18th Annual Asian Investment Conference


  • Japan is recovering from the consumption tax hike, but growth remains slow as the impact of ‘Abenomics’ is limited, says ex-Bank of Japan economist.

  • A general view of the Federal Reserve Building in Washington

    Most analysts are penciling a rate hike in the U.S. before the year is out. When it happens, how much do you think borrowing costs will rise by?

  • While sales are slightly dented in Macau, the firm still enjoys double-digit growth in the rest of China, says Robert Buchbauer, member of the Executive Board at Swarovski.

  • Indonesia's rupiah has tumbled to 17-year lows, but the central bank is prepared to draw the line on just how much further it can fall.

  • Which do you view as the biggest threat to the global economy?

  • Nato flag

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former secretary-general at NATO, discusses the threat of ongoing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, as well as the rise of the Islamic state.

  • Sanctions against Russia may face one key headwind: the world needs its oil too much, one expert tells the Asian Investment Conference.

  • Greece's problems can be laid at its own door, ex-European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso tells investors in Hong Kong.

  • Is Japan's economy on track? This expert thinks so

    Motoshige Itoh, member of Japan's Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, says areas like corporate profitability are improving and explains why the Bank of Japan is likely to adopt a "wait and see" approach for now.

  • Investment options

    What's your approach to investing this year?

  • An Indonesian man looks at a running display showing share prices at the stocks exchange building in Jakarta.

    Volatility has become a market hallmark this year and investors across Asia are grappling with a slew of issues. Here are the top five themes.

  • Pedestrians carry shopping bags on January 14, 2015 in San Francisco, California. 

    Global industrial production has grown since September, linked to Japan's consumption tax hike, slow Asian growth, and a pause in Europe's economic recovery.

  • Indonesia is trying to pursue stability and growth ahead of a potential U.S. interest rate hike this year, the country's finance minister told CNBC.

  • New, disruptive technologies can make existing products and industries irrelevant faster than ever, but measuring the economic impact is also tougher.

  • India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    India's annual budget was once the key economic event, but times have changed as Central Government reforms no longer need adhere to budget timelines.

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