Martin Soong is the co-anchor of CNBC's Street Signs, based in Singapore. The programme follows the day's biggest moves to provide viewers with actionable, real-time insights. From the anchor desk to the trading desk, the show helps you to capitalize on the plays of the day.
Part of the CNBC Asia team since 1993, Soong is one of the founding anchors of the network, and has played a key role in helping shape its identity and development.
A 20-year broadcast veteran, Soong has dominated business television in Asia for two decades. He covered the Asian financial crisis, and has also reported widely, from APEC and ASEAN summits, to post-conflict zones like East Timor.
Soong has conducted countless interviews with top business leaders, including Bill Gates, Jeff Immelt, Rex Tillerson, and Carol Bartz, as well as government and political leaders such as Timothy Geithner, Jack Lew, Australian Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Soong speaks regularly at major events including the World Economic Forum.
He is the only 6-time winner of the Asian Television Awards for Best News Anchor, Voted by industry peers.
The Philippines central bank is watching risks closely and is ready to act should the situation need attention, its new governor told CNBC.
A battle between Philippine troops and militants in Marawi is related to President Duterte's war on drugs, according to the country's finance chief.
Multilateral development banks can help with Asia’s infrastructure gap, but governments need to make the first move, a panel of experts said.
Cairo isn't worried about a financial fallout from its rift with Doha, Egypt's Minister of Finance Amr El-Garhy told CNBC on Friday.
China's economic rise and its mega projects may spur conspiracy theories, but the AIIB said it does not just serve Chinese interests.
Former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad could return to power if opposition parties defeat Prime Minister Najib Razak in the 2018 general elections.
Unilever CEO Paul Polman speaks to CNBC's Martin Soong about U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull his country out of the Paris climate change accord.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks with CNBC at the 2017 Asian Development Bank meeting in Yokohama, Japan.
Foreign mining companies in Indonesia must prove their businesses are advantageous to the country, warned Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati.
Some of China's most powerful billionaires attended an annual meeting from the China Entrepreneur Club.