equity Analyst at Morningstar, says defense companies need certainty on the US 'sequester' spending cuts in order to carry on with their business plans.
Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group, explains why he thinks the looming sequester in the US is a drop in the bucket relative to the budget.
Part of the CNBC Asia team since 1993, Soong is one of the founding anchors and co-anchor of CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box."
Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming, co-anchoring Squawk Box Asia and anchoring The Call.
Oake is a financial news anchor and producer as well as an independent journalist who anchors exclusively for CNBC Asia Pacific.