Due to time differences, businesses have seen a dip in earnings during the World Cup season from previous years, says Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Holdings.» Read More
Brian Waterhouse, Senior Analyst , Japan Banks at CLSA, explains why Japanese banks are mapping out long-term expansion plans in Southeast Asia.
Wilfred Verstraete, CEO & Board Chairman of Euler Hermes, discusses its Asian business and how China's metal financing investigation raised the need for trade credit insurance.
Karyn Cavanaugh, Senior Market Strategist at Voya Investment Management, explains her optimism on the U.S. and China. She also says Europe won't see strong growth as of yet due to structural problems.
Marty Mosby, Banking Analyst at Vining Sparks, outlines the factors that will help Wells Fargo see a pickup in its second quarter earnings.
James Lowell, CIO of Adviser Investments, expects markets to recoup losses once investors realize that fears over Portugal's banking sector are "individual and isolated."
Vasu Menon, President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank, says Jokowi's reform agenda makes him a favorite among investors and describes how his victory will give markets a boost.
Sofjan Wanandi, Chairman, Indonesian Employers Association, says authorities must monitor the possibility of vote manipulation and discusses the risk of social unrest.
Vasu Menon, President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank, expects trada data for June to rise on the back of a global economic recovery.
Jim Antos, Bank Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, says CCTV's report may be part of Beijing's anti-corruption campaign.
Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation at Societe Generale, says Japan needs more monetary stimulus to counter April's tax hike.
Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, says the U.S. and China are not making progress on monetary reserves and trade flow.
Stephen Wood, Chief Market Strategist at Russell Investments, says Wednesday's FOMC minutes indicate that the Fed is finally looking at how to normalize policy.
Pahala Mansury, CFO of Bank Mandiri, highlights energy and food security, as well as fiscal policy, as the burning issues that Indonesia's new government will need to tackle.
Medha Samant, Investment Director of Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, discusses China's consumer inflation and wholesale prices for the month of June.
A high voter turnout of nearly 75 percent is expected at polling stations as voting for Indonesia's new president begins. CNBC's Martin Soong reports from Jakarta with the latest.
Medha Samant, Investment Director of Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says change is in the air for Indonesia irrespective of who becomes the country's next president.
Noel Quinn, Regional Head of Commercial Banking at HSBC, discusses the findings of its survey which showed a sharp increase in the use of yuan among global firms this year.
Bruce Rockowitz, CEO of Global Brands Group, discusses the expectations surrounding the firm's debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Fauzi Ichsan, MD & Senior Economist at Standard Chartered Bank, discusses how Indonesia's election is influencing financial markets and outlines the challenges in store for the new president.
Voting for Indonesia's closely-fought presidential election kicked off on Wednesday. CNBC's Martin Soong introduces the two candidates and recaps their tight race.