David Roth, CEO for EMEA and Asia at WPP's The Store, discusses the firm's survey which sees Tencent beating internet behemoth Alibaba to become the mainland's most valuable brand.» Read More
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.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac, says upside for the currency could be limited amid growing expectations for easing in Europe and divergence in global central bank policies.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, explains why he's overlooking simmering uncertainty in Greece to be overweight European equities.
Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank, says the European Central Bank will likely announce new asset purchases - corporate and sovereign bond purchases - at its meeting on January 22.
Victor Yeung, Chief Investment Officer at Admiral Investment, says the key factor determining growth for REITs in 2015 will remain on management actions like acquisitions and restructuring.
Matthew Hodge from Morningstar, expects iron ore prices to be at $70-75 per tonne in the long run and maintains bias towards bigger miners like Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.
Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, says oil prices can stage a "significant rally at some stage this year" and explains why he remains in favor of U.S. and Chinese markets.
Greg Waldron, Asia Managing Editor at Flightglobal, says the Airbus A320 jet is a "well-equipped modern aircraft" and discusses AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes' crisis management skills.
Wong Sui Jau, General Manager at fundsupermart.com, expects the Fed's first rate hike to be small and gradual, as inflationary concerns have been tamed due to lower oil prices.
Andrew Su, CEO of Compass Global Markets, expects oil prices to consolidate above $50 a barrel this quarter despite soft fundamentals remaining.
Viktor Hjort, Head of Fixed Income Research & Global Corporate Credit Strategy at Morgan Stanley, says Asia's fixed income space looks attractive due to expectations for the region's central banks to cut interest rates.
Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, expects the European Central Bank to unveil easing measures this month and explains his target of 117.60 for the euro.
The mainland's number 5 carmaker BAIC saw a tepid debut on the Hong Kong markets on Friday. CNBC's Emily Tan reports.
Juerg Kiener, MD and CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, explains when there could be a supply response to the ongoing slump in oil prices.
Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory for South Asia at LGT Bank, says there are contagion risks as the collapse in oil prices makes financing more of an issue for emerging Asia.
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