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With markets pricing in a "Yes" vote in Greece's referendum, a "No" vote will likely shock markets and trigger a 10 percent correction in the U.S., says Charles Blankley, CIO of Gemmer Asset Management.
Peta Granger, director of Australia and New Zealand of Lush, says the cosmetics retailer isn't feeling the impact of a tough retail environment in Australia.
Greeks will likely vote "yes" on Sunday after the implementation of capital controls this week and as the consequences of a "Grexit" become more apparent, says Andrew Naylor, executive director of Cicero Group.
Michael Falcon, head of the Asia Pacific funds business at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme between China and Hong Kong is a step forward.
Mark Konyn, CEO at Cathay Conning Asset Management, says the timing of the Fed's interest rate hike "is not critical or crucial."
Philippe Boisseau, president of New Energies at Total, explains why China extended its lead over the U.S. as the world's largest investor in renewable energy last year.
Philippe Boisseau, president of New Energies at Total, discusses the launch of its new Singapore plant which will be the biggest lubricants oil blending facility in the world.
While the June nonfarm payrolls report missed expectations, it is not terrible enough to change the timing of a rate hike which will likely be in September, says UOB's senior economist Alvin Liew.
Apart from Beijing's anti-graft campaign, Macau's outlook is also clouded by the conflicts in its own society over what role the casinos should play in the city's future.
The re-establishment of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba is positive, says Andrew Stoler, former deputy director of the World Trade Organization from 1999 to 2002.
Rebecca Chan, partner and head of Hong Kong capital markets at KPMG China, expects 110 companies to be listed in Hong Kong this year, raising over 200 billion Hong Kong dollars.
Michael Kurtz, global head of equity strategy at Nomura, discusses the flurry of government measures rolled out in China that are aimed at stabilizing the stock market.
Improvements in the U.S. vehicle sales reflect a "delayed response" to cheaper oil, says Michael Kurtz, global head of equity strategy at Nomura. He later outlines his expectations for a Fed rate hike.
Michael Kurtz, global head of equity strategy at Nomura, expects the Greek crisis to subside after Sunday's referendum. Even if things turn out badly, a powerful ECB will be able to deal with Greece, he adds.
Jason Moser, analyst at The Motley Fool, says the leadership change came at the right time as Twitter needs to work on its communication with Wall Street.
Mark Fleming-Williams, economy analyst at Stratfor, explains why Greece's left-wing Syriza government will have a hard time staying in power regardless of the referendum's outcome.
Joshua Crabb, head of Asian equities at Old Mutual Global Investors, explains why Vietnam's stock market offers "an interesting story."
The H-share market, which is trading at single-digit PEs, looks more attractive, says Joshua Crabb, head of Asian equities at Old Mutual Global Investors.
The European Union has been preparing its defenses over the last few years to guard against the risk of contagion from Greece, says Joshua Crabb, head of Asian equities at Old Mutual Global Investors.
John Humphrey, senior VP, global automotive operations of J.D. Power, expects auto sales in the U.S. to hit 17.1 million units for the rest of 2015, translating into a growth rate of 3 percent.
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