Asia Business Day The Call

  • Hong Kong Budget Filibuster Threatens Public Services

    Albert Chan, Hong Kong Legislator discusses the latest developments on Hong Kong's budget bill.

  • Watch Out! China Inflation Could Hit 3.5%

    Stephen Schwartz, Asia Chief Economist at BBVA says inflation could rise up to 3.5 to 3.8 percent by year-end and describes the potential fiscal and monetary measures Beijing might take.

  • BOK Rate Cut Will Give Markets a Shot in the Arm

    Martin Schulz, MD, International Equities at PNC Capital Advisors pinpoints the competitive devaluation scenario playing out in Asia as the major reason behind the Bank of Korea's interest rate cut.

  • Nikkei at 18,000 by Year-End: Pro

    Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO of Rogers Investment Advisors explains the four major factors that will propel the Nikkei to the 18,000-19,000 level.

  • French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

    Saying no to Yahoo's bid to take a majority stake in French online video website Dailymotion does not mean the French government is anti-business, the country's foreign minister told CNBC.

  • Malaysia's Prime Minister and Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Najib Razak celebrates his election victory in Kuala Lumpur.

    Malaysia's financial markets witnessed a historic day Monday as the benchmark stock index soared to an all-time high after the country's ruling coalition returned to power.

  • France is Pro-Business: Foreign Minister

    Laurent Fabius, Foreign Minister of France tells CNBC's Bernie Lo and Kelly Evans that France is committed to drawing in more investment.

  • Still More Reforms Needed: Bersih

    Ambiga Sreenevasan, Co-Chairperson of Bersih says that Malaysia still lacks political reforms and there are some fundamental problems that have not been corrected.

  • America¿s Growing Trade Relations With Mexico

    Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory says that NAFTA has been a resounding success and that over the next few years corporation between the U.S. and Mexico will also revolve around energy, financials and telecommunication services.

  • US Healthcare

    Keith Smith, Co-founder, Managing Partner at the Surgery Center of Oklahoma says that all funds are channeled to patient care, helping his team deliver quality healthcare and low costs.

  • Three times a year, during Lunar New Year, this time of year, and the National Day holidays in October, a wide swath of the country essentially shuts down as people venture around the nation and beyond.

  • Tokyo, Japan

    A slew of economic data out of Japan on Tuesday gives conflicting signals on whether Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's radical revival plan is working or not.

  • Plenty of opportunity in China - Infiniti CEO

    Johan De Nysschen, President at Infiniti Motor Company says the firm is looking to establish China as a second volume hub.

  • HK Dock Workers' Standoff Drags On

    Johnson Leung, Head of Regional Transport, Jefferies and Paul Tsui, Chairman at Hong Kong Association of Freight Forwarding & Logistics look at the competitiveness of Hong Kong's port as the dock worker standoff drags on.

  • The FED's QE Promise

    David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management says that the FED should stay the course of their bond buying.

  • German luxury carmaker Porsche saw record sales in China last year and the recent clampdown on gift-giving and luxury goods in the country won't have a major impact going forward.

  • As the first online comedy festival kicks off, one stand-up comedian explains its mass appeal.

  • China's Luxury Car Market Set for Growth

    Hans Helmuth Hennig, Group Managing Director of Jebsen says that despite an initial slowdown, China's luxury car market will continue to grow.

  • Markets to Become Less Tolerant of Abe, Kuoda's Aggressive Easing

    Andrew Economos, Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia at JP Morgan Asset Management explains why markets will become less tolerant of Abe and Kuroda when it comes to aggressive easing.

  • Japan Headed For Lose-Lose Scenario: Pro

    James Gruber, Author of "Asia Confidential" explains why Japan's economy won't benefit whether Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies succeed or not.

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