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
Karl Brauer, senior analyst with Kelley Blue Book, discusses news that Takata Corp will "rapidly" reduce production of a volatile chemical that has been linked to ruptured air bag inflators.
Recently, there's been a spate of deadly accidents on China's Yangtze river - the world's third-longest river. CNBC's Bernie Lo has more.
Lewis Alexander, U.S. chief economist at Nomura, says the rise in May auto sales indicates that benefits from lower oil prices are finally seeping through to U.S. consumers.
Bill Smith, CEO and senior portfolio manager of SAM Advisors, says Greece should be "disinvited" from the euro zone, but the single-currency union lacks the appetite to stomach that risk.
Dickie Wong, executive director at Kingston Securities, discusses the listing of state-run China National Nuclear Power Corporation (CNNPC) on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Amid a maturing Chinese market, Xiaomi is trying to rely on direct online sales to venture overseas, says Melissa Chau, senior research manager, Client Devices at IDC.
Klaus Baader, head of Research for Asia at Societe Generale, outlines his optimism for consumer spending in countries like Japan and examines the effects of looser monetary policy.
Mark Mahaney, lead internet tech analyst at RBC Capital Markets, explains why he likes the shares of Amazon, Netflix and Facebook.
Stewart Baker, partner at Steptoe & Johnson and former General Counsel at the National Security Agency, says the expiry of surveillance programs will hamper the investigation of potential spies.
Stephen Sheung, head of investment strategy at SHK Private, expects Japanese equities to be supported by factors such as a weak yen and possible fresh easing in the second half of 2015.
Neema Singh Guliani, legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union, says the controversial section 215 of the Patriot Act has not been effective in protecting Americans against terrorist attacks.
Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, explains why he's brushing off the recent slew of weak data, ranging from U.S. gross domestic product to consumer spending.
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, explains why he expects some "general calming" in US-China relations in the coming weeks, but warns that the long-term prospects "don't look too bright."
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, discusses news that the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to end the National Security Agency's (NSA) surveillance of American citizens.
Five months into 2015, China's economy is still very sluggish, says Julia Wang, Greater China Economist at HSBC
Many retail investors will be looking to take profits on Huatai's Hong Kong IPO debut, says Jackson Wong , Associate Director at United Simsen Securities
The PMI numbers may dampen Chinese retail investors' bullishness, says Andrew Sullivan, MD, Sales Trading at Haitong International Securities
The tensions over the South China Sea will escalate and become a risk for financial markets, says Andy Xie, an independent economist.
A new global ETF will offer simple trading solutions for younger people, says Mikaal Abdulla, CEO of 8 Securities.
PMIs outside China are most important for the region's economies, Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ
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