Singapore's economy may have grown unexpectedly in the first quarter of the year but the manufacturing sector remains weak and that's not a great sign for the export-dependent economy, analysts say.» Read More
PK Basu, MD & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng lists the reforms that he would like India to undertake.
Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Research at Barclays, says he sees WTI oil touching $100 by next year, while Brent will likely breach $125 on geopolitical risks.
CNBC's Matthew Taylor takes on the challenge of the daily stock in 60 seconds segment and looks at Qantas' shares on news of a public showdown between former executives.
Thomas Murphy, Managing Partner, Family Office Research & Management explains why investors should consider a combination of debt and equity holdings, given the former's recent rally.
Japanese consumer electronics firms Sony and Panasonic face another two to three years of “poor profitability” if they do not regain their technological edge, Matt Jamieson, head of APAC Research with Fitch’s corporate ratings group, told CNBC on Friday.
Francis Lun, Managing Director at Lyncean Holdings explains why sales of baijiu or Chinese liquor are a barometer of corruption in China.
Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC, says despite doubts that a budget deal can be reached between European ministers at its summit, the euro will remain resilient.
Martin Hennecke, Associate Director at Tyche, says investors should get out of their positions in the euro as political wrangling in the latest European summit indicates the bloc's break-up may be looming.
Nick Verdi, Director of FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan, Barclays, says Japan's elections will continue to drive the yen in the near term, but U.S. fundamentals will be the real push to take dollar-yen to the 86 level.
Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets said the Shanghai Composite could approach pre-crisis levels of near 6,000 if Beijing eases its housing policies.
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer, Finaport believes China's positive inventory levels and its successful leadership transition will result in growth between 8-8.5 percent in 2013.
Greece’s international lenders once again failed to reach an agreement on how to bring down its debt levels, delaying the release of vital aid to Athens and pushing the euro lower. Yet all is not lost for Greece and the single currency, analysts told CNBC.
David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist, Point View Wealth Management said Hewlett Packard's valuations are very attractive as it is trading at 4 times earnings and 6 times free cash flow.
Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory, Singapore, LGT Bank says investors cannot draw comparisons between Olam and Sino-Forest given Olam's foundation as a Singapore-regulated company.
Andrew Rickards, CEO, Yoma Strategic Holdings says it helps a great deal to have a local partner, SPA Myanmar, to navigate the country's regulatory environment.
Stephen Catlin, CEO at Catlin Group says the process of calculating the total economic cost from Sandy is "complex."
Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says the currency market is optimistic over the euro zone's outlook despite the downgrade of France by ratings agency Moody's.
Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Global Asset Management, says with the fiscal cliff talks appearing to turn out positively and China's leadership transition out of the way, now is the time for investors to go back into equities.
David Poh, Regional Head of Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Private Banking, says the Moody's downgrade of France's credit rating doesn't change much, but it does raises questions on whether the rest of Europe will be impacted.
Taimur Baig, director & chief economist at Deutsche Bank discusses the issues plaguing India's economy and the reforms needed to prop up growth in the country.