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On the last trading day of 2014, Asian shares were mixed amid thin volume, with Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines shuttered for the holiday season.
Jonathan Galaviz, partner at Global Market Advisors, says recovery operations may last for a "significant amount of time", but the likelihood of retrieving the black box and flight data recorder remains high.
Vishnu Varathan, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, says the turmoil in oil markets and uncertainty surrounding the Fed's first rate hike could be a boon for India, but may hurt Malaysia and Indonesia.
In the days ahead, daily showers and thunderstorms can be expected in the area where the AirAsia plane crashed, says Justin Povick, meteorologist at AccuWeather.
Hugh Ritchie, CEO of Aviation Consultants International, says recovery efforts may not take too long as sea waters are not too rough at the moment, but he warns of unpredictable weather.
Leaders in Asia have grabbed the spotlight this year by engaging in bold reform moves. CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes a closer look in this report.
It's been a very active year for global central banks, with the Fed ending its historic easing program while its global peers engaged in easy money policies. CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar reports.
The commodity sector, with the exclusion of oil, will likely see a resurgence next year, says Jack Bouroudjian, CIO at Index Financial Partners.
Jack Bouroudjian, CIO at Index Financial Partners, says the final trading session of the year on Wednesday will provide cues on where Wall Street is headed in 2015.
Keith McGuire, instructor at the Viterbi Aviation Safety & Security Program, University of Southern California, outlines his expectations for investigation related to the AirAsia flight.
South Korean shares started 2014 as analysts' darling, but after losing nearly 5 percent year-to-date, they are fast falling out of favor.
Once investments take off in India, the economy could see 'much higher and sustainable growth rates', says Keki Mistry, CFO of HDFC
Ello will not have advertisements and the team will never sell user data, says Paul Budnitz, founder of the ad-free social media platform.
Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, explains the significances of a de-synchronizing global economy, a strengthening U.S. dollar and differentiation in asset allocations.
Christy Tan, head of Markets Strategy, Asia at National Australia Bank, outlines three issues that will be key for Asia next year and describes investment strategies that FX investors can take on.
While U.S. stocks are likely to rise going forward, traders need to get used to increasing volatility as the Fed prepares to normalize interest rates, says Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial.
Jim Hall, managing director of Hall & Associates, discusses the effectiveness of the multinational search and explains why modern tracking technology isn't able to locate the jet as of yet.
A new day of searching for AirAsia flight QZ8501 is set to resume. Search efforts have so far yielded nothing concrete. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Changi Airport in Singapore.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, outlines the key events in 2015 and describes the outlook for the U.S. dollar.
Ken Peng, Asia Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank, discusses the significances of policy divergence and the recent rout in oil prices for markets next year.
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