Michel Landel, Global CEO of Sodexo, discusses its latest survey which showed how corporate initiatives that aim to improve the "quality of life" can help productivity.» Read More
John Symond, executive chairman of Aussie Home Loans, says Tuesday's rate cut will intensify competition in Australia's mortgage sector, as banks feel comfortable bolstering their loan book with home loans.
Andrew Choy, Greater China International Tax Services leader at Ernst & Young, discusses the implementation of new tax rules in China, which targets cross-border tax avoidance.
Arnold Donald, president & CEO of Carnival Corporation, discusses how the cruise ship operator is seeking a balance between the effects of cheaper oil and a stronger U.S. dollar.
Arnold Donald, president & CEO of Carnival, expects the mainland to overtake the U.S. and Europe in becoming the largest cruising market in the world soon.
Mark Tinker, head of AXA Framlington Asia, attributes the stock rallies in Australia and Europe to a re-pricing according to declines in the local currencies, instead of market optimism.
Vasily Karasyov, senior analyst for Media at Sterne Agee, discusses Disney's first-quarter earnings and explains why there is a delay in the opening of its Shanghai-based theme park.
Sales of gas-guzzlers from General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler are rising due to lower petrol prices, says David Kudla, CEO & chief investment strategist at Mainstay Capital Management.
John Carey, executive vice president & portfolio manager at Pioneer Investments, discusses the rebound in crude oil prices despite the imbalance between supply and demand.
David Malpass, president of Encima Global, says the outlook for U.S. equities this year remains dependent on the domestic economy, which has seen patchy data this week.
Alex Ng, Equity Research, Vice President - China Technology at China Merchants Securities, says Lenovo's revenue growth outpaced ballooning expenses related to the acquisition of U.S. brand Motorola.
Christian Edelmann, Global Head of Corporate & Institutional Banking and Wealth & Asset Management at Oliver Wyman, explains why the size of China's shadow banking sector has been overestimated.
Binay Chandgothia, MD, Portfolio Manager at Principal Global Investors, says the trend of interest rate cuts in Asia will be positive for both equity and bond investors.
David McAlvany, CEO of McAlvany Financial Group, says the possibility of slowing demand on the back of faltering global growth, along with brewing geopolitics, could exacerbate the downside in crude oil prices.
Scott Haslem, chief economist at UBS, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia to trim 50 basis points off its cash rates by the first half of the year, likely during its March and May policy meetings.
To surprise the market, the Australian central bank will need to announce a 50-basis-point interest rate cut, says Daniel Tenengauzer, head of Global FX & EM Strategy at Royal Bank of Canada.
Lawrence Ho, co-chairman & CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment and James Packer, co-chairman of Melco Crown Entertainment, discuss the firm's decision to open a billion dollar casino resort in Manila.
Sam Stovall, managing director for U.S. Equity Strategy at S&P Capital IQ, says crude oil prices may be seeing a counter-trend rally and explains what that means for U.S. equities.
Asia's central banks will likely hog the market spotlight this week, while earnings season continues in Japan.
Advertisers are releasing their ads ahead of the Super Bowl to make their investments count, says Justin Graham, Chief Strategy Officer at M&C Saatchi Australia Group.
Paul Guest, Regional Head of Research & Strategy at LaSalle Investment Management, says the consolidation of China's property sector will create investment opportunities in the first and second-tier cities.
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