Asia Business First

Asia Business First

Asia Business First
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Asia Business First

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Between the Lines

Channel NewsAsia’s flagship business bulletin brings viewers the latest developments as the opening bells ring across the Asian region. Viewers can expect in-depth analysis on news developments that will have an impact on the trading day, as well as interviews with top executives from diverse industries. Channel NewsAsia’s correspondents will also bring viewers the business pulse from the region, with insights into key business ventures, infrastructural investments and digital breakthroughs. 

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Asia Business First Forum

Presenters:

Presenter

Adam Bakhtiar

Adam is Channel NewsAsia’s business presenter. He helms Asia Business First, a ‘flagship show’ that delivers the day’s biggest financial and international news.


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Adam Bakhtiar

Adam is Channel NewsAsia’s business presenter. He helms Asia Business First, a ‘flagship show’ that delivers the day’s biggest financial and international news.

Since joining in February 2016, Adam has reported on key events like China’s National People’s Congress, Brexit and the U.S. Presidential elections, all of which had a profound effect on capital markets.

He has also moderated several high profile panels for The World Economic Forum, and several banks in Singapore, where he brings his skills to vibrant discussions that transcend the world of business and politics.

Before joining Channel News Asia, Adam was a 9-year veteran at CNBC Asia, covering all the top international markets, from equities to currencies to fixed income to commodities. During his time there he broke news during the Global Financial Crisis, and interviewed state leaders including Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak and infamous personalities such as Jho Low.

Adam also brings to the table much experience as a financial market practitioner, having started his career as a stockbroker with over 13 years of experience before moving to business journalism.

Adam graduated from Deakin University, Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree.

You can follow Adam on Twitter: @AdamBakhtiarCNA

Presenter

Julie Yoo

Julie co-hosts Asia Business First, Channel News Asia’s flagship business & international morning news programme.



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Julie Yoo

Presenter

Julie co-hosts Asia Business First, Channel News Asia’s flagship business & international morning news programme.

Prior to this, she also hosted Asia Connect, a fast-paced half hour bulletin covering the latest news from the Asian region with "live" updates from correspondents in key capital cities.

Julie joined Channel NewsAsia in 2014 from Seoul-based Arirang, where she had a seven-year career, most notably as a news presenter for Prime Time News from 2012 to 2014, and as the presidential correspondent during the Lee Myung-bak administration from 2010 to 2011. She has also interviewed numerous heads of state and senior officials.

Since 1998, Julie has become a specialist in inter-Korean relations, focusing on North Korea’s nuclear programmes, the conflict between North and South Korea, diplomatic efforts between Pyongyang and the global community, and the impact the North Korean crisis could wield on Asia.

Julie has a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts from Royal Holloway University of London.

You can follow Julie on Twitter: @JulieYooCNA

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