With the government becoming long-term shareholders, the Shanghai Composite will likely stay rangebound between 3,400 and 4500, says Francis Cheung, head of China and Hong Kong strategy at CLSA.» Read More
The PMI numbers may dampen Chinese retail investors' bullishness, says Andrew Sullivan, MD, Sales Trading at Haitong International Securities
The tensions over the South China Sea will escalate and become a risk for financial markets, says Andy Xie, an independent economist.
A new global ETF will offer simple trading solutions for younger people, says Mikaal Abdulla, CEO of 8 Securities.
PMIs outside China are most important for the region's economies, Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ
The Federal Reserve is dragging its feet on the anticipated rate hike, says Andy Xie, an independent economist.
Hope that a flow of foreign money is driving the China stock rally but the money won't come, says Andy Xie, an independent economist.
The 30% iron ore price is not sustainable because demand will soon peak, says Daniel Morgan, Global Commodities Analyst at UBS.
Optimism over the series of soft U.S. data over the past weeks may come back to haunt the financial markets, says Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC
The Chinese are pleased the U.S. did not escalate its building of military runways, says Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies.
China is in one of the greatest asset bubbles ever seen, says Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies
Shanghai shares hogged the spotlight on Friday, as the key Shanghai Composite index extended losses, while Japan was the "quiet achiever" for the day.
Timothy Ross, head of Asia Pacific Transport Research at Credit Suisse, says a positive operating environment in Japan, alongside cheaper jet fuel prices, can support Skymark Airlines.
Richard Iley, chief Asia economist at BNP Paribas and Jahangir Aziz, Head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, outline their estimates for India's first-quarter gross domestic product.
Xavier Denis, global strategist at SG Securities, says the plunge in mainland markets on Thursday is an overdue correction and the market remains in a good shape.
Mohamed Rafique Merican, CFO of Maybank Group, says factors such as weaker commodity prices and the implementation of the goods and services tax will weigh on loan growth this year.
Ray Johnson, executive director at QxBranch, says quantum computing can improve the performance of quantitatively-oriented hedge funds and the insurance industry.
Ray Johnson, executive director at QxBranch, says quantum computing takes advantage of quantum mechanics to allow simultaneous calculations.
Nicholas Ferres, investment director of Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments, attributes his bullish stance on Japan to factors such as corporate restructuring and valuation re-rating.
Kathy Matsui, MD & Chief Japan Strategist at Goldman Sachs Japan, outlines the buying opportunities in Japan's benchmark index, such as real estate stocks.
Kathy Matsui, MD & Chief Japan Strategist at Goldman Sachs Japan, says it is crucial for Japanese corporates to release excess cash into the real economy via capex or wage hikes.
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