The government wants to showcase China's economic and social progress since the end of the World War Two to its citizens, says Jack Midgley, Asia Defense Lead at Deloitte.» Read More
Mark Mahaney, lead internet tech analyst at RBC Capital Markets, explains why he likes the shares of Amazon, Netflix and Facebook.
Stewart Baker, partner at Steptoe & Johnson and former General Counsel at the National Security Agency, says the expiry of surveillance programs will hamper the investigation of potential spies.
Stephen Sheung, head of investment strategy at SHK Private, expects Japanese equities to be supported by factors such as a weak yen and possible fresh easing in the second half of 2015.
Neema Singh Guliani, legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union, says the controversial section 215 of the Patriot Act has not been effective in protecting Americans against terrorist attacks.
Jim Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, explains why he's brushing off the recent slew of weak data, ranging from U.S. gross domestic product to consumer spending.
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, explains why he expects some "general calming" in US-China relations in the coming weeks, but warns that the long-term prospects "don't look too bright."
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, discusses news that the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to end the National Security Agency's (NSA) surveillance of American citizens.
Five months into 2015, China's economy is still very sluggish, says Julia Wang, Greater China Economist at HSBC
Many retail investors will be looking to take profits on Huatai's Hong Kong IPO debut, says Jackson Wong , Associate Director at United Simsen Securities
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.
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