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The Federal Reserve needs to normalize monetary policy before economic factors force a faster pace of tightening, warns Michael Spencer, co-head of global economics at Deutsche Bank.
Paul Pong, managing director of Pegasus Fund Managers, explains why China's weak data is a surprising boon for the economy.
Michael Spencer, co-head of global economics at Deutsche Bank, says that, aside from temporary spikes in food prices, China's inflation rate is weak but stable.
Michael Spencer, co-head of global economics of Deutsche Bank, shares why further weakening in the yuan is unlikely.
Nyantha Maw Lin, managing director at Vriens and Partners Myanmar, sees a move towards economic globalization amid the country's first free election.
Michael Kurtz, global head of equity strategy at Nomura, explains why a loss for PM Narendra Modi's party in the Bihar elections was "not a particularly big deal."
Michael Kurtz, global head of equity strategy at Nomura, reckons the most important message to markets is that China's data won't show a hard landing.
Peter Fay, director of research at Invast Australia, explains why the Dollar Index has been a factor in commodity price falls.
Jim Swanson, chief investment strategist at MFS Investment Management, talks about consumer spending in the U.S. as the festive season approaches.
Jonathan Medved, CEO of OurCrowd, says his crowdfunding platform is all about helping investors find the next hot deal in secretive Silicon Valley.
Market sentiment on the floats of China Re, China Huarong, and now CIC has been quite good, according to Ken Wong, Asia equity portfolio specialist at Eastspring Investments.
China has an amazing savings rate, cash-financed assets, and most big companies have vast amounts of cash on their balance sheet, says Uwe Parpart, MD & head of research at Reorient Financial Markets.
President Ma Ying-jeou gives the impression he fails to consult the legislature and lacks transparency with voters, says Chong Ja Ian, assistant professor of political science at the National University of Singapore.
Chinese trade data suggests the country's 'old economy' is still slowing, which is not good news for commodity investors, says Dominic Schnider, head of commodity and APAC forex at UBS Wealth Management.
Binay Chandgothia, MD and portfolio manager at Principal Global Investors, says many of China's service sectors are gaining momentum amid the transformation from a manufacturing-led economy.
The National League for Democracy's road to forming a government is tough if it doesn't cross the majority threshold, says Evan Rees, analyst for Southeast Asia at Stratfor.
A loss for Narendra Modi's BJP party's in the Bihar state elections does not undermine the Indian government's economic agenda. according to Taimur Baig, chief economist at Deutsche Bank.
Evariste Lefeuvre, head of multi-asset strategies at Natxis, says the question for the Fed is how fast and far it can hike rates, following a stronger-than-expected jobs report.
With street food being a big part of Hong Kong's culinary scene, the Michelin Guide has included the city's street food vendors into the celebrated guide for the first time, says international director Michael Ellis.
Vorapak Tanyawong, president and CEO of Krungthai Bank (KTB), says the bank is realigning its portfolio in order to become the most profitable bank in Thailand by 2018.
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