China-led AIIB is a welcome addition to help fund infrastructural developments in the region, says Japan-led Asian Development Bank's VP, Stephen Groff.
Abe's decision to postpone the tax doesn't spell the end of government efforts at fiscal consolidation, says S&P's sovereign ratings director Kim Eng Tan.
JP Morgan Asset Management's APAC asset allocation head, Ayaz Ebrahim, gives his take on Japan's consumption tax hike delay.
Asian markets are lower with Japan in the red as the yen rises after PM Shinzo Abe announced a delay of the consumption tax hike till 2019.
Author and consultant, Marie Kondo, shows CNBC's Akiko Fujita how to pack her suitcase by rolling her clothes and throwing out things that do not 'spark joy'.
Governments should facilitate and manage changes that come with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, says Lippo Group's deputy chairman, Ginandjar Kartasasmita.
IHS Energy Insight's VP, Victor Shum, says markets should brace for the new oil order where prices and cost - not OPEC- drive the market.
The odds for a Fed mid-year rate hike have moved up, says PNC Asset Management Group's chief investment strategist, Bill Stone.
Hong Kong start-up Doki Technologies offers what sounds like a crazy solution: Give them a smartwatch instead.
SAP Southeast Asia President and MD Scott Russell explains that the digital economy can even help to lower barriers of entry into the Asean market.
BOC Aviation's IPO will likely be a success because its pricing is reasonable and the industry prospects look good, says Ample Capital's Alex Wong.
The U.S. and China need to work together to achieve more transparent markets and cross-border competition, notes CFTC's Tim Massad.
CFTC Chairman Tim Massad says Chinese regulators recognize the need for expanding the base and diversity of mainland market participants.
Zero Zero Robotics' MQ Wang shares the features of the Hover Camera, a lightweight drone which provides eight minutes of airtime with a full charge.
Bain & Company's Thomas Olsen says there's been great interest in Asean's tech firms and start-ups, given the enormous growth potential in the region.
A Fed interest rate hike in June would be a nasty shock for equity markets, notes UBS Wealth Management Australia's David Sokulsky.
The Development Bank of Japan could contribute business services and offer advice to the Southeast Asian bloc, says DBJ's Satoshi Tomii.
Doki Technologies founder Casper Chien says the dokiWatch, which has GPS tracking, safety and communication features, will appeal to both children and parents.
An MSCI inclusion for A-shares would boost their credibility with global investors, says A&G Capital's Hilary Kramer.
Markets have priced in Fed tightening, but not the reality of higher rates and their potentially negative impact on the economy, says A&G Capital's Hilary Kramer.
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