Asia Business Day The Call

  • Jacob Lew highlights 3 key issues for the US

    Speaking ahead of the G-20 weekend meeting in Australia, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, highlights infrastructure, skills gap and tax reform as key issues that the U.S. government will need to tackle.

  • Is the US recovery gaining velocity?

    Andrew Economos, Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy, Asia at JP Morgan Asset Management, discusses U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew's comments about the U.S. quickening its recovery momentum.

  • Lew: China can manage shadow banking

    Responding to questions about fears related to China's banking system, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, says that China has the capacity to manage shadow banking.

  • Focusing on regulation at G-20: Goldman Sachs

    Singling out regulation as the key area he will be watching at the G-20 meeting, Gary Cohn, President & COO of Goldman Sachs, says 'smart' financial regulation will be the answer for global banks.

  • Swan: Don't panic on weak Chinese PMI

    Wayne Swan, former Treasurer of Australia, says he is confident that China will continue to grow above 7 percent annually and explains why there's no need for panic over latest factory data.

  • G20 should commit to boosting world growth: Wayne Swan

    Ahead of the G20 weekend meeting in Australia, Wayne Swan, former Treasurer of Australia, hopes the meeting will materialize policies that will stimulate global economic growth.

  • Did Fed's minutes trigger Wall Street decline?

    Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners, explains why he thinks that Wednesday's slump on Wall Street may not be caused by the Fed's latest policy meeting minutes.

  • WhatsApp deal could benefit Facebook: Pro

    Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners, explains how Facebook will eventually benefit from purchasing mobile messaging firm WhatsApp.

  • How Dongfeng will benefit from Peugeot deal

    Janet Lewis, Head of Industrial Research, Asia, at Macquarie, says the deal should allow Dongfeng to diversify the scale of their business as well as gain entry into the ASEAN market.

  • Should Sony exit consumer electronics?

    Steve Durose, Senior Director, Head of Asia-Pacific, Telecoms, Media & Technology Ratings at Fitch, discusses how the firm can succeed in its restructuring efforts.

  • Why this strategist isn't optimistic on Japan

    David Roche, Global Strategist at Independent Strategy, says the Japanese economy won't succeed without dramatic structural reforms.

  • India budget will be a non-event: Pro

    Ahead of India's interm budget, Praveen Jagwani, CEO of financial advisory firm UTI International, explains why he's not paying too much attention to the announcement.

  • Ken Lo, CEO at ANX, says online hackers will not be able to get a hold of cyber currency funds that are protected in "cold storage."

  • Despite PBOC efforts , China credit grows: SocGen

    Guy Stear, Asia Head of Research at Societe Generale, analyzes the rise in Chinese total social financing last month.

  • These 2 factors dampened Japan's GDP

    Guy Stear, Asia Head of Research at Societe Generale, says dismal consumer and business spending contributed to a weaker-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) for Japan.

  • Tapping Chinese shoppers on Valentine's Day

    Yan Leng, Director of one of the leading mall operator in Hong Kong, Wharf Holdings, describes the company's special tricks to lure shoppers this Valentine's Day.

  • Fonterra: Expect a record year for dairy volumes

    Theo Spierings, CEO of Fonterra, says the global dairy trade remains strong even as the firm comes off its peak season and explains the firm's relationship with Danone.

  • What does China's steady inflation mean for PBOC?

    Wang Tao, Head of China Economic Research at UBS, says January's inflation number is weak, which is good news for the central bank as they don't have to worry about tightening monetary policy.

  • Cisco: In emerging markets for the long term

    Frank Calderoni, CFO and Executive VP of Cisco, explains why he believes emerging markets will propel the firm's growth in future and discusses the firm's balance sheet.

  • How serious are Asian disinflationary pressures?

    Chetan Ahya, Chief Asia Economist at Morgan Stanley, explains why he thinks Asian economic growth won't bottom out anytime soon.

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