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
Glenn Maguire, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, says volatility in the pharmaceutical and electrical sectors may have weighed on Singapore's economy in the second quarter.
Tim Bredbury, former Liverpool player, analyzes the hard-fought final match between Germany and Argentina. He also outlines the factors that were pivotal to Germany's domination this World Cup.
Donald Williams, CIO of Platypus Asset Management, says a "sweet deal" for Country Road and the potential of losing $50 million make it unlikely for Solomon Lew to derail the merger proposal.
Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says ratings for Brazilian president Dilma Roussef will fall post-World Cup. He later discusses the outlook for the BRICS nations.
Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, discusses his expectations for the Bank of Japan and explains why stocks will underperform unless a pension fund reallocation occurs.
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.
Allan Zeman, Chairman of Lan Kwai Fong Holdings, says Hong Kong citizens need to be "pragmatic" and "live within Beijing's Basic Law". He also describes the selection process for the Chief Executive.
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners, discusses the concerns surrounding the euro zone's periphery markets.
CNBC's Christine Tan speaks to the father and son team behind Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe on why it's taking its time to expand in China.
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.
Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist at Money Map Press, says the Fed delivered no surprise on Wednesday hence the "relatively sedate" reaction on Wall Street.
Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation at Societe Generale, says Japan needs more monetary stimulus to counter April's tax hike.
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