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Peter Boardman, Managing Director, Tradewinds, says consumption spending in Japan will rise as the economy recovers from April's sales tax hike.
Naomi Fink, CEO of Europacifica Consulting, says the sharp contraction in Japan's economy for the second quarter was expected following April's consumption tax hike.
Francis Gaskins, Director of Research at Equities.com, discusses the outlook for King Digital - the creator of "Candy Crush" - following a disappointing quarterly revenue.
William Schaffner, Professor of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University, discusses the effectiveness of ZMapp - an experimental drug for the treating of Ebola.
Pramod Gubbi, VP of Institutional Equities at Ambit Capital, says strong sales growth in luxury brands like the Jaguar & Land Rover made up for the fall in Tata Motors' domestic franchises.
Daryl Liew, Head of Portfolio Management at REYL, explains the positive boost that the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect program can have on the Chinese stock market.
Paul Guest, Regional Head of Research & Strategy at LaSalle Investment Management, explains why logistics properties in China and Japan are attractive investment options.
Don Meij, CEO of Domino's Pizza, describes how initiatives like the "Pizza Mogul" boosted its profits and outlines the firm's plans to be the market leader in Japan by 2015.
Kunal Ghosh, Emerging Market Portfolio Manager at Allianz Global Investors, says the surprise expansion in Singapore's economy for the second quarter may just be seasonal adjustments.
Rick Brennan, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation, explains why the incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's attempt to stay in power is not surprising.
Oliver Hua, APAC Managing Director at Booking.com, names Asia Pacific as the region that is fueling growth in the online travel portal.
Mark Luschini, Chief Investment Strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, says Fed vice-chair Fischer is paving the way for continued accommodative policy with his comments about a disappointing global recovery.
Mike Hirst, CEO of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, discusses how a disciplined management of its balance sheet boosted the lender's full-year cash profit.
Kelvin Lau, Senior Economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, expects the Chinese yuan to appreciate against the greenback in the months ahead.
Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, expects a recovery in China's economy and trade data to fuel further appreciation in the renminbi.
Jonathan Barratt, CIO of Ayers Alliance Securities, says there is a pickup in the physical demand for gold in the U.S. which indicates that investors are favoring the precious metal again.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets at ANZ, explains why Chinese and South Korean markets are looking attractive at the moment.
William Martel, Associate Professor of International Security Studies at Tufts University, says people in Iraq feel that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki isn't serving the interests of the country.
Andrew Freris, CEO at Ecognosis Advisory, explains why the Australian dollar remains the "best carry currency in the world" despite attempts by the central bank to talk it down.
Marc Einstein, Industry Principal, ICT Practice at Frost and Sullivan Asia Pacific, says an ongoing mobile price war in Japan and Sprint's failed merger with T-Mobile will weigh on Softbank's earnings.
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