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Asia Business Day The Call

  • 2014 is the year of the donkey for China: StanChart

    Ewin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says 2014 will see disappointing growth for China and explains why he is favoring old economy stocks.

  • Key issues for Tokyo's new governor

    Stephen Nagy, Senior Fellow at the Global Institute for Asia Regional Integration at Waseda University, lists out issues that Tokyo's newly-elected governor will face during his term.

  • Pay attention to Asia this week: StanChart

    Apart from Janet Yellen's testimony on Tuesday, Clive McDonnell, Head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank, says Asian economic data will also impact equity markets this week.

  • Why is Sony lagging behind its Japanese peers?

    While some Japanese tech firms are forecasting record profits this year, Jean-Louis Lafayeedney, Asia Technology Analyst at Ji Asia, explains the unique factors behind Sony's struggle.

  • US growth seeing 'fits and starts': Elaine Chao

    Elaine Chao, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor from 2001 to 2009, explains why the U.S. economy isn't seeing the type of rebound that is normally expected after a recession.

  • Tabcorp: Countries must insist on gambling laws

    David Attenborough, CEO of Tabcorp, explains his outlook on gaming in Australia and Asia and stresses the importance of proper gambling regulation.

  • Tabcorp CEO: Well positioned for growth in H2

    David Attenborough, CEO of Tabcorp, says strength in the firm's diversified gambling businesses helped the company grow 5.4 percent in the first half of the year.

  • Wealth addiction hits global 1%

    Is it possible to be addicted to money? CNBC's Julia Wood, Bernie Lo and Susan Li discuss.

  • Asia markets to see continued volatility: Pro

    Medha Samant, Investment Director of Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says hints of an economic slowdown in China, along with the recent U.S market selloff, will continue to send jitters to Asia economies.

  • How badly will yen strength hit corporates?

    Christopher Redl, portfolio manager at Gordian Capital, describes the extent of damage that a stronger yen could have on Japanese earnings.

  • Is Yum Brands being too optimistic for 2014?

    Junheng Li, Head of Research at JL Warren Capital, breaks down Yum Brands's latest earnings report.

  • Why the Fed won't stop tapering

    Jim Lowell, CIO of Adviser Investments, explains why a weak January manufacturing report is unlikely to derail the Fed from its tapering plans.

  • China needs supportive policy measures: HSBC

    After HSBC's final PMI reading fell to a new six-month low, the bank's MD & Co-Head of Asian Economics Research, Frederic Neumann, describes the extend of China's deceleration.

  • Fed will finish tapering by October: Heller

    Robert Heller, Former Federal Reserve Governor, discusses the latest FOMC statement and explains why the U.S. central bank will finish tapering by October this year.

  • Is bitcoin as big as the internet?

    CNBC's Julia Wood and Bernard Lo discuss comments by venture capitalist Fred Wilson, who compared the innovation of bitcoin to the Internet.

  • Where does Ukraine-Russia relationship stand?

    Stefan Auer, Associate Professor in European Studies at University of Hong Kong, explains why Ukraine's Viktor Yanukovich is unlikely to backtrack on plans with Russia despite ongoing protests.

  • Apple is still a value investment: Pro

    John Buckingham, CIO of Al Frank Asset Management, still believes that Apple is still a value investment, given its low price-earnings ratio.

  • Asian suppliers hit by Apple's revenue outlook

    Following Apple's disappointing weak iPhone sales on Monday, CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes a look at how the tech giant's slowdown is affecting its Asian suppliers.

  • Is there an end in sight to Thai political unrest?

    Jim Walker, Founder and Managing Director of Asianomics, explains how the ongoing political unrest in Thailand is impacting both the economy and political system.

  • China will explain fund transfer delay: Asianomics

    Jim Walker, Founder and Managing Director of Asianomics, expects Chinese authorities to explain reports of suspended bank cash transfers.

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