Suncorp's CEO Michael Cameron, says the banking and life insurance business unit had a strong H1, but the general insurance division was hit by market volatility and natural disasters.» Read More
Jewelry consumers prefer the tangible aspects of shopping in a boutique, says Joanne Ooi, CEO of Plukka, ahead of the firm's listing on the Australian Securities Exchange.
A record number of people are expected to turn up at a rally for electoral reform across major cities this weekend. Wong Chen, Malaysian Member of Parliament, discusses what to expect.
David Cui, head of China equity strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, expects Beijing to continue buying stocks in an attempt to stabilize sentiment.
Looking past the noise in markets, Asia still offers good buying opportunities due to solid economic fundamentals, says Bill Maldonado, CIO for Asia Pacific at HSBC Global Asset Management.
Engineering firm Chiyoda has the credibility and financial clout to increase the competitiveness of Ezra's subsea services business, says Lionel Lee, CEO of Ezra Holdings.
China's monetary stimulus measures and currency depreciation could trigger a wave of deleveraging across cross-border carry trades, warns Josh Klaczek, head of Asia financial services equity research at J.P. Morgan.
After reporting a 14.5 percent rise in half-year revenue, Joe Perkins, CFO of Hong Kong-listed Nexteer Automotive, explains why the firm's future is looking even brighter ahead.
In this week's episode of Managing Asia, CNBC's Christine Tan speaks with Mike Wiluan, CEO of Infinite Studios, who sees great potential in developing a film-making industry in Southeast Asia.
Investors should play it safe and stay away from publicly-traded stocks that have more room to fall further, warns Jim Rickards, chief global strategist at West Shore Funds.
Alvin Liew, senior economist at UOB, expresses concerns that Japan's positive July's retail sales report may be more driven by tourism rather than consumption.
Higher U.S. interest rates are unlikely next month on the back of current global market volatility and divided opinions among Federal Reserve officials, says Paul Sheard, chief global economist at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
Tokyo has yet to provide the Bank of Japan with fiscal support, which makes the battle to end deflation much harder, according to Paul Sheard, chief global economist at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
China's yuan devaluation, not lower oil prices, sparked this week's U.S. market selloff, notes John Burke, president of Burke Financial Strategies.
Asian shares advanced on Thursday, inspired by Wall Street's biggest one-day gain since 2011 overnight.
Victor Shum, vice president of IHS Energy Insight, says the oil market remains "massively oversupplied" and these fundamentals are unlikely to improve anytime soon.
David Marshall, senior analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials at CreditSights, discusses how higher non-performing loans and provisioning charges impact the earnings of Chinese banks.
Arthur Kwong, head of Asia Pacific equities at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, says investors could be thinking of bottom fishing following fresh monetary stimulus from China's central bank.
Apart from its willingness to prop up the economy and share markets, the People's Bank of China also has more "policy tools to play with" compared to the Fed, says Michael Lu, managing director of LTS Group.
Kumar Palghat, managing director at Kapstream Capital, says the Fed will likely be monitoring whether the recent turmoil in stock markets could affect consumer spending.
With nearly 20 percent of Chinese stocks in trading halts, there is a queue of potential sellers who will reduce their exposure when given the opportunity, says Michael Kurtz, global head of equity strategy at Nomura.
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