Asia Business Day The Call

  • You Got to Take Risk: Pro

    Daniel Rosen, Partner, Rhodium Group says investors should take risk despite the market volatility, adding that "sitting at home" will get you nowhere.

  • Asia To Continue Being Delta's Growth Engine

    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.

  • North Korea's Rocket Launch Not a Major Event for Markets: Pro

    Alain Bokobza, Head of Global Asset Allocation, Societe Generale says that North Korea's rocket launch will not affect markets greatly. He explains why.

  • Should CY Leung be Impeached?

    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.

  • China's Growth to Top 8% Mid-2013

    Glenn Levine, Senior Economist, Moody's Analytics says that China's economic growth will top 8% by the middle of next year.

  • Bull, Bear Debate on China

    Helen Zhu, Chief China Equity Strategist, Goldman Sachs and Jian Chang, China Economist at Barclays discuss the risks and pitfalls facing the Chinese economy.

  • Still Optimistic on China

    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

    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.

  • Apple and Samsung Still Have Competitive Advantage: Pro

    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.

  • Markets Seem Calm About Prospects of Fiscal Cliff: Pro

    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.

  • India¿s FDI Push

    Christophe Pochart, CEO, Audisoft discusses the firm's expansion plans in Asia.

  • India's FDI Push

    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.

  • China's Aggressive Charge Over Territorial Disputes

    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.

  • China's Economic Growth Will Continue to Slow in 2013: Pro

    Francis Cheung, MD, China-HK, CLSA says that China's government needs to set a lower GDP target for 2013.

  • Asia is Underperforming Relative to Europe and the U.S.: Pro

    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.

  • Little Reform Expected From China's Economy: Pro

    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.

  • Will the RBA Cut Cash Rates Any Further?

    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.

  • Hong Kong Property Market Correction

    Nicholas Brooke, Chairman, Professional Property Services Group says that Hong Kong's property market is headed for a correction following the latest round of intervention by regulators.

  • Bright Spots in Asia and Africa

    Mark Daniell, Chairman, Cuscaden Group says that education, agriculture and the healthcare sectors are bright spots in Asia and Africa.

  • Low-End Pricing Expected for PICC IPO: Pro

    Francis Lun, Managing Director, Lyncean Holdings explains why PICC's IPO is expected to be priced at the bottom of the range. He further explains his top pick in terms of China's insurers.

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