China’s yuan hit a fresh record high on Tuesday and unprecedented demand has made it stand out as one of the world’s most attractive currencies.» Read More
Beat Wittmann, CEO and Partner at independent investment-management group, Dynapartners says that the U.S. needs some form of tax reform and that Congress will eventually meet a deal on the "fiscal cliff."
Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO, Swiss Asia Capital, says that huge derivatives positions are currently capping gold prices but explains why the bullion will soon break to the upside.
Colin Chapman, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Stratfor, discusses geopolitical risks in 2013 including the upcoming elections in Japan and South Korea.
Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, says that there's a lot of opportunity in Asian stocks, especially over the longer term.
Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital says that real danger is when the U.S. doesn't go over the "cliff" as budget deficits will get bigger.
A cloud of uncertainty has been lifted as Greece’s lenders agree on new debt targets, paving the way for the country to receive another tranche of aid, but one expert says Greece needs growth.
Michael Marshall, Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations at Minor Hotel Group talks about the company's global expansion plans, particularly in emerging markets like Russia and Sri Lanka.
Toby Lawson, Head of Financial Futures & Options and Cash Equities, at Newedge Asia Pacific explains the reforms China has undertaken to develop its futures market. He says full liberalization of the yuan is essential for more progress.
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.
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.