More than 80 countries are recognizing their labor movements with a national holiday. But for the millions of unemployed Europeans, the celebrations won't help the pain. CNBC's Robert Sawatzky reports.» Read More
Mark Matthews, Head of research, Asia, Bank Julius Baer and Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Map Press think with stronger economic fundamentals, Asia appears to be more appealing to investors.
Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment advisory, LGT Bank and Sean King, Senior Vice President at Park Strategies comment on the last-minute deal to avoid the U.S. fiscal cliff.
Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment advisory, LGT Bank says the U.S. fiscal cliff deal removes some uncertainty for the markets and he is keeping overweight position on both U.S. equities and credit in 2013.
A UK parliamentary banking commission says existing reforms to ring-fence Britain's largest lenders don't go far enough to stop bankers from abusing the system. Catherine Boyle has more.
Freya Beamish, Economist, Lombard Street Research talks about the key economic challenges South Korea's president-elect faces.
Marco Bardelli, CEO, UBI Capital Singapore says fiscal expansion does not equal to economic growth, there are still many structural issues facing Japan's economy.
Investors will be keeping a close eye on reaction to S&P's souring outlook on the UK credit rating. Catherine Boyle has more .
As more people in China get wealthier, many are looking for ways to better protect their health and belongings. CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a look at the state of insurance in China.
Despite global growth continuing to lag, economic downturn is not necessarily the enemy of environmental preservation according to Bernard Fautrier, VP & CEO, The Foundation Prince Albert II of Monaco who says the development of a green economy could boost global growth by creating jobs.
Melissa Kidd, Director from Lombard Street Research says investors shouldn't be too optimistic on the recent rebound in China data because they come from a very low base. The overall picture for China economy and markets is still very bearish.
Tom Albanese, CEO of Rio Tinto discusses the impact of China's recovery on commodity prices as well as the company's latest round of cost-cutting measures.
Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac Bank, Australia talks about the direction he sees for major forex crosses such as the dollar-yen, euro-dollar and the Australian dollar, and explains why.
CNBC presents the 11th Asia Business Leader Awards, hosted by CNBC Asia's Martin Soong and Christine Tan, from Bangkok, Thailand.
Graham Bibby, CEO & CIO of Richmond Asset Management and Founder, stockmarketnewschannel.com says the spotlight is now on HP's Board of Directors. He also suggests that investing in HP's stock is like catching a falling knife.
Nick Trevethan, Senior Commodities Strategist, ANZ Research and Graham Bibby, CEO & CIO, Richmond Asset Management talk about the factors driving the copper trade, and why China's recovery may cause a rebound in prices by Q2 next year.
Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank shares his view about France's downgrade by Moody's. He says talks about debt forgiveness for Greece could also trigger downgrades for other core EU nations.
Praveen Jagwani, CEO of UTI International talks about India's policies and the implications on stocks and bond markets.
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO of Jevons Global holds about 30% of gold in his portfolio. But he's now looking at diversifying into gold and silver stocks, which he says are relatively cheaper vs the precious metals.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of Global FX Strategy at Credit Agricole & Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global talk about France's rating woes, and expectations on the RBA's policy move.
Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist, Citi & Richard Harris, Chief Executive of Port Shelter Investment Management says the yen selloff is overdone and the BoJ can't do much to weaken the yen in the near future.