After China's anti-corruption drive, we can expect regulations to favor the mass market gaming segment, says Union Gaming Group MD Grant Govertsen.
AMP CEO Craig Meller says stock market volatility caused investors to be more risk-averse, leading to lower flows into the wealth management business.
East Capital's Karine Hirn reckons the Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock connect is more meaningful than a potential MSCI A-share inclusion.
Since the coup, the Turkish government have implemented positive measures to boost consumption and sentiment, says East Capital's Karine Hirn.
Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak says Apple's brand is not based on the latest features but on consumers' satisfaction with Apple products.
Asian markets were mixed on Thursday, with Japanese markets down more than 0.5 percent as USD/JPY at 99 levels.
Goldman Sachs Japan's Kathy Matsui says Japan's trade surplus is still in positive territory which is keeping the yen stubbornly strong.
The blocking of Ausgrid's sale could dampen Chinese investors' enthusiasm for Australian assets, says UTS' James Laurenceson.
AB's Vadim Zlotnikov says U.S. markets are likely to remain stable until Fed funds futures and the dollar index start to rise.
Hong Kong-listed MMG Ltd. is turning its focus to copper production after closing its biggest zinc mine in early this year.
AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes says he would love to have a joint venture in China, as the carrier sees good tourist traffic between China and Asean.
The markets aren't too excited about the news, perhaps because it was expected to have happened earlier, notes CMB Intl Securities' Daniel So.
GAM Investment Director Paul McNamara recommends that investors steer clear of China, and look at EMs which are more oriented to developed markets.
The Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock connect increases the probability of MSCI A-share inclusion, possibly by the end of this year, says HSBC's Steven Sun.
Long-haul flights are a competitive space, amd its unlikely that Garuda Indonesia will benefit from flying to the U.S., says Maybank's Mohshin Aziz.
MMG CEO Andrew Michelmore talks about the miners' transformation towards becoming a major copper producer with its Las Bambas project.
Intelligent Investor's Gaurav Sodhi says BHP Billiton's underlying results were strong, while the losses came from a misallocation of capital.
The supply and demand dynamics in the oil market are balanced with oil prices at around $50 a barrel, says Pimco's Mihir Worah.
The approval of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock connect is a signal that EMs are starting to open up and mature, notes Pimco's Mihir Worah.
Drexel Hamilton's Brian White reckons Apple wanted to show its commitment to China's shift towards higher value industries, such as in R&D.
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