Werner Husmann, President for Asia Pacific at Steinway & Sons, highlights the rise of wealthy individuals in China as one of the factors fueling its business in the mainland.» Read More
Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign Ratings at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, says Thailand's strong credit matrix supports a stable rating of BBB+.
Mark Konyn, CEO of Cathay Conning Asset Management, discusses the significance of a far-right win in European Parliament elections and its impact on equity markets.
CNBC's Julia Wood goes through the buzz on social media after Thailand's military blocked access to traditional news outlets late on Thursday.
Mahendra Siregar, Chairman of BKPM, says it is important for Indonesia to pursue sustainability in foreign direct investment (FDI) from a mid-term perspective.
Kristie Kenny, U.S. ambassador to Thailand, says the country's military coup is a real concern for the U.S and explains what actions Washington may take.
Kasem Prunratanamala, Head of Thailand Research at CIMB, says Thursday's military coup has exacerbated the sell-off in Thai equities.
Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC, expects the Thai baht to touch 34 against the greenback in the long-run due to the country's political turmoil and seasonal factors.
Peter Ter Kulve, President, South East Asia and Australasia at Unilever, says Thailand's political crisis has not affected the firm's business thus far.
JJ Kinahan, Chief Strategist at TD Ameritrade, says investors need to read the crisis in Thailand with a "note of hesitation" as the situation seems contained as of now.
Mark Haefele, Global Head of Investments at UBS Wealth Management, discusses the outlook for markets as countries attempt to shift to economic-led growth from central bank stimulus.
Don Lam, CEO & Founding Partner of investment management firm Vinacapital, explains which sectors in Vietnam are worth investing in.
Li Daokui, Former Adviser at the People's Bank of China, says HSBC's preliminary reading on May factory activity indicates that the Chinese economy is gradually stabilizing.
Tony Fernandes, Group Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia, explains how the new economic agreement between Southeast Asian nations will benefit the airline.
Chatib Basri, Finance Minister of Indonesia, explains how the country is in a better position to combat a possible U.S. interest rate rise in 2015 and ensure capital inflows.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says an upbeat manufacturing figure for May came as no surprise given China's rising exports and recent stimulus measures.
Andrew Rickards, CEO of Yoma Strategic Holdings, discusses the company's plans to expand into different cities in Myanmar.
After the central bank left policy steady on Wednesday, Tomo Kinoshita, Chief Economist for Japan at Nomura, explains why he expects fresh easing later this year.
Scott Darling, Regional Head of Oil & Gas Research at J.P. Morgan, believes the crisis in Ukraine and Russian sanctions may have encouraged Moscow to offer a price discount to China.
Gina Sanchez, Chairwoman & Founder of Chantico Global, explains why she's putting her money in investment-grade corporate bonds. She doesn't expect much upside for U.S. equities.
Kobsidthi Silpachai, Head of Capital Markets at Bangkok-based Kasikorn Research, says because of limited media coverage, locals were not immediately aware of Thailand's martial law announcement.
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