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CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and takes a look at the shares of Overseas Union Enterprise which led a consortium that launched a $10.7 billion bid for Fraser and Neave.
Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, explains why investors should focus more on the euro zone, not the fiscal cliff.
Andrew Gilhom, Head of Asia Analysis at Control Risk tells CNBC he expects continuity in terms of foreign policy in China.
James Gruber, Author, "Asia Confidential", is cautiously optimistic on Xi Jinping's capability to pull off drastic structural reforms, which include battling corruption and staving off unrest.
David Zweig, HK University of Science & Technology, Chris Johnson, CSIS and Viktor Shvets, Credit Suisse discuss the importance of Japanese ties to China's new leaders.
CNBC takes an in depth-look at the capability of China's new leadership to implement change with David Zweig from the HK University of Science & Technology and Chris Johnson from CSIS.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at Sharp's shares which surged 6.5% on speculation of a possible Intel and Qualcomm deal.
Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered explains why the Chinese leadership transition is important for investors' long-term strategy in the mainland.
Mike Werner, Senior Equity Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein also said he expects regulation for the Chinese banking sector to accelerate in the next 6 to 12 months.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at Olympus which made a strong comeback today, on stellar results in the third quarter.
David Greene, Senior Corp FX Dealer at Western Union Business Solutions, says problems in the euro zone will continue despite an agreement by Greece's lenders to give Athens two more years to meet budget targets.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management says that Greece can be "asphyxiated slowly or strangled quickly." Either way, the euro zone is moving on.
CNBC's Matthew Taylor takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at QBE Insurance's shares which plunged on news that, the company cut it's full-year profit margin forecast after superstorm Sandy.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, says Europe's crisis increasingly looks chronic with the weak growth outlook dampening any quick solutions and suggests investors sell the single currency at 1.27.
George Boubouras, Head of Investment Strategy & Consulting, UBS Wealth Management discusses his outlook for the Japanese economy following the release of the country's GDP data.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at WIlmar's shares which jumped after a 26% rise in the company's third quarter profit.
Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC, says the euro could still strengthen in the near term despite escalating fears over Greece's rescue package.
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport explains why the fiscal cliff is concerning but "not the end of the world."
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd talks about President Obama's re-election, and the future of the relationship between the U.S. and China.
Hamish Pepper, FX Strategist of Asia Pacific Barclays at Capital, says the U.S. fiscal cliff could be bigger than the markets expect and could continue to weaken the market in the short term.