China's official and the final Caixin/Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI) reflect weak domestic and global demand, says Tommy Xie, economist in Treasury research and strategy at OCBC.» Read More
King Abdullah II of Jordan discusses the resilience of his country's economy and outlines the opportunities in the region that will continue to attract investors.
At Alibaba's inaugural "Global Conference on Women and Entrepreneurship", founder Jack Ma highlighted the integral role of women in the success of the e-commerce giant.
Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital and Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, debate the real reason that's holding the Fed back from raising interest rates.
In Japan, a better-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) helped its stock market to outperform the region on Wednesday.
BT Slingsby, CEO of the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT), explains why it is developing new innovative health technologies to combat diseases like tuberculosis and malaria.
Investors are repeatedly "jumping the gun before getting called back to the starting line" because of overwhelmingly bearish fundamentals, says Vandana Hari, Asia Editorial Director at Platts.
Apart from being unfairly held to a higher standard, Asian Americans are consistently given lower scores for extra-curriculum activities due to racial stereotypes, says Zhao Yukong, author of The Chinese Secrets For Success.
John Woods, MD, head of Fixed Income & Senior Portfolio Manager at Citi Investment Management, discusses news that the European Central Bank may be planning to "front-load" its current QE program.
Robin Bhar, head of Metals Research at Societe Generale, expects prices of the precious metal to fall when the Fed starts raising interest rates.
Ernest Cu, president & CEO of Globe Telecom, attributes the 43 percent jump in first-quarter net income to a "tremendous increase" in mobile data revenues, alongside steady fixed line data business.
Improvements in Japan's economy will likely translate into positive support for the equity market, says Manpreet Gill, senior investment strategist at Standard Chartered.
Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA, discusses the 0.4 percent rise in private consumption as shown in Japan's first-quarter gross domestic product on Wednesday.
The U.S. retail sector saw a parade of mixed earnings results with Walmart putting out the most disappointing report, says Christine Short, senior vice president at Estimize.
Jim Lowell, chief investment officer at Adviser Investments, says Wall Street shares were in a "holding pattern" ahead of the release of minutes from the Fed's previous policy meeting.
Chris Thompson, CEO of Brand USA, says the extension of visa validity for Chinese travelers is a huge driver of growth for tourist travel between the mainland and the U.S.
Deyi Tan, ASEAN economist at Morgan Stanley, does not expect a V-shaped recovery for Thailand due to factors such as falling exports and a lack of aggressive fiscal policy.
Jonathan Brodsky, managing director at Advisory Research, explains his bullish outlook for Japan's stock markets.
Daniel Ives, managing director and senior analyst at FBR Capital Markets, says China will be "front and center" in Apple's growth story moving forward.
Oh Ei Sun, senior fellow at the Institute of Defense & Strategic Studies, discusses the criticisms that former leader Mahathir Mohamad has made against prime minister Najib Razak.
Don Hanna, Asia managing director at Hanna-Roubini Global Economics, outlines the economic motivations behind China's aim to foster stronger ties with Latin America.
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