Magellan Asset Management's Hamis Douglass says Yum Brands could potentially grow by 8 percent per annum after spinning off its China business.
Credit default swaps have only moved marginally and global markets show no signs of dramatic stress, says Magellan AM's Hamish Douglass.
Asian markets were mixed Thursday ahead of the Bank of England's highly-anticipated rate decision.
Capitaland's U.K. exposure is via its London service residence business, which accounted for 0.5 percent of 2015 total profits, says Group CFO Arthur Lang.
If the BoE doesn't cut rates today, it would indicate that perhaps Theresa May is trying to stall Brexit, says Euro Pacific Capital's John Browne.
John Browne, former principal advisor to Margaret Thatcher, says the U.K. cabinet reshuffle has placed senior Brexit leaders in a disadvantageous position.
Japan will roll out the first fiscal stimulus package, paving the way for other countries, says AB's Vadim Zlotnikov.
The ruling defines maritime delimitation, which should facilitate negotiations when settling territorial disputes, says Universitas Indonesia's Mari Pangestu.
China's June trade figures will be softer year-on-year due to a strong base effect and weaker global economy, says JPMorgan's Grace Ng.
Brexit uncertainty and tepid economic growth expected in the U.S. will keep the Fed from raising rates, says NN Investment Partners' Ashish Goyal.
China believes that it has the right to conduct activities on the reefs, but it has not said it would continue, says Fudan University's Shen Dingli.
Siemens Regional CEO Armin Bruck says Asean's infrastructure push is driving growth and building a solid foundation for future investments.
The Japanese economy is still flat, with recent data, including wages and inflation, showing softness, says Russell Investments' Graham Harman.
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. does not want to see a rise in tensions but "freedom of navigation" must be respected.
Asia markets open higher on Wednesday, with the Nikkei gaining 1.43 percent early.
The U.S. has considerable military assets in the Asia region, including in the Philippines, Australia and Japan, says former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
A bilateral deal would be a concern, because basic laws such as freedom of navigation should be respected, says former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says as a Law of the Sea Treaty signatory, China will have to relinquish its rights to any contested territory.
In the short-term, it's hard to gauge the impact that Brexit and Fed uncertainties have on demand, says Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co's James Cakmak.
Investors expect corporate earnings to come in strong and fundamentals to improve in the second-half, says Hodges Small Cap Fund's Eric Marshall.