Shekhar Kapur, Indian film director, producer and actor, discusses the state of film-making and how Mandela will be remembered in India.» Read More
The Year of the Snake, which starts on February 10, may prove more successful for those born in the Year of the Rabbit, according to research firm Wealth-X, which says rabbits dominate the ranks of those globally with wealth of $30 million or more.
China has stepped up its anti-corruption drive, ahead of the annual Lunar New Year celebrations. And as CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports, that's putting a damper on the local retail scene.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse says India's economy will start to pick up in its next fiscal year.
Bob O'Donnell, Program VP, Clients and Displays, IDC says Sony has a lot of valued assets that they have yet to pool together. He adds that the convergence of Sony's technologies will set them apart from the rest of the sector.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics, Credit Suisse thinks the markets are due for a correction. He adds that the correction will depend on fiscal issues in the U.S. and Europe.
Famed Japanese architect Tadao Ando talks to CNBC's Christine Tan about his creative vision. He discusses how the global economy is affecting his business.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics, Credit Suisse explains why he thinks China will not experience a sustained recovery this year. He cites a lack of private sector investments and an over-reliance on credit as reasons.
Chris Wei, Group CEO, Great Eastern discusses his firm's full-year earnings release. He adds that the insurer has become a little bit more bullish on equities, bearish on fixed income.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research, ANZ says a rise in the euro should indicate that things are getting better in the euro zone. He adds that the rally shouldn't persist forever.
Clem Chambers, CEO, ADVFN says inflation is the easiest way for major economies to reduce the value of their debt. He says monetizing debt is the way to drive inflation in Japan.
Clem Chambers, CEO, ADVFN explains why Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies could lead to a complete change in the country's paradigm.
Dodge Dorland, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, Landor & Fuest Capital Managers says activist investor David Einhorn has a good point and that Apple is going against its longer term goal to distribute cash back to its shareholders.
Todd Horwitz, Chief Strategist, Adam Mesh Trading Group is short gold as long as it stays below $1,700. He sees a continued downtrend in prices.
Rigan Wong, Equity Analyst for Asia Transportation, Citi says Singapore Airlines has to cut the number of pilots it has to improve its bottom line.
Ben Lichtenstein, President, Tradersaudio.com breaks down the charts for U.S. Treasurys. He says the upside potential for the bond market is over.
Ben Lichtenstein, President, Tradersaudio.com sees 1,486 as the next support level for the S&P 500. He says technology stocks are ripe for a rally.
The Great Depression in 1929, the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941 and the dot-com bubble bursting in 2001 – all these events happened during the year of the snake. So, should we be worried about what 2013 - the latest Chinese Year of the Black Water Snake – has in store for us? The annual Feng Shui Index brought out by Asian brokerage CLSA gives some clues.
Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS tells CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar how the bank's China business weighed on the firm's earnings. He explains how Singapore's property tightening measures will impact his bank.
Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says commodity prices may find some support if Mario Draghi signals that he will support existing stimulus. He adds that Chinese data due tomorrow will weigh on prices as well.
Philippe Uzan, Chief Investment Officer, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management explains why he's searching for clues in ECB chief Mario Draghi's comments. He is optimistic that EUR/USD will have a better year in 2013.
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.