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David Roche, president and global strategist at Independent Strategy, attributes his bullish forecast to a strong jobs market that will induce more consumer spending.
If Abe does delay the sales tax hike, snap elections are likely, according to Alvin Liew, senior economist at UOB.
Tan Teck Leng, FX analyst at UBS Wealth Management, attributes the bank's bullish stance on the greenback to recent positioning data and the chances of a looming U.S. interest rate hike.
The Fed will hold off hiking until after the Brexit vote, notes Daryl Liew, head of portfolio management at REYL Singapore.
China's P2P players are under regulatory scrutiny after frauds at high-profile lenders, but at least one firm expects benefits from the sector's shake-up. Eunice Yoon reports.
News that Beijing will lift curbs on investments in service sectors, including e-commerce, logistics and accounting, is positive but won't be a game-changer, explains Adrian Mowat of J.P. Morgan.
PM Abe must unleash more policies aimed at the country's demographic profile, such as increased child-care support to ensure higher female labor force participation, notes Adrian Mowat of J.P. Morgan.
The new Wanda City theme park in Nanchang is unlikely to be successful given the high amount of dead theme parks around the mainland, warns Francis Lun, CEO at Gun Securities.
Markets are fixated on this price point but the actual relevance of the number is a self-fulfilling prophecy, explains Warren Gilman, chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings.
The Fed is trying to make the market believe in its dot plot as much as possible, notes Richard Iley, chief economist for emerging markets at BNP Paribas.
The G7 summit provided support for Abe to pursue additional fiscal stimulus over the next month or so, says Richard Iley, chief economist for emerging markets at BNP Paribas.
Asian equity markets kicked off the first trading day of the week on a cautious note ahead of major data releases from China, Australia and Japan this week.
Incoming tourism has been boosting retail sales but April's negative number could mean this tourism boom is coming to an end, warns Takuji Okubo of Japan Macro Advisors.
Mixed economic data will force the Fed to raise rates in July, not June as per market consensus, notes Scott Cavanough of Compass Global Markets.
A leadership fight could occur once the vote is done, which would cause further uncertainty for investors, says Andrew Sullivan of Haitong International Securities.
$50 oil should force U.S. shale producers to start thinking about increasing production but at the moment, there's been no evidence of that yet, notes Azlin Ahmad of Argus Media.
Anita Lo, who has collaborated with White House chefs, shows CNBC's Bernie Lo how to prepare a simple Italian Crudo.
Slowing PC and smartphone sales, which show no signs of an imminent turnaround, are weighing on Lenovo, explains IDC's Tom Mainelli.
Even if Obama does not apologize, his visit to Hiroshima reflects just how far U.S.-Japan relations have come, says Teneo Intelligence's Tobias Harris.
Henderson Global Investors' Sat Duhra remains unconvinced that Japan's reforms on corporate governance and wage increases are a genuine turnaround.
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