CHARLESTON, S.C.— If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it. It's rhetoric that doesn't always square with the realities of the relationship between the world's two largest economies, said experts on America's ties with China, even if it does make for nifty campaign sound bites. "When you're in the early...» Read More
Lawrence Balanco, Technical Analyst at CLSA, says the MSCI emerging markets Asia index is set to outperform in 2015 on the back of a breakout performance in Chinese stocks.
Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia, says expectations for reforms in Japan won't be met and explains why Indonesia and India are set for a "tough ride" in 2015.
A worse-than-expected slowdown in the mainland could wipe out nearly a third of Asia's expected growth for this year, says Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia.
CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through the key events that Asian investors will be watching this week.
Donna Kwok, senior China economist at UBS, says Beijing will continue to hold back from massive easing measures and will opt for infrastructure support when necessary.
While there are improvements in the U.S. labor market, inflation will likely remain low, says Xavier Denis, economist & strategist at Societe Generale. He later explains his neutral rating on global equities.
"Fast Money" traders Tim Seymour and Brian Kelly make their predictions for China's economy in the coming year.
Stephen Sheung, head of Investment Strategy at SHK Private, says China will be the top market in the new year, with potential for double digit upside.
This year China took a big bite out of Hollywood. Here's what to expect in 2015, from upstart studios to new global pacts.
The greater Mekong subregion (GMS) could become Asia's new low-cost production hub as the region becomes more integrated, experts say.
Japan approved $29 billion of stimulus spending to help lagging regions and households, but analysts are skeptical of how much of a growth boost it will offer.
Japan's industrial output posted a surprise drop in November, while inflation slowed, offering fresh signs efforts to kickstart the economy face headwinds.
To dissuade companies from building up their already ample cash reserves, Japan needs to empower corporate shareholders, says Robert Medd, Partner at GMT Research.
It's been two years since Japanese PM Abe swept to power on his promise to bring the stricken economy back to life. How far has he gotten?
The U.S. dollar's increased buying power has presented opportunities for Americans to jet off to more exotic places.
Takuji Okubo, Principal and Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, explains why he agrees with the Bank of Japan's optimistic economic outlook.
Shinzo Abe has to strike a balance as Japan plans to spend $30B on a stimulus package to revive the economy while keeping bond issuance in check.
China's economy stabilized in the fourth quarter as the services sector and manufacturing sector strengthened, according to the China Beige Book.
While oil exporters like Malaysia will suffer, lower energy prices are positive for the fiscal positions of a majority of Asian countries, says Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight.
Pu Yonghao, Regional CIO for Asia Pacific at UBS Wealth Management, discusses the winners and losers from the crash in oil markets.