Tim Smith, North Asia CEO of Maersk Line says a reduction in costs helped first-quarter earnings swing back into the black from a loss a year ago. He says new capacity coming into the Chinese market are driving freight rates down.» Read More
Tim Smith, North Asia CEO of Maersk Line says a reduction in costs helped first-quarter earnings swing back into the black from a loss a year ago. He says new capacity coming into the Chinese market are driving freight rates down.
Chanitr Charnchainarong, Executive Vice President of Thailand's Stock Exchange says the pipeline for new listings looks healthy as more firms from diversified sectors apply.
Michael Spencer, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Deutsche Bank, says that in three to six months it will be obvious to investors that there is growth in Asia.
Paul Gambles, Managing Partner at MBMG International, explains why he does not see any evidence that the U.S. central bank is mapping out any exit.
Bruce Kasman, Chief Economist & Managing Director of Global Research at JP Morgan says that the global environment is shifting in favor of risky assets with reduced tail risks after global central bank moves.
Tim Piechowski, Associate Portfolio Manager at Alpine Capital Research explains why the buyout offers from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Management's substantially undervalues the company.
Jim McCaughan, CEO at Principal Global Investors says the Fed has been on the right track and very transparent about its plans.
Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial, says gridlock issues in the U.S. are exacerbating the problems for the economy and adds that the bulk of the sequester could hit in the summer next year.
Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial thinks the U.S central bank could taper stimulus in September, but explains why that does not mean a tightening of monetary policy.
While growth in the world's third largest economy, Japan, surpassed expectations in the first quarter, an important pillar of growth was missing: revival in capital spending.
To really take the shine off the euro, policymakers need to show they are serious about pushing rates into negative territory.
Frank Calderoni, CFO & Executive VP at Cisco, crunches the company's earnings numbers, citing growth in the U.S. as one of the key drivers.
In light of Sunshine Oilsands' quarterly loss, John Zahary, President and CEO, says the company's projects are in pre-production stage and revenue will start coming in soon.
Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) welcomes the recent safety pact signed by international retailers, but says more needs to be done.
Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, thinks Japan's QE program could be a potential disaster, particularly for the rest of Asia, Germany, and certain U.S. corporates.
Chinese economic data for April has largely underperformed market expectations prompting many economists to rethink their growth projections for the world's second largest economy.
Japanese equities have risen a "bit too fast" and appear to be somewhat "bubbly," according to the former vice finance minister of Japan, as the Nikkei crossed the key 15,000 on Wednesday.
Eisuke Sakakibara, Professor of Aoyama Gakuin University and Former Vice Finance Minister of Japan says Japan will achieve 2 to 2.5% real growth, while dollar-yen will turn around from 105.
Peter Anderson, CEO of Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the government is asking the business community to pay more with this year's budget statement.
Shelly Painter, Regional Managing Director of Vanguard Asia says Vanguard's first ETF in Asia, the Asia ex-Japan index ETF, offers a cost of entry that is about half the industry average.
Part of the CNBC Asia team since 1993, Soong is one of the founding anchors and co-anchor of CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box."
Oake is a financial news anchor and producer as well as an independent journalist who anchors exclusively for CNBC Asia Pacific.
Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming, co-anchoring Squawk Box Asia and anchoring The Call.