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Chinese stocks ended an erratic session with gains on Wednesday, propped up by bargain hunters and efforts by the authorities, analysts say.
Pakorn Peetathawatchai, head of corporate strategy & finance division, Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), outlines the importance for the stock market to remain open despite Monday's deadly explosion.
Following the 6.1 percent slump on the Shanghai Composite, a 1-2 percent fall in the index on Wednesday is "not surprising at all," says William Ma, CIO of Gottex Fund Management.
While the deadly explosion has resulted in short-term cancellations, Dillip Rajakarier, CEO of Minor Hotel Group, believes that Thailand's tourism industry can recover as it has done previously.
Darren Buckley, president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Thailand, says the deadly bomb blast in central Bangkok on Monday won't sway investor sentiment.
Andrew Michelmore, CEO of MMG, says the miner is focused on "squeezing production out of [the] assets" while keeping an eye costs amid the commodity rout.
Andrew Bassat, CEO of online jobs and education portal SEEK, is optimistic on growth in Australia's employment business, as well as its international units.
Zhang Hongjiang, CEO of Chinese software maker Kingsoft, says the company's mobile, as well as software and cloud businesses, are the key drivers of its first-half revenue.
While the deadly bomb attack will likely impact tourist confidence, tourist arrivals, in particular from China, have not been affected at the moment, says Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air.
In a slowing global growth environment, countries with looser monetary policies and structural reform are more attractive, says Michael Kelly, MD and global head of asset allocation at PineBridge Investments.
Melissa Otto, Japanese equities analyst at the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund, outlines the names she likes in Japan's equity market.
Frank Holmes, CEO & chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors, attributes the overnight declines on Wall Street to China-related ramifications on U.S. commodity stocks.
Sam Pollock, CEO of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, says Asciano's operating capabilities in the port and rail freight sectors will be a boost for its business internationally.
Clement Kwok, CEO of Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels (HSH), outlines the factors that contributed to the 10 percent decline in the hotelier's first-half underlying profits.
Catherine Yeung, investment director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment and independent economist Andy Xie, debate the outlook of China's all-important property sector.
Beijing made several policy missteps, including a misguided stock market bailout last month and the decision to sharply devalue the yuan, says Independent economist Andy Xie.
Independent economist Andy Xie describes China's yuan devaluation as a move that "opens up another front in the financial war."
Wellian Wiranto, economist at OCBC, says it's not a good time for Bank Indonesia to cut interest rates due to the volatility induced by China's yuan devaluation and a looming Fed rate hike.
Structurally, the housing market remains on a downtrend but in the near term, the sector could see a recovery on the back of government support, Du Jinsong, head of Asia property research at Credit Suisse.
Julio Portalatin, president & CEO of Mercer, discusses research which showed emerging markets in the Asia-Pacific region leading the world in terms of real wage growth.
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