The government wants to showcase China's economic and social progress since the end of the World War Two to its citizens, says Jack Midgley, Asia Defense Lead at Deloitte.» Read More
Michael Na, Korea Strategist at Nomura, says the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak is a "transitory issue" and the South Korean economy will recover in the second half of year.
It is difficult for the Fed to raise interest rates this month amid a lack of financial stability, says Rajeev De Mello, head of Asian fixed income at Schroders Investment Management.
Amid an unstable global environment, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will have to "signal readiness to act without acting now," says Nicolas Veron, visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE).
Asian share markets went through a roller-coaster ride on Wednesday amid persisting concerns over the health of China's economy.
Ronald Wan, chief executive, investment banking at Partners Capital International, says Chinese investors are not willing to hold shares ahead of a long weekend.
Gerry Harvey, chairman of Harvey Norman, discusses the furniture and appliances retailer's decision to invest $34 million for a stake in Coomboona Holdings.
Gerry Harvey, chairman of Harvey Norman, says its businesses have been doing "better than they've been for a long time" and explains why the recent market turmoil is beyond his comprehension.
Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, explains why he describes Beijing's recent policy support moves as "trying to fight off a hangover by taking more drinks."
Todd Schwartz, co-founder & co-CEO of Skykick, discusses the company's move to penetrate the cloud services market in Asia, which is estimated to be worth $11.5 billion by 2018.
Jeffrey Knight, global head of investment solutions & asset allocation at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, expects more volatility in the U.S. stock markets.
Tim Evans, energy analyst for Futures Research at Citigroup, says data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) underscore a larger oversupply in the global crude oil market.
Brian Sponheimer, auto & capital equipment analyst at Gabelli & Company, discusses the above-view auto sales last month, with U.S. consumers continuing to show their penchant for pickup trucks and SUVs.
Jerry Webman, chief economist & senior investment officer at OppenheimerFunds, says it is unlikely for Wall Street to enter a bear market because the U.S. economy isn't falling into a recession.
China's official and the final Caixin/Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI) reflect weak domestic and global demand, says Tommy Xie, economist in Treasury research and strategy at OCBC.
Tom Doctoroff, Asia Pacific CEO of JWT, says specific sectors such as the automobile industry are seeing a slowdown, but businesses catering to the mass market remain robust.
While Beijing has the financial resources to get through an economic restructuring, there will inevitably be periods of struggles, says Norman Boersma, CIO of Templeton Global Equity Group.
Vietnam's relaxation of curbs on foreign ownership is an important step toward achieving an upgrade to emerging-market status, says Kevin Snowball, CEO of PXP Vietnam Asset Management.
China faces a dilemma in boosting its competitiveness via a weaker currency while ensuring growth in liquidity, says Viktor Shvets, head of Asian strategy at Macquarie Securities Group.
Christopher Johnson, senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), discusses China's commitment to support its stock market.
Aleh Tsyvinski, professor at the department of economics at Yale University, explains why he's optimistic that China can achieve 7-8 percent growth in the next 10-15 years.
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