Asian equities put up an upbeat performance on the final trading day of the week, following an inspiring U.S. lead overnight as investors cheered the Federal Reserve's pledge to be patient in increasing interest rates.» Read More
Mike Smith, CEO of ANZ, explains his positive outlook for the region's banking sector in the near term.
Glen Winn, Instructor, USC Aviation Safety and Security Program, explains why the Malaysian jet had the right to fly over eastern Ukraine, despite fighting between Ukrainian and pro-Russian rebels.
Lee Meng Tat, CEO of Wildlife Reserves Singapore, describes the challenges he faced while running one of Asia's top wildlife parks.
Jennifer Westacott, Chief Executive, Business Council of Australia (BCA), is confident that the B20 summit will put together a "practical roadmap" that will aid the G-20's growth agenda.
Peter Boardman, Managing Director of Tradewinds, says improvements across the board in Japan's economy are painting a rosy picture for Japanese stocks.
John Cox, CEO, Safety Operating Systems, says the missile that hit the Malaysia Airlines jet was at an unprecedented altitude and hence, it is appropriate to block the airspace over Ukraine.
Ian Bremmer, President and Founder of Eurasia Group, says Russian president Vladimir Putin needs to reassess his "all-in strategy" in Ukraine after the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Barak Barfi, Research Fellow at the New America Foundation, says Israel launched ground action, instead of an air campaign, because they didn't know the types of rockets Hamas is equipped with.
Scott Nations, CIO & President of NationsShares, discusses how equities and gold are reacting to the Malaysia Airlines jet crash in Ukraine and Israel's ground action in Gaza.
James Woolsey, former Director of the CIA from 1993 to 1995, says it is possible that pro-Russian rebels may have mistaken the Malaysia Airlines jet for a cargo plane.
Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari, explains why the luxury brand is big on Singapore. He also discusses its strategy in Asia which comprises of a "balanced mix of all nationalities."
Lessons from Typhoon Haiyan helped the Philippines to respond faster to Typhoon Rammasun, says Richard Gordon, Chairman of the Philippine National Red Cross.
Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, explains why China is likely to unveil targeted measures within the property and banking sectors to propel growth.
John Rice, Vice Chairman of General Electric, describes why the firm is pushing for infrastructure investment and how governments can facilitate a conducive environment for businesses.
Stephen Ng, Deputy Chairman & MD at Wharf Holdings, introduces the firm's new luxury hotel and outlines its expansion strategy in the mainland.
David Blitzer, Managing Director & Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, explains the index provider's decision to not include Chinese A-shares in its global benchmarks.
RJ Hottovy, Global Director of Consumer Equity Research at Morningstar, says markets are concerned about Yum Brands' Pizza Hut division in China after disappointing quarterly sales.
Andrew Robb, Trade Minister of Australia, says it is important for the country to maintain strong relationships with all of its Asian trading partners, including China, Japan and South Korea.
Andrew Robb, Trade Minister of Australia, says the B20 meeting hopes to propose strategies that will help the G-20 achieve its agenda of boosting world growth
Jessie Guo, Head of Regional Consumer Research at Jefferies, discusses whether e-commerce is a boon or bane for the traditional retail sector.
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