Asian Venture Philanthropy Network CEO Naina Subberwal Batra explains that the platform deploys capital to the social sector based on VC principles.
East Capital's Karine Hirn on EM investment themes such as China's rebalancing and Russia's outperformance.
St. Louis Fed president James Bullard says the U.S. labor market is strong enough to justify a rate hike, but it's is other factors that are causing hesitance.
Peter Muccilli, CEO of Mincor Resources, says it has an inventory of around 117,000 gold ounces in Western Australia and is hoping to churn out production soon.
Pimco's Raja Mukherji says China's corporate bond market has tripled in size in the past five years and has systemic linkages to the rest of the economy.
Even if the Fed hikes in June, real rates are still negative which should support equity markets and keep the dollar soft, notes Jefferies's Sean Darby.
Asian markets opened higher Wednesday after Wall Street gains.
Tech firms and automakers have noticed that personal transportation systems are changing and they want in, explains Karl Brauer from Kelley Blue Book.
Tim Seymour from Triogem Asset Management says the Fed is more comfortable with global conditions and likely to hike in July.
Stocks need to get a boost from higher earnings driven by revenue growth, explains John Burke from Burke Financial Strategies.
Lazada has a strong logistics base, but it also has a good position in the ASEAN market as a one-stop shop, says Maximillian Bittner, Lazada CEO.
Garena's Nick Nash says the top few Southeast Asian-based tech firms could have up to 10 to 15 years of compounded returns ahead of it.
Garena Group President Nick Nash notes that a public listing is part of any private tech firm's long-term aspiration.
Laura Cha, HK Financial Services Development Council chairman, talks about Hong Kong's political environment.
The Shanghai, Shenzhen and HK markets have their own distinct features and the competition between them is healthy, says Hong Kong FSDC's Laura Cha.
Beijing has the cash to invest more to spur the economy, but the main question is whether it is sustainable, says Qiang Liao from S&P Global Ratings.
The risks are still there, from Fed expectations leading to dramatic currency moves to Brexit, notes Joshua Crabb from Old Mutual Global Investors.
Asian shares opened mostly lower Tuesday following Wall Street's mildly lower close.
Societe Generale's Guy Stear explains that all the Fed talk is just about raising market's rate expectations but a June or July rate hike is still unlikely.
Bayer's shareholders were not given any indication that the firm would expand into the crop space, explains Sachin Shah from Albert Fried and Company.
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