Standard Chartered Japan's Yasunori Takeuchi says the BOJ may cut negative rates by 10 basis points and consider additional purchases of non-JGB assets.
The honeymoon period of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte appears to be over as foreign investors become wary over his acid-tongued remarks.
The BOJ will eventually have to taper its JGB purchases which is actually a form of tightening, notes Jefferies' Sean Darby.
Japan Airlines CFO Norikazu Saito says Japanese consumers aren't willing to spend as they are anxious about the future and impending tax hikes.
BOJ may cut interest rates further as that has fewer side effects than additional QE, says Keio University's Sayuri Shirai.
Asian markets opened lower on Tuesday while ASX was near flat after trading disruptions in the previous session.
GoPro's new camera replacement cycle ahead of the holiday season should add to its revenues, says S&P Global Market Intelligence's Angelo Zino.
Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo says it might be useful to implement new policies that create more certainty in Australia's FDI framework.
U.S. markets are in a holding pattern until the FOMC meeting ends, says Fiduciary Trust CIO Peter Andersen.
Singapore Exchange's Loh Boon Chye talks to CNBC about the recent trading disruptions and how it is coping with low trading volumes.
MCM Partners' Ryan Roberts says there are concerns in the Chinese market, including the overheated housing market, valuations and capital controls.
The Fed's concern is that raising interest rates will not actually help the economy, says Ecognosis Advisory CEO Andrew Freris.
Some British research institutions are already seeing European collaborators cut funding, says Valerie Amos, a director at SOAS, University of London.
Samsung is going to have a hard time regaining the trust of its customers, says Creative Strategies' Tim Bajarin.
Fed needs to make progress with normalizing rates, but it shouldn't shock the markets with a September rate hike, says Manulife AM's Geoff Lewis.
Asian shares were mixed early morning; ASX failed to open as scheduled because of a technical glitch.
Stratfor's Lauren Goodrich says Vladimir Putin will likely try to remain in a position of political power even after he has successors.
Stratfor's Lauren Goodrich says the pro-Putin United Russia party had struck several deals with the other political parties ahead of the elections.
If both the Fed and BOJ misfire at the same time, the yen could strengthen against the dollar, says Rabobank's Michael Every.
The Fed is widely expected to keep rates on hold this week and set expectations for a rate hike in December, reckons JPMorgan's Adrian Mowat.
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