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Jalil Rasheed, investment director at Invesco, likes the real estate and infrastructure sectors of the Philippines due to strong domestic consumption and political longevity.
China is expanding an income-tax break to help more companies and will speed construction of water projects, the cabinet said.
Dickie Wong, executive director at Kingston Securities, says Chinese shares may be losing steam in the Year of the Sheep, with better-than-expected data failing to spur markets on Wednesday.
John Zhu, greater China economist at HSBC, says growth in China's manufacturing sector remains subdued and attributes the surprise upside in February's PMI to seasonal effects.
If China's leaders set a growth target of 7 percent at the upcoming National People¿s Congress, expect a lot more easing, says Sam Le Cornu, senior portfolio manager, Asia Listed Equities at Macquarie Funds Group.
A stunning election result in India won't derail liberalization of the economy—and the real challenges lie elsewhere, anyway.
Amy Ang, ASEAN Financial Services Tax Leader at EY, outlines her expectations for this year's budget, which comes along with Singapore's 50th anniversary.
While Japan has a good chance of escaping deflation, it will be difficult for the country to hit the Bank of Japan's inflation target, says Ken Peng, Asia Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank.
Pakorn Peetathawatchai, CFO at the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Pahala Mansury, CFO of Bank Mandiri, discuss the impact that the Greek crisis has on Asia's financial markets.
Kingsley Jones, founder and CIO of Jevons Global, explains why it is unrealistic to expect Greece to repay its huge debt.
Kozo Yamamoto, lawmaker with the Liberal Democratic Party, expects the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to attain its 2 percent inflation target next year.
The Bank of Japan will announce additional easing measures but the timing remains uncertain, says Daisuke Nomoto, senior portfolio manager at Columbia Management Investment Advisers.
Lim Ming Yan, CEO of CapitaLand, attributes the 187 percent leap in fourth-quarter profits to factors like a pick-up in its Vietnam business and higher gains from its investment properties.
Low risk of a Greek credit crisis and improving fundamentals are reasons to invest in Europe, says David Gaud, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Fund Manager at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management.
A Chinese official said the mainland needs to guarantee 6.5 percent annual growth for its 13th five-year plan. David Gaud, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Fund Manager at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, discusses.
Masazumi Wakatabe, professor at the School of Political Science and Economics at Waseda University, says the Bank of Japan will be monitoring the effects of its last stimulus package in Tuesday's policy meeting.
While Japan Inc looks attractive, the country's economy remains a problem that needs to be solved by Prime Minister Abe, says Richard Martin, managing director at IMA Asia.
As Japan exits technical recession, Tapan Datta, head of global asset allocation at Aon Hewitt, says the "picture is far from benign" as there's very little growth in the Japanese economy.
Nizam Idris, MD, head of Strategy at Macquarie, expects the euro to hit 1.12 to the dollar over the next 3 months on the back of growth worries and uncertainty over Greece.
In order to fuel a pick-up in exports, Beijing will try to keep the yuan "reasonably stable, which could entail some weakening against the dollar", says Simon Cox, MD & investment strategist, Asia Pacific at BNY Mellon Investment Management.