Christian Cullen, Former fullback of the New Zealand All Blacks, says New Zealand is definitely a favorite in the tournament but still believes that all teams stand a fair chance at winning.» Read More
A high voter turnout of nearly 75 percent is expected at polling stations as voting for Indonesia's new president begins. CNBC's Martin Soong reports from Jakarta with the latest.
Medha Samant, Investment Director of Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says change is in the air for Indonesia irrespective of who becomes the country's next president.
Noel Quinn, Regional Head of Commercial Banking at HSBC, discusses the findings of its survey which showed a sharp increase in the use of yuan among global firms this year.
Bruce Rockowitz, CEO of Global Brands Group, discusses the expectations surrounding the firm's debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Fauzi Ichsan, MD & Senior Economist at Standard Chartered Bank, discusses how Indonesia's election is influencing financial markets and outlines the challenges in store for the new president.
Voting for Indonesia's closely-fought presidential election kicked off on Wednesday. CNBC's Martin Soong introduces the two candidates and recaps their tight race.
Evan Feigenbaum, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State from 2001 to 2009, outlines the challenges that U.S. and China need to address in the annual "Strategic and Economic Dialogue."
Russ Koesterich, Global Chief Investment Strategist at Blackrock, says the financial sector is still dealing with a "legacy of unfinished business from the financial crisis."
Russ Koesterich, Global Chief Investment Strategist at Blackrock, says the overnight decline on Wall Street indicates that stocks are seeing "some fatigue after a long run."
While its economy is tied to China, Australia identifies more with the West in terms of culture, says Simon Cox, MD & Investment Strategist, Asia Pacific at BNY Mellon Investment Management.
Mark Newman, Senior Analyst for Global Memory and Consumer Electronics at Sanford C Bernstein, discusses Samsungs' lower-than-expected profit and sales forecast for the second quarter.
Carlo Barel Di Sant'albano, CEO, International at Cushman & Wakefield, says investors are being "careful and cautious" by moving capital around the global property space.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah explores why the sheer size of China's market share will have a huge effect on the global energy industry.
Jacob Kirkegaard, Research Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, highlights similarities between Japan and Australia and what that means for their stance on China.
Michael Jones, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Riverfront Investment Group, says U.S. stocks will see a pullback by year-end, which will be a good buying opportunity.
With the 2014 World Cup final less than a week away, trading today's global macro-economic environment could be likened to some aspects of the game.
Mark Thompson, Director, Southeast Asia Research Centre at City University of Hong Kong, says Jokowi failed to build a strong image and was put on the defensive by "black propaganda" from his opponent.
Fan Cheuk Wan, CIO, Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse Private Banking and Wealth Management, outlines the requirements for Asian firms to see a boost in earnings.
Hiroyasu Sato, Chief Portfolio Manager, Tokio Marine Asset Management, describes reasons why investors should remain bullish on Japanese stocks.
Lutfey Siddiqi, MD, Foreign Exchange Asia-Pacific at UBS, draws analogies between global financial markets and the World Cup.
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