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Christopher Wheeler, U.S. banks analyst at Atlantic Equities, explains how a diversified model helped JP Morgan while exposure to energy restricted Wells Fargo's performance.
Containers and dry bulk are particularly suffering while tankers are faring slightly better, explains Esben Poulsson, president of the Singapore Shipping Association.
Catherine Yeung, investment director at Fidelity International, observes that foreign investor sentiment towards China has shifted from extreme negativity to cautiously optimism.
Beijing must have the necessary political commitment to improve the pace, scope and quality of economic reforms, warns Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of The Paulson Institute.
Bron Sucheki, vice president of Monetary Metals, sees gold fairly-priced while he believes silver is overvalued by more than a dollar.
Bob Geldof, chairman of Africa-focused private equity firm 8 Miles, outlines the progress Africa's oldest independent country has made in recent decades.
The MAS has realized there's no need to consistently allow the local dollar to appreciate given the weak global environment, explains Vishnu Varathan, senior economist at Mizuho Bank.
Richard Han, CEO of Hana Microelectronics, believes 36 baht per dollar would be an ideal exchange rate, but warns that stability is more important than fluctuations.
While Thursday's jobs data raised concerns, David Sokulsky, executive director, head of investment strategy at UBS Wealth Management Australia, remains bullish.
Sponsoring events such as the Rugby 7s is a cost-efficient way for the bank to conduct marketing, explains Giles Morgan, global head of sponsorship and events at HSBC.
More regulations are needed in crowdfunding, including industry self-policing, warns Jason Best, co-founder and principal at Crowdfund Capital Advisors.
Sean Yokota, head of Asia strategy at SEB, is awaiting first-quarter U.S. growth figures before jumping on the dollar trade.
Hartmut Issel of UBS Wealth Management expects oil to weaken short-term before rising to $50 by year-end.
Ahead of Friday's closely-watched release, Hartmut Issel of UBS Wealth Management, explains why any strength will be a short-term phenomenon.
Minerva promises quality education at a lower price than high-ranking U.S. colleges, explains Ben Nelson, founder, chairman and CEO of Minerva.
During the past 12 months, the explosion of activity by venture capital firms has been greater than the preceding 14 years, notes Patrick Grove, founder & CEO at Catcha Group.
Lorraine Tan, Director of Equity Research, Asia, at Morningstar, predicts lower U.S. shale supply and reduced investment as a result of capital expenditure cuts.
Peter Coleman, CEO & MD at Woodside Energy, says the industry itself remains vibrant but oil's recent crash means players are adjusting to a new price environment.
Bryan Goh, CIO at Bordier & Cie, describes negative rates as "the waterboarding of the economy and banking system."
Consumers across the region are ready to buy more online but supply is the key problem, warns Sebastien Lamy, partner at Bain & Company.
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