Martin Soong is the co-anchor of CNBC's Street Signs, based in Singapore. Street Signs follows the day's biggest moves to provide viewers with actionable, real-time insights. From the anchor desk to the trading desk, the show helps you to capitalize on the plays of the day.
Part of the CNBC Asia team since 1993, Soong is one of the founding anchors of the network, and has played a key role in helping shape its identity and development.
A 20-year broadcast veteran, Soong has dominated business television in Asia for two decades. He covered the Asian financial crisis, and has also reported widely, from APEC and ASEAN summits, to post-conflict zones like East Timor.
Soong has conducted countless interviews with top business leaders, including Bill Gates, Jeff Immelt, Rex Tillerson, and Carol Bartz, as well as government and political leaders such as Timothy Geithner, Jack Lew, Australian Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Soong speaks regularly at major events including the World Economic Forum.
He is the only 6-time winner of the Asian Television Awards for Best News Anchor, Voted by industry peers.
Has the Philippines done enough to attract investment money for sustained growth? CNBC's Martin Soong reports on the investment viability of the country.
Philippine equities have been one of the best performers in Asia. Hans Sicat, CEO, Philippine Stock Exchange, discusses the ratio of foreign and local money in the market.
Cesar Purisima, Secretary of Finance of the Philippines, says the country is moving to open further industries to economic participation.