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  • Profit vs cost cuts: What matters more for Rio Tinto?

    Gaurav Sodhi, senior analyst at Intelligent Investor, is focused on how much further Rio Tinto will go with its cost cuts, as well as how the miner will reinvest its profits.

  • Are Gulf carriers distorting the US market?

    Sara Nelson, International President at the Association of Flight Attendants, says the subsidies and unfair benefits given to Gulf airlines are a direct violation of the "Open Skies" agreement.

  • Hawaiian Airlines CEO: Keep US skies open

    Mark Dunkerley, president & CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, explains why the airline formed a group called "U.S. Airlines for Open skies" with FedEx, Atlas Air and JetBlue.

  • Not going to lose sleep over Fed liftoff: Expert

    John Buckingham, CIO at AFAM Capital, says an interest rate hike by the Fed will not spell doom for the U.S. equity markets.

  • Ex-Fin Min: Indonesia hit by external, domestic woes

    Chatib Basri, Former Finance Minister of Indonesia from 2013-2014, says weaker commodity prices and a fall in government investment spending are hurting Indonesia's economy.

  • Is the worse over for China stocks? Maybe: Pro

    Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy and chief economist at AMP Capital, is fairly optimistic on Chinese shares over the next 6 months on the back of reasonable valuations among large caps and the possibility of further easing.

  • Who is to blame for China's stock meltdown?

    While Beijing is partly responsible for the market selloff, authorities had good intentions to help the market become a "fully developed market", says Mark Tinker, head of AXA Framlington Asia.

  • Asian CEOs more confident than Western peers: Survey

    Michael Lu, CEO of LTS Group, discusses the latest YPO Global Pulse Confidence survey which found that CEOs in Asia remain more confident than their peers in other parts of the world.

  • ASEAN is surprisingly resilient: Economist

    Richard Jerram, chief economist of the Bank of Singapore, says economies in Southeast Asia have proved "surprisingly resilient" amid a massive slowdown in China.

  • What's driving Toyota's record profit?

    Apart from currency gains, regulatory issues such as lower oil prices are also key factors behind Toyota Motor's earnings, says Vivek Vaidya, VP for APAC Automotive & Transportation at Frost & Sullivan.

  • Is Apple in trouble?

    Scott Nations, chief investment officer & president at NationsShares, says the loss of market share in China could dent the margins that Apple derives from its iPhone sales.

  • Live sports provide defense for ESPN: Analyst

    Neil Macker, equity analyst at Morningstar, says the appeal of live sports and ESPN's broad multimedia presence will allow the firm to offer an unbeatable over-the-top (OTT) offering.

  • RBA will take a 'wait and see' approach: Pro

    Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, says Tuesday's retail sales and trade data are headed in the right direction hence the Reserve Bank of Australia will likely leave interest rates on hold.

  • Heron Resources CEO: Positive on zinc

    Despite the recent decline in the price of zinc, Heron Resources remains positive on the commodity's supply and demand fundamentals, says managing director & CEO Wayne Taylor.

  • Oil will see one 'final flush' before rebound: Pro

    Matt Smith, director of Commodity Research at ClipperData, expects Brent crude to fall to $45 and U.S. crude to hit near $40 a barrel, before staging a comeback.

  • Beijing's micromanagement is positive: Pro

    Gavin Parry, managing director at Parry International Trading, discusses news that Chinese authorities are stepping up their crackdown on short-selling of shares Tuesday.

  • Toyota's priority is profitability, not volume: Pro

    Koji Endo, managing director at Advanced Research Japan, outlines his expectations for Toyota Motors' first-quarter results.

  • How gold miners are weathering the price slump

    While declining gold prices will inevitably hurt revenue, gold miners are getting help from falling local currencies and oil costs, says Greg Foulis, CEO of Kingsgate Consolidated.

  • What are the goals of Obama's clean energy plan?

    Vishal Shah, managing director of Deutsche Bank, says U.S. President Barack Obama's clean energy plan is a preparation for the U.N. climate change summit which will be held in Paris in December.

  • This analyst expects RBA to stand pat on rates

    Matthew Hegarty, senior analyst at Antipodes Global Investment Partners, says the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) sees no incentive to lower interest rates on the back of a weaker Aussie dollar.

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