Eager to dig homeowners out from under a $374 billion mortgage mountain, South Korea is moving to let its banks start selling securities similar to those at the center of the 2007 U.S. housing crisis.
Andrew Leung, chairman of Andrew Leung International Consultants, tells CNBC how Hong Kong should address its severe housing shortage.
Dickie Wong, Executive Director at Kingston Securities discusses the intractable problem of housing supply in Hong Kong.
CNBC's Emily Chan speaks to HKEx CEO Charles Li about China's plans to allow investors greater access to foreign investments.
Uwe Parpart, MD, Head of Research, Reorient Financial Markets doesn't expect Hong Kong's Chief Executive to be able to do a whole lot as he still has to answer to Beijing, despite the demands of the Hong Kong people.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes on the daily challenge of 'Stock in 60', and looks at shares of Li & Fung, which dived 16% after the exporter warned of a steep drop in operating profit.
Ronald Arculli, former chairman of HKEx discusses the implications of China's QDII 2 - a program to allow individual investors more leeway to put money in international markets.
Indonesia's rupiah spent the latter half of 2012 shielded from speculative strikes and volatility by the country's central bank. That veneer of stability is starting to peel, if early signs this year are anything to go by.
Norman Chan, Head of Investment, Calibre Asset Management, explains why Chinese trade figures are becoming less important.
Joseph Cheng, Professor, City University of Hong Kong, says the new Chinese leaders are concerned about their image regarding censorship. He also explains why the leaders need time to consolidate their power base.
HSBC's sale of its $9.4 billion stake in Ping An Insurance to Thailand's CP Group has been thrown into jeopardy after state-run China Development Bank (CDB) voiced concerns over funding for the deal, sources told Reuters.
Peter Churchouse, Author and Publisher, Asia Hard Assets Report explains how an improving housing market will lead to higher domestic consumption in China.
Jackson Wong, Analyst and Vice President at Tanrich Securities explains why he likes China property stocks, especially ones with a presence in second tier cities.
Tim Murphy, Founder & CEO, IP Global says the housing recovery is underway in the U.S. He lists the company's best and worst regional picks for residential property investments.
Jim Walker, Founder and CEO, Asianomics says the new Basel III regulations may give banks more breathing room, but won't result in a much-needed shrinking of balance sheets.
Call it phablet, phonelet, tweener or super smartphone, but the clunky mobile phone - closer in size to a tablet than the smartphone of a couple of years back - is here to stay.
Sharnie Wong, Asia Banks Analyst, Barclays explains why she is overweight on HSBC and Bank of China Hong Kong.
Paul Pong, Managing Director, PEGASUS Fund Managers says that H-shares will outperform next year as markets get a clearer direction on the policy front from Beijing.
Edmond Chan, Group Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong Capital Markets Services says the situation for Hong Kong's IPO market next year will be similar to 2012 as investors remain cautious about the economic outlook.
American International Group may raise up to $6.5 billion through the sale of its remaining stake in Asian insurer AIA, a source said on Monday.