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Paul Krake, Founder, View from the Peak: Macro Strategies explains how the LDP's electoral triumph will finally bring about structural yen weakness, thanks to Abe's aggressive stance on monetary policy.
Donna Kwok, Greater China Economist, HSBC breakdown the latest flash PMI from China.
Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor of Political Science at Purdue University says that politics in Japan is unlikely to change broadly even if the Liberal Democratic Party comes back to office. He explains why.
Daniel Rosen, Partner, Rhodium Group says investors should take risk despite the market volatility, adding that "sitting at home" will get you nowhere.
Vinay Dube, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Delta Airlines explains that Delta's 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic will not shift focus away from Asia to transatlantic routing. He says Heathrow Airport will be more of an end point rather than a European hub.
Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation, Societe Generale says that North Korea's rocket launch will not affect markets greatly. He explains why.
Claudia Mo, Civic Party Legislator and Holden Chow, Chairman of Young Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) discuss C.Y. Leung's illegal structures at his home.
Glenn Levine, Senior Economist, Moody's Analytics says that China's economic growth will top 8% by the middle of next year.
Helen Zhu, Chief China Equity Strategist, Goldman Sachs and Jian Chang, China Economist at Barclays discuss the risks and pitfalls facing the Chinese economy.
Markus Rosgen, Managing Director & Head of Asia ex-Japan Equity Strategy, Citi says that he is still "underweight" on Chinese stocks, compared to Hong Kong equities.
Canada says it will allow no further deals by Chinese state-owned enterprises after approving a $15.1 billion acquisition of Canadian energy firm Nexen by China's CNOOC. Experts say watch this space.
Steven Pelayo, Regional Head of Technology Research, Asia-Pacific, HSBC says that Apple and Samsung are going to sustain their dominance despite the influx of new players in the sector. He explains why.
Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist, Asia, J.P. Morgan Funds explains why he does not expect unemployment rates in the United States to lower in the short term. He further says that the strong growth in China's middle class is promising to the country's insurance industry in the medium term.
Christophe Pochart, CEO, Audisoft discusses the firm's expansion plans in Asia.
Viral Bhuta, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, UTI International says that opening up India's supermarket sector to foreign players will cut wastage and boost bottom lines for farmers.
Hans Vriens, Vice Chairman, Managing Partner, Vriens & Partners says that China's aggressive territorial offense might lead to an unavoidable armed confrontation from Southeast Asia.
Francis Cheung, MD, China-HK, CLSA says that China's government needs to set a lower GDP target for 2013.
Robert Musetti, Global Head of Institutional Sales, Cash Equity, Derivatives and Financing, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas says that Asia is an underperformer relative to Europe and the United States. He explains why.
Andrew Tilton, Chief Asia Pacific Economist, Goldman Sachs expects China's economy will see a gradual rebalancing over the next few years. He explains why.
Tony Farnham, Economist and Analyst, Patersons Securities says the RBA could cut another 25 basis points in March 2013, depending on partial indicators in the short term.