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
Colin Chapman, President, NSW at Australian Institute of International Affairs, says Europe may be hesitant to support more sanctions on Russia due to trade relations and energy reliance.
Simon Gross Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory at LGT Bank Singapore, advises investors to stay invested in stock markets but take up some form of protection amid geopolitical risks.
Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist Asia Pacific at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services, explains why higher growth data may not benefit China.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager of FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says the greenback is a safe trade amid geopolitical risks and the outlook for global monetary policy.
Hans Weber, President at Tecop International, says Ukrainian forces are located too far away to shoot down the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Tim Condon, Head of Research for Asia at ING Financial Markets, says accommodative policies by central banks make it difficult for any event "to be big enough to increase volatility."
Mohshin Aziz, Aviation Analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, says Malaysia Airlines may not have what it takes to survive two plane tragedies in a span of four months.
Roberto Azevedo, Director-General at World Trade Organization, says there's more that needs to be done to ensure free trade across the globe.
Pavlo Sultansky, Ambassador of Ukraine to Singapore, says Russia provided separatists with sophisticated weapons that enabled the shooting down of aircrafts, including Malaysian jet MH17.
Denny Kelly, Principal at Kelly James & Associates, explains why he's not jumping the gun at claims that the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.
Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC, discusses his expectations for the Malaysian ringgit and risks from Fed tightening.
Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, expects gold prices to continue the uptrend after the downing of a Malaysian jet and rising tensions in the Gaza strip.
Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds, expects a pickup in safe-haven inflows into gold, Japanese yen and Treasurys amid escalating geopolitical tensions.
Tom Haueter, Former Director of Aviation Safety at NTSB, says flights should have been diverted away from Ukraine due to previous shoot-downs.
Speaking to CNBC at the B20 forum in Sydney, Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of OECD, says the facilitation of global trade is pivotal to accelerating growth.
Jason Moser, Senior Analyst at Motley Fool, names the "two big prizes" that 21st Century Fox sees in Time Warner and says markets can expect a higher bid soon.
Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, says better macro conditions and resilience to Fed tightening make emerging Asia an attractive market.
21st Century Fox should raise the value of its bid above $80 billion, says David Riedel, President & Founder at Riedel Research Group.
Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue, describes how Australia will benefit from the scrapping of the carbon tax. He also explains why iron ore prices will stabilize in the months ahead.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy for Asia Pacific at Barclays, discusses the movements in the greenback and U.S. bond markets after Fed chair Janet Yellen's testimony.
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