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  • What does China need? Structural reform Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 8:54 PM ET
    China needs to do structural reform

    Erwin Sanft, head of China strategy at Macquarie, explains why China needs structural reform and compares China's private manufacturing sector to its public sector.

  • Why Liquidnet posted a record year in 2015 Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 8:35 PM ET
    Liquidity is trumping volatility

    Lee Porter, APAC head at Liquidnet, explains that in this market volatility, liquidity is trumping the volatility.

  • Remember China has two-track economy: Macquarie Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 8:27 PM ET
    Manufacturing in China down

    Erwin Sanft, head of China strategy at Macquarie, says markets understand that China's manufacturing sector remains in a difficult situation.

  • Airlines fuel surcharge cut is a non-event: Analyst Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 7:51 PM ET
    Impact of low oil prices on airline sector

    Airlines' yields have been the lowest in the past ten years, says Mohshin Aziz, aviation analyst at Maybank Investment Bank.

  • Is Toyota's buyout of Daihatsu a good move? Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 7:46 PM ET
    Outlook for Automotive industry 2016

    Toyota's acquisition of Daihatsu is aligned with its direction to position itself in emerging markets, says James Chao from IHS Automotive.

  • It's the Fed vs Rest of the world: JPMorgan Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 7:29 PM ET
    Central Bank Divergence

    Tai Hui from JPMorgan Asset Management, says the Fed is moving against the grain of global central banks who are asing monetary policy.

  • Here's what the BOJ is signalling Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 7:19 PM ET
    Weak Yen to support Kuroda's reflation programme

    The BOJ move last Friday signals that policymakers want to keep the yen weak to support reflation, says Tai Hui, chief Asia market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management.

  • WTI-Brent widened spread won't last: ANZ Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 6:48 PM ET
    Oil prices to dip

    Daniel Hynes, senior commodity strategist at ANZ, explains that talk about OPEC production cuts drove the spread between Nymex and Brent wider, but it won't last at these levels.

  • BOJ meant to surprise markets: Economist Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 6:38 PM ET
    BOJ negative interest rates impact on currencies

    The BOJ meant to surprise markets as the weaker yen is crucial to the success of Abenomics, explains Ursina Kubli, economist and FX strategist at Bank J. Safra Sarasin.

  • Dow Jones January winners and losers Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 6:24 PM ET
    Fed's december hike

    Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says it is difficult to pinpoint any trends or specific sectors in the market because January sell-off was across the board.

  • BOJ negative rates move is redundant: Freris Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 6:18 PM ET
    BOJ negative rates

    Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, identifies three reasons why BOJ's negative rates move last Friday won't help Abenomics.

  • This property company grew 8% in China Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 8:44 PM ET
    This property company grew 8% in China

    Despite this, Ronnie Chan, chairman of Hang Lung Group, says there are plenty of worrying signs that are pointing away from an overall market recovery.

  • Hang Seng's monkey business Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 8:34 PM ET
    Hang Seng's monkey business

    In the year of the fire monkey, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index will see plenty of ups and downs as well as opportunities, according to Marco Yau, analyst, at CLSA.

  • China's aggressive liquidity injection is to offset capital outlfows: Pro

    Charlene Chu, senior partner for China banks research at Autonomous Research Asia, says after under-injecting liquidity in Q3 and Q4, the Chinese central bank has had to be more aggressive in January.

  • This metronome not only lets you hear a rhythm but also feel it

    The Soundbrenner Pulse lets users create, wear, and feel their own rhythms, according to Florian Simmendinger. CEO and co-founder of Soundbrenner,

  • Taiwan has entered technical recession: Pro Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:32 PM ET
    Taiwan has entered technical recession: Pro

    Raymond Yeung, senior economist for Greater China at ANZ, says Taiwan's now in technical recession despite Q4 data exceeding his expectations.

  • Could China's intervention in equity market be a good thing?

    Lack of institutional investors in China's equity market means state intervention is the only way to keep it stable, says David Gaud, senior portfolio manager at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management.

  • 'Japan is still an interesting market' Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:09 PM ET
    'Japan is still an interesting market'

    David Gaud, senior portfolio manager at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, says it'll be hard for Japanese markets to beat last year's performances.

  • Amari resignation a 'political blow' to Abe: Pro Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:46 PM ET
    Amari resignation a 'political blow' to Abe: Pro

    Japan's economy minister Akira Amari was a close confidante of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe but his resignation won't upset the overall agenda, says Ed Rogers, CEO at Rogers Investment Advisors.

  • These factors are driving global volatility, according to Sumitomo Mitsui chief

    Takeshi Kunibe, president and CEO of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking, says geopolitical conflicts and China's slowdown are responsible for global volatility.

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