Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says geopolitics are unlikely to affect oil since prices are being supported by firm underlying demand.» Read More
David Lennox, Resources Analyst at Fat Prophets, says the move to lift production is part of Rio Tinto's future plans to meet market potential in 2020.
Alaistair Chan, Economist at Moody's Analytics, says issues like overcapacity and deflationary pressures will compel Beijing to unleash more stimulus measures in the months ahead.
Keagan York, Head of FX Strategy, Compass Global Markets, expects investors to continue buying into the Aussie dollar which may strengthen to $0.95 to $0.97 against the U.S. dollar next year.
Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, explains his optimism for Japan to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.
Vishnu Varathan, Senior Economist at Mizuho Bank, expects manufacturing to remain weak throughout 2014 but says a rebound in China's factory activity may provide a slight boost.
Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, expects consumer price and wholesale price inflation for June to remain weak until the last quarter of this year, and warns of persisting underlying pressures.
Nilesh Shah, MD & CEO, Envision Capital, says a better-than-expected first quarter earnings indicate that Infosys' full year guidance may have been too "conservative."
The appointment of the cabinet is the first thing that investors will be looking out for after the election, says Andrew White, Managing Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Jakarta.
Saurabh Mukherjea, CEO, Institutional Equities, Ambit Capital, says the previous annual deficit target is "ludicrous" and expects the new government to change it to 4.3 to 4.5 percent.
Yifan Hu, Head of Research & Chief Economist at Haitong International Securities, identifies factors behind low inflation and explains why the outlook for wholesale prices remains weak.
Anies Baswedan, Campaign Manager for Joko Widodo, elaborates on the presidential candidate's stance on issues like fuel subsidies and food security.
Mark Hibbs, MD & Portfolio Manager, Adamas Asset Management, says Japan's trade balance is a "structural issue" and explains why the Japanese yen isn't weak enough.
Besides pressure from the upcoming iPhone 6, Samsung is facing challenges from the low-end smartphone market, says Bob O'Donnell, Founder and Chief Analyst, Technalysis Research.
Nizam Idris, MD, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies of Macquarie, picks infrastructure, fiscal consolidation, inflation and revenue widening as the four key issues in India's budget.
David Lea, Senior Analyst, Europe, Control Risks, says terrorism in Europe may changed a little since 2005 but extremists still exist within the U.K.
Masayuki Kichikawa, Chief Japan Economist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says the Bank of Japan's comments indicate that it maintains a "cautiously optimistic" view on the country's economy.
Marc Saluzzi, Chairman, The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, says it aims to become the investment hub for Chinese firms in Europe.
Sean King, Vice President at Park Strategies, says Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to South Korea isn't about North Korea but rather, it is an "anti-Japan and U.S. play."
Mike Seidel, Meteorologist & Field Reporter for The Weather Channel, tells CNBC the latest developments of the Hurricane Arthur from Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
Liew Mun Leong, Chairman, Changi Airports Group, says the Singapore airport had a good year in 2013 for receiving 54 million passengers. He later outlines future plans for two more terminals.
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