David Roche, Global Strategist at Independent Strategy, says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has disappointed on market and supply-side reforms.» Read More
Stephen Sheung, VP & Investment Strategist, SHK Private says that Hong Kong property prices are expected to go higher next year. He explains why.
Anti-government protests in Thailand over the weekend were a reminder of violent demonstrations in the recent past that have plunged the Southeast Asian state into instability. While the latest outrage was a cause of concern for investors, the risks appear to be contained, as of now, experts told CNBC.
International lenders take a third stab on Monday at reaching an agreement on lowering Greece’s debt to sustainable levels. A positive outcome would pave the way for the release of key aid to Athens and should cement the risk appetite that has resurfaced in markets, well, at least for the short-term, analysts said.
James Koh, Investment Analyst, Maybank Kim Eng says that an overhang will remain over Olam's shares as investors are still waiting for the full report from Muddy Waters.
Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Jefferies says that the Bank of Japan is stuck in a corner and it has to act on monetary policy to appease the population.
Frederic Neumann, MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research, HSBC says China's HSBC Flash PMI data confirms the steady improvement in economic growth, especially in new export orders.
Philippe Espinasse, former investment banker and Author of "IPO: A Global Guide says that although Asian banks are sitting on a very big IPO pipeline, many of these transactions need to be restructured.
Christopher Ferrarone, Global Equity Strategist, UBS says that ECB's "Outright Monetary Transactions" programme is meaningful and that Europe's recovery will continue unless something drastic happens in Greece or Spain.
Paul Louie, Head of Regional Property Research, Asia ex-Japan, Nomura says that Hong Kong's property market will stall next year with expectations for single digit growth.
Paul Krake, Founder, View from the Peak: Macro Strategies says that the likely LDP win and a less independent BOJ will be bullish for Japanese stocks next year.
Ben Collett, Head of Japanese Equities, Louis Capital Markets says that Japan's central bank is unlikely to move on rates until after the general elections.
Gerard Debenedetoo, CEO, An Zhong Investment Management says that he is cautious about Chinese equities but sees opportunities in the fixed income market.
David Gibson, Senior Analyst, Regional Head of Software & Services., Macquarie Research Japan advises investors to short Nintendo shares when the company releases a statement on Wii U sales next week.
Andrew Economos, MD & Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia, JP Morgan Asset Management says that President Obama's trip is merely a photo opportunity as America has little conflict with the region.
As President Obama stops over in Myanmar amid his Southeast Asian tour, regional heavyweight China will be paying close attention. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris investigates what impact the visit will have on the region's delicate balance of power.
Avery Poole, Lecturer at the University of Melbourne says China will pay close attention to U.S. President Obama's visit to Cambodia and Myanmar, some of Beijing's allies in the region.
Peter Esho, Chief Market Analyst at City Index explains why he doesn't think the latest tensions in the Middle East will lead to a sustained rally in oil prices.
Cyrus Daruwala, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, IDC Financial Insights explains why dissolving Japan's lower house of parliament will help the country's banks.
Kerry Brown, Executive Director, China Studies Center, University of Sydney says the China's new leadership needs to be better communicators given their tightly defined political space.
Evan Feigenbaum, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace says the new leaders in China understand the structural challenges facing the country, and that changing the model is a matter of political will.