Since the latest episode of extreme volatility in global markets, investors have shifted their interest from emerging markets to the U.S. and European stocks, says Amin Rajan, CEO of U.K.-based CREATE-Research.» Read More
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.
Felicity Emmett, head of Australian economics at ANZ, says expectations for the unemployment rate to stay at 6 percent until 2017 indicate a "slight easing bias" for the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, says China-related woes and the meltdown in the commodity sector did not cause the recent turmoil in global stock markets.
Ong Kian Ming, Malaysian member of parliament from the opposition Democratic Action Party, discusses the chances for a no-confidence motion to oust Malaysian leader Najib Razak.
Chinese markets are full of volatility, so individuals hoping to bargain hunt should just steer clear of it if they aren't already invested, says Fraser Howie, independent analyst.
Instead of manipulating the yuan fixing, Beijing is manipulating the markets through liquidity injections, says Fraser Howie, independent analyst.
Terence Gomez, Professor at the University of Malaya, explains the decade-old system of patronage in Malaysia's political system.
Gerry Wang, CEO of container ship owner Seaspan, says the firm is pursuing long-term contracts so it's not as affected by lower freight rates.
Indian growth is catching up to its potential growth rate, says Joshua Crabb, head of Asian equities at Old Mutual Global Investors.
Joshua Crabb, head of Asian equities at Old Mutual Global Investors, reminds investors that it's important to view both economic reports in a broader context.
Oil's rally last week was the result of speculative trade, not fundamentals, says Daniel Morgan, global commodities analyst at UBS.
Michael Every, head of financial markets research for Asia Pacific at Rabobank, explains why neither reports are good indicators of the economy.
Beijing will continue restoring confidence through supportive policy measures and a witch hunt for market "manipulators," says Vasu Menon, VP of group wealth management at OCBC.
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