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Singapore's new gold contract targets traders who buy gold at wholesale levels and will tap into the demand shift from the West to the East, says Albert Cheng, MD, Far East at World Gold Council.
Amit Midha, President, Asia Pacific and Japan, Dell, is optimistic about Prime Minister Abe's reform policies and says the firm will continue its expansion in Japan.
Bob O'Donnell, Founder and Chief Analyst at Technalysis Research, likes Google's plan to introduce new Android software for cars and watches, but warns of challenges in implementation.
Tim Seymour, CIO of Triogen Asset Management, says the possibility of a technical default is less of a "live or die" issue for Argentina compared to problems like inflation.
Low expectations and an uptick in capital expenditure offset the poor reading on first quarter growth, says Quincy Krosby, Market Strategist at Prudential Financial.
The Fed's forward guidance has been vague and the central bank should ensure its guidance on monetary policy is real, says a Nobel-winning economist.
Mark Sutcliffe, CEO, Hong Kong Football Association, says match-fixing is a worldwide problem that FIFA needs to take seriously. He discusses how Hong Kong is tackling the crime.
Hutch Hutchison, Head of Concept Creation and Design of Vertu, says its latest device marries "exclusivity with materials and services."
New concept stores of Juicy Couture will be launched in the U.S. from 2015 onwards, says James Salter, Chairman & CEO of the brand's parent firm Authentic Brands.
Spanish fashion brand Zara opened its largest store in Asia in Hong Kong on Wednesday. CNBC's Samantha Loring reports.
Peter Churchouse, Author & Publisher of Asia Hard Assets Report, says the share conversion will give Vanke wider access to overseas shareholders and lower its cost of capital.
Marc Desmidt, MD & Head of Alpha Strategies at BlackRock, says central banks in Europe and Japan are likely to take on different paths as the Fed, and that can give both markets a boost.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore, explains why the recent spike in oil prices may hurt developed economies more than emerging markets.
Marc Desmidt, MD & Head of Alpha Strategies at Blackrock and Richard Jerram, Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore, discuss Prime Minister Abe's latest reform measures.
Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, explains how the Shanghai Free Trade Zone and competition in the banking space can lift growth in the mainland.
Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, says there are "inherent uncertainties" in economic models. He calls the implementation of the Fed's forward guidance "problematic."
Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reform package is "nothing new" and hence, it will not "knock the socks" off financial markets.
Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners, explains why's still cautious on Japan following details of Prime Minister Abe's 'third arrow' plan.
As a pro-democracy movement gains steam in Hong Kong, some worry the campaign could hurt the city's competitiveness and rattle its financial market.
Paul Degarabedian, Senior Media Analyst at Rentrak, says China's box office is growing at 30 percent annually and may surpass North America by 2025 to become the world's biggest film market.
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