Asia Business Day The Call

  • Have markets overreacted to Yellen?

    Randy Kroszner, Professor Of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, discusses the selloff on Wall Street after Yellen indicated that rate hikes could happen sooner than expected.

  • Tencent to expand services: Pro

    Ricky Lai, Research Analyst at Guotai Junan International holdings, expects the internet firm to expand services in order to stimulate user growth, as it combats the PBOC's tightening of internet finance.

  • Why the Fed isn't ready for a rate hike yet

    Quincy Krosby, Market Strategist at Prudential Financial, explains why the U.S. central bank is still far from initiating a rate hike.

  • Is General Motors doing enough?

    James Albertine, Vice President, Automotive at Stifel Equity Research, discusses CEO Mary Barra's efforts to change how GM handles recalls.

  • Are sanctions enough for Mr. Putin?

    Adam Ereli, Vice Chairman, Washington D.C. at Mercury, explains why he isn't very optimistic about diplomatic solutions in the Russia-Ukraine standoff.

  • Buy stocks that everyone is selling: Faber

    Mebane Faber, CIO at Cambria Investment Management, explains why he thinks stocks from Greece, Ireland, Russia and Spain are more attractive than U.S. equities.

  • The role of LNG gas in Ukraine-Russia standoff

    Myron Brilliant, Executive VP & Head of International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, explains how increased U.S. LNG exports could impact Russia's standoff with Ukraine.

  • Angela Stent: All eyes are on Moscow

    Angela Stent, author of 'The Limits of Partnership: US-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century,' warns that attention will fall on Vladimir Putin as to whether Crimea will join Russia officially.

  • MH370 search expands after reports of 'pings'

    The latest reports say that satellites may have picked up data 'pings' from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, for at least five hours after the plane lost communication. NBC's Tom Costello reports on the latest developments in the disappearance of MH370.

  • CLSA tips 15% price correction for HK property

    Nicole Wong Regional Head of Property Research at CLSA, discusses the outlook of Hong Kong's property sector, amid biting factors like stamp duty, interest rates and supply shortage.

  • Weak data caused by China's reforms: JP Morgan

    Zhu Haibin, Chief China Economist at JP Morgan, says recent soft economic data from China is the result of the country's structural reforms.

  • Search area for MH370 to be extended

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 will be extended and major search aircrafts and vessels have been redeployed to the Straits of Malacca and Indian ocean. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.

  • The hunt for MH370 enters the sixth day

    Search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 enters its sixth day on Thursday. Search efforts so far have failed to turn up any concrete evidence. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.

  • Why times are tough for Hong Kong IPOs

    Initial public offerings (IPOs) have had a rough time on Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. Louis Wong, Head Of Research at Phillip Securities, examines the underlying factors.

  • Chinese leaders are realistic on reforms: Pro

    Chinese premier Li Keqiang's work report, at the start of the annual National People's Congress, revealed a 'realistic and pragmatic' timeline on reforms, says William McCahill, China Managing Director at Religare Capital Markets.

  • MH370 search has no clear direction: NTSB

    Greg Feith, Former Senior Air Safety Investigator at NTSB, says authorities need to make up their minds about the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

  • No proof that China's satellite images show MH370 debris

    China's civil aviation and the U.S. 7th Fleet were not able to confirm whether satellite images, released by a Chinese government agency late Wednesday, were related to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.

  • Cathay Pacific's yields could see an upside surprise: UOB

    K Ajith, Analyst at UOB Kay Hian Research, says the implementation of premium economy seats may propel profits for Cathay Pacific, which is slated to release its full year earnings on Wednesday.

  • How important is T-mobile to Sprint?

    Oliver Matthew, Senior Research Analyst at CLSA, discusses the significance of wireless carrier Sprint acquiring T-mobile.

  • PBOC ready to cut bank reserves if growth slows

    Alicia Garcia-herrero, Chief Economist at BBVA, explains why she was caught off guard by the Chinese central bank's latest announcement that it would consider loosening monetary policy if economic growth falters.

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