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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.
Todd Cione, COO of Microsoft Asia Pacific, speaks to CNBC about the upgraded Windows Office and the importance of consumer privacy.
John Sculley, Partner at Sculley Brothers and former CEO at Apple, says investors may be treating Apple's stock unfairly.
Carl Hess, Global Head of Investment at Towers Watson, says equities are reasonably valued at this point, but that weak economic fundamentals still hold a long-term sway over the markets.
Eric Bleeker, Senior Tech Analyst at The Motley Fool, says the recent falls in Apple's stock price is a case of investors getting ahead of themselves. He is confident Apple will find the right way to return cash to shareholders.
Mathew Driver, Division President for Southeast Asia at Mastercard, says the first step to gaining penetration in Myanmar's debit and credit card market is to ensure better access to bank accounts.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, warns that equity markets are set for a choppy ride in the coming months.
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.