Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, says Tuesday's retail sales and trade data are headed in the right direction hence the Reserve Bank of Australia will likely leave interest rates on hold.» Read More
David Tawil, co-founder of HedgePo and Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management, discuss the development of the hedge fund industry.
China will grow "sub-optimally" for years amid its economic transition, but things will be "exciting" once organic growth kicks in, says Han Ching Choong, principal of Kriya Capital.
As the talks between Greece and its lenders drag on, the debt-stricken nation is being "painted more and more into a corner," says Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management.
Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management, says difficulties in the convertibility of the renminbi remain as obstacles to the currency's inclusion in the SDR currency basket.
Warren Gilman, chairman & CEO of CEF Holdings, says the price of iron ore isn't going to rebound anytime soon, with the occurrences of mine closures likely to continue.
Jim Rickards, chief global strategist at West Shore Funds, explains why the topic about including the yuan in SDR's basket could steal the limelight at upcoming IMF and World Bank meetings.
Zoher Abdoolcarim, Asia Editor of TIME International, discusses the magazine's annual list of the world's 100 most influential people.
Francis Gaskins, president & editor of IPODesktop.com, discusses the stellar debuts of Virtu Financial and Etsy on Wall Street Thursday.
Leigh Fitzgibbon, director of Degraves Capital Management and Peter Keenan, managing partner of Black Crane Capital, debate the approaches used in the world of hedging.
Asia's equities joined their global peers to rise on Thursday, with China's Shanghai Composite index finishing at a fresh multi-year high.
Colin Grant, CEO & co-founder of Pure Group, says the company's 270-degree immersive fitness class embodies a "sweet spot where fitness, entertainment and technology" meet.
As Beijing remains supportive, mainland equity markets could still see "moderate upside", says David Cui, head of China equity strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
A sustainable growth outlook in New Zealand and a drop in confidence in Australia are igniting talks of parity for the countries' currencies, says Bill English, deputy prime minister & minister of finance of New Zealand.
Philippe Le Corre, fellow at The Brookings Institution, discusses the involvement of European nations in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and explains why the new institution is a big challenge for China.
While volatility will likely increase, a U.S. rate hike also creates buying opportunities, says Guillaume Chatain, executive director and head of equity solutions at JP Morgan Private Bank.
Randall Jones, head of Japan and Korea Desk at OECD, says the Bank of Japan's quantitative and qualitative easing (QQE) program has worked to lift inflation expectations, but stresses the need to speed up reforms.
Any initial negative impact from a U.S. rate hike won't leave a long-lasting dent on the global economy, says Gary Stern, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis from 1985-2009.
Joe Hockey, Treasurer of Australia, says a weaker Aussie dollar is helping exporters and even with unemployment at 6.3 percent, the country is seeing strong job advertisements.
Sandy Lincoln, chief market strategist at BMO Asset Management U.S., expects a pullback in America's first-quarter earnings in aggregate.
Ellen Tauscher, senior adviser for the "Ready for Hillary" effort and Christian Whiton, principal at DC International Advisory, discuss whether Hillary Clinton has what it takes to be the next U.S. president.
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