Frederic Neumann, co-head of Asian economics and managing director at HSBC, discusses the decision by the Bank of Japan to set interest rates at minus 0.1 percent.
The Bank of Japan adopted negative interest rates for the first time at the end of its two-day policy review on Friday.
Malaysia’s long-running political scandal is weighing on the economy and may lead to a ratings downgrade, Oxford Economics said.
Slides in Japan's December household spending and factory output, released today, add to pressure on the Bank of Japan to ease monetary policy.
Despite this, Ronnie Chan, chairman of Hang Lung Group, says there are plenty of worrying signs that are pointing away from an overall market recovery.
Raymond Yeung, senior economist for Greater China at ANZ, says Taiwan's now in technical recession despite Q4 data exceeding his expectations.
Japan's economy minister Akira Amari was a close confidante of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe but his resignation won't upset the overall agenda, says Ed Rogers, CEO at Rogers Investment Advisors.
Takeshi Kunibe, president and CEO of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking, says geopolitical conflicts and China's slowdown are responsible for global volatility.
Tim Quinlan, VP and and economist at Wells Fargo, says Akira Amari's resignation could be seen as him taking ownership of the fact Abenomics hadn't lived up to the hype.
The Philippine economy grew 5.8% in 2015, probably one of the strongest growth rates in a turbulent year.
The Fed hasn't taken rate hikes off the table, but it's likely to be cautious before the U.S. presidential election, Fed ex-Governor Robert Heller said.
Jesper Koll, CEO of WisdomTree Japan, says there is a high likelihood the Bank of Japan will ease policy further.
Tony Nash, chief economist at Complete Intelligence, says it's interesting to see the Fed use "overseas markets" as an excuse to not take action.
Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines, analyzes the country's strong on-year Q4 GDP growth of 6.3 percent.
The Fed may say it's bent on more rate hikes this year, but it's more likely it will cut instead, warned Austan Goolsbee, a former adviser to Obama.
China’s pretty miffed at billionaire investor George Soros’s dire warnings on its economy, and isn't afraid to say so.
Profits earned by Chinese industrial firms in December fell 4.7 percent from a year earlier, as the slowing economy hits sales and forces price cuts.
The coming weeks should tell how right hedge funds are in predicting a devaluation of China's yuan between 20 and 50 percent.
Consumer sentiment nudged up in China in January, helped by an improvement in the outlook for personal finances, a survey showed Wednesday.
In the absence of inflation, it's hard for companies to boost their revenues, says Arthur Kwong from BNP Paribas.
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