The key risk for Chinese stocks is when the government decides to pull the plug on policy support, says Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy at Standard Chartered.» Read More
Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, discusses the effectiveness of a record budget in Japan.
Choon Yoon Chou, Investment Director at Aberdeen Asset Management, says current crude oil prices could be "the new level" for the coming years and explains whether that is positive for global growth.
Joseph Cheng, Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, says the chief executive's criticism of the student movement in his policy address could spark a "confrontational situation."
Jan Bellens, Global Emerging Markets Leader for Banking & Capital Markets at EY, discusses news that a deal to merge CIMB Group with RHB Capital and Malaysian Building Society, has been called off.
Alex Latzer, Regional Head for Metals and Mining Research at Kim Eng Securities, outlines the factors that helped Alcoa to beat profit expectations in the fourth quarter.
Apart from stocks, Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, recommends that investors look at diversified income assets, as 2015 may bring more volatility compared to last year.
Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, expects India's consumer price index for December to see a slight bounce up to 5.3 percent, from 4.4 percent in November, due to base effects.
Freya Beamish, Economist at Lombard Street Research, explains why China's competitiveness in many markets, including the auto sector, is in a "difficult situation."
Matthew Hegarty, Analyst at Pinnacle International, compares the performances of India and Indonesia amid plunging oil prices.
Steve Pelayo, Regional Head of Technology Research for Asia-Pacific at HSBC, explains why firms like TSMC and Delta can be viewed as the "common denominators" of the "Internet of Things" revolution.
Colin Chapman, President, New South Wales, Australian Institute of International Affairs, suspects Al-Qaeda is behind the attack of satirical French publication Charlie Hedbo.
Incumbent President Rajapaksa has conceded defeat in the presidential elections. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director at the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, discusses the factors shaping the political change.
Asia has the ability to self-sustain, which makes a return of 2013's taper tantrum unlikely as the Fed moves closer to a rate hike, says Medha Samant, Investment Director of Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.
Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ, explains his optimism for the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report due Friday.
With Chairman Lee Kun Hee still hospitalized, a major revamp of Samsung's senior management won't be announced soon, says Nam Hyung Kim, Director at Arete Research Asia.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains his optimism for Asian economies to withstand potential rises in U.S. interest rates.
While simmering distrust of Muslims in France may worsen, there is also a reassertion of French ideals like tolerance, says Tom Gerety, Collegiate Professor of Law and Humanities at New York University.
French police have identified all 3 gunmen as French Nationals, saying that one has turned himself in, while the other two are still at large. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports from Paris.
Mark Hung, Vice President of wireless technologies and research at Gartner, says refinements need to be made for driverless cars to actualize and explains his concerns about the security of "internet of things."
Rajiva Wijesinha, Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament, explains why President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is running for a third time, will see stiff competition from his former health minister, Maithripala Sirisena.
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