In a bid to boost work efficiency, the Seoul Metropolitan Government is allowing employees to take after-lunch naps starting from August. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.» Read More
Philip Wong CEO of China Xintiandi, a subsidiary of Shanghai-based property developer Shui On Land discusses the $500 million investment from Canada's Brookfield Property Partners.
Ahead of China's official PMI figure and HSBC's final reading, CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells you what to expect.
With India, Indonesia, Brazil and South Africa scheduled to hold elections in the next year, politics are set to be a key driving force in emerging markets.
Dominic Schneider, Head of Commodity Research at UBS, says the industrial nature behind demand for silver will never make it a replacement for gold.
Earnings results from China’s big banks show profit growth slowed in the third quarter, with bad loans seen as one of the main challenges.
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank discusses if Asian households have overstretched their balance sheets.
Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, delivers his verdict on the effectiveness of Abenomics on the Japanese market and economy.
Mike Werner, Senior Equity Analyst, Chinese & HK Banks at Sanford C. Bernstein says it's too early to tell whether there's a crisis but thinks big banks will benefit in the short-term.
Atul Goyal, Senior Analyst at Jefferies says a leadership change at Nintendo will happen by the end of 2013-2014, but still maintains a buy rating on the stock.
The Chinese computer giant is tapping Hollywood heartthrob Ashton Kutcher to design its tablets.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments warns the new chiefs at the Fed will be a very opinionated bunch, which will create market volatility.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments deconstructs what the Fed decision says about the future path the central bank intends on taking.
Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief at Forbes Media, says Russian leader Vladimir Putin has outshined Barack Obama in terms of leadership this year.
Michael Gayed, chief investment strategist at investment advisors Pension Partners thinks U.S. equities may be on the verge of a potential bubble.
Sales of gold coins and bars recovered in October, suggesting physical buyers remain robust despite bullion's 20 percent plunge this year.
Ritesh Maheshwari, Managing Director, Financial Services Ratings for Asia-Pacific at Standard & Poor's pinpoints Malaysia and Thailand as the nations most vulnerable to rising household debt.
Mirko Bordiga, Regional Director, Asia Pacific at McLaren Automotive says robust in Asia for luxury cars remain robust. The firm has 4 dealerships in China and plan on 8 more.
Onions prices have skyrockteted 320 percent over the past 12 months. The Asia Squawk Box team discusses what that means for consumers.
Paul Gambles, Managing Partner, MBMG International dismisses September's industrial output data, and stresses the important of reducing national debt.
Robert Cook, President and CEO, Asia at Manulife Financial describes the "barbelling" approach that most Asian retail investors take when managing risk.