SD Muni, Visiting Research Professor, Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, discusses the political landscape in India as the country gears up for national elections next year.» Read More
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore is not optimistic about the debt talks on Greece. He thinks Greece's creditors need to write down its debt in order for the country to stay in the euro zone.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options, JPMorgan Investment Bank says growth in the euro zone could surprise to the upside next year. She advises investors to go long on European peripheral bonds, and to sell bunds and gilts.
Jackson Wong, Vice President of Equity Sales at Tanrich Securities says Prada is his top pick in the Hong Kong consumer sector, as it has excellent marketing strategies in China.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist, Westpac Bank says with no fresh inspiration in sight for the euro, he's inclined to sell when the currency rallies. He says 1.35 could be a good level to short the EUR/USD.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options, JPMorgan Investment Bank says that many investors have "closed shop" for the year as the risk heading into January over the fiscal cliff is too uncertain.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options, JPMorgan Investment Bank says that no politician wants to be held responsible for driving the U.S. into a recession and that there will be signs of intent to solve the fiscal cliff.
Mike Harrowell, Senior Resources Analyst, BBY says that oil will continue to trade in a tight range, as there's additional supply coming online from the U.S.
Charles Dallara, Managing Director, Institute of International Finance says that no amount of disbursement will help Greece, if economy remains stagnant.
International lenders take a third stab on Monday at reaching an agreement on lowering Greece’s debt to sustainable levels. A positive outcome would pave the way for the release of key aid to Athens and should cement the risk appetite that has resurfaced in markets, well, at least for the short-term, analysts said.
Mayuree Chowvikran, Investment Strategist, Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) delves into Thai equities, explaining how government policies will drive Thailand's benchmark stock index.
Antonio Fatas, Professor of Economics, INSEAD says the discord over Catalonia's election not only disappointed separatists, but will also undermine Spanish policies as a whole.
Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS outlines which markets he believes will be next year's winners and losers. China, India and Japan are all on his list.
Marco Bardelli, CEO, UBI Capital Singapore says Europe lacks a clear leadership to steer the region through the debt crisis.
Liu Li-Gang, Head of China Economic Research, ANZ says the economic outlook for China looks brighter next year, and forecasts that its economic growth will hit 8.1%.
Marco Bardelli, CEO, UBI Capital Singapore discusses the factors that could affect market direction in 2013. He says actions by China's new leaders in Q1 & Q2 will be crucial for investor sentiment.
Marco Bardelli, CEO, UBI Capital Singapore says Catalonia's separatist movement could inspire similar efforts in countries such as Belgium. He says this will not help the region at a time when unity is important.
Michael Langford, Proprietary Trader, StreamTrading.com says a bet on oil prices is a bet on global economic growth. He adds that the impact on energy prices from tensions in the Middle East is likely to be limited.
Kathryn Crameri, Associate Professor, Department of Spanish & Latin American Studies, University of Sydney says Catalonia's independence movement should be taken seriously as the political rumblings intensify.
David De Garis, Director & Senior Economist, NAB Global Markets Research discusses whether U.S. markets can continue their upward momentum.
Enough of the pessimism over the euro zone, says one analyst, who points out that the disaster scenarios anticipated by financial markets for the region have not played out, leaving the euro poised for a strong rally that could take it to $1.50 next year – a 17 percent gain from where it is now.
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.