Speaking to CNBC at the CommunicAsia in Singapore, Sunita Kaur, MD for Asia Pacific at Spotify, says piracy is the biggest hurdle for the music-streaming service in Asia.» Read More
Kelvin Lau, Senior Economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, expects the Chinese yuan to appreciate against the greenback in the months ahead.
Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, expects a recovery in China's economy and trade data to fuel further appreciation in the renminbi.
Jonathan Barratt, CIO of Ayers Alliance Securities, says there is a pickup in the physical demand for gold in the U.S. which indicates that investors are favoring the precious metal again.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets at ANZ, explains why Chinese and South Korean markets are looking attractive at the moment.
William Martel, Associate Professor of International Security Studies at Tufts University, says people in Iraq feel that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki isn't serving the interests of the country.
Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory, explains why the Australian dollar remains the "best carry currency in the world" despite attempts by the central bank to talk it down.
Marc Einstein, Industry Principal, ICT Practice at Frost and Sullivan Asia Pacific, says an ongoing mobile price war in Japan and Sprint's failed merger with T-Mobile will weigh on Softbank's earnings.
Vincent Mo, Chairman and CEO of Soufun Holdings, says changes implemented to its core businesses like marketing and advertising services boosted the firm's second quarter earnings.
With China moving away from export-led growth, trade figures may not be an accurate gauge of the economy, says Chi Lo, Senior Economist, Greater China at BNP Paribas Investment Partners.
Mihir Worah, Deputy CIO of PIMCO, says Chinese, Indian and Malaysian stocks offer attractive capital gains due to cheap valuations and domestic reforms.
Mihir Worah, Deputy CIO of PIMCO, says the European Central Bank's decision to keep rates unchanged is dangerous amid geopolitical risks in Ukraine and low inflation in Italy.
Edwin Merner, President at Atlantis Investment Research, says markets can expect better Japanese export figures in coming quarters once the impact from a weak yen takes effect.
Years of investment spending are starting to bear fruit and this will lift Rio Tinto's profits moving forward, says Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, Singapore.
Mark Durcan, CEO of Micron Technology, tells CNBC about the firm's plans to stay engaged with Apple. He later elaborates on his positive outlook for the near term.
John Saunders, MD & Head of Asian Real Estate at Blackrock, says the lifting of restrictions in the Chinese real estate sector will need time to take effect.
Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, says retaliatory sanctions from Russia may heighten the need for more interventionist policies from the European Central Bank.
Marc LoPresti, Founding Partner, LoPresti Law Group, says Walgreen's decision to not shift its headquarters overseas after U.S. President Barack Obama's speech, is a "public relations move."
Timothy Patrick McNally, Chairman of NagaCorp, highlights the factors that hurt its first half profits and discusses the challenges facing the gaming sector in Asia.
Jeff Mankoff, Fellow and Deputy Director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Russia and Eurasia Program, discusses the consequences if Russia launches an invasion of Ukraine.
James Dix, Media Analyst at Wedbush Securities, discusses the overnight decline in shares of Time Warner despite better-than-expected earnings.
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