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Simon Flint, Asia CEO at Fitness First, describes the gym's expansion plans across Asia and the new trends in the fitness industry.
Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, discusses why the Bank of Japan is not meeting market expectations for more stimulus.
May Yan, Head of Banks Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research, Barclays, discusses the movements of Chinese banking stocks on early Friday.
Fan Cheuk Wan, Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse, expects Japan to see a deterioration in second-quarter growth due to the consumption tax hike.
Fan Cheuk Wan, Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse, says it is unlikely the PBOC will implement a broader RRR cut given a "higher tolerance for slower growth" in Beijing.
While he expects growth to continue in 2014, Clement Kwok, CEO of Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels, says Thailand and China are two sources of uncertainty for the business.
Robert Breza, Senior Research Analyst at Sterne Agee, says Microsoft will continue to see challenges in personal computer sales as it expands into cloud-based services and mobile devices.
Vinay Dube, Senior VP, Asia Pacific, Delta Air Lines, outlines two reasons why the airline managed profit gains despite suffering a loss of $90 million in revenue due to flight cancellations amid extreme winter.
Brian Sponheimer, Auto & Capital Equipment Analyst at Gabelli & Company, discusses General Motors' sharp fall in profit during the first quarter.
Michael Kelly, Managing Director & Global Head of Asset Allocation at Pinebridge Investments, says Japan has "won the war" against deflation.
Michael Kelly, Managing Director & Global Head of Asset Allocation at Pinebridge Investments, explains why he's less optimistic about U.S. equities at the moment.
Klaus Baader, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Societe Generale, says the yuan is no longer undervalued and it would be "inappropriate for it to continue to appreciate."
Klaus Baader, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Societe Generale, says New Zealand's use of interest rate hikes to curb its property sector has resulted in an "uncomfortably strong" currency.
Klaus Baader, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Societe Generale, explains the benefits of deeper integration for Asia and how the TPP deal could facilitate trade relations in the region.
Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies at the Council of Foreign Relations, says Obama's statement on the Senkaku Islands was the most important thing for the Japanese audience.
Despite earnings beating expectations, David Williams, CEO of Williams Capital Advisors, says concerns still linger as to whether Facebook's giant acquisitions can pay off.
Bert Dohmen, President & Founder at Dohmen Capital Research Institute and Scott Nations, President & Chief Investment Officer at NationsShares, debate about Apple's performance in the second-quarter.
Scott Nations, President & Chief Investment Officer at NationsShares, likes Apple but describes why its seven-for-one stock split may not be that beneficial for investors.
Zhang Zhiwei, Chief China Economist at Nomura, says April's China's HSBC flash PMI figure is better than expected, but warns investors not to read too much into it.
Jackson Wong, Vice President of Tanrich Securities, says investors are concerned about the size of WH Group's initial public offering and whether its listing will provide an "exit for early investors."
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