Asian equity markets sold off sharply across the board on Friday amid a flight-to-safety.» Read More
Lee Sung-Yoon, Assistant Professor of Korean Studies, Tufts University, & Frances Cheung, Senior Strategist, Asia ex-Japan, Credit Agricole discuss the electoral prospects for Park Geun-Hye & Moon Jae-In.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at shares of Apple in the aftermath of Samsung's decision to drop an injunction to impose a sales ban on some Apple products in Europe.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at Cosco Corp, which won a contract worth US$370 million from a European customer to build a vessel.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific, RBS says USD/JPY should continue on its trend lower as the BOJ may adopt further easing measures in its first policy meeting following the LDP's win.
CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at Li Ning's shares which fell 2.3 percent after the company warned of substantial loss for 2012.
Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist, Westpac Institutional Bank, explains why the yen selloff is set to run out of steam ahead of the BOJ meeting this week.
Stephen Hogan, Senior Private Client Adviser, Equities/Derivatives, Novus Capital says risk assets should rally in the coming months. He says it's a good time to add some exposure to stocks like BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.
David Ellis, Head of Australian Banking Research, Morningstar Australasia says he is very optimistic about the big four banks in Australia, due to their strong market positions.
Hamish Pepper, FX Strategist for Asia Pacific at Barclays Capital, says the dollar is likely to trade around 86 yen within 3 months on the likelihood of more easing from the BOJ following the Japan elections.
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.