Donna Kwok, senior China economist at UBS, says the dismal readings of Chinese manufacturing activity indicate that Beijing is having a hard time maneuvering a turnaround in its economy.» Read More
Simon Robertson, CFO of Auckland Airport, attributes the boom in Chinese tourists to the unique experience that New Zealand offers, instead of a "currency play."
Chetan Ahya, chief Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, says the People's Bank of China needs to cut interest rates further because real interest rates remain "pretty high."
Medha Samant, investment Director, Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, is positive about the state of China's re-balancing act and explains where the firm is focusing on.
The new design in Samsung's Galaxy S6 will appeal to its loyal fans, but will not attract users of the iPhone 6, says Marc Einstein, industry principal, ICT Practice at Frost & Sullivan.
While a rise in U.S. interest rates will occur in 2015, the hike will come likely later in the year, instead of June, says Michael Hanson, senior U.S. economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research.
David Kass, professor of Finance at University of Maryland, explains why Berkshire manager Ajit Jain is Warren Buffett's "first choice" for a successor.
A weakening housing sector and exports coming under pressure are dimming China's growth prospects, says Richard Iley, chief economist for Asia at BNP Paribas.
Hong Kong-based Baring Private Equity Asia raised $3.99 billion for its sixth Asia fund last Tuesday. Jean Salata, CEO of Baring Asia, outlines where the fund will be targeting.
Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, explains why he is not worried about the terms of doing business in the China following news that Beijing is reviewing drafts of its first counterterrorism law.
Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, discusses the significance of Prince William's visit to China. He also explains why the agency remains "extremely bullish" on the mainland.
Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan, says India's 2015/16 budget outlined several long-term visions such as plans to cut corporate and income tax, but fell short of short-term milestones.
Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JP Morgan, says falling inflation and expectations for "uninspiring growth" over the past 2 months triggered the interest rate cut in China.
While India faces issues in reining in its fiscal deficit, there is a need to increase investments to spur growth, says Duvvuri Subbarao, former governor of Reserve Bank of India.
On Thursday, Singapore-listed Noble Group blamed its full-year profit drop on an impairment charge, which adds credibility to Iceberg Research's allegations, says Roger Tan, CEO at Voyage Research.
Xavier Denis, investment strategist at SG Securities, expects an improvement in Japan's consumer confidence soon, with the government keen to push for wage increases.
Ismael Pili, head of Financials Research, Asia at Macquarie Securities, says Bill Winters could push through the much-needed structural reforms in Standard Chartered when he takes over as chief executive in June.
Brent Skorup, research fellow in the Technology Policy Program at Mercatus Center, George Mason University, discusses the net neutrality rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission Thursday.
Narongchai Akrasanee, Energy Minister of Thailand, says the gap between subsidized and market oil prices is small, with diesel and LPG trading at market prices now.
Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia, attributes the first quarterly net loss in two years to "paper loss from foreign currencies" and is pleased with improved operating numbers and results of its associates.
Richard Lancaster, CEO of CLP, discusses the firm's performance in 2014. He also outlines the firm's focus within Asia, with China and India as its primary growth markets.
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