It is unlikely that Governor Kuroda will achieve the BOJ's inflation target before the end of his term, says Sayuri Shirai, professor at Keio University.
DBS' acquisition of ANZ's Asian retail business is no surprise as the latter refocuses on institutional banking, says Macquarie WM's Martin Lakos.
Asian markets opened mixed on Monday, with the Japanese and Korean indexes in the red and the ASX marginally higher.
The U.S. is in a late stage of the economic cycle and upcoming data is expected to deteriorate, says StanChart Bank's Divya Devesh.
While polls might be getting tighter, the FBI's new revelations don't break new ground, says Andra Gillespie, professor at Emory University.
Expect greater volatility on the back of a Trump win, with trade-related stocks significantly impacted, says Dom Giuliano, deputy CIO at Magellan AM.
The oil market is taking a breather after the past month's rally sparked by hopes of an OPEC output limit.
ZTO'S lackluster NYSE debut reflects the level of fear and uncertainty hanging over markets, according to Ridgeworth Investments.
Shareholder drama due to Vanke's shareholding structure mean that a hold rating on the stock is prudent, says Danielle Wang, research director at DBS Vickers.
China Resources Pharma's IPO comes at a time when market sentiment and multiples have improved, says Bank of Communications International's Hao Hong.
Rising PPI numbers indicate that "old economy" industrial companies in China could be showing better profits, says Baring Asset Management's Khem Do.
Ethan Jaeseok Lee, CEO of MyMusicTaste, talks about what led him to start his crowdsourcing concert organization platform.
OPEC's next formal meeting will be acrimonious, as cracks start to appear in the bloc, says Harry Tchilinguirian of BNP Paribas' commodity derivatives group.
It's still too early to tell but selective investors can still find decent value in the bond markets, says Deutsche Bank WM's Tuan Huynh.
Asian markets open mixed on Friday, with the Nikkei and ASX tracking up but the Kospi down by 0.11 percent.
Axiom Capital Management's Victor Anthony says that it would take Jeff Bezos getting hit by a bus to rethink his buy rating on Amazon.
ZTO Express's failure to impress was largely due to selling pressure and uncertainty in the markets, says RidgeWorth Investments' Michael Underhill.
Mobile search has driven revenue growth but Alphabet's advertisers are increasingly resorting to paid search for traffic, says Wedbush Securities' James Dix.
Investors flocking to bond substitutes have made "safe" stocks dangerously overpriced, says Ariel Investments' Charles Bobrinskoy.
Samsung Electronics reported operating profit of $4.5 billion after its components business helped offset the hit to the mobile unit.