Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist, Asia ex-Japan at Credit Agricole, says rising U.S. yields will be a dominant theme for emerging markets next year.» Read More
Uwe Parpart, Managing Director and Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets, says the Fed's plan to link U.S. interest rates with the country's unemployment figures raises many questions and may not be effective in creating jobs.
Peter Martyr, Global Chief Executive, Norton Rose says the U.S. is still a very important market for the law firm, despite the current economic issues.
Peter Whitley, Senior FX Analyst, Thomson Reuters, says with the elections still ongoing in Japan, it's too soon to expect any easing measures until at least the first quarter of 2013.
Ben Collett, Head of Japanese Equities, Louis Capital Markets says he's not too concerned about Japan slipping into a technical recession. He says he's more focused on the structural change occurring in the yen for his equity investments.
Hu Yoshida, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi Data Systems explains why the cost of data storage and management has been going up.
Raymond Yeung, Senior Economist, Greater China at ANZ explains why he's still optimistic about the Chinese economy despite the weaker-than-expected export data.
Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says investors shouldn't expect much from the ECB or BOE meetings later today as both central banks look set to sit on their hands.
Nick Verdi, Director of FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays, says the Australian dollar will trade lower in the near term hurt by negotiations over the fiscal cliff which he thinks won't be resolved by the year-end.
Paul Trainor, Senior Portfolio Manager, Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says investors should still be focused on yield while interest rates are falling in Australia.
David Forrester, Senior Vice President of G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, says the RBA may be pushed to cut rates further as Australia's economic data looks set to show more weakness in the near term.
Wayne Swan, Treasurer of Australia says weaker third quarter growth figures shouldn't be a concern. He says the country's economic fundamentals are still strong, despite market concerns about the slowing mining boom.
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer at Finaport, says with central banks around the world on the verge of action, emerging markets stand a good chance of outperforming in 2013.
Steve Johnson, CIO, The Intelligent Investor says Australian investors should be looking at stocks with off-shore exposure. He also says investors need to get used to a lower growth environment.
Nicki Hutley, Director of Economics, KPMG says the RBA's decision to cut interest rates by 25 basis points was not a given. She says it could be a while until the RBA moves again on rates.
Andrew Pease, Global Head of Investment Strategy at Russell Investments, says while Europe has focused on liquidity in 2012, solvency will take the spotlight in 2013.
Keagan York, Head of FX Strategy of Compass Global Markets, says the euro is currently holding firm as investors' appetite to short the currency is waning although the outlook for the currency looks bearish.
Campbell Dawson, Portfolio Manager at Elstree Investment Management, talks about his preferred Australian stocks including Qantas, Bendigo and Macquarie Bank.
Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors discusses the impact of the upcoming Japanese elections on the Bank of Japan's policies.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at Chow Tai Fook's shares which fell on reports of worse than expected earnings.
Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC, says worries about the fiscal cliff will keep the euro well-supported, with a move to 1.35 seen likely by the end of the year.