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Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist, Global Markets Research, Deutsche Bank says Asian policymakers will have problems with global quantitative easing as it will distort asset markets.
Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist, Global Markets Research, Deutsche Bank expects a better outlook for exporters in Asia next year. He sees an organic inventory re-stocking cycle worldwide as U.S. and Chinese demand increases.
Narendra Modi won a fourth successive term as the chief minister of India's Gujarat state on Thursday, a victory that could launch the prime ministerial ambitions of one of the country's most controversial leaders.
Millions of North Koreans believe their supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, is Time's "man of 2012," the New York Daily News reported.
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport says that most European equities are cheap and Asian stocks are also poised to do will as inflows increase.
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport says that regardless of the outcome on Capitol Hill, there will be a fiscal drag on the economy.
Tom Price, Global Commodity Analyst, UBS says that gold will hit $1,900 an ounce as he says the current inflationary environment will support the precious metal.
Thomas Byrne, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific & Middle East, Moody's Sovereign Risk Group says he's not too worried about Japan in the short term as along as the country can boost growth in the long run.
John Hummel, President & Principal, AIS Group believes there's a lot of skepticism on the market but as a long term investor, he remains bullish due to gold's relative strength as a financial asset.
John Hummel, President & Principal, AIS Group believes investors should include commodities in their portfolio due to growing infrastructure demand in the developing world.
South Korea's first woman president-elect Park Geun-hye has made an ambitious campaign pledge of promising to lift the country's benchmark stock index to the 3,000 mark during her five-year term. But analysts say that may not be possible given the fact that the stock market is dependent more on external factors.
Japan's incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is slated to take office next week, but the country's central bank, which concluded its two-day policy meeting on Thursday, already appears to be dancing to the leader's dovish tune, analysts told CNBC.
Food safety authorities have shut down two chicken farms in eastern China, including one that supplied Yum Brands' KFC and McDonald's.
Freya Beamish, Economist, Lombard Street Research talks about the key economic challenges South Korea's president-elect faces.
Video of crash tests that offers examples of midsize cars performing well in crash tests
Authorities in the eastern city of Qingdao have sold a land parcel for 872.4 million yuan ($140 million) in an auction that set the highest premium of the year, the latest in a series of deals to signal a mild recovery in China's property market.
Indian equities have had a bumper year, surging more than 25 percent year-to-date, and strategists expect the double-digit gains to continue into 2013. But how realistic are these expectations?
New Zealand's economy grew at its weakest rate in nearly two years during the September quarter as falling manufacturing and agricultural output offset a surge in construction, but analysts said it was unlikely to prompt a rate cut.
Eeik Lueth, Senior Regional Economist, RBS says that Park Geun-hye's win is good for markets as there will be a lot of policy continuity from the current administration.
Mark Konyn, CEO, Cathay Conning Asset Management (CCAM) says that there's a risk of going back to the "old Japan", where the government stimulated growth through easier monetary policies.
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David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, says Japanese firms are "aggressively" pursuing changes in their corporate culture after missing out on previous global opportunities.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager at Saxo Capital Markets, describes the factors impacting the rupee in Thursday trade.
Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.